Don’t Expect Miyamoto’s New Game at E3

GenGAME writes: The Pikmin franchise (Miyamoto’s last new IP outside of Wii Sports, Wii Fit, and Wii Music) is over a decade old now, and Nintendo fans have been patiently waiting for something new. For the past three years, Miyamoto has raised the hopes of Nintendo fans by stating that he aims to have a new IP within a year’s time, but we still have nothing to show for it.

Many fans believe this will be the year Miyamoto will finally unveil a new game for either the Wii U or the 3DS, but there are significant reasons to believe that we’re set for another E3 without Miyamoto’s new game.

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PopRocks3592092d ago (Edited 2092d ago )

I expected Star Fox at last year's E3. I'm not letting myself have any expectations at all. That way if they screw up, I won't care and if they do well then I'll enjoy myself.

Nintendo's E3 shows are too unpredictable. We go from awesome to crap and back again and that kind of inconsistency drives me nuts.


Believe it or not, someone asked Reggie why that game was absent and he said that if he had so much as mentioned the game, the guys at Retro would have been throwing a fit. It was one of those articles that came and went, but I remember reading it before.

It may not be Star Fox, it could very well be F-Zero or maybe something else entirely. All I know is Nintendo needs this big core heavy hitters and those experiences need to be deep if they want to get people interested.

And give us some gameplay for Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem, damn it!

Erimgard2092d ago

I was particularly let down by the lack of a reveal for the new game Retro Studios is working on. Should get it this year though, so that's something to look forward to.

As for Star Fox, there's no word on whether it's being made or not, but Miyamoto said he thought Star Fox and Metroid were both games perfectly suited for the Wii U, so I would imagine we'll see them eventually.

classic2002092d ago

I am pretty much interested in seeing what this game will be like, if there is one thing nintendo lack is something new and fresh. if only they took more risk like with this new IP maybe the non nintendo gamers like me would think about getting a wiiu, not saying zelda, mario, pokemon and metroid is bad but for many gamers its a been there done that feeling and something new from this man would really be eye catching atleast for me.

Erimgard2092d ago

I also remember that Reggie comment. Nintendo is keeping things VERY quiet when it comes to Retro right now. Must be something big they are working on.

Qrphe2092d ago

I expect this E3 to be one of their best in years. Nintendo knows they have to show off their best material and this is their chance. I NEED to see an F-Zero game though.

--Onilink--2092d ago

I dont expect the actual conference to big that big of a deal, Nintendo seems to have lost their touch for that type of thing, but all the actual announcements, small roundtables and overall amount of games show will be what makes it a great E3 for Nintendo.

I wouldnt even put it past them to do another Pre-E3 Nintendo Direct > E3 Conference

corrus2092d ago (Edited 2092d ago )

HAHAHAHAHAHAHA i ma sure that their E3 will be like E3 2011 and 2012 with other words their E3 will be the same only talking nonsense and will show may be little from their trash Mario again and all Nintendo blind fools will be Nintendo are the best LOSERS

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Trago13372092d ago

Kinda curious as to what it is, because this could very well be his last big IP before he retires. Or who knows, he may have multiple IP's being made, but the point is, him and his team are the driving force behind it.

also, on an arbitrary note, i kinda wanna know what the inspiration behind this new game will be, because many of his games are inspired by his real life experiences.

hard joe2092d ago

I expect new console
Or new model for handheld

Plagasx2092d ago

Really? Doesn't seem like it...

GenericNameHere2092d ago

I just want a new F-Zero... It's not that I'm gonna buy it (I won't. It's too difficult for me). It's just fun seeing the awesome tracks and hardcore and high speed racing... IN HD!!

And maybe watch some YouTubers rage out of their mind... IN HD!!!!

kirbyu2092d ago

I'm more excited for the SSB4 screenshots than Miyamoto's game.

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