Random: Miyamoto Had Some Sage Advice On Game Industry Success In 1989

Still relevant today.

Shigeru Miyamoto is probably the most recognisable name in the game industry today. He’s essentially the “father” of Mario, Zelda, Donkey Kong, and Pikmin — the latter of which he thoroughly enjoyed representing in last week’s Nintendo Direct. But even back in the NES days, Miyamoto was full of sage advice, as revealed in a 1989 BEEP magazine interview translated by Shmuplations and shared by Dave Rupert.

1989 is the year that Super Mario Land, DuckTales, the original Mother, and Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse were first released (among many other things!), so it was a pretty strong year for Nintendo. And, reflecting on his own success back then, Miyamoto had a simple answer to BEEP’s question “What’s the secret to success in the game industry?”:

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