Balan Wonderworld was one thing of a disappointment each critically and commercially, and it seems that disappointment has triggered director Yuji Naka to depart Square Enix. Naka might be finest recognized for his time at Sega, the place he was one of many co-creators of Sonic the Hedgehog and served as a programmer and producer on a number of video games.
The information of his departure comes by way of Naka’s LinkedIn and Facebook pages, which have been lately up to date to present that he had departed Square Enix on April thirtieth. The updates have been first noticed and translated by VGChronicle. Square Enix has not formally confirmed Naka’s departure.
Naka shaped Balan Company, an inner studio at Square Enix composed of a number of veteran builders together with Naoto Ohshima, the artist who created the unique designs for Sonic the Hedgehog, to develop the sport. It isn’t clear what Naka’s departure would imply for the studio or any of its employees members.