Game developers don't usually say much about the genesis moments that inspire their work, probably because they'd sound a little weird. And repetitive, considering how similar many high-profile games are to one another. Pikmin's is special, though.
According to a now-pulled interview on Time's website, there's a new Star Fox game in development for Wii U, being led by iconic Nintendo designer Shigeru Miyamoto.
Remember when we thought the Year of Luigi was over? We were wrong. Shigeru Miyamoto has just declared that it is still, in fact, the Year of Luigi, up until March 18, when we will enter the next Year, whatever that may be.
Nintendo has announced today the release of Nintendo 3DS Guide: Louvre for the 3DS eShop, and to celebrate this, Satoru Iwata tried the app out with the ever-smiling Shigeru Miyamoto in Nintendo's latest Mini Direct, in a quite empty Louvre.
The upcoming Wii U platformer Super Mario 3D World, like many other Nintendo games, won't have online multiplayer. If you want to play with other people, you'll have to do it in the same room.
It's been a rough few months for folks who bought the Wii U right at launch. Almost none of the third-party games that came out alongside Nintendo's new home console set the world on fire and the first-party offerings made by Nintendo didn't deliver a lightning-bolt success like Wii Sports. It's no wonder that…
Nintendo's got up a great Iwata Asks interview with the folks behind Paper Mario: Sticker Star that's worth a read.
Given recent sales trends, Nintendo probably isn't that worried about the PlayStation Vita posing any kind of a threat to their own 3DS. But that doesn't mean that haven't thought about Sony's device.
After a game is finished and released, it's always interesting to get a glimpse into what might have been, had not someone in the development process spoken up at just the right moment.
During the same Nintendo developer roundtable where we were given a Tanooki suit history lesson, Nintendo godfather Shigeru Miyamoto discussed the new control scheme for Star Fox 64: 3D, and how the they may have provided the solution for a long-standing source of stress for him.
Shigeru Miyamoto's world class design reputation is within video games, but when he was a student he demonstrated his very adaptable creativity within other media. Such as chairs and coat hangers, according to a Los Angeles Times profile.
Shigeru Miyamoto has created a plethora of game characters and games. Many of his ideas come from his hobbies. He has expressed his desire in making an all-new character. That could mean an all new game. But what?
When Nintendo's Bill Trinen failed to master the new Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, Zelda creator Shigeru Miyamoto has no choice but to teleport in to help.
Oh, the eminent Nintendo designer still answered the question directly. He just said that Peach's flowing gown would have required different programming to incorporate her as a playable character in New Super Mario Bros. Wii. See? Get it? "Skirt issue?"
N'Gai Croal, the former games writer for Newsweek (and friend of this site) floored Mario's creator with news that one of the famed video-game character's live-action, uh, actors had died recently.
Nintendo promised to keep the world smiling at last year's E3. The company made a few other predictions too, emphasis on "a few"...
Relax. Nintendo has not forgotten you. Making new titles for the traditional fanbase just takes time, says Shigeru Miyamoto, speaking to the Telegraph recently in an interview. Said Miyamoto:
In a recent interview with MTV, Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto was asked whether or not he'd been worried about the public falling from Balance Boards (leading to what would inevitably be more cracked televisions, this time ala head). And according to Miyamotos response, those Balance Boards are every bit as safe as we'd…