Game news Pokémon: Historic Game Freak member leaves his post!
We are reached by several internal Game Freak movements. In general, the Pokémon game studio remains discreet due to changes in its work, but things are different here. One of the founders of the studio has just officially left it.
In 1989, three young Japanese decided set up your own studio development, Game Freakwhose name is taken from a certain fanzine developed and distributed Satoshi Tajiri. You probably know him as the developer of Pokemon after he was a bug collector in his youth.
A big change in the leadership of Game Freak
Very discreet because gave only a few interviews during his career, he built his studio around himself the two main people are Ken Sugimori and Junichi Masuda. At the same time, since 1989. they released Mendel’s Palace, and in 1991 Mario and Yoshi. Five more games will be released in the sequel, though or 1996 and with a long delay, Game Freak releases a game that will change the lives of three men and their team, but also the world of entertainment. 1996 February 27 comes out really the very first generation of Pokemon through the red and green versions, supplemented by the blue version.
In Europe, we will wait until 1999. on October 8th to discover these games that have become Pokémon Red and Blue. The trio never left the ranks of the studio, but as Pokémon Scarlet / Purple approached, a fundamental change just happened. Junichi Masudacomposer, project manager, programmer and producer, just announced that left the post of CEO of Game Freak on May 31, a few years after Pokémon left control of game production Shigeru Ohmori from Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire versions:
I was the director of the Pokémon video game series, from the Pokémon Ruby Version and Pokémon Sapphire to Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, and was involved in the development of many video games, including Pokémon GO. I would like to sincerely thank all the Pokémon fans.
In the future, I look forward to pushing the boundaries of video games, giving people around the world more surprises, fun and excitement, while working to connect people, expand the circle of the ‘game’ and help create a richer world. Share. Thank you for your continued support in my new role.
Big change in Pokémon license?
Junichi Masuda, who gave his name to a the famous Pokémon breeding technique in order to optimize the acquisition of chromatics, thus leaving the direction of the study after a career of 23 years. But or he ended up with pokemons still? Can not be ! If he leaves Game Freak, he must become The Pokémon Company’s chief creative collaboratorthe title of the post has already changed attributed to Shigeru Miyamoto by Nintendo.. Specifically, he becomes responsible for creation and will help teams create games without direct involvement in development. Therefore, Shigeru Ohmori should have a little more freedom in the future, but the study spoke very cautiously about it:
Pokémon Company is pleased to announce that Junichi Masuda has been appointed Chief Creative Officer since 2022. June 1 Junichi Masuda until May 31. served as CEO of Game Freak Inc., the original developer of Pokémon. As one of the founders of Game Freak, he was involved in the development of the Pokémon Red Version and Pokémon Green Version, and has supported the development of the Pokémon video game series for many years. Masuda-san will use its deep understanding of the Pokémon brand to develop new services and products at Pokémon, drawing on its many years of experience and creative thinking.
remember this we have a meeting with Pokémon Scarlet / Purple this afternoonas a new announcement and new information will be revealed 3 p.m. Pokémon YouTube channel!
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