Shigeru Miyamoto News

News: Shigeru Miyamoto is Certainly Not Short on Coins

Shigeru Miyamoto is Certainly Not Short on Coins

Breaking news! Creator of Mario is wealthy!

Shigeru Miyamoto is one of the industry's founding fathers and there's no doubt the industry would be a very different place without him, so it seems fair that he's paid accordingly. Recently documents that reveal the pay of top Japanese executives, including Nintendo have come to light, and the salaries of Mr Miyamoto and Nintendo President Satoru Iwata..

News: NES Autographed by Miyamoto Sells for Just $1000

NES Autographed by Miyamoto Sells for Just $1000

And not a penny more

How much would you pay for a working Nintendo Entertainment System signed by Shigeru Miyamoto? $1,000? More? If you answered the latter, you've missed your opportunity to bid on this item, sold today on eBay for just a cool thousand. Of course, the buyer may just put the system up for auction again, as surely someone would be willing to pay more. If you're that person, keep..

News: Miyamoto Hints At Wii 2, Wii HD

Miyamoto Hints At Wii 2, Wii HD

Gaming god also suggests that Star Fox may be blasting his way onto Wii

See that smoke on the horizon, son? That's the rumour mill starting. The gaming public notoriously gets its hopes up when Miyamoto opens his mouth: it gives us permission to dream once more, like kids on Christmas Eve. Only a fool would think that Nintendo isn't working on their follow-up to the Wii, but a high-definition..

News: Miyamoto: 2010 Will Be Great For Hardcore Nintendo Fans

Miyamoto: 2010 Will Be Great For Hardcore Nintendo Fans

Mario Galaxy 2, Metroid and Zelda should keep everyone happy

The Wii may be getting a little long in the tooth now but that hasn't stopped Shigeru Miyamoto from commenting that 2010 is likely to be one of the best years yet for the format. Speaking to UK site CVG, the highly-respected games designer references several key titles, including the new Wii Zelda and Pikmin - although they may not..

News: Might The Next Zelda Sense Your Vitality?

Might The Next Zelda Sense Your Vitality?

Miyamoto: New tech with existing gameplay is pretty rad

The Nintendo Wii isn't exactly short of peripheral hardware. While the Balance Board and MotionPlus are relatively self-explanatory and their uses pretty easy to comprehend, the Vitality Sensor has left a question mark over gamers' heads. Since its flagship game was announced last summer, things have gone quiet again. That is until now, when..

News: Miyamoto Humbly Accepts BAFTA Fellowship Award

Miyamoto Humbly Accepts BAFTA Fellowship Award

Dedicates it to all of his co-workers

There can be no denying that the video games industry creates the kind of social impacts that are not dissimilar to those found in the TV, film, and music sectors. It seems fitting that the British Academy of Film and Television Arts has been hosting separate award ceremonies for the video games industry since 1998. After all, the line between the two art forms..

News: Miyamoto Open To The Idea of User-Generated Content

Miyamoto Open To The Idea of User-Generated Content

He'll bring the tools, you make the games

Shigeru Miyamoto has stated in a recent interview that he's very interested in the notion of user-generated content in Nintendo games, which has given rise to the hope that he's prepping some kind of LittleBigPlanet-style title. Speaking to Joystiq, he had this to say about the concept: This is an area that...

News: New Wii Zelda May Require MotionPlus To Function

New Wii Zelda May Require MotionPlus To Function

So says Miyamoto

Nintendo game design legend Shigeru Miyamoto has revealed that the new Wii Zelda - which was announced at this year's E3 - is being built with the intention of exploiting the newly-released Wii MotionPlus accessory. For those of you that don't know, MotionPlus bolts onto the base of the Wii Remote and offers a more accurate detection of movement. Speaking to Wired, Miyamoto said:..

News: Miyamoto: Why Pikmin 3 Was Absent From E3 This Year

Miyamoto: Why Pikmin 3 Was Absent From E3 This Year

We're still working on it: honest guvnor!

With all the excitement at E3 this year surrounding the new Super Mario games and Team Ninja’s take on Metroid it would be easy to forget about Shigsy’s plans for Pikmin 3. Could it be that the project has been forgotten about? Thankfully the good fellows over at Kotaku were able to get a bit of one on one time with the famed producer yesterday at E3 to..

News: New Wii Zelda Game in the Works

New Wii Zelda Game in the Works

Famed game designer Shigeru Miyamoto sits down and talks about some of Nintendo's upcoming titles, including a new Wii Zelda title.

Shigeru Miyamoto has held a roundtable session to speak to the media regarding some of his own personal projects so we thought we'd talk about some of the highlights here. Miyamoto-san is quite excited about New Super...

News: Nintendo Fandom Downcast At Revelation That Miyamoto Is "Not God"

Nintendo Fandom Downcast At Revelation That Miyamoto Is "Not God"

Iwata urges us to find another deity to worship

Bad news, Nintendo fans. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has dropped a bombshell at the company's recent financial results briefing: Shigeru Miyamoto is NOT God. During the meeting Iwata was quizzed about some of Nintendo's more questionable choices had ultimately had no option but to break the hearts...

News: Nintendo Sets Down Some New Release Dates

Nintendo Sets Down Some New Release Dates

New Play Control: Chibi-Robo, New Play Control: Metroid Prime 2 Echoes, and Friend Connection have all been given June release dates by Nintendo.

Late last year Nintendo of Japan started re-releasing Nintendo Gamecube games on Wii with motion controls, and in some cases, special features. On June 11th though, the New Play Control line will officially come to an end with the release of New Play..