Shigeru Miyamoto

  • Miyamoto says Nintendo isn’t as interested in making casual games these days

    Published at Nintendo Everything - 11 readers

    Nintendo is placing more of an emphasis on its core fanbase these days. It’s quite the contrast to the Wii and DS era, in which the company produced many titles for the casual player and looked to target this demographic. But now, as explained by Shigeru Miyamoto in this month’s EDGE, Nintendo isn’t as interested in catering to those who have a “passive” interest in games.

  • Mario Could Have Been The Main Character In Splatoon

    My Nintendo News - - 5 readers - Nintendo has confirmed that it talked about the possibility of featuring Mario as the main character in Splatoon. Speaking with Edge, legendary designer Shigeru Miyamoto explained that the upcoming third-person shooter wouldn’t be considered a new property if it starred the mustachioed icon.

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  • Miyamoto: Nintendo’s Hardware Is The Only Real Way To Innovate

    …, but they’ve had only slight success at pushing the Wii U off store shelves. In that case, why can’t Nintendo make games for more successful console or mobile platforms instead? The great Shigeru Miyamoto recently spoke to EDGE magazine on that very topic, and he had a few interesting thoughts to share. “We want to create, and they want to experience…

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  • Nintendo considered making Mario the main character of Splatoon

    …Next month Edge Magazine is running a big feature on Shigeru Miyamoto, though several quotes from this interview have already leaked online. Yesterday we saw a quote from Miyamoto discussing the attitudes of casual gamers in the market, and how Miyamoto says he’s thankful for smartphones that attract the attention of these gamers, so Nintendo can…

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  • Mario Could Have Been The Main Character In Splatoon

    …Nintendo has confirmed that it talked about the possibility of featuring Mario as the main character in Splatoon. Speaking with Edge, legendary designer Shigeru Miyamoto explained that the upcoming third-person shooter wouldn’t be considered a new property if it starred the mustachioed icon. The game’s producer, Hisashi Nogami, previously revealed…

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  • Miyamoto Not Interested In “Passive” Players

    …A new interview from the upcoming issue of Edge magazine reveals that Nintendo figurehead Shigeru Miyamoto wants the company to distance itself from capturing wider demographics and, more specifically, “passive” players: “[These are] the sort of people who, for example, might want to watch a movie. They might want to go to Disneyland…

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  • Ubisoft challenges Shigeru Miyamoto to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    …Ubisoft challenges Shigeru Miyamoto to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Posted under General Nintendo, Videos August 27, 2014 by Brian (@NE_Brian) Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has issued a challenge to Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto. Guillemot is looking for Miyamoto to participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime was recently called out by Xbox boss Phil Spencer to take part in the same event. Reggie hasn’t posted his video yet, but we can apparently expect big things. Via…

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  • Miyamoto says the passive attitude of casual gamers is pathetic

    …Earlier this week we told you that Edge Magazine would have a big feature on Miyamoto in next month’s issue, discussing several of the franchises he helped create, as well as his opinions on the current game industry. It’s not surprising to see a few of these quotes leak from the magazine and one that is particularly fascinating is one in which…

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  • Miyamoto Says Nintendo Is Focused On Core Rather Than Casual Gaming Market Now

    …Mario creator and game designer Shigeru Miyamoto has stated that Nintendo is no longer concerned with the casual gaming market. In a recent feature with Edge Magazine, Miyamoto explained Nintendo’s current stance was its particular need to focus on the dedicated core fan-base. Since the shift to mobile gaming, the casual and “passive” market…

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  • Edge magazine’s next issue features a huge interview with Miyamoto

    …While print media may slowly be going extinct, you may want to seek out the next issue of Edge Magazine. A small teaser image posted online shows the cover for the October issue of Edge, which features Miyamoto holding a white Wii U GamePad. The magazine will have a huge spread dedicated to its interview with the legendary designer, but several…

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  • Miyamoto will be a guest on the Fatal Frame presentation tomorrow

    … Koei Tecmo is featuring a presentation tomorrow that will showcase what’s happening with the new Fatal Frame game, which will be exclusive to the Wii U. The Japanese streaming site NicoNico is hosting the broadcast and legendary designer Shigeru Miyamoto will be a guest on the presentation. The event is being held in Japan at 1:30pm, which…

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  • Fatal Frame presentation guests include Shigeru Miyamoto

    … On Thursday, a presentation will be held on Niconico for the new Fatal Frame Wii U game and related media efforts such as the upcoming movie. The event seems to be rather significant – as one would expect – given some of the guests attending. Perhaps mostly importantly, Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto will be showing up […] The post Fatal Frame…

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