TIL Shigeru Miyamoto creator of such Nintendo games as Mario Donkey Kong and Zelda has a hobby of guessing the measurements of objects then checking to see if he was correct. He enjoys the hobby so much he carries a tape measure with him everywhere.
Miyamoto discusses next Nintendo console, amiibo cards, Mario movie
StarFox characters were initially going to be human animal designs based off real-life dev team members Coming from the SNES Classic Edition Developer Interview: Vol 1 featuring Shigeru Miyamoto Takaya Imamura and Tsuyoshi Watanabe. Imamura: I originally considered making the characters human but Miyamoto overturned that and suggested making them animals. We made the main character a fox because of its association with the Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine near the head office and then for the…
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