Shigeru Miyamoto vs Walt Disney

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Video Game Designer, Artist
Net worth 2018
$5 Billion
Scientists
Industry
Voice Actors
Sonobe
Residence
Chicago
Japanese
Country
United States
16/11/1952
BirthDay
05/12/1901
Died On
December 15, 1966
Kanazawa College of Art
Education
Benton Grammar School, Kansas City Art Institute, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
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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

1955

After five years of immense planning, projecting, fund raising and execution, the grand opening of Disneyland Theme Park took place on July 17, 1955

1950

The first to release was ‘Cinderella’ in 1950, which was followed by ‘Alice in Wonderland’, ‘Peter Pan’, ‘Treasure Island’, ‘Lady in the Tramp’, ‘Sleeping Beauty’ and ‘101 Dalmatians’

1939

Simultaneously, the short staff continued to work on the characters of Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, and Pluto cartoon seriesIn 1939, he opened the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank

1938

The film was a blockbuster at the box office and went on to become the most successful film of 1938

1935

In 1935, he created history by launching ‘Flowers and Trees’, then one of the most popular cartoon shorts, in color

1934

After a successful training schedule, his high-profile leap of a feature film titled, ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’, went into production in 1934

1933

In 1933, he created his most memorable cartoon short, ‘The Three Little Pigs’

1929

In 1929, he released a series of musical shorts, titled ‘Silly Symphonies’, which featured Mickey’s friends, Donald Duck, Goofy, Pluto and Mickey’s girlfriend Minnie Mouse

1928

The dream-run for Disney ended in 1928 when he realized that Universal Pictures had bought the trademark for Oswald and that most of his creative designers, except Iwerk, had forsaken him for the Universal Pictures

1925

In 1925, he recruited ink-and-paint artist Lillian Bound, little knowing then that the two would become lifelong partners

1923

However, financial debt caused the closure of the studio in 1923

1920

In 1920, he found employment with Kansas City Film Ad Company

1919

Moving back to Kansas City in 1919, started working at the Pesmen-Rubin Art Studio, as ad-writer

1917

Moving to Chicago in 1917, he enrolled himself at the McKinley High School

1911

The family moved to Kansas City in 1911 where he received his early education

20

Most of the cartoon characters that we reckon today, Micky Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, and so on are the brain-child of this international icon, who became a major figure in the American animation industry in 20th century