He appeared as himself in Nintendo Road Trip where he is the leader of the Nintendo Gang and starter. In the final battle, he uses a gun with no bullets. He also uses a Wii Remote on the Ninja on train scene and also once in the Final Battle.
First person inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences' Hall of Fame (1998)
Made a knight in French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (2006)
Selected to be in Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People of the Year in 2007 and topped it in 2008 with over 1.5 million votes
Received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2007 Game Development Conference awards
Received The Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award in 2008 from the Japanese government
Placed first in "Top Ten Game Creators" from Gamespot and the "Top 100 Game Creators of All Time" from IGN
Inductee to the BAFTA (2010)
First interactive creator to receive Prince of Asturias award, particularly in Communication and Humanities (2012)
In the game Daikatana, the main character's name (Hiro Miyamoto) is a reference to Shigeru Miyamoto
In Pokémon Red and Blue, one of the rival's default names is Shigeru as a reference to him being the mentor of Satoshi Tajiri, the series creator. That is also the name of Gary Oak in the Japanese anime.
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