Shigeru Miyamoto vs Hideo Kojima

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Video Game Designer, Artist
Video Game Designer
Net worth 2018
Scientists
Industry
Miscellaneous
Sonobe
Residence
Setagaya
Japanese
Country
Japanese
16/11/1952
BirthDay
24/08/1963
Height
1.73 m
Kanazawa College of Art
Education
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2015

He alongside Genyo Takeda was inducted as an acting Representative Director of ‘Nintendo’ after its president Satoru Iwata died in July 2015

2006

He remained instrumental in developing Nintendo’s home video game console ‘Wii’ that released on November 19, 2006

2005

An IGN poll conducted in 2005 named ‘Super Mario Bros

1997

He became the first video game developer to be inducted in the ‘Hall of Fame’ of the ‘Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences' in 1997

1993

As his responsibilities in ‘Nintendo’ increased, Miyamoto started heading ‘Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development’He worked on the rail shooter video game ‘Star Fox’ (1993) that became the second three-dimensional video game developed by ‘Nintendo’

1986

On February 21, 1986, ‘Nintendo’ released ‘The Legend of Zelda’, yet another phenomenal creation of Miyamoto designed along with Takashi Tezuka

1985

It was released in 1985 in Japan and North America and after a couple years in Australia and Europe

1983

’ was published for the 8-bit home video game console, developed by ‘Nintendo’ in 1983 referred as ‘Nintendo Entertainment System’

1981

This marked development of ‘Donkey Kong’, an early instance of the platform game genre released by ‘Nintendo’ on April 22, 1981

1980

It also helped in reviving the crashed video game market of America in the 1980s

1979

The first game that he helped develop was the cabinet arcade game ‘Radar Scope’ published in December 1979 in Japan and in November 1980 worldwide

1977

Impressed by the toys created by Miyamoto, Yamauchi inducted him into the planning department of the company as an apprentice in 1977

1970

He started attending ‘Kanazawa Municipal College of Industrial Arts’ in 1970 and five years later he graduated obtaining a degree in industrial design

1952

Shigeru Miyamoto was born on November 16, 1952, in the rural town of Sonobe, located northwest of Kyoto in Japan, to Iijake Miyamoto and Hinako Aruha as their second child

2011

On April 1, 2011, Kojima was promoted to Vice President of ‘Konami Digital Entertainment’

2001

He repeated his success in 2001 with the release of the video game and anime franchise ‘Zone of Enders’

1998

In 1998, the release of his PlayStation title ‘Metal Gear Solid’ brought him to the attention of industry insiders and fans alike and he became a celebrity in the video game world

1987

Released in 1987, the first ‘Metal Gear’ game introduced its tough protagonist ‘Solid Snake’ to the world, and the title remains one of Kojima's most recognizable and successful franchises

1986

Beginning with the release of the first iteration in 1986, the ‘Metal Gear’ franchise is Kojima's biggest and most recognizable contributions to the gaming world