Miyamoto Says VR ‘Doesn’t Really Fit’ Mario

Mario is officially making the jump to a new platform with the upcoming release of the first official Mario mobile game, but Nintendo has some reservations about bringing its games to another platform — virtual reality.

Super Mario Run, Nintendo’s first Mario-focused mobile game for iOS, was announced during Apple’s iPhone 7 event earlier this week when Shigeru Miyamoto made a surprise appearance on-stage at the conference. And while Nintendo is embracing phones as a new platform for classic characters like Mario, Miyamoto is less enthusiastic about Nintendo games in virtual reality.

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