Shigeru Miyamoto has made some pretty incredible video game experiences, many of which will go down as the best video games of all time. But that doesn’t mean he hasn’t been disappointed with the reaction to some of his games. In a recent interview, I asked the Mario creator if there were any titles which didn’t quite have the public support that he would’ve expected at their release:
“I tend to forget those games [laughs]. I’m a big fan of the ’Star Fox’ games. Every time we make a ’Star Fox’ game I’m hoping people will enjoy it as much as I do. Of course the goal every time is to try and make it more and more fun but, at least in Japan, the people that purchase the ’Star Fox’ games has decreased over the years. But we still try to make them more fun and hopefully people will see the appeal in those games.”
So, in case you’re wondering if Nintendo will ever return to the true 3rd person flight sim roots of “Star Fox,” just keep in mind that there’s someone very high up in the ranks that wants nothing more than to see folks do a barrel roll.