Shigeru Miyamoto on retirement and games

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    Shigeru Miyamoto is already a living legend among game developers. At 57, he's accomplished more than most industry veterans out there, and he certainly has quite a collection of major awards and recognitions under his belt and on his trophy shelf. At that age, he already sees the last years of his illustrious career, but even then, Nintendo's top game mastermind has no intention on giving up on what he does best.

    As far as the prospect of retiring their golden gun, Nintendo might not want to do that anytime soon, especially when the industry three-way is heating up in the war of motion control. I'm still waiting for the best that is yet to come from the great game producer, and I'm definitely looking forward to seeing the aces he still has up his sleeve.

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  2. Law

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    what

    Why wouldn't they want to work with him?


    p.s. does anybody else see shiggy retiring and then going on to make awesome indie games?
     
  3. Cermage

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    self concious about getting old.

    i know about 40 people who got into games design because of zelda and mario. i guess shiggy doesnt realise how much of an influence he has on younger people.
     
  4. Rydian

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    I hope they don't involve adult diapers.
     
  5. Raika

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    I hope he doesn't retire soon. He's a LEGEND, the games that he made literally changed the gaming world.
     
  6. Rayder

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    It seems like he wants to create games until he keels over from old age instead of retire. His concern is that Nintendo will probably force him to retire at some point.

    Dude ain't leaving Ninty anytime soon.
     
  7. Raika

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    I wonder what would happen to Nintendo if Miyamoto retires. [​IMG]
     
  8. zuron7

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    If Shigeru leaves Nintendo all we'll be left with is shovel ware.
    He is the god of nintendo.
     
  9. Ralek

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    Indeed.
     
  10. Hop2089

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    Miyamoto has a good 20-30 years ahead of him, he should not retire, he is Nintendo and what keeps the franchise nice and memorable. Stop thinking of retirement and old age, it's unhealthy, stay young in the heart that increases both your lifespan and quality of life. Also, keep making good games and systems.
     
  11. Overlord Nadrian

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    Nothing really. Games won't start becoming worse, of that's what you think.
     
  12. omgpwn666

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    Wow, I never really thought of what would happen if he retired. [​IMG] He does have a lot to do with the games Nintendo makes, so something would probably change slightly.
     
  13. r3dfaction

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    Hopefully nothing drastic, but I'm sure he has an imagination team that thinks similar concepts in what would make a great nintendo game.
     
  14. Assassination

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    Nintendo wont change trust me [​IMG]
     
  15. DeMoN

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    I don't think Miyamoto does coding or anything, he just comes up with the ideas. He can do that even if he's technically "retired" I guess.
    So yeah, Nintendo won't change.
     
  16. Forstride

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    Even if he doesn't retire, he'll still die eventually...When he does, gaming as we know it will go down the drain. Of course, Nintendo isn't the only good video game development company...I don't even have a Nintendo system in my possession currently (Except an N64 with no cables, controllers, or games), but Nintendo is still my favorite company, mainly because I've been playing their games for the longest time out of any I've played.
     
  17. ufotrash

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    Mmm it'll be tragic and a great loss to the video game industry for sure, but I don't know if things will necessarily go down the drain. There are others who've been working with him for just as long as he's been in the game, I'm sure some of his ideals and all that have rubbed off on someone there and whoever that is will want to carry on and upkeep the legend Nintendo, right? I'm trying to be positive here maayyybee...I mean, let's just hope it doesn't become a Disney situation... [​IMG].
     
  18. Uncle FEFL

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    A good 20-30 years? He's not gonna keep making games until he's eighty-seven. Or even seventy-seven for that matter. That's too long for someone who doesn't need to do that anymore. I see him retiring in ten years at the most.