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Review: Balan Wonderworld

Back in January, I wrote up an impressions piece for my hands-on with the Balan Wonderworld demo, saying it was saving its best bits for the final game. That statement wasn't really supported by any concrete evidence, it was more wishf...

 
 
 
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It takes two to make a dream come true in Balan Wonderworld

This week sees the launch of Yuji Naka's strange and hyperkinetic new fever dream, Balan Wonderworld, which sees two young children whisked away to a bizarre land of adventure and merriment, daubed in Naka's classic colorful style and dripp...

 
 
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Balan Wonderworld is saving its best bits for the full game

Balan Wonderworld made a huge splash when its debut trailer dropped in the pre-show for an Xbox Games Showcase last July. It was bright, colorful, and full of as much whimsy as its creator, Yuji Naka. I was immediately smitten with it ...

 
 
 
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Balan Wonderworld shows off its mesmerizing sights and sounds

Square Enix's upcoming fantasy adventure Balan Wonderworld certainly looks to be one of the most colorful and fantastical titles heading gaming's way in 2021. Following on from the pomp and circumstance of its delightful intro cinematic, Sq...

 
 
 
 
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Yuji Naka is developing a new action game for Square Enix

Sonic the Hedgehog lead programmer Yuji Naka is currently hard at work on an all-new action game, which the former Sonic Team head is developing for Square Enix.Naka joined the Final Fantasy publisher back in January of last year, though th...

 
 
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Watch me stream the Wii version of Rodea The Sky Soldier

Curious about the Wii version of Rodea: The Sky Soldier? Chris was able to review the Wii U edition and talk briefly about the 3DS one, but a lot of people have been asking about covering it on Wii, so here you go. I'm streaming the first ...

 
 
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Rodea: The Sky Soldier might be a bumpy ride

My first flight with Rodea: The Sky Soldier wasn't a smooth one. But perhaps that's to be expected of a title that's seen such a turbulent development history. The project went dark shortly after its initial announcement in 2010, ...

 
 
 
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Yuji Naka makes a whale photographing game

Prope, the studio founded by Sonic the Hedgehog main programmer Yuji Naka, has just released a whale photographing game called Real Whales. Yep. This iOS and Android release lets you visit locations all over the world in your boat. You swi...

 
 
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Yay! Yuji Naka's Rodea the Sky Soldier still exists!

Oh, wow! Never thought I'd hear about this guy again! What a pleasant surprise! About two and a half years back, Yuji Naka's Prope studio announced a new Wii / 3DS title called Rodea the Sky Soldier, which looked like a much more action-or...

 
 
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Phantasy Star celebrates 25 years with a symphony

Looks like Sega is back to being awesome again. On March 30th they will be holding a very special one night symphonic tribute to the Phantasy Star series, promising special guests and music pieces from nearly all major Phantasy Star titles ...

 
 
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Review: The History of Sonic The Hedgehog

Despite the Sonic series' many missteps over the past decade, I remain a huge fan. I remember the first time I played Sonic The Hedgehog at my cousins' house into the wee hours of the night. I remember long school field trips and borrowing ...

 
 
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Destructoid's most wanted DS / 3DS games of 2012

This entire week, we have covered our most anticipated 2012 games for the 360, PS3, Wii, and PC. Now it's time for Tony Ponce and I to enter the hardcore, baby-making world of portables. With the Nintendo DS going out with a bang and the 3D...

 
 
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Yuji Naka's new iOS game FlickPig is Supercute

What's Yuji Naka up to these days? After leaving Sega and Sonic Team as Sonic's daddy, he started a studio named Prope. Ivy The Kiwi? is their top title so far. It seems like they're filling in the holes with stupidly cute iOS games. Fluffy...

 
 
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Here's that Rodea the Sky Soldier trailer you wanted

I wont let myself get truly excited for a game until I see it in action. Even though Rodea the Sky Soldier looks good in screenshots, and it comes from one of the few developers who has never made a game I didn't like, I still found myself...

 
 




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