Sonic the Hedgehog is one of the most popular and recognized characters in the video game industry. His creator, Yugi Naka, the former lead programmer on Sonic and former head developer of Sonic Team is one of the most respected individuals within the industry. Now the famed developer has confirmed he’s working for Final Fantasy publisher Square Enix.

Confirmed on his official Twitter account:

Just a quick note to let you know, I joined SQUARE ENIX in January.

I’m joining game development as before, and strive to develop games at SQUARE ENIX.

I aim to develop an enjoyable game, please look forward to it.

At this point, it isn’t known what Naka is working on at Square Enix, but judging from the tweet he’s developing a new game.

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