"Before we talk, we play.
Set up in a backroom of Nintendo's Midtown Manhattan offices, Shigeru Miyamato sports a green Luigi t-shirt under a blue sports coat, matching pants and, as always, a smile.
We're here loaded up with questions. Questions about Nintendo's E3 plans, the lack of new, exciting original titles from the creative mind behind such endearing classics as Donkey Kong, Mario Bros. and The Legend of Zelda. We want to know about some of Nintendo's undelivered Wii U promises, like games that use near field communication or two GamePads. Most importantly, we want to hear what Miyamoto thinks about the Wii U's lackluster sales and how he and Nintendo plan to re-energize the console.
But before we can ask, Bill Trinen — Miyamoto's long-time, always affable translator — sits us down at a table with Miyamoto and hands out 3DS XLs loaded up with copies of pending release Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon.
"Go ahead and press A," Trinen says, launching four of us into the game's multiplayer mode.", writes Polygon.