Icons of Gaming: Shigeru Miyamoto

Miyamoto was born in Sonobe, Kyoto in Japan
It would be after witnessing the success of the 1978 arcade phenomenon Miyamoto would begin considering a career in videogames
A Radar Scope arcade cabinet next to the Donkey Kong cabinet they would be later repurposed into
Mario and Luigi would make their first appearance together in the arcade game, Mario Bros. released in 1983
The Japanese box art for 1985’s Super Mario Bros.
Just like Mario, The Legend of Zelda too would go on to become one of Nintendo’s largest franchises
Super Mario 64, Miyamoto’s last as director

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