Watch the creator of Mario totally geek out at the Jim Henson Studios



Who had a bigger influence on your childhood: Nintendo, or Jim Henson’s puppet creations?

It may warm your heart to learn that the companies are equally big fans of each other, as evidenced by a video that shows famed Nintendo game creator Shigeru Miyamoto’s visit to Jim Henson Studios. Nintendo commissioned puppets from Henson for its streaming E3 presentation, and Miyamoto and team visited the studio to see the finished products in person.

Nintendo created puppet versions of Miyamoto, Nintendo CEO Saturo Iwata and Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Amie, along with three Star Fox characters: Fox McCloud, Falco and Peppy. All the puppets appeared in several segments of its E3 Nintendo Direct press conference. Read more…

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