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Miyamoto on Zelda Wii U, amiibo cards, and the next Nintendo console

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Company 'working on ideas for new hardware systems'

In an interview with the Associated Press, Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto spoke about several topics, including sold-out amiibo figures, the future of Mario, and next year's open-world Zelda.

On missing exclusive in-game content because an amiibo is hard to find, Miyamoto said, "In the future, we have the option, if certain amiibo figures are no longer available in stores, to release an amiibo in card form with the same functionality." Wonder how much those would cost.

As for the next big Mario outing, it's likely going to be a while. "I think that maybe when we release the next hardware system, you can look forward to seeing Mario take on a new role or in a new game," he said. Nintendo is currently "busy working on software for the Wii U," but the company "[has] production lines that are working on ideas for what the next system might be."

Miyamoto wasn't willing to say much about the next Legend of Zelda -- we recently got a glimpse of it during The Game Awards -- but he noted that "one of the things we're working on right now is that, as you play, the world will change and be affected by what you choose to do."

The full interview is short and sweet. Should take you a couple of minutes, if that.

Miyamoto on 'Amiibo,' 'Zelda' and 'Mario' Movie [Associated Press]


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