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Imagine Pokémon Snap With Whales Made By Yuji Naka

By Spencer . January 2, 2014 . 11:42pm

Prope, the studio formed by Sonic the Hedgehog programmer Yuji Naka, has released some unique games like Ivy the Kiwi? and Let’s Tap. Real Whales falls in that category since it’s a whale watching game.

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Yuji Naka On How To Make Video Games For The World

By Spencer . September 30, 2011 . 6:30pm

“I think ten years later, the various consoles and platforms from Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony may not exist. Instead of buying specific hardware perhaps everything will migrate to software based systems like PC, iOS, and Android.”

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We’re Fishing For Questions For Prope’s CEO Yuji Naka

By Spencer . September 11, 2011 . 10:30am

Any questions for the creator of Sonic the Hedgehog, Ivy the Kiwi? and Fishing Resort?

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Rodea the Sky Soldier Takes To The Skies In Debut Trailer

By Ishaan . January 23, 2011 . 8:12pm

Your first look at Sonic the Hedgehog creator, Yuji Naka’s next game, in video form.

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First Screenshots Of Rodea The Sky Soldier

By Spencer . January 20, 2011 . 12:20pm

Kadokawa Games finished up a press conference in Japan where they unveiled Rodea the Sky Soldier.

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Seems Like Prope’s Flying Game Is Landing Here As Rodea The Sky Soldier

By Spencer . January 19, 2011 . 10:49pm

This week’s issue of Famitsu has a feature of Machinist of the Sky Rodea, which could easily be interpreted as Rodea the Sky Soldier.

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Sonic Creator Takes To The Sky And 3DS With Machinist Of The Sky Rodea

By Spencer . January 18, 2011 . 6:04pm

When we last spoke with Yuji Naka, he told us his next game involved an original character and the sky. That title, Machinist of the Sky Rodea, is coming to Wii and Nintendo 3DS.

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Ivy the Kiwi? Hops Onto European DSiWare

By Ishaan . November 27, 2010 . 9:27am

The abridged version of Ivy the Kiwi? is now available on DSiWare in Europe.

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Ivy the Kiwi? Playtest: Trying To Keep Up With The Tangled Vines

By Jenni . September 9, 2010 . 4:30pm

Ivy the Kiwi? appears to be nonthreatening until you reach maze-like levels with mice crawling around every corner.

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Ivy The Kiwi? Dodges Mice, Waddles To Stores On August 24

By Spencer . August 6, 2010 . 3:06pm

Xseed is releasing two games this month. Ys Seven for PSP and Ivy the Kiwi? for Wii and Nintendo DS.

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How Yuji Naka Creates Characters

By Spencer . July 8, 2010 . 12:41pm

“I think the most important thing when creating a game character is having a relationship between the character and the game that matches.”

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Ivy The Kiwi? Interview? With Yuji Naka

By Spencer . July 7, 2010 . 2:16pm

While Ivy the Kiwi? was first available on Windows powered mobile phones, it’s original platform is Wii. This is one of the details Naka-san revealed in this interview.

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Ivy The Kiwi? Climbing To North America?

By Spencer . May 3, 2010 . 10:40am

Yes, it is. Xseed is publishing Prope’s second retail game.

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Yuji Naka Explains Why He Partnered With Namco Bandai

By Spencer . April 27, 2010 . 1:43pm

Even after he left Sega, the company funded Prope and published their first two games on Wii. So, why did Yuji Naka link up with Namco Bandai?

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Hands, More Like Stylus, On Ivy The Kiwi?

By Spencer . April 14, 2010 . 7:51pm

If this were any other platformer you would move the Kiwi with the D-pad and, perhaps, jump with A. But, you can’t directly move the Kiwi in Ivy the Kiwi?.