Yuji Naka is no longer working at Square Enix

Yuji Naka, the co-creator of Sonic the Hedgehog, appears to have departed Square Enix. The departure comes after unfavorable critical reaction to his latest title, Balan Wonderworld. IGN reported on the situation earlier today: Balan Wonderworld director and Sonic the Hedgehog co-creator Yuji Naka has unexpectedly left Square Enix, following a poor reception to his latest … Read more

Balan Wonderworld demo out now

Fans of Yuji Naka can now try the Sonic creator’s latest creation: Balan Wonderworld. The game’s demo is available to download on PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X. Meanwhile, the Steam demo goes live at 5 PM. Players will experience two hours of gameplay ahead of its full launch on March … Read more

Balan Wonderworld is a new action-platformer from Sonic creator Yuji Naka

Sonic the Hedgehog creator Yuji Naka is back with an all-new action-platformer. It’s called Balan Wonderworld. Naka teams up with character designer and Team Sonic co-founder Naoto Ohshima. Balan Wonderworld marks the first time that the two have collaborated in 20 years. Ohshima is perhaps best known for designing Sonic and Doctor Eggman in the … Read more