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Shigeru Miyamoto "Nintendo games are not art but products"

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4 years ago#1
Here is the quote from the interview.
Shigeru Miyamoto "What we have created are not art but products. For us, the most important are the customers and not games themselves. I always tell staff to call Nintendo games products, not art."

Source (in Japanese)
http://gamez.itmedia.co.jp/games/articles/0910/27/news082_3.html
4 years ago#2
Video games aren't art.
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4 years ago#3
Well at least he's not full of himself.
4 years ago#4
kamikaze135 posted...
Video games aren't art.


Art is subjective. Therefore what qualifies as art is subjective.
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4 years ago#5
Aren't Japanese people really humble?
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4 years ago#6
you dont see me going into the videogame section at walmart being like "i'd like to buy some art please"
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4 years ago#7
Who says I'd like to buy some art please anywhere.
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4 years ago#8
Looks like someone's life has been a lie this whole time...

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4 years ago#9
Great_Pudding_3 posted...
Who says I'd like to buy some art please anywhere.


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4 years ago#10
Great_Pudding_3 posted...
Who says I'd like to buy some art please anywhere.


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