Shigeru Miyamoto Is Making an Animated Movie

Iconic game creator Shigeru Miyamoto is making his first animated short film. It stars Pikmin and is fittingly called Pikmin Short Movie. » 9/11/14 7:50am 9/11/14 7:50am

Fake Miyamoto Tweets Are Better Than Real Miyamoto Tweets

Nintendo legend Shigeru Miyamoto is not on Twitter. That's why he has to ask questions the old-fashioned way. If he was, though, boy, wouldn't it be awesome if he just let loose like this. » 7/31/14 9:30pm 7/31/14 9:30pm

Shigeru Miyamoto, We Have An Answer To Your Question

Mr. Miyamoto, you recently asked me to ask Kotaku's readers to say which games they'd like you to make for the Wii U. Your question was extremely popular and I got a lot of replies—more than 3,000. And a lot of them involved a particular word: Metroid. » 6/30/14 12:15pm 6/30/14 12:15pm

Miyamoto Ponders Nintendo Making Games That Run On Handheld And Console

Could you imagine Nintendo making games that play on both their console and their handheld? Nintendo's top game designer, Shigeru Miyamoto, can. He told me he sees that as a challenge but also an "area of opportunity." » 6/23/14 6:00pm 6/23/14 6:00pm

What Nintendo's Top Game Creators Think Of Minecraft

I've been beating this drum for a while: it makes no sense to me that Minecraft is on every game-playing platform you can think of other than Nintendo's 3DS and Wii U. Finally, I was able to ask Nintendo's top game designers about this. » 6/20/14 1:20pm 6/20/14 1:20pm

Shigeru Miyamoto: 'We've Had Tough Times Before'

The Wii U has struggled since it was launched in late 2012. That might be bad news for Nintendo bean-counters but it might be good news for Nintendo fans, especially if this month's big E3 show is anything to go by. » 6/19/14 4:20pm 6/19/14 4:20pm

Shigeru Miyamoto Hears This Left-Handed Gamer's Pain

Nintendo's top game designer, Shigeru Miyamoto, is going to talk to his development teams about making Nintendo's games a little more left-hander-friendly. It's not a huge issue, but it's one I'd been meaning to ask him about. » 6/17/14 7:00pm 6/17/14 7:00pm

New Star Fox Game Will Support Co-Op. You Pilot. I Shoot.

An optional co-op mode in the upcoming Wii U Star Fox game is going to let two players command one Arwing with one flying the ship and the other shooting from it. » 6/13/14 1:30pm 6/13/14 1:30pm

Nintendo Is Planning A Future For Both 2D And 3D Metroid

Time to get your hopes up, Metroid fans. The series no-showed E3, but you might be heartened by what the men overseeing Nintendo's game development had to say about it. » 6/12/14 7:00pm 6/12/14 7:00pm

​Watch Shigeru Miyamoto Show Off His Weird New Wii U Games

The man responsible for Mario came to E3 with a fistful of new game prototypes to show. One's a new entry in the fan-favorite Star Fox franchise. The others? They're kind of goofy but clever, just as you'd expect from Miyamoto-san. » 6/10/14 5:30pm 6/10/14 5:30pm

One of Shigeru Miyamoto's Weird New Wii U Game Ideas Is Excellent

Could the most interesting game from the creator of Super Mario Bros. and Zelda that we've seen in years be a quasi-multiplayer game about security cameras? Could be. I played it and had a great, great time. » 6/10/14 1:00pm 6/10/14 1:00pm

We Played Shigeru Miyamoto's New Star Fox Game

Nintendo's top game designer has cooked up an unusual way to play Star Fox on the Wii U, and he's hoping you'll all be able to play it some time next year. » 6/10/14 1:00pm 6/10/14 1:00pm

Artists, Even Game Developers, Are Weird. That's A Good Thing.

Video games have their rockstars. But they're not the same kind of rockstars as the ones who strut around in dresses made of meat or go on talk shows to argue about their Twitter feuds. Compared to pop music or Hollywood, games often seem like they have a culture of celebrity that's far more subtle. Nonexistent, even.… » 4/16/14 3:30pm 4/16/14 3:30pm

Miyamoto: The Year of Luigi Will End On March 18

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. » 2/18/14 11:25am 2/18/14 11:25am

Miyamoto: Online Multiplayer Isn't Nintendo's Focus This Time Around

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. » 10/25/13 4:00pm 10/25/13 4:00pm

The Guy Behind Zelda Says He Sucks At Mario Games

You might know peppy Nintendo game designer Eiji Aonuma as the man in charge of all things Zelda. You might also know that he came up underneath the tutelage of Shigeru Miyamoto, the man who created Mario. But did you know that Aonuma isn’t that good at games featuring the company’s most iconic character? » 10/21/13 12:30pm 10/21/13 12:30pm

IGN shares the great little story about why a former Sonic the Hedgehog developer kept a short poem near his desk. The poem read: "Shigeru Miyamoto is a fart." It wasn't an insult; it was a motivational tool! » 9/20/13 5:44pm 9/20/13 5:44pm