Nintendo, in conjunction with Dark Horse Comics, has announced The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, a 274-page hardcover book that features tons of Zelda artwork and a complete history of the series, for North American audiences. January 29th, 2013 is the set release date stateside, as it was a timed exclusive for Japanese audiences at the end of 2011. Oh, and it was supposed to be $34.99 at its time [...]
At today’s Nintendo conference Miyamoto debuted the all new Pikmin 3 for the Wii U. Utilizing the Gamepad it will have an all new style of gameplay, allowing deeper strategy by using the touch screen. The game can be played by using only the Gamepad, without the aid of the TV. You can place your Pikmin via touch, quickly flick around the map on the Gamepad screen, and then watch [...]
Shigeru Miyamoto, god among men and creator of such classics as Mario and Pikmin, has announced that the Wii U will be seeing Mario and Pikmin games. Confirmed in multiple interviews, Miyamoto has stated that Pikmin 3 will be at this year’s E3. He also announced that there would be a new Mario on Wii U, which may or may not be the rumored Mario 4. Nintendo’s E3 is shaping [...]
Shigeru Miyamoto, the man who created some of the world’s most memorable franchises like Super Mario Bros, The Legend of Zelda, Donkey Kong, Pikmin, and more, has recently announced that he will be stepping down from his current position at Nintendo and will be focusing his efforts on personal projects. In an interview with Wired, Miyamoto announced that while he is not leaving Nintendo entirely, he is retiring from his producer [...]
Nintendo’s press conference started off strong with a Legend of Zelda retrospective, with a live orchestra and choir accompanying footage from past Zelda console games. The intro montage finally capped up with previously unseen footage from Skyward Sword and the Zelda 25th Anniversary logo. Shigeru Miyamoto took the stage to discuss the 25th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda series.
How do you do it, Nintendo? How do you manage to make hit after hit after hit with the same basic concept over and over again? Now you’re even selling us an updated version of a 13-year-old game! And we’re still going to buy it, even though we’ve played it to death a million times already! Some of the first in-game footage from the upcoming Ocarina of Time 3D for [...]
Rumours have been flying about all over the internet the past couple of weeks about a new Nintendo console (Project Café) being unveiled at E3 this year. Yesterday, some grainy photographs were leaked online showcasing the new systems controllers, which looked like a cross between a SNES, GameCube and Xbox controller, as well as a sketch of the console itself. During Nintendo‘s ongoing London event Shigeru Miyamoto all but confirmed [...]