A Biography on Shigeru Miyamoto (Ben)

Shigeru Miyamoto is the creator of some of the best-selling video games of all time, e.g Super Mario and The Legend of Zelda. So how did he get here? Well…

In 1952, in Japan, Shigeru was born. As a child, he would explore the natural areas around his home. These expeditions inspired some of his later games.

After getting a degree in industrial design, he began a career in video games at Nintendo. He worked on Donkey Kong in 1981, which was a success. In 1985, Super Mario Bros. was released and has sold over 40 million copies.

Since 2000, Miyamoto has worked on games for multiple platforms, like the GameCube, DS, and Wii. And with the Switch out and Super Mario Odyssey released yesterday, his story isn’t over.



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