"I don't want to criticize any other designers, but I have to say that many of the people involved in this industry - directors and producers - are trying to make their games more like movies. They are longing to make movies rather than making videogames."
"Film spectators are quiet vampires."Shigeru Miyamoto on Jim Morrison
"Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic."Shigeru Miyamoto on Johnny Depp
"You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies - all of life's riddles are answered in the movies."Shigeru Miyamoto on Steve Martin
"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country."Shigeru Miyamoto on Clint Eastwood
"Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood."Shigeru Miyamoto on Walt Disney
"I think I can make an entirely new game experience, and if I can't do it, some other game designer will."
"I don't think as a creator that I could create an experience that truly feels interactive if you don't have something to hold in your hand, if you don't have something like force feedback that you can feel from the controller."
"Games have grown and developed from this limited in-the-box experience to something that's everywhere now. Interactive content is all around us, networked, ready. This is something I've been hoping for throughout my career."
"Japanese people have a funny habit of abbreviating names."
"Japan actually is an aging population, and so as the population has aged, they have had a lot more problems with health."