HAL Laboratory’s President Interview Recap

A recap of the HAL Laboratory president Shigefumi Kawase’s interview from Weekly Famitsu magazine including talking about the company’s past, including memories of former president Satoru Iwata and his philosophy of making “interesting games”, and about the company’s future, including the role of the mobile HAL Egg division. Read the Kirby development team interview recap at this post.

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Kirby Development Team Interview Recap

A recap of the Kirby development team interview from Weekly Famitsu magazine including shelving three Kirby games before Kirby Wii, wanting the next Kirby game to surpass Kirby Star Allies, and wanting to do a non-action game spin-off. Also added is a Q&A with HAL software developers and with Kirby’s 25th anniversary orchestra concert staff.

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Weekly Famitsu Preview

This week’s issue (No.1637) of Weekly Famitsu magazine includes 184 pages with a 36 page feature on the ASANO Team (Bravely Default II, OCTOPATH TRAVELER, etc) including developer interviews and Naoki Ishikawa cover, a 40th Anniversary special feature on HAL Laboratory (Kirby, Box Boy, etc) including interviews, a Final Fantasy VII Remake feature, and much more. Purchase the upcoming issue of Weekly Famitsu magazine at this link. Edit: teaser scan from the HAL Laboratory feature added below…

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