Learn about the origins of Sakurai's strangest game
Masahiro Sakurai is widely known for his work on titles such as Super Smash Bros., Kirby and Kid Icarus: Uprising, but today he’s giving us a closer look at the background of one of his stranger titles. Developed by Q Entertainment, a studio founded by former SEGA developers, Meteos is a tile-matching puzzle game released for the Nintendo DS in 2005.
Working as game designer, this is a title unlike anything else we’ve seen Sakurai work on over the years. And now, thanks to his YouTube channel, we know more about his involvement in the title than ever before. In this new video he shares information about how he approached designing the game, and he even shares an original proposal for the title. The video is linked above for those who are curious to learn about one of Masahiro Sakurai’s lesser-known titles.