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Beetey2082d ago

Have fun working for apple...

Beetey2082d ago

Ha ha. Seriously though, I doubt this will have any effect on the quality of Nintendo's products.

Jobesy2082d ago (Edited 2082d ago )

Nintendo franchises have been stale for a looong time. Maybe Nintendo will start to make good games again and not rely on Mario, Mario and more Mario.

Winter47th2082d ago

Things aren't looking too good for the WiiU now haha

darthv722081d ago

maybe him and krazy ken are going to hit the links (no pun intended).

Bounce ideas off each other while on the back 9.

It could happen, they are friends.

mike1up2081d ago

Yea you're right. I mean, he's only been the producer in every single hit game in the Wii's entire lifespan: Super Mario Galaxy, Skyward Sword, Wii Sports etc..

What could the creator of Mario, Pokemon and Zelda possibly know about game quality? /s

Grip2081d ago (Edited 2081d ago )

well Nintendo need that.. Nintendo must move on and not relay on person... yah i know Miyamoto is a legend blah blah but come on we need something new and new idea and new ip and refreshing!

morganfell2081d ago (Edited 2081d ago )

I have to agree with Jobesy. Although Mario and Zelda sell well and to a large audience, it is the same audience. The appeal of those games do not cut a swath across the gaming spectrum and Miyamoto does not create games that appeal to a diverse group of gamers. Sales are not innovation or breadth of appeal.

If Nintendo is going to survive they need change.

Ninty has grossly misestimated the timing for releasing the Wii U and it will not see an adoption that is even close to the Wii.

Some of this is due to the ongoing growth of the 360 and PS3 and some of it is simply bad economical timing combined with the Wii U which does little to up the ante as far as advancing gaming to a new level with groundbreaking innovation.

The 720 and the PS4 will be the machines of the future, not the Wii U.

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DeeZee2082d ago

I know you were joking, but what? Everyone knows Miyamoto has too much honor to go work at another company. He created Mario and Zelda for goodness sakes.

Beetey2082d ago

I was referring more to the "working on smaller games" thing than him literally working for apple.

dark-hollow2082d ago (Edited 2082d ago )

Geez m4g and your unfunnu jokes!
Miyamoto is a LEGENDARY developer and it is a shame that he is stepping down.

Give me one developer thay can keep TWO franchises alive for 25 years while maintaining the quality of the older titles...
But of course the n4g kids wont bother to care.

CDbiggen2082d ago

@jidery

Apart from MG, what other franchise has Kojima kept alive for 25 years?

frostyhat1232082d ago

If it wasn't for him, their was a possibility of the video game industry vanishing! Thank you Miyamoto for many hours of amazing gaming and creating the most iconic figure in gaming!

i_am_arbre2082d ago

whatever he sucked anyway

Fel082081d ago (Edited 2081d ago )

You must be new.

mike1up2081d ago

Yea you're right, he does suck. He totally wasted his life. Instead of being a genius pioneer in a billion dollar industry, he should be trolling the internet making stupid comments for attention. /s

lizard812882082d ago

He just isn't going to play a big roll anymore, he still is going to work for Nintendo.

It is like he is stepping down from being #1 to being #2. He still is going to be there, but have a smaller roll.

Truerandom2082d ago

I found it weird that Wired gets to have an exclusive reveal of him stepping down. Something that big would have came from Nintendo themselves, An official statement but their was none.

It turned out to be a big misunderstanding or a big spin of words to gain hits but who knows.

http://au.wii.ign.com/artic...

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SuperBeast8112082d ago

Nintendo is officially dead R.I.P:(

Game3s2082d ago

Your a good troll, now go back in your hole.

DarkBlood2082d ago

@Game3s

you do realize you make everything sound dirty? :P

RememberThe3572082d ago (Edited 2082d ago )

Trolls are under bridges not in holes.

DeeZee2082d ago

Doubt it, and he's still going to be around.

AWBrawler2082d ago

News flash Aonuma has been doing Zelda since Ocarina and Mario is handled by what's his name I forget it

mike1up2081d ago

Miyamoto always "reviews" Zelda titles before their release, and is not hesitant to make final changes. There has never been a Zelda or Mario title where his name has been absent from the credits.

AWBrawler2081d ago

I trust his pupils and dang it why haven't one of his children got into game design?

Khordchange2082d ago

Well thats upsetting, it's not like he was losing it either, super mario 3d Land and Zelda Skyward Sword were incredibly fun. I guess it's necessary to set up nintendo for the future. The day he fully stops developing will be a sad one

SpoonyRedMage2082d ago

Just going off the Iwata Asks for the two games Miyamoto wasn't that involved with either of them. Both were originally conceived by their directors whereas the norm from Nintendo EAD has been for the producers to do that so I guess they've been preparing for a while.

He's also spent the last twenty years training people like Hideki Konno, Yoshiaki Koizumi and Eiji Aonuma to take his place and they've all proved themselves.

DeeZee2082d ago

Yup, it's like Steve Jobs--he may be gone, but he built a great team and his legacy will live on through them.

PshycoNinja2082d ago

TEH INTERNETZ HAZ XPLODED!!!!!!!

In all seriousness Miyamoto not working on Mario and Zelda is a huge loss for the company but the industry does need new blood so...

2EHO2082d ago

This shows where nintendo is going. Early reports said nintendo is going with their younger developers with Wii U. I believe the Wii U is going to shock a lot of people who believe nintendo is all family friendly.

Mastarace2082d ago

They need him. Luckily their teams are great by now and learned from him.