Shigeru Miyamoto Archive

New Pikmin type not spoken about at E3

It was revealed at E3 that there would be new Pikmin types in Pikmin 3, however, only the new rock pikmin were elaborated upon. If you check the first few seconds of the trailer for Pikmin 3, you will see what appears to be pink, flying pikmin. These were not spoken of at all in [...]

Pikmin 3 Revealed

Pikmin 3 has been unveiled! We have new Pikmin, such as the rock Pikmin, more realistic effects, such as Pikmin finding natural things to build bridges with, and a beautiful HD display. You can play on the nun-chuck and Wiimote or simply by using the Wii U controller. We have the ability to use four [...]

New Nintendo characters are coming soon?

My days aren’t complete until I hear more of Miyamoto’s excruciatingly interesting hints that a new Nintendo franchise is on its way. Two years ago he announced that he was working on a new character and only this month he hinted that he was working on small but important projects for the Wii U. Now, in an [...]

Miyamoto hints at a possible F-Zero title for Wii U

In an interview with Edge magazine, Shigeru Miyamoto shared his thoughts on the future of F-Zero. His words seemed to dispel any possibility of another entry in the popular racing  series  for this generation of consoles, but Miyamoto’s words seem to hint that a Wii U version may be a more likely possibility. with Wii [...]

Pikmin 3 and Super Mario Bros. Wii U to be shown at E3 2012

News for Pikmin 3 on the Wii U has been released by Miyamoto, via Kotaku’s press contact at Nintendo: In a recent interview, Mr. Miyamoto confirmed that a new Pikmin game will be shown at the E3 Expo in June. He believes that anyone who has played Pikmin games in the past will enjoy playing. This confirmation is [...]

Miyamoto: “Small but important projects coming to Wii U”

A recent interview with Miyamoto sheds some light on near-future projects for the Wii U, who believes that the new features of the device are not “readily replicated by another device ” which means Nintendo is expected to have the upper leg on the competition in this generation of gaming. It is also rumored and highly expected Nintendo [...]

Miyamoto is really enjoying working on Pikmin 3

Pikmin 3 is one of the most anticipated games coming to the Wii U. We haven’t got that much information on the game beyond that it started life as a Wii title; but while speaking to Entertainment Weekly, Shigeru Miyamoto has said that he is enjoying working on it: Originally, I was making Pikmin 3 [...]

Graphics will be important for Zelda Wii U

At Nintendo’s last investor relations meeting, Miyamoto pointed out that the Wii U isn’t “just about better graphics,” which should hopefully be quite clear considering the console’s true strength lies in its versatile controller. But that doesn’t mean graphics don’t carry any weight for him – in fact, Miyamoto expressed that visuals will be very [...]

Miyamoto is interested in putting Retro Studios on a future Zelda game

Retro Studios, Nintendo’s prize Western studio, just wrapped up Mario Kart 7, a collaborative project between them and Nintendo EAD. What’s next for the house that brought us Metroid Prime and Donkey Kong Country Returns? Miyamoto is confident at this point that Retro has what it takes to handle a new Zelda adventure as a new, [...]

Miyamoto hints at full body tracking for Wii Fit U

In addition to practically confirming that a Wii Fit game is coming to the Wii U, Miyamoto hinted very strongly in a recent Iwata Asks interview that the controller’s camera would be capable of Kinect-style full-body tracking. Miyamoto: I can’t really talk about it in detail, but we’re working on new ways to do training [...]