Tag Archives: Masahiro Sakurai
Wed, Feb 27, 2013 | 23:51 GMT
Smash Bros. series creator Masahiro Sakurai is suffering from calcific tendonitis and ruptured muscle tissues, resulting in such pain that his work on the next brawler has been significantly slowed.
Wed, Feb 27, 2013 | 23:36 GMT
Super Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai has penned a column in this week’s Famitsu, calling on developers to tell better stories, and expressing his dislike for games that either tell weak tales or take ages to cut to the chase.
Fri, Jan 25, 2013 | 09:03 GMT
Super Smash Bros. Wii U screens were confirmed for an E3 2013 showing by Nintendo president Satoru Iwata during this week’s edition of Nintendo Direct, but no word was given on the 3DS build. Now, Smash Bros. creator has confirmed that he’s bringing the handheld version to the show in some form as well.
Tue, Aug 07, 2012 | 19:01 BST
Super Smash Bros. Wii U won’t contain “complicated controls just for the sake of it,” according to series creator Masahiro Sakurai.
Wed, Jul 11, 2012 | 04:22 BST
Project Sora, an independent studio founded by Masahiro Sakurai to develop Kid Icarus: Uprising, has quitely closed up shop.
Tue, Jul 03, 2012 | 03:59 BST
Super Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai has warned fans not to expect another significant roster expansion.
Fri, Jun 22, 2012 | 14:04 BST
Thu, May 10, 2012 | 07:45 BST
Nintendo powerhouse Masahiro Sakurai isn’t interested in producing a sequel for recent 3DS release Kid Icarus Uprising.
Thu, Apr 26, 2012 | 07:32 BST
Super Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai is going to do something different with the next entry in the series.
Mon, Feb 06, 2012 | 22:06 GMT
“Movies and such are much better at telling stories in an effective and enjoyable way than games are.”
– Legendary designer Masahiro Sakurai, director of Kid Icarus: Uprising, speaking to Nintendo Power, as reported by Destructoid. Sakurai said the game contains “a ton of talking” but that he “didn’t add all that voice in order to tell a story.” Kid Icarus: Uprising launches exclusively for 3DS on March 23.
Wed, Jan 11, 2012 | 14:52 GMT
Kid Icarus: Uprising director Masahiro Sakurai has said the game will support left-handed gamers via means of the Circle Pad Pro. “The way we are using the Circle Pad Pro in the game is to provide support for left-handed gamers,” said Sakurai, speaking to ONM UK in its latest issue. “We’ve made it possible to use the right Circle Pad in place of the left one.”
And the winners of today are the left-handed folk. Kid Icarus: Uprising launches on March 21 in the UK and March 23 in the US for 3DS.
Wed, Sep 21, 2011 | 08:57 BST
A new Smash Bros. game for Wii U is most certainly planned, that much we know thanks to Satoru Iwata’s announcement at E3 earlier this year – an announcement that series creator Masahiro Sakurai felt was a little premature considering that work hasn’t even begun on the title. Perhaps it’s not too early for the game’s title to be decided, though?
Tue, Sep 06, 2011 | 04:53 BST
In a short but explosive Dragon Quest X blow-out, we learn of its always-on Internet requirement, the possibility of subscriptions, parallel development on the NES of all things, and hear an impassioned defence from Smash Bros. designer Masahiro Sakurai.
Thu, Jun 23, 2011 | 04:20 BST
Chomping at the bit with excitement for a new Smash Bros? You may want to hold your horses. Primarily because they have hooves and can’t play videogames, you silly goose. But also because it looks like we’ve got quite a wait ahead of us.
Wed, Jun 22, 2011 | 00:19 BST
Nintendo designer Masahiro Sakurai has revealed the decision to resurrect Kid Icarus didn’t come about in a straightforward manner.
Tue, Jun 14, 2011 | 00:47 BST
“I actually think it’s a miracle that we got Smash Bros. and all the Nintendo characters to work together in the first place. Especially when you bring Pokemon into the mix and a lot of the complications that are caused by that being an almost completely different entity on its own, it’s really something.” – Super Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai, speaking to IGN, about the creation of the series. A new Super Smash Bros, despite not even entering development yet, was announced at E3 last week for Wii U and 3DS.
Wed, Jun 08, 2011 | 07:53 BST
Project Sora boss Masahiro Sakurai has admitted that development on the new Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and WiiU hasn’t even begun.
Tue, Jan 04, 2011 | 14:03 GMT
Kid Icarus: Uprising director Masahiro Sakurai has said players playing the game should keep their 3DS steady due to getting the best results
Fri, Aug 06, 2010 | 09:59 BST
Have you tried navigating the jagged maze of naked, non-bump-mapped polygons that is a PS1 game lately? Well then, congratulations! If you’re reading this, that means the profuse eye-bleeding has probably stopped.
Back in the day, though, those graphics actually weren’t – in most circles – considered a form of assault. So, what happened? Better graphics, that’s what. PS2, Xbox, PS3, HD. And now, Kid Icarus: Uprising boss Masahiro Sakurai thinks we’re looking at a similar step up in the leap from 2D to 3D.
Tue, Aug 03, 2010 | 08:43 BST
Some technology is just so mind-blowing that it actually makes our heads hurt.
Other technology just makes our heads hurt. Fortunately, Kid Icarus: Uprising boss Masahiro Sakurai has taken great pains to ensure that your 3DS experience will be pain-free.