Yuji Naka and Square Enix Both Disagree Whose Fault Balan Wonderworld Was

Remember Balan Wonderworld? In a different universe, Square Enix putting out a game of that quality would have stuck in your mind for quite a while, but I can’t blame you if you forgot this one. It’s just one of many stinkers the publisher has put out in the last few…

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Sonic Co-Creator and Balan Wonderworld Director Yuji Naka Unsurprisingly Leaves Square Enix

Yuji Naka, the co-creator of the Sonic series and the director of the recently released Balan Wonderworld, has departed from Square Enix. He says he may even retire. Naka confirmed rumors of the departure on Twitter on June 5, saying he had left at the end of April. “I resigned…

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The Final Boss Sequence in Balan Wonderworld Needs a Seizure Warning [UPDATE]

Balan Wonderworld, the debut game from Square-Enix subsidiary Balan Company led by Sega veteran Yuji Naka, is out tomorrow. But footage of the game is already surfacing online, which means there are videos of the game’s final sequence. Since then, people online are pointing out some of the transitions in…

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Rather Than Delay, Balan Wonderworld Devs Promise Patch to Address Some Feedback

Balan Wonderworld, the first game from original Sonic the Hedgehog programmer/longtime series producer Yuji Naka’s new studio Balan Company, is coming out in just eleven short days from this writing. On March 26, the Square-Enix subsidiary will be launching its first game, and while it’s coming from a studio with…

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