Miyamoto, Shigeru

Miyamoto, Shigeru

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Birthday: Nov 16, 1959
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Shigeru Miyamoto is a Japanese video game designer. He co-created the Mario, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda, F-Zero, Pikmin and Nintendogs franchises for Nintendo game consoles, and mostly works on games as a producer. He has also supervised many titles published by Nintendo on behalf of other developers, including Metroid Prime and Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games.

Miyamoto is a world-renowned game designer, and has been called the "father of modern video games" and "the Walt Disney of electronic gaming" Video games designed by him typically feature refined control-mechanics, intuitive gameplay, simple story lines, and imaginative worlds in which the players are encouraged to discover things by themselves.

Employed by Nintendo as an artist in 1977, he was given the task of working on one of their first coin-operated arcade games. The resulting title was Radar Scope, which was not as successful in the United States as Nintendo had hoped. Miyamoto later reused the game's hardware and modified it into Donkey Kong, which was a huge success as well as a turning point in video game history. The game's lead character, Mario (then called Jumpman), became an easily recognizable video game character and Nintendo's mascot. Miyamoto quickly became Nintendo's star producer, designing many franchises for the company, most of which are still active.

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batuhwan | Aug 12, 5:11 AM
GOAT


Diverse114 | Jan 19, 4:49 AM
is it the nintendo guy?!1


Lucifer_Remnant | Dec 30, 2021 1:51 PM
Miyamoto in all his sexiness


Stroszek | Nov 21, 2021 7:53 PM
SHIGGY


HeroVladimir93 | Nov 16, 2021 12:52 PM
Happy birthday, Shigeru! May your legend endure for years to come!


Kazu-chan-san | Aug 16, 2021 8:30 AM
Princess Peach needs more love.


Ihatemidwits | Jul 20, 2021 4:46 AM
@Haydenluvsanime is a hypocrit


TahasList | Jun 30, 2021 2:31 PM
carrying fr


acidshook | Jun 21, 2021 4:39 PM
Sheesh


Kanye-_-East | Jun 15, 2021 12:02 PM
Thank you for Knack 2


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