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Shigeru Miyamoto Expresses Confidence in the Younger Generation of Nintendo

Prime Benefit Spotlight: Free games and in-game content Got a news tip? Is there something you think we should be reporting on? Email news@usgamer.net. Generational shifts might sometimes be cause for concern for long-standing companies like Nintendo. Fresh new leaders will need to take the reins at some point, but what keeps that original Nintendo spirit alive? For longtime Nintendo designer Shigeru Miyamoto, he’s not worried about losing what makes Nintendo, Nintendo in the new generation. Speaking to the New Yorker in a lengthy interview, Miyamoto discussed many aspects of…

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Shigeru Miyamoto is First Game Developer Recognized as Person of Cultural Merit in Japan

The legendary Shigeru Miyamoto, beloved video game creator and Nintendo Creative Fellow, has been awarded (via Sankei News) the highest honor a person in the creative field can get in Japan. Miyamoto is being named a “Person of Cultural Merit” in his home nation, an award gifted to people from the Japanese government. As the name implies, the award is the highest honor someone can receive working in a creative field. The ceremony will go off in Tokyo on November 5th. It’s worth pointing out that Miyamoto is the first…

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