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What are Nintendo's developers woking on 2017

Post by Gameguy1996 on Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:04 am

Now that E3 has passed it's fun to try and figure