Death of a Noby Noby Boy

Posted in News on October 4, 2012

Sad news today: Katamari Damacy creator Keita Takahashi’s weird, wonderful social-collaboration game Noby Noby Boy will be removed from the App Store on October 9th, 2012. “I’m so sorry,” writes Takahashi in a farewell message posted on his new company’s website, Uvula. “Please buy it before end if you are interested. That is totally silly app Read More »

Miyamoto: ‘I wish I had designed Angry Birds.’

Posted in News on April 12, 2012

Apple, not console makers Microsoft and Sony, has become Nintendo’s closest competitor in recent years, the American computer giant pilfering the latter’s staff and carefully marketing the iPod Touch as a handheld game system to rival the Nintendo DS’s turf. Meanwhile, the App Store continues to dominate over Nintendo’s rather lacklustre e-Shop, while Apple management Read More »

Interview: Schafer’s Millions

Posted in News on February 11, 2012

There are many reasons why Tim Schafer is the kind of guy people want to give thousands of dollars to. Here’s one. Last week, I sent him an email asking if he’d speak to me for a new website I was setting up. He got straight back and said: ‘Yeah, I’ll call you later in Read More »