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Legendary industry figure Shigeru Miyamoto recently spoke with Popular Mechanics regarding everything from his favorite Nintendo character to the future of gaming. Within the interview, the father of Mario mentioned a few interesting details regarding Nintendo’s next console.When asked whether Nintendo would continue to use motion-control with consoles following up the Wii, Miyamoto responded that the current system found a sweet spot with a broad audience and an affordable price-tag.“And while we don't have any concrete plans for what we'll be doing with hardware in the future,” Miyamoto continued, “what I can say is that, my guess is that because we found this interface to be so interesting, I think it would be likely that we would try to make that same functionality perhaps more compact and perhaps even more cost-efficient.”Is this simply the long awaited Wii HD that Miyamoto is talking about, or is he mentioning an entirely new console? Regardless, does a down-scaled, affordable system sound like what you want from Nintendo?Also, Miyamoto’s favorite character is Mario, followed closely by the Goomba.
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@all you peeps talkin crap on Miyamoto...how dare you this man single handedly revived the console market in america who knows where we would b without his amazing talent.YOU HAVE ALL FORGOTTEN THE FACE OF YOUR FATHERS.And as far as him choosing a goomba .....he CREATED THESE CHARACTERS I think he should b able to pick his fav without the critics.Have fun missing out on the great games he makes
Oh Nintendo, why must you be like this.
Why the Goomba? And, will it be cheaper than the $200 price tag or the $250 one?
At least he's got some badass eyebrows.
More cost-efficient is a good ting because it will allow me to buy it and then an Xbox to satisfy all my hardcore gaming needs.
i think it is a whole new console he is talking about
Is that what I want from Nintendo?
Come on Miyamoto, at some point you're going to have to bring your company into the next generation of graphics and sound capability.
Oh, also I would like to see a bigger emphasis on not-shovelware.
Lets see how it turns out.
It was called the Wii-U, and it's a joke.