Friday March 18, 2005 1:40 am
Sonic to visit Mario on Gamecube?
In the latest issue of NOM Magazine, Yuji Naka, head of Sega developers - Sonic Team, sat down for an interview to deal out some goods about the next few games in development for Gamecube and DS. Also, the article hints about a future Mario and Sonic game in the works:
Sonic Team head, Yuji Naka, revealed two new Sonic the Hedgehog games for Nintendo in an exclusive interview with NOM in London at the end of last year.
“We are in development with a new GameCube Sonic game, which we hope to release before the end of 2005,” Naka exclusively revealed to us. “Sonic Team is also currently making a Sonic game for the DS. We are taking our time to make sure the game makes good use of the DS’s many new features.” Double whammy!
We pressed for details and Naka revealed that the DS game will incorporate parts of the screen-rubbing Sonic tech-demo shown at E3 last year. Naka expects both titles to be playable at this year’s E3 and, as always, we’ll be there to see it all.
Pick up NOM UK next month for the full interview, where Yuji Naka reveals his secret conversations with Shigeru Miyamoto about getting Sonic and Mario to appear in a game together.
No, you are not dreaming.
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