Koizumi on the new generation at Nintendo 

In the latest issue (#309) of Edge Magazine, Nathan Brown spoke with Super Mario Odyssey producer Yoshiaki Koizumi and director Kenta Motokura on both the parallel between the promotion of these two employees and with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Hidemaro Fujibayashi, and, the renewed vigour of both titles to which Koizumi responded:-

Generations turn over, and when you’re working on games like these, you can’t have the same veterans on everything forever. Any time that you have a new generation working on games, they’re always going to think about the things that are close to them, and incorporate those into the game somehow. That definitely changes the way the games feel.

Read the full interview in Edge Magazine available now on newsstands and on both the App Store and Google Play. Subscribe here.

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