Miyamoto recieves Innovation Award by The Economist

Miyamoto and marioShigeru Miyamoto, the creator of Mario and Zelda and a major force behind the development of the Wii, has been honored with the Innovation Award for Consumer Goods by The Economist, a business publication, according to MCV.

The awards ceremony was held at the Science Museum in London. The selection committee was comprised of a panel of independent industry experts.

Tom Standage, The Economist business editor said, "No one is more identified with modern video games than Shigeru Miyamoto. His pioneering vision and creativity truly created a new category of entertainment."

Congratulations to you Mr. Miyamoto–it would have definitely been a less colorful gaming world without Zelda and Mario.

Thanks for all the fun.


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