In July, Yakuza executive director and producer Toshihiro Nagoshi used slang to disparage puzzle-game pro players during a livestream. Sega soon apologised, and now, nearly a month later, so has Nagoshi.
With Puyo Puyo‘s release in 1991, Masamitsu Itani became one of the most successful game company presidents in Japan. Then everything went bust. But just as Itani lost everything, he didn’t lose his will to keep making games.
New puzzle game Puyo Puyo Tetris doesn’t only turn Tetris blocks into anime characters. It also turns them into gummies.