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Miyamoto banned from discussing hobbies

UK broadsheet The Times is reporting that Nintendo has ‘banned’ its legendary development guru Shigeru Miyamoto from discussing his hobbies with the outside world as the firm fears such talk may offer an insight into what he has planned next for the company. Apparently, titles such as Brain Training, Wii …

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Miyamoto: We ARE working on new Mario

Nintendo development legend Shigeru Miyamoto has confirmed that he is overseeing the creation of new Zelda, Mario and Pimkin games. Nintendo boss Saturo Iwata kicked off a fanboy frenzy at E3, when he stated that the company’s internal teams were hard at work on new iterations in all three classic …

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Miyamoto: Core gamer was not our E3 target

Shigeru Miyamoto, the development hero at the heart of Nintendo’s software output, has told MSNBC that his firm no longer sees E3 as the best way to target the core gaming audience. While attending an E3 event like this, [gamers] might be given the impression that Nintendo is no longer …

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E3 08: Miyamoto confirms new Pikmin

Not content with developing new instalments to its Mario and Zelda franchises ( we think ) and announcing a brand new Animal Crossing title for Wii, Nintendo has now let it slip that a brand new Pikmin adventure is on the way. Eurogamer reports that at an E3 developer roundtable, …

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E3 08: Nintendo roundup

Whether it was the wide-smiled docile tones of Cammie Dunaway, the emphatic wide-chinned confidence of Reggie Fils-Aime or the imperial confidence of Satoru Iwata, Nintendo’s confident strides across the E3 stage were a total un-surprise considering the manner in which it is bossing today’s games industry . A quick recap …

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E3 08: Miyamoto flattered by Xbox 360 avatars

In a second snippet from the IGN interview with Nintendo development boss and all-round gaming superstar Shigeru Miyamoto, the creator of gaming icon Mario had some interesting comments regarding Microsoft’s recently announced avatar system : I don’t really use the term avatar to refer to what we’ve done with the …

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E3 08: Nintendo explains Zelda and Mario confirmation

Were new Mario and Zelda titles for Wii confirmed at E3? It seemed so when Nintendo president Satoru Iwata told an excited E3 audience that our internal teams that make Mario and Zelda are both hard at work, and will bring new titles to Wii”. But talk soon turned to …

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Miyamoto: ‘My style has changed’

Nintendo development boss Shigeru Miyamoto has said he uses his imagination less in game creation than he did five years ago – leading to more ‘realistic’ software ideas. Talking to The New York Times, the man behind Donkey Kong, Mario and Wii said that he was flattered” by comparisons of …

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Shigeru Miyamoto: Most influential person of the year

Another indication of gaming’s mass-market appeal has been secured – as Time Magazine’s readers have named Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto the most influential person in the world this year. Nintendo designer Shigeru Miyamoto has taken first place in a Time’s reader’s poll of the 100 most influential people of the year. …

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Miyamoto: People are taking notice of games again

When asked whether he feels vindicated by the recent success of Wii, Miyamoto told Dean Takahashi of Mercury News : I think it is not necessarily vindication but I do get the distinct feeling that because of the Wii, people all over the world are finally taking notice of video …

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