Mario and Zelda creator, Shigeru Miyamoto, admits to having a liking to those Angry Birds

Mario and Zelda creator, Shigeru Miyamoto, admits to having a liking to those Angry Birds
Oh those Angry Birds are at it again! Not only have they amassed such a huge following, but they’ve also been shaking up the entire video game industry as well. Seriously, it’s unbelievable how such a simplistic game like Angry Birds has been able to become the poster child of mobile gaming – going as far as taking away some luster from traditional mobile console titles.

Much like all of us, Super Mario Brothers and The Legend of Zelda creator, the one and only Shigeru Miyamoto, has actually expressed his love for the popular Angry Birds game. In fact, the video gaming pioneer was recently in Paris to promote the launch of the Nintendo 3DS. Of course, the Nintendo legend has been ho-hum in regards to talk surrounding smartphone game, but when he was asked about his favorite non-Nintendo game, he actually gave the surprising remark.

From the sound of it all, Miyamoto expressed his liking for Angry Birds – going on to say some positive stuff about the game and its creator Rovio. Specifically, he says that Rovio is “having fun developing the game” and “inspiring us to try even hard, and create even more unexpected new things.”

As we’ve clearly seen, smartphone gaming has challenged the way gaming is done on the go – thus, giving some of those traditional console games a good run for their money. Well, it’s nice to know that Miyamoto has admitted to liking the addictive gameplay of Angry Birds, but we’re curious to see how Nintendo will transform in the future to better adapt to the new competition and challenges facing them.

source: Edge via Engadget

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9 Comments

1. irvinkeith

Posts: 58; Member since: Jan 27, 2010

Give me Pokemon for iOS and Android and i'll be happy.

2. jeetster

Posts: 14; Member since: Dec 12, 2011

on android we already have all the emulators. just sayin.

3. irvinkeith

Posts: 58; Member since: Jan 27, 2010

yea i know, we have the emulators(jailbroken) as well but i want a true cross platform pokemon game that is integrated into the OS and can get updates. Nintendo is really missing out on a lot of money.

9. jeetster

Posts: 14; Member since: Dec 12, 2011

nintendo would lose tons of money. nintendo would no longer make money on the actual system + games. And the games would only cost like $5 tops. for systems it usually runs atleast 29.99. they'll see a much smaller profit margin.

4. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

Its not hard to see why he likes it. Its reminiscent of a nintendo game in many ways with the way its designed to be a game for all ages and also how its enjoyable by people that normally dont like its genre.

5. CivicSi89

Posts: 349; Member since: Jul 23, 2011

Well we all know what that means. Angry Birds will be characters in the new Super Smash Bros. LOL

6. eaxvac

Posts: 328; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

lmao LOOK at that red bird, it look just like her.

7. CivicSi89

Posts: 349; Member since: Jul 23, 2011

Thats Miyamoto. and he's a dude. lol

8. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

Miyamoto is a complete legend,Ocarina of time and Mario 64 are still epic even to this day. Id love to see him develop games for smartphone

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