Shigeru Miyamoto "Nintendo games are not art but products"

#41Newbie00Posted 11/26/2012 2:14:41 PM
More irrelevancy spewed from the mouth of Miyamoto.

What this nonsensical and seemingly insane turd says no longer holds any sway or weight in the gaming industry.
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#42The_DjokerPosted 11/26/2012 2:14:49 PM
Miyamoto is clueless and has been for years confirmed.

The guy has made what? 1 good game in about the last 10 years.
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#43The_DjokerPosted 11/26/2012 2:14:57 PM
Miyamoto is clueless and has been for years confirmed.

The guy has made what? 1 good game in about the last 10 years.
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#44Sol_ClydePosted 11/26/2012 2:15:25 PM
Miyamoto just disappointed me with that statement.

He's really not the same as he was 15 years ago.
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#45arvilinoPosted 11/26/2012 2:21:40 PM
Does he elaborate further on this because it seems a bit vague. Though I picture it could be in the sense that when it comes to the video games the consumer is put first because it's an interactive experience for the player not just some non-interactive set-piece that a designer is just showing off.
#46_FalstaffPosted 11/26/2012 2:24:47 PM
Biggs Yamato posted...
Great_Pudding_3 posted...
Who says I'd like to buy some art please anywhere.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQVnRKIpzAU

Lol. I love Zoidberg.
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#47mini_blightPosted 11/26/2012 2:34:05 PM
MuZemike posted...
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


It's important to stay grounded. It's fun to picture a videogame as a work of art. But it's still entertainment. That's all it is and all it needs to be. It's okay for there to be haters who think it's weird. Not everyone has to like everything. You don't need approval to like what you like, so long as you aren't hurting yourself or others. I still get the occasional "what?" when some people find out I still play or that I play videogames.

It's depressing to see videogames stuck in a rut. The tech is evolving, but the content remains the same. If you're a kid now, you won't notice. But if you keep playing well into your adult life, you will begin to understand.
#48Squished_MarioPosted 11/26/2012 2:36:34 PM
Miyamoto is the same guy who hated Donkey Kong Country, an obviously superior game to a lot of the stuff he made.
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#49InterfusorPosted 11/26/2012 2:47:03 PM
If the source is in Japanese you could be fooling us.

Maybe what he actually says is that he likes to wrap himself in bacon, bathe in butter and roll down boulders on small dogs.
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#50YamagishiDPosted 11/26/2012 2:54:47 PM
emagdnE posted...

Aren't Japanese people really humble?

the exact opposite

they have quite the superiority complex, especially in regards to non-japanese


From my time with family and such in Japan, they are rather critical of themselves. They will find just as many things to bash about themselves as feel proud of. But yea, they do have a bit of a superiority complex in regards to other countries and cultures at times.