In an exclusive interview with The Guardian, iconic video game designer Shigeru Miyamoto unequivocally declared that retirement is not on his horizon. The mastermind behind Nintendo’s most beloved franchises, including Mario and Zelda, dismissed any speculation about stepping back from his illustrious career.
Despite his unwavering commitment to his craft, Miyamoto did shed light on his contemplation of a five-year plan, emphasizing the need to secure the legacy of his creations.
More so than retiring, I’m thinking about the day I fall over,
He shared with a smile, highlighting the pragmatic consideration of the future.
Miyamoto expressed gratitude for the vibrant energy surrounding his creations and hinted at his proactive approach to succession planning. As fans continue to celebrate his contributions, Miyamoto remains a steadfast visionary, shaping the future of gaming for years to come.