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Submitted by Jon Wilcox on February 18 2009 - 10:17

New development studio opens its doors, headed by the lead designer of Super Smash Bros Brawl...

Nintendo of Japan has today confirmed the opening of a new studio, Project Sora, in Tokyo.  The new studio, which will be headed up by Super Smash Bros Brawl lead Designer, Masahiro Sakurai,

Although exact details on the studio's first title remains in somewhat shadowy, Project Sora confirmed that a new game had been green lit.  In a statement translated by Andriasang.com, the studio commented that:  "The thoughts of game designer Masahiro Sakurai and Nintendo have become one, and a new project has started. In order to expand what can be offered to the world through games, we will have Nintendo's full cooperation and make something that Nintendo could not do on its own."

Nintendo has a 72% stake in the new studio, which has been created with capital worth 200 million Yen (£1.5 million).

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By: Anonymous

Added:Fri 27th Apr 2012 04:25, Post No: 12

Man Kid Icarus Uprising was some of his best work yet!

I know he's only made one other game, but still...


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By: Anonymous

Added:Fri 04th Nov 2011 04:01, Post No: 11

start on smash bros 4 already!!!!


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By: Anonymous

Added:Wed 29th Sep 2010 01:44, Post No: 10

Awesome!!!


By: SegaBoy

Added:Tue 13th Jul 2010 15:06, Post No: 9

The earlier comments were from the original article back when Masahiro Sakurai first confirmed Project Sora.  The 3DS wasn't even rumoured back then.


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By: Anonymous

Added:Tue 13th Jul 2010 14:25, Post No: 8

uhmm...this is for the 3ds not wii -.-..


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By: Anonymous

Added:Sat 10th Apr 2010 00:36, Post No: 7

Hopefully it's a game that includes many characters


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By: Anonymous

Added:Tue 08th Dec 2009 14:30, Post No: 6

hopefully a game that actually uses the classic controller unlike most games on wii


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By: Anonymous

Added:Wed 15th Jul 2009 06:31, Post No: 5

it may not even be like brawl..or melee or anything like that. you never know.


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By: Anonymous

Added:Sun 24th May 2009 23:32, Post No: 4

its not gona be [#@!?]  anime go [#@!?] your self they have there own battle game sholen jump all stars now stfu
 
its somthing new and origonal a new experience
 
hmm a new character maby a first person shooter idk omg its gona be great


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By: Anonymous

Added:Fri 13th Mar 2009 12:54, Post No: 3

 XXXDDD I THINK ITS GONNA BE LYK BRAWL W/ ANIME PEOPLES!!!! MWAHHAHA!!!!


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