Yuji Naka, famed creator of Sonic the Hedgehog, has revealed he’s teaching himself how to program his own smartphone game following his departure from Square Enix earlier this year.
Naka joined Square Enix in 2018, and his first project with the publisher – action-platformer Balan Wonderworld – was announced last summer for release this year.
Unfortunately, Balan Wonderland was met with generally unfavourable reviews and disappointing sales when it launched in April, and Naka confirmed his departure from Square Enix in June.
“It’s not a big deal because it’s made by one person,” he continued, “but programming for making games is fun.
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