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Smash Bros.' Sakurai may quit game development 'if it continues like this'

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Sick and tired of being sick and tired

Nintendo's tireless Masahiro Sakurai isn't so tireless after all and is, instead, a human being who needs better working conditions. The Super Smash Bros. creator has already said that he probably won't make another Smash because, "all the effort in the past to stretch out, keep pushing myself, and provide all these extra merits wound up tightening the noose around my neck in the future."

In his Weekly Famitsu column, picked up by Kotaku, Sakurai again discussed how development on the latest Smash wore him to the bone. He responded to a fan letter that glorified how hard Sakurai had worked on the new titles thusly,

"It was very tough this time around... I doubt I'll be able to go on making games if it continues like this. But, I consider myself lucky that so many people seem to enjoy [Smash Bros.]"

Someone needs a vacation. Me too.

Smash Bros. Could be its Creator's Last Game [Kotaku]

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