Tag: Aya Kyogoku
News Animal Crossing Director Wants To Make New Horizons "The Best Game Possible"
And understands everyone will always have a favourite entry
We all have a favourite entry in any long-running video game series, and when it comes to Nintendo's life simulation Animal Crossing it's likely no different. It seems the Animal Crossing: New Horizons director Aya Kyogoku completely understands this and makes sure to respect the "memories...
News Animal Crossing Devs Reveal How Long New Horizons Has Been In Development
It started shortly after New Leaf
Although Animal Crossing: New Horizons was only confirmed for the Nintendo Switch in September 2018, unsurprisingly the game had been in development for many years before it was announced to the public. In fact, the deserted island concept dates all the way back to 2012 – not long after Animal Crossing: New Leaf...
News Updates For Animal Crossing: New Horizons May Be Postponed
"we have to be flexible"
Coronavirus has already delayed certain video game releases and updates, and as much as Nintendo is pushing onwards with its own projects, there's a real chance some of its future releases and planned content may be postponed. Speaking to The Washington Post recently (thanks for the heads up, GoNintendo),
News Animal Crossing Producer Hopes Fans Will Use New Horizons To "Escape" Reality Right Now
And "enjoy themselves during this difficult time"
It's hard to avoid news about a certain global pandemic right now, and while the Animal Crossing: New Horizons development team isn't exactly thrilled about this, the producer Hisashi Nogami suggests players make the most of it. Speaking to The Verge, Nogami took a moment to talk about all the...
News Animal Crossing: New Horizons Director "Thrilled" By The Isabelle X Doom Slayer Artwork
"I’m in awe of how much creativity our fans have"
Ever since it was confirmed DOOM Eternal and Animal Crossing: New Horizons would be released on the same day, fans of both games have been creating and sharing artwork featuring Doom Slayer and Isabelle together. While we've already heard DOOM Eternal creative director Hugo Martin talk about how...
News Eiji Aonuma And Multiple Others Have Been Promoted At Nintendo
Climbing the ladder
There are a lot of employees at Nintendo who have spent their entire adulthood at the company. As many of these individuals grow in experience and age, they help create more games and rise up the ranks. Recently, a number of these well-known individuals have been promoted. Nintendo's E3 2019 press website reveals new positions...
News Tom Nook Will Be Reinvesting Back Into The Local Island Community In Animal Crossing: New Horizons
If you had your doubts about Tom Nook in the past, the first-look at Animal Crossing: New Horizons earlier this week probably didn't change your opinion about him. This time around, he's offering players a deserted island lifestyle package and is selling it as if it's the opportunity of a lifetime while demanding 49,800 Bells to set up...
Random Animal Crossing's Angry Mole Mr. Resetti Has Lost His Job
"This will be a positive thing"
One of the angriest Nintendo characters is probably Mr. Resetti from the Animal Crossing series. If you've ever encountered him yourself, you'll know he's the guy that pops up out of the ground and tells you off when you forget to save. You might have even met his brother Don Resetti if you were particularly naughty...
News Animal Crossing: New Horizons Won't Have Direct Connectivity With The Mobile Entry Pocket Camp
But there will be "collaboration items"
Many mobile games nowadays often connect with the main release, which is normally available on more advanced hardware. For example, we've seen The Pokémon Company encourage compatibility between Pokémon GO and Pokémon: Let's Go on the Nintendo Switch in recent times. It appears the upcoming Switch game...
News Animal Crossing: New Leaf's Team Was An Even Split Of Male And Female Developers
"Diverse" team has resulted in 7.3 million worldwide sales
Animal Crossing: New Leaf is unquestionably one of the 3DS console's most popular games, having found a receptive global audience and attracting players of both sexes. Producer Katsuya Eguchi and director Aya Kyogoku have been discussing the game's development process at GDC, and believe...