Shigeru Miyamoto

Shigeru Miyamoto (宮本 茂, Miyamoto Shigeru, born November 16, 1952) is a Japanese video game designer and producer. He is best known as the creator of some of the best-selling, most critically acclaimed, most enduring, and most influential games and franchises of all time.Miyamoto joined Nintendo in 1977, when the company was beginning its foray into video games and starting to abandon the playing cards it had made starting in 1889. His games have been seen on every Nintendo video game console, with his earliest work appearing on arcade machines.
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  • I never thought Super Mario Bros. would make me so angry

    … played a thousand times before, but experiencing it on something other than a home console felt so new and novel. Oh, little did I know... And then it happened. As I leaped over a familiar goomba, Shigeru Miyamoto reached out from the screen and smacked me right in the face. Mario collided with an invisible block, and was sent careening…

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  • Two Pikmin 3DS themes heading to Europe on Friday

    …/7dCGBiTLxD — Nintendo of Europe (@NintendoEurope) November 24, 2014 We already knew about the theme on the left thanks to a Miiverse interview with Shigeru Miyamoto. The one on the right is a complete surprise! Around the Web…

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  • Miyamoto shares more on the Pikmin Short Movies, confirms Pikmin 3DS theme

    … will or something! Anyway… For a long time I’ve been of the opinion that if a game world is in sync with your personal experiences, it will be more fun to play. By seeing the movies and playing the game like you have, MariChan, I think you can get a deeper level of enjoyment out of the game. For that reason, we’ve created a demo of Pikmin 3! The game now has new…

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  • GoNIntendo 'End of Day' thought - This past week on GoNintendo Instagram

    … picture for tonight from the talented Brandon Dutko! #f-zero #mariokart #wiiu #legendofzelda #captainfalcon A photo posted by GoNintendo Instagram (@gonintendo) on Nov 11, 2014 at 4:47pm PST Our biggest post of the week came from tons of fantastic people wishing Mr. Miyamoto a happy 62nd bday. Happy 62nd birthday to Shigeru Miyamoto…

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  • Happy 62nd Birthday to Shigeru Miyamoto - And many more!

    … Happy 62nd Birthday to Shigeru Miyamoto Today, November 16th, marks the 62nd Birthday of Nintendo’s most influential game creator, Shigeru Miyamoto. Still going strong with the company, he’s far from the retirement he’s alluded to over the last few years. The fascinating thing about Mr. Miyamoto’s touch in Nintendo games is how he draws from…

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  • Happy Birthday Shigeru Miyamoto!

    … Shigeru Miyamoto is responsible for many of Nintendo’s icon franchises such as Mario, Zelda, Donkey Kong, and Star Fox. Without his drive, determintion, and creativity, Nintendo would never have become the global powerhouse it has become. Today, Shigeru Miyamoto celebrates his 62nd birthday. We at Nintendo Enthusiast wish Mr. Miyamoto a Happy…

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  • Happy 62nd Birthday Shigeru Miyamoto!

    … 62 years ago today, a legendary boy was born. Little did he know, when he was in the delivery room, that he was going to bring gaming out of dark times and give life to several beloved characters. The include an Italian plumber, a young Hyrulian hero, and a huge team of little plan men and women. I am of course talking about Shigeru Miyamoto who…

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  • Happy Birthday Shigeru Miyamoto

    … Wow, would you believe it? Mr Miyamoto has turned 62 today. As I’m sure you’re all aware, Shigeru Miyamoto is renowned for creating some of the best video game franchises of all-time. He’s been taking a backseat on development lately and training up aspiring video game developers at Nintendo. Anyway, I’d like to take this opportunity to wish him a very happy 62nd birthday. Filed under: Nintendo Tagged: birthday, miyamoto, Nintendo…

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  • Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker originally imagined as a Zelda game

    … pitching him an actual physical product design.” Hiratake’s idea of a diorama-like game starring Link was not given the go-ahead. However, Miyamoto seemed interested in its potential, which is how the concept ended up in Super Mario 3D World as a mini-game. Toad was chosen because Hiratake recalled that the character wore a backpack in Super Mario…

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