• Yuji Naka

    Yuji Naka Has Left Square Enix

    After a rough preview period in which I spent a weekend hating myself but hoping Balan Wonderworld would end up being better than what I played, the game launched in March and failed to catch attention. If that doesn’t paint a picture of how rough the Balan Wonderworld launch was,...
  • Square Enix Presents

    Everything Revealed During the Square Enix Presents Event Today

    Last week, Square Enix announced that it would be putting on its first Nintendo Direct-like showcase called ‘Square Enix Presents’ which just finished up. The 40-minute presentation mostly focused on upcoming 2021 releases like Life is Strange: True Colors, Balan Wonderworld and much more. The Spring showcase featured some updates on Marvel’s Avengers and the...
  • Balan Wonderworld

    Balan Wonderworld Gets Free Demo Next Week

    After being revealed last year, Balan Wonderworld has been steadily working toward launch later this year. From developer Yuji Naka, of NiGHTS fame, this adventure game has captured my attention and delivered one of my most anticipated releases this year thanks to its exciting and strange premise that feels...
  • Balan Wonderworld

    Check Out Balan Wonderworld’s Opening Movie

    Square Enix released the opening movie for their upcoming game from Yuji Naka. Balan Wonderworld was revealed earlier this year and has been a highlight ever since it’s reveal for me. The movie sets the stage for the game’s story as it features protagonists Leo Craig and Emma Cole...
  • Everything Revealed at Today’s Xbox Games Showcase

    What a whirlwind event that kicked off at 11:00 AM ET and pretty much ran through until almost 1:00 PM. We got exciting announcements and world premieres with Geoff Keighley, and that trend continued for almost a full hour after the pre-briefing. Microsoft showed us a total of 21...
  • Square Enix and Yuji Naka Announce Balan Wonderworld

    Revealed during today’s pre-briefing, we got our look at Balan Wonderworld, a new game from developer Yuji Naka, of NiGHTS fame, a game from my childhood that I have fond memories of. Welcome to Balan Wonderworld: a wondrous show, the likes of which has never been seen before! The...