Sonic The Hedgehog Co-Creator Moves To Square Enix

He will continue to make games at Square Enix

Taking to Twitter, one of the former heads of Sonic Team, Yuji Naka, has revealed he is now working at Square Enix. He will continue to make games just as he did at Sega, developing new titles for the Japanese gaming giant.

Naka working on games like Phantasy Star Online, Nights into Dreams, and of course, Sonic the Hedgehog. Working with Hirokazu Yasuhara and Naoto Ohshima, the three developers helped create the iconic character for Sega.

He eventually left Sega in 2006, forming his own studio, Prope, and they released a title for the Wii. Since then, there’s not been much from Prope. For now, let’s see what he will work on with Square Enix.


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