God?

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#1  Edited By timeshero

Do you believe Shigeru Miyamoto is god?  I do.

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#2  Edited By Kevin

I'm surprised your username is not red for nintendo fan.

I can appreciate what he's done for gaming, but a God? No, sir.

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#3  Edited By Relys

He's the closest to a God as far as video games go.

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#4  Edited By timeshero
Kevin said:
"I'm surprised your username is not red for nintendo fan.

I can appreciate what he's done for gaming, but a God? No, sir.
"
I hate fanboys to be honest.  I just honor and respect him SEVERELY.  Gaming would not be where it is today without him.
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#5  Edited By Termite

Well I guess out of all the game developers, he is the one who is closest to being a god

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#6  Edited By SpecTackle

Sam Harris is the closest being to a god that you'll ever find.. and actually be able to prove exists! :D

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#7  Edited By Dolphin_Butter

He was godlike up until that Wii Music demo.

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#8  Edited By xplodedd
Sleepy_Insomniac said:
"He was godlike up until that Wii Music demo."
yes, thank you.
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#9  Edited By afroman67

simple answer = yes

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#10  Edited By Soap
TimesHero said:
"Do you believe Shigeru Miyamoto is god?  I do.
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Nahhh I think god had more than 3 different ideas that he rinsed and repeated.
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#11  Edited By RVonE

He's good but not god.

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#12  Edited By JordanNE

Some of his games are just... awe-inspiring. Super Mario Galaxy was my favourite game of the last 5 years. Easily... And I play a hell of alot of games.

But yes, Wii Music. Urghhhhhh.

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#13  Edited By ChubbyChimp91
TimesHero said:
"Do you believe Shigeru Miyamoto is god?  I do.
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Jesus is God, not Miyamoto. 
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#14  Edited By Frederik

Yes... That is all

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#15  Edited By Player1

I feel like a nub, but before  2 minutes ago I didnt realize he made the zelda games too. He's a genius thats for sure. 

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#16  Edited By psr388
ChubbyChimp91 said:
"TimesHero said:
"Do you believe Shigeru Miyamoto is god?  I do.
"
Jesus is God, not Miyamoto. "
pwn3d by christianity
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#17  Edited By Hell_D3mon
xplodedd said:
"Sleepy_Insomniac said:
"He was godlike up until that Wii Music demo."
yes, thank you.
"
He was godlike until he made the 10th mario game...
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#18  Edited By thordain

A genius, but not a god

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#19  Edited By CallMeRotten

I give him respect and thanks for planting the seeds for some of the classics but a God? eh..no. The man is inches away from becoming the George Lucas of the Video Game industry. Yes, I said it.

I think way too many people give him credit. I get the impression that for a number of years he's just a name, a friendly figure that fans embrace but as an actual developer? I think there's a lot more unsung heroes on the team who are the real brains behind the scenes. Miyamoto is a producer at best, a executive who might chime in from time to time, but he's not the creator or designer of the majority of the games he gets praise for. Old school classics a side, have a look for yourself. It's not like he denies it either.

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#20  Edited By Dan
Soap said:
Nahhh I think god had more than 3 different ideas that he rinsed and repeated.

What? I'm not trying to claim the man is God, let's keep things in perspective here. But dude, educateyourself. I suppose you're talking about the fact that two or three of his more successful franchises have had multiple iterations? I can think of more than 3 ideas and innovations that Miyamoto is responsible for in just the Super Mario series alone. Some of them completely shaped the industry as we see it today. Even these days in his 50s he's still creating original new games like nintendogs and wii music, and he was a driving force behind the concept of the Wii.
The man has invented and defined entire genres, and continues to do so. Few people have had as many innovations and remained relevant for as long in their field throughout their careers as Miyamoto has.

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