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Captain Toad's base diorama concept initially starred Link

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is an upcoming expansion of a minigame concept that debuted in Super Mario 3D Land, but the play style's conception involved a different, Toad-less kingdom of the Nintendo universe. According to a report from Game Informer, Treasure Tracker director Shinya Hiratak...

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Nintendo discusses cheaper Amiibo figures, trading cards

Future iterations of Nintendo's Amiibo figure line will include cards, the company revealed during last week's investor Q&A. Nintendo President Satoru Iwata and longtime designer and producer Shigeru Miyamoto discussed the company's near-field communications initiatives, Miyamoto stressing that...

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Pikmin shorts to debut at Tokyo International Film Festival

Variety reports that Pikmin Short Movies, a collection of animated shorts produced by Pikmin series creator Shigeru Miyamoto, will debut at the Tokyo International Film Festival. Sometime during the festival's run from October 25 - 31, Miyamoto will hold a presentation with Dwango head Nobuo Kawak...

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Miyamoto stopped Hyrule Warriors from being more Zelda than Dynasty Warriors

Crossovers must be tricky to develop – which fanbase do you cater specific mechanics to, and how much of each series' flavor do you implement while still making a coherent experience that can stand without its fanfare? Early talks concerning Hyrule Warriors certainly covered these questions,...

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Splatoon could have been a Mario game

When we got our hands on Nintendo's new IP, Splatoon, during E3 this year, we compared its charm to Super Mario 3D World or Mario Kart 8 – and according to Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto, that was more on the nose than even we knew. Splatoon was nearly a Mario game, Miyamoto told Edge (via MC...

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Splatoon to offer two-squid local multiplayer

Nintendo's colorful third-cephalo-person shooter Splatoon will include a local multiplayer mode for two players, the developer recently clarified. The game's producer, Hisashi Nogami explained to GameRant at E3 that Splatoon will include both a single-player mode and also a "one-on-one multiplayer ...

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Miyamoto on Wii U: Dual GamePads possible, not likely soon

Nintendo game designer and producer Shigeru Miyamoto discussed the possibility of allowing players to use a second GamePad controller for Wii U games in a recent interview with IGN, reinforcing the platform's previously announced two-GamePad capabilities. He notes, however, that the added functiona...

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Project Giant Robot: A rock 'em, sock 'em Wii U experiment from Miyamoto

One of three Wii U experiments Shigeru Miyamoto debuted at an intimate pre-E3 event, Project Giant Robot has the simplistic, goofy appeal of Nintendo's earliest games. Customize a big, brawling automaton, from its head to its toes, then try to knock down another bot in a crowded city block. Insp...

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Splatoon is an ink-filled shooter from Miyamoto's junior team

Nintendo has announced Splatoon, an 8-player third-person shooter with weaponized ink is coming to Wii U. The title is in development by the young developers at EAD, working directly under Shigeru Miyamoto. As players compete in 4-on-4 battles, the environment is coated in colorful ink. ...

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The Year of Luigi officially ends March 18

Luigi's time in the spotlight will conclude on March 18, when The Year of Luigi officially comes to a close. The clock's ticking on your "in this, The Year of Luigi" jokes! The Year of Luigi is Nintendo's marketing campaign celebrating the 30th anniversary of Mario's slender and squeamish brothe...

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