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10:00 AM on 04.12.2012

Miyamoto loves Angry Birds, wishes he'd made it

Love it or hate it, Angry Birds is still a massive deal, as evidenced by the ludicrous amount of merchandise surrounding it. While it's become cool to despise, legendary videogame developer Shigeru Miyamoto has taken its side...

Jim Sterling

4:30 PM on 01.06.2012

Miyamoto is heading up an 'undisclosed original title'

Nintendo EAD manager Shigeru Miyamoto has a few projects in the pipeline, one of which has yet to be revealed. In an interview with the Associated Press, the designer reiterates that Pikmin 3 and Luigi's Mansion 2 are still c...

Jordan Devore

10:00 PM on 12.10.2011

Miyamoto in a life-sized Mario Kart makes my day

Shigeru Miyamoto was already in California to attend tonight's Spike Video Game Awards, so he took some time out from his trip to...go to the mall? The legendary game maker is shown in the photo above behind the wheel of a IR...

Dale North

7:57 PM on 12.10.2011

Miyamoto accepts Hall of Fame award for Legend of Zelda

At tonight's Spike VGA awards, Shigeru Miyamoto took the stage to accept an award for the induction of The Legend of Zelda into the hall of fame. He took the stage like a champ, coming out of the floor and fog to accept the a...

Dale North

3:00 PM on 12.10.2011

Miyamoto responds to retirement talk

We had a bit of excitement earlier this week with word coming from Wired that Nintendo superstar Shigeru Miyamoto would be taking his leave of the company. In the time since shareholders have wavered, Nintendo has been quick ...

Liam Fisher

9:00 PM on 12.09.2011

The DTOID Show: Miyamoto's Retirement, Amalur's Lore

Hey guys! If you missed the live show today, Tara's out of town antique shopping or something, so we had New Challenger host and dear, beloved homeboy Anthony Carboni come hang out.  Today's topics include: 1. Is S...

Max Scoville

8:00 AM on 12.08.2011

Miyamoto NOT retiring, role at Nintendo isn't changing

It turns out that Shigeru Miyamoto's "retirement" yesterday was the result of a misunderstanding at Wired. The legendary Nintendo designer is not stepping down from his current position, although he will be training a new bre...

Jim Sterling

8:45 PM on 12.07.2011

Miyamoto to 'retire' from current position at Nintendo

[Update: There was a bit of a misunderstanding on Wired's part, because Miyamoto will still be around for a good while.] Speaking with Wired.com, Nintendo's iconic game designer Shigeru Miyamoto revealed he will be retiring f...

Jordan Devore





6:00 PM on 11.16.2011

Happy 59th birthday, Shigeru Miyamoto!

On this day 59 years ago, one of the most influential men in gaming was born. How fitting that the father of Mario and Link would celebrate his birth during Zelda week! Happy birthday, Shigeru Miyamoto! Celebrate with some tribute videos, beginning with Awkward-Squid's amazing "Legend of Miyamoto" above!

Tony Ponce

5:00 PM on 04.23.2011

Miyamoto talks eShop, 3D Link to the Past

There's been a crap load of Nintendo news lately, huh? Between talk of Nintendo's next home console and Miyamoto talking up a storm, it feels like a there was a mini-E3 for Nintendo this week, and it just keeps going. The lat...

Jonathan Holmes

8:00 AM on 04.23.2011

Miyamoto: Flipnote Studio coming to 3DS

In addition to bits about Mario's latest adventure, Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto has also shared with French journalists plans to bring Flipnote Studio to the 3DS eShop. For those of you unaware, Flipnote Studio is a free prog...

Tony Ponce

9:20 AM on 04.22.2011

Miyamoto talks Project Cafe, Pikmin, AR games

The latest chapter in the Project Cafe/Wii 2/Nintendo HD saga has arrived, with legendary designer Shigeru Miyamoto admitting that a new console is definitely in the works. He did, however, suggest that some of the rumors are...

Jim Sterling

8:40 AM on 03.15.2011

Amazing autographed DS auctioned to aid Japan

Game Informer's Meagan Marie has decided to part ways with an epic collectible: a Mario Kart edition Nintendo DS signed by Shigeru Miyamoto, Koji Kondo, Charles Martinet, Eiji Aonuma, and Martin Leung.The item is being sold o...

Nick Chester

9:40 AM on 03.04.2011

Miyamoto: First Zelda 'plain', not planned for mainstream

Shigeru Miyamoto, ever the humble duck, has admitted that he did not think The Legend of Zelda would ever go mainstream. He said the early titles were "plain" and didn't do much to grab attention. Of course, the legions of fa...

Jim Sterling

5:00 PM on 02.27.2011

Miyamoto wants Mii avatars to take over the world

Nintendo designer Shigeru Miyamoto has stated that he wants Mii characters to become the global standard for avatar creation and find their way into everything like some terrible, adorable disease.  “Simply put, I ...

Jim Sterling

8:20 AM on 02.08.2011

Miyamoto wanted fifteen versions of Nintendogs

Nintendo's handhelds have a cheeky little sideline in multiple versions of borderline identical games. Popularized by Pokemon, it's not uncommon to see a DS title coming in two flavors. Nintendogs pushes it with three, but ap...

Jim Sterling