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News: Miyamoto: We Want to Create Meaningful Download Games

Miyamoto: We Want to Create Meaningful Download Games

How much they'll cost still undecided

With Nintendo's announcement that the eShop and other services will be available to download from 6th June came a sense of relief that the date had finally been finalised. Besides, even if it is a little bit later than originally planned, what's another week or so? The kind of software and features we'll be...

News: Miyamoto: A Link to the Past Could be Reworked for the 3DS

Miyamoto: A Link to the Past Could be Reworked for the 3DS

Hyrule just looks too good in 3D

Deciding which old classics get the 3DS treatment is probably a more difficult task than we as consumers can imagine. Luckily, we have designers like Shigeru Miyamoto who seem to have a pretty clear idea on what might and might not work. Speaking to the Guardian newspaper, Miyamoto explained why The Legend of Zelda:...

News: Flipnote Memo Coming to 3DS eShop

Flipnote Memo Coming to 3DS eShop

Updated Flipnote Studio application to be available for free download

So far 3DS lacks a programme to compare to the DSi's Flipnote Studio, but Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto has recently announced that Nintendo is working on an updated version of the title called Flipnote Memo. Not much information was given other than that it would be available for a...

News: Another Zelda Remake for 3DS?

Another Zelda Remake for 3DS?

Miyamoto's 3DS Zelda kick continues

It seems that the upcoming release of Ocarina of Time might not be the only Legend of Zelda remake we see appearing on 3DS, at least not if Nintendo's head game guru has anything to do with it. In a recent conversation with Edge magazine, Miyamoto talked about Nintendo finally getting back to game development after spending a significant amount of time creating..

News: Miyamoto: "Please Be Patient for Wii 2 Details"

Miyamoto: "Please Be Patient for Wii 2 Details"

Easier said than done

For the past week we've been bringing you Wii 2 rumours, but Shigeru Miyamoto has just all-but confirmed the console is in the works with a few well-chosen words spoken to Edge. The respected magazine pressed Mario's creator about the upcoming console, to which Miyamoto replied: Don’t ask! Even when the Wii launched we were developing new hardware, work on 3DS had already..

News: Miyamoto: "I Will Do My Best to Deliver New Mario This Year"

Miyamoto: "I Will Do My Best to Deliver New Mario This Year"

Pulling out all the stops

We haven't seen much of Super Mario on 3DS save for a few early screenshots, causing some to speculate the game won't see release until 2012 at the earliest. However, Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto wants to assure fans that he's doing everything to bring a new Mario game out this year. Speaking to GameBlog.fr, Miyamoto said: Je vous promets de tout faire pour vous livrer..

News: Metacritic Career Ratings Pit Aonuma Versus Miyamoto

Metacritic Career Ratings Pit Aonuma Versus Miyamoto

But who wins?

Love it or loathe it, Metacritic is here to stay. The site collates review scores for thousands of films, TV shows and of course video games, but while the site is the source of plenty of debate it has given rise to an entertaining pastime: Metacritic Top Trumps. The site was recently updated to allow you to see average Metacritic career scores for game developers, letting you pit the..

News: Nintendogs Nearly Went for a Wii in Your Living Room

Nintendogs Nearly Went for a Wii in Your Living Room

But went outside instead

DS mega-hit Nintendogs has sold millions of copies worldwide, shifting more DS units than you can shake a stick at, so the revelation that series creator Shigeru Miyamoto considered bringing the series to Wii shouldn't really be a surprise. The latest Iwata Asks finds Miyamoto and colleague Hideki Konno discussing the abandoned attempt to transport the cute creatures over..

News: Miyamoto Can't Wait to Show Off Super Mario Bros. 3DS

Miyamoto Can't Wait to Show Off Super Mario Bros. 3DS

Bring on E3

Nintendo is working on 2D and 3D Mario games, and we've already seen Paper Mario, but there's another 2D Mario adventure in the works, as revealed by this Iwata Asks. Reuniting the four men behind Super Mario Bros., the interview finishes with a look to the future for Nintendo's mascot, with Shigeru Miyamoto stating: So, in the...

News: Zelda: Skyward Sword is Half Finished, says Miyamoto

Zelda: Skyward Sword is Half Finished, says Miyamoto

So expect it next Christmas

We got out first look at Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword at E3 this year with Shigeru Miyamoto's admittedly disappointing onstage demonstration, but more disappointing was the announcement the game would land in 2011. Early 2011, we dared to hope; hopes that have now been broken in two. Gaming website Pocket Lint recently...

