October 27, 2008 at 11:59 AM
From a nice CNET Q&A with Nintendo visionary Shigeru Miyamoto:
I often meet game developers who tell me that when they were kids, they played Mario Bros., and that’s what got them into video gaming, that’s what made them become a video game designer. So for me personally, the greatest possible joy would be maybe 20 years down the road meeting somebody who is a successful and professional musician, and have them come to me and say they first decided to get into music after playing Wii Music.
Here’s a video of the interview: