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News: Shigeru Miyamoto Outlines His Work Routine and Highlights Splatoon Development Team

Shigeru Miyamoto Outlines His Work Routine and Highlights Splatoon Development Team

Also says Virtual Reality gives him "quite a bit of pause"

Shigeru Miyamoto's role at Nintendo has changed a great deal in recent years, with the legendary game designer now one of the most senior managers in the company and responsible for far more than developing a game or two a year. Rumours of retirement a couple of years ago transpired to be a...

E3 2014: Reggie Fils-A-Mech Does Battle With Shigeru Miyamoto, Sort Of

Reggie Fils-A-Mech Does Battle With Shigeru Miyamoto, Sort Of

Some welcome E3 madness

Nintendo is normally a reliable source of quirky E3 moments, whether it's the appearance of Non-Specific Action Figure, Shigeru Miyamoto pretending to shoot out of a Donkey Kong barrel or many examples besides. If light relief is what you want, the company normally delivers. A candidate for this year's best silly moment has...

E3 2014: Quickfire Shigeru Miyamoto Video Focuses On His Three GamePad Projects

Quickfire Shigeru Miyamoto Video Focuses On His Three GamePad Projects

Watch a player's face as they play Star Fox...

Nintendo is slowly waking up for day two of E3, and has released a snappy video featuring Shigeru Miyamoto that's focused on his GamePad-centric projects. It was formally stated to investors in January that the Director and lead designer would be tasked with developing experiences to accentuate the...

News: Shigeru Miyamoto Confirmed for Day One Appearance on Nintendo Treehouse Live Broadcast

Shigeru Miyamoto Confirmed for Day One Appearance on Nintendo Treehouse Live Broadcast

Satoru Iwata thanks all for well wishes

It had previously been announced that Shigeru Miyamoto would be making an appearance on the rolling Treehouse broadcast that'll be taking place throughout E3. It's set to be a largely unscripted aspect of Nintendo's presence over the three days, though we have been given a rough idea of when Miyamoto-san will...

News: New Iwata Asks Takes In the Louvre and its 3DS Guide

New Iwata Asks Takes In the Louvre and its 3DS Guide

A project Miyamoto-san indirectly "worked on for five or six years"

It arrived somewhat out-of-the-blue today, but Nintendo has released Nintendo 3DS Guide: Louvre on the 3DS eShop in Europe, a commercial version of the interactive guide that's been available at the Paris museum since Spring 2012; there's even an accompanying Mini Nintendo Direct...

Weirdness: Shigeru Miyamoto Meets Mario in Real Life

Shigeru Miyamoto Meets Mario in Real Life

Sometimes you just can't get away from your parents

The Mario Bros. may be video game icons, recognizable to millions all around the world; yet you still wouldn't expect to see them strolling (or indeed jumping) down the street. Their 'adventures' in Brooklyn with Dennis Hopper aside, we've rarely seen the duo anywhere outside the green hills of the...

News: Shigeru Miyamoto Doesn't Rule Out Additional HD Remakes and a Return to the Mario Galaxy Style

Shigeru Miyamoto Doesn't Rule Out Additional HD Remakes and a Return to the Mario Galaxy Style

Naturally, new software is the priority

With the recent release of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD, the continuing absence of the rumoured and desired GameCube library on the Wii U Virtual Console, and the ongoing and lingering sense that the Wii in HD would have been extra-special, it seems Nintendo is considering future opportunities to...

News: Shigeru Miyamoto Explains That Internal Development Teams "Gravitate" Towards Big Franchises

Shigeru Miyamoto Explains That Internal Development Teams "Gravitate" Towards Big Franchises

Less about names and more about desired game styles

We suspect a common complaint for some with Nintendo's current and confirmed lineup of titles is the absence of particular cherished and relatively under-served franchises. Examples such as Star Fox, F-Zero and 1080° are notable examples, as they enjoyed various entries on previous systems yet...

News: Miyamoto: Retro Studios is High on The List of Candidates For A New Metroid Game

Miyamoto: Retro Studios is High on The List of Candidates For A New Metroid Game

Discusses Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze and the future of Samus

The UK Official Nintendo Magazine published its 100th issue this month, which is a pretty impressive milestone, and to celebrate it sat down with Shigeru Miyamoto and spoke about several things, including Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze and Metroid. During the interview,...

Updated: Shigeru Miyamoto will NOT be Guest Editor for the 100th Issue of Official Nintendo Magazine

Shigeru Miyamoto will NOT be Guest Editor for the 100th Issue of Official Nintendo Magazine

"We apologise to those of you who got really excited by these few words"

UPDATE: Official Nintendo Magazine have now updated their website retracting "the four words that have appeared on the Next Month page" as Shigeru Miyamoto will 'now not be guest editing'. Instead, Miyamoto will make 'all manner of contributions' to the landmark issue, along...

News: Shigeru Miyamoto Points the Way to Uncovering Pikmin 3's Hidden Secrets

Shigeru Miyamoto Points the Way to Uncovering Pikmin 3's Hidden Secrets

You still have plenty of hard work ahead

A week ago we told you that Shigeru Miyamoto confirmed hidden memos in Pikmin 3 by posting on the game's announcement community on Miiverse. These ten secret memos are scattered throughout the game, and the numbers contained within combine to form a code; at that point the legendary Designer teased that he'd...

News: Shigeru Miyamoto "Wanted to go to HD Sooner" With the Wii

Shigeru Miyamoto "Wanted to go to HD Sooner" With the Wii

Consumer take-up of HD TVs quicker than expected

During the Wii's lifespan there was one unavoidable fact, regardless of wonderful games and innovative experiences; it was a standard-definition system in an increasingly high-definition world. Its limitation to 480p and graphical capabilities that — brilliant art design aside — were struggling...

News: Shigeru Miyamoto Emphasizes That New Experiences, and a New Franchise, Are Keeping Him Busy

Shigeru Miyamoto Emphasizes That New Experiences, and a New Franchise, Are Keeping Him Busy

When Mario Kart 8 arrives a "whole lineup" will be in place

Since E3 2013, Nintendo's made a big play of lining up an extensive range of regular Wii U releases for the remainder of 2013, along with Mario Kart 8 for Spring 2014 and a range of other titles — such as Super Smash Bros. slated for a broader 2014 arrival. Nintendo has also intrigued us...