Shigeru Miyamoto receives Prince Of Asturias award.
Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of innumerous Nintendo franchises and one of the (if not the) greatest videogame creator of all time received yet another career recognition award, this time the prestigious Prince Of Asturias award in the "Communications and Humanities" category.
The award was established in 1981 and quickly became more than a Spanish thing, with many people and organizations from around the world receiving it for their efforts and contributions in different parts of society. Like the Nobel Prize, there are many categories in it, like Arts, International Cooperation, Literature and Sports. Miyamoto was awarded in the "Communications and Humanities" category, which in the past has honoured the Royal Academy, the web search engine Google, the National Geographic Society, CNN, former Czech Republic president Václav Havel, Italian writer and philosopher Umberto Eco and many others.
You can, of course, consult the list of people awarded with the Prince Of Asturias award here.
So, what do the g1s think of Miyamoto's presence in the such a "elite" group of people and organizations?
There's something you neve think about, Japan and the River Dance.
I thought it said Artorias like in Dark Souls XD. Either way congrats to Miyamoto!
Good for him, he's always wanted to create fun worlds for people and he's definitely done that. I'm glad his work is recognised outside of just the 'gaming media'.
i think he is very unconfortable with hand shaking
when will he receive the Nobel-prize?
He already has
im just waiting until the day he receives god status
Shigeru Miyamoto is just so likable, every time i see him i can't help but smile, and very few things can do that.
Congrats Shiggy! This man really deserves the award. ^_^
some of the guys that got these awards...ricardo muti, paco de lucia, bob dylan, jaoquin rodrigo, national geographic. if miyamoto, someone in the video game world got it, thats saying A LOT. i wonder why he got an award in communications and humanities though? i would've thouught art personally. being a music performance major i consider video games to be an art form. I also think this little event could use some more attention
Not familiar with the Prince of Asturias award, but if there are awards out there for Mr. Miyamoto to receive I'd say he deserves it ^^
Me too. If I wasn't short on cash I would probably make the trip to see, at least, the conference he gave the day before receiving the award. And ask him to autograph my copy of SMG. Like a fan! :P
I think it's just plain awesome, I just wish I could be there during one of these events when he receives these awards.