Miyamoto On How His Way of Working Has Changed

Brain Training » 10/27/08 6:00am 10/27/08 6:00am is really Studying: The Game. is Standing Straight: The Game. is Noodling: The Game. There's nothing wrong with that approach. Those games are popular, and they've made Nintendo gobs of money. Nintendo didn't always make those kind of games. Shigeru Miyamoto explains his change in approach: That's…

The Final Nintendo Holiday Van Test: The Dog


We successfully tested Wii Music against a cheerleader and real musicians, but it was the last test that took the cake. As it turns out, Nintendo wasn't ecstatic on the dog playing the Wii idea, but neither was the dog. We were however able to convince them to let us bring the dog in the trailer to see if he would… » 10/24/08 1:00pm 10/24/08 1:00pm

"We Wanted Wii Music's Music To Appeal To Very Broad Audience"

While Wii Music » 10/24/08 5:00am 10/24/08 5:00am has been getting a tepid reception, at least Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto is excited. Really, really, really excited. So excited that even after working on the game all those months, he's still rushing home to play it. When he's not playing it, he's thinking about it — a sign, Miyamoto says, that he's…

Wii Music Hits High Note On Japanese Sales Charts

Wii Music » 10/23/08 3:40pm 10/23/08 3:40pm, , topped Japanese sales charts in its debut week. While the Media Create numbers skew a bit lower than what Famitsu had to say, won the sales chart crown handily, pushing back to the number two spot. It will be interesting to see what kind of legs Wii Music has, considering how well Nintendo fare like …