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Nintendo's Miyamoto Spotted Checking Out Microsoft Booth - Pictures Added


#1 CheapyD   Head Cheap Ass Administrators   17102 Posts   Joined 12.3 Years Ago  

Posted 13 May 2006 - 02:32 AM

Pictures taken Friday afternoon.

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Too Human
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Viva Pinata
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Totem Balls
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Sonic the Hedgehog
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Edit: Disregard the below text, pictures have been found and my reputation is saved.

Remember when I forgot to turn on the microphone during an impromptu interview with Reggie Fils-Aime?
Well, now I shall be known as the guy who forgot to save the pictures on his fancy Japanese phone camera.

I "had" pictures of Miyamoto-san checking out Too Human, Sonic, Viva Pinata, and Totem Balls at the Microsoft Booth on Friday afternoon.


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Posted 13 May 2006 - 02:35 AM

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Posted 13 May 2006 - 02:36 AM

that does it, next year send Wombat
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#4 Dr Mario Kart   SD/2D Defense Force CAGiversary!   10945 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 13 May 2006 - 02:38 AM

He shoulda grabbed a few of those walking wind-up bobombs from THE MOVIE and let them loose all over the convention.

#5 Vinny   Bang, bang... pew... CAGiversary!   20091 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

Posted 13 May 2006 - 02:51 AM

Oh Cheapy... what are we going to do about your forgetful ways.

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#6 Abalistar   Gummy Unicorn CAGiversary!   516 Posts   Joined 11.2 Years Ago  

Posted 13 May 2006 - 05:50 PM

that does it, next year send Wombat

Pfft. Screw Wombat! Next year, send me! :lol:

#7 Gregalor   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   5168 Posts   Joined 10.2 Years Ago  

Posted 13 May 2006 - 06:00 PM

No, it's just that the aura of Miyamoto is SO bright, he cannot be photographed through normal means.

#8 rapsodist   My Heart Is a 16-Bit Chip CAGiversary!   3112 Posts   Joined 11.8 Years Ago  

Posted 13 May 2006 - 10:14 PM

Aw, I would have loved to see those photos...

I actually got the chance to meet Miyamoto yesterday, and he signed my cartridges for Link to the Past, Ocarina of Time, and Super Mario World! What's funny to me is that the man's a legend but he genuinely seems perplexed by all the attention and affection people shower on him. Still, he's very friendly about greeting people and giving autographs. I had to make sure to keep my games hidden deep in my bag afterwards -- lots of grubby fanboy hands trying to take them!

#9 vietgurl   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2009 Posts   Joined 10.5 Years Ago  

Posted 13 May 2006 - 11:17 PM

Aw, I would have loved to see those photos...

I actually got the chance to meet Miyamoto yesterday, and he signed my cartridges for Link to the Past, Ocarina of Time, and Super Mario World! What's funny to me is that the man's a legend but he genuinely seems perplexed by all the attention and affection people shower on him. Still, he's very friendly about greeting people and giving autographs. I had to make sure to keep my games hidden deep in my bag afterwards -- lots of grubby fanboy hands trying to take them!


That just makes me respect him even more.
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Posted 15 May 2006 - 02:32 PM

I think this clearly proves that Microsoft has hired Miyamoto away from Nintendo. READ IT AND WEEP, NINTENDO FANS!
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Posted 15 May 2006 - 02:38 PM

nintedsoft?
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Posted 16 May 2006 - 12:10 PM

A budding video game journalist.

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#13 CheapyD   Head Cheap Ass Administrators   17102 Posts   Joined 12.3 Years Ago  

Posted 16 May 2006 - 01:33 PM

Heh, found the pictures and added them to the OP...enjoy!

#14 Robobandit   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   553 Posts   Joined 10.4 Years Ago  

Posted 16 May 2006 - 01:37 PM

He just kinda.. blends in o.O

If you weren't looking for him, he'd go completely unnoticed.
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Posted 16 May 2006 - 01:56 PM

Of course. If anyone had made me guess which games he'd be looking at, Too Human, Viva Pinata, and Sonic all make perfect sense, since he's worked closely with those developers in the past. So he's basically checking up to see how his friends are doing .... how cute.

Go Shiggy!

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Posted 16 May 2006 - 08:26 PM

I think it is pretty cool though, I mean you dont see it every day. It is alot like, this is the weirdest console war ever.

Sony vs. Microsoft... and Nintendo is in the middle with both manufactures recommending to buy Nintendo. So what happens when every Xbox 360 and PS3 owner owns a Wii?

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Posted 17 May 2006 - 12:53 AM

That's rad. But...what's with the headsets?

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Posted 17 May 2006 - 12:55 AM

So what happens when every Xbox 360 and PS3 owner owns a Wii?

Profit!

#19 SpazX   13 Billion Years in the Making CAGiversary!   8301 Posts   Joined 10.0 Years Ago  

Posted 17 May 2006 - 12:57 AM

That's rad. But...what's with the headsets?


I'd imagine they're for japanese translations.

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#20 CheapyD   Head Cheap Ass Administrators   17102 Posts   Joined 12.3 Years Ago  

Posted 17 May 2006 - 12:57 AM

That's rad. But...what's with the headsets?

Miyamoto and his posse have a translator.

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Posted 17 May 2006 - 01:35 AM

I wonder if MS treated him nice or if he had to go through all the lines and crap like everyone else...:-k

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#22 weevles   No. CAGiversary!   17506 Posts   Joined 10.2 Years Ago  

Posted 17 May 2006 - 01:38 AM

Cool. I like how Shigs can just roll into the competition's booth with his entourage and check things out. I think Cheapy's pics were pilfered by Engadget and other sites already.

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Posted 17 May 2006 - 02:47 AM

I wonder if MS treated him nice or if he had to go through all the lines and crap like everyone else...:-k

Do you think any gamer or game developer would make Shiggy wait in line?
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Posted 17 May 2006 - 04:02 AM

There's the man! <3 Miyamoto.

#25 Nicko   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   100 Posts   Joined 11.9 Years Ago  

Posted 17 May 2006 - 02:27 PM

Miyamoto and his posse have a translator.


Thats not just any translator, thats Bill Trinnen, head of the localization department. Thanks to him, a lot of the japanese humor is carried over to the states.

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Posted 23 May 2006 - 11:52 PM

Cool. I wonder what the Microsoft booth attendents were thinking. So those other guys were with him as well?

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#27 Puffa469   is too Pro Shops CAGiversary!   6105 Posts   Joined 10.2 Years Ago  

Posted 24 May 2006 - 01:01 PM

Shigeru Miyamoto checking out a Sega game at Microsofts booth...

/checks butt for winged monkeys...

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