Tag: Katsuya Eguchi
News Nintendo Is Merging Its Prized EAD And SPD Teams Into A Single Group
Say hello to the Entertainment Planning & Development Division
Shinya Takahashi and Shigeru Miyamoto As well as confirming yesterday that Tatsumi Kimishima is its new president, Nintendo also detailed some organisational changes which will impact the day-to-day running of some of its famous internal teams. The big news is that EAD (Entertainment...
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...
News Nintendo "Would Consider" Making Free-To-Play Animal Crossing Entry
Tom Nook is rubbing his hands already
Nintendo has just announced that it is dipping a toe into the freemium market with Steel Diver, and now Animal Crossing: New Leaf lead designer Katsuya Eguchi has admitted that a free-to-play version of the popular life simulation isn't totally out of the question. Speaking to
E3 2012 Animal Crossing Wii U Gets More Friendly with Miiverse
It's no surprise that Katsuya Eguchi, the creator of Animal Crossing and hardware producer on Wii U, is already thinking about how to combine the two. Speaking at last night's developer roundtable, Eguchi mused on how Wii U's Miiverse social network could enhance Animal Crossing's community. Eguchi said in the past people have had a...
News Wii U Mii Characters Are the Same As On 3DS
Although not 3D, obviously
Having established Mii characters as the ever-changing face of Wii games, and now on 3DS too, it's no surprise Nintendo's bobble-headed avatars will also feature on Wii U. Just as there's something familiar about the console's name, so there will be with the Miis too — they'll be the same as on 3DS. Wii Sports Resort...