Even after five years, Niantic’s augmented reality game Pokémon GO it’s as popular as ever. It’s not just the trainers who are always obsessed with the game.
During Nintendo’s 81st Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, the company’s leaders were asked what their favorite games were to lighten the mood, and in recent times, it seems that Mario’s creator, Shigeru Miyamoto, be always in the joy of Pokémon GO.
The main reason is his whole family and the neighborhood can participate. Here is his complete answer, courtesy of the official English translation:
“I basically tend to play the games that I created for myself, so I wasn’t influenced much by the games of other companies. That said, the first game that influenced me when I started the game development job was Pac-Man, and from a design perspective, I think Tetris is wonderful.I am currently cheating on Pokémon GO.This game, which I play with my wife, is a dream come true playing a game with my whole family.I have been I’ve been enjoying Pokémon GO with my wife and friends in the neighborhood for two years now. The average person who plays Pokémon GO in Japan is probably about 60 years old. “
President Shuntaro Furukawa reflected on his high school years and how much he loved Super Mario Bros. on the Famicom (NES). Nowadays, he spends time with many games from Nintendo and other companies.
Shinya Takahashi and Satoru Shibata also referred to the Famicom years with Yuyuki – a lesser known adventure game, and Shin Onigashima, while director and senior executive Ko Shiota said he had enjoyed it Mario Kart Live: Circuit Home with his children.
Are you still investing in Pokémon GO like Miyamoto is after all this time? Or do you prefer to play more traditional games? Leave a comment below.