News: Take a Stroll Through Miyamoto's DSiWare Audio Guide

Take a Stroll Through Miyamoto's DSiWare Audio Guide

Free app for Japan

Based on his previous games, Shigeru Miyamoto's first DSiWare application could have been a handy guide for finding a local plumber, gardener or dog-walker, but instead it's a handy tool for creating and listening audio guides for museums, journeys and almost anything else. A free download available in Japan today, Make It Yourself: Nintendo DS Guide lets DSi owners take..

News: Miyamoto Hints at Wii Music Sequel to Change Things Up

Miyamoto Hints at Wii Music Sequel to Change Things Up

Could Mario pop up as a session player?

It's been almost two years since Nintendo launched its creative take on the rhythm/music genre with Wii Music and Shigeru Miyamoto has hinted that a sequel could be in the works, or at least some point in the future. Talking to Techland, Miyamoto spoke about the use of Mii characters in connecting players in...

News: Miyamoto and Reggie Honour Mario's 25th with Amazing Cake

Miyamoto and Reggie Honour Mario's 25th with Amazing Cake

So emotional even the cake was in tiers

Nintendo's flagship New York store recently re-opened with a brand new Mario-themed design in honour of Super Mario Bros.'s 25th anniversary, and to celebrate it hosted a huge party with two very special guests. Reggie Fils-Aime and Shigeru Miyamoto made appearances at the event to meet fans, cut the cake and revel in the atmosphere only a plumber's birthday..

News: Nintendo Bringing 2D and 3D Mario Games to 3DS

Nintendo Bringing 2D and 3D Mario Games to 3DS

Talk about spoilt for choice

Hold onto your red caps Mario fans: the plumber's set to star in 2D and 3D games on the 3DS. Shigeru Miyamoto revealed that the ever-popular frontman will receive both old-school 2D outings and more complex 3D adventures to ensure broad appeal for all gamers. When Super Mario became Mario 64, the range of players...

News: Super Mario Design Documents Reveal Guns, Rockets and Fighting

Super Mario Design Documents Reveal Guns, Rockets and Fighting

The Mushroom Kingdom was very different back then

We've only just recovered from the bombshell that Super Mario Bros. nearly had a shoot 'em up stage, but prepare for more shocks as original design documents show the path the plumber nearly took. Part of the History of Mario booklet contained in the Super Mario All-Stars 25th Anniversary Edition, the documents reveal Mario's moveset was originally..

News: Miyamoto and Itoi Discuss Mario, Rubik's Cubes, TV and More

Miyamoto and Itoi Discuss Mario, Rubik's Cubes, TV and More

Top Nintendo designers shoot the breeze

Nintendo's Iwata Asks series has provided us with plenty of fascinating insights into the creation of the company's games, the minds of its creators and the creative spirit that defines its output. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Super Mario Bros., Nintendo legends Shigesato Itoi (creator of the EarthBound games) and Shigeru Miyamoto sat down to speak..

News: Miyamoto Brought Coat Hangers to his Job Interview

Miyamoto Brought Coat Hangers to his Job Interview

Makes perfect sense

We know that Shigeru Miyamoto likes to do things his own way, and it's safe to say that's got him quite far in this business. Judging from how he approached his first interview at Nintendo, you may be surprised he even got a foot in the door. The traditional props for a job interview tend to be a portfolio of work and a glistening resume, but Mr Miyamoto being Mr Miyamoto..

News: Pikmin 3 Development Going "Extremely Well"

Pikmin 3 Development Going "Extremely Well"

The alien vs. garden battle wages on at Nintendo

Nintendo's E3 showing was quite a success for fans, showcasing the new 3DS handheld and the return of beloved characters in the forms of Donkey Kong Country Returns, Kirby's Epic Yarn and Kid Icarus: Uprising. But despite the slew of new reveals, one question couldn't be shaken: What's up with Pikmin 3? An investor during a recent Q&A session..

News: Miyamoto Ready to Create a New Character

Miyamoto Ready to Create a New Character

This is the year for it, he says

Nintendo superman Shigeru Miyamoto is a man who can extract esoteric game concepts out of the most mundane things. So what's he been up to lately? During a Q&A session with investors (as translated by Andriasang), Miyamoto explained exactly what he's been keeping himself busy with outside of work. Swimming and youth guidance, apparently. Also, I'm still full of..