Yes, Shigeru Miyamoto told Entertainment Weekly
that he could make Halo
, although he did go on to say, "It's that I choose not to." It's hard to imagine what a Miyamoto-designed Halo
would look like. Lots of bright colors, anthropomorphic flora and fauna, and guns that squirt pink goo come to mind. On second thought, maybe imagining that is a bad, bad idea.
Miyamoto drops this gem and some others in a recent interview
, including the fact that "If I could build a game that somehow made the young people respect their elders ..." He also wants to make a game that teaches freelancers to pay their taxes. Thankfully, before we can decide he's lost his marbles, he goes on to say "But I probably sound like an old man when I bring these things up."
Whew. We didn't want to have to say it for him. Still, there's a reason Shiggy was named one of Time's 100 most influential people
, and that the Wii is riding a wave of popularity ... he seems to know what fun is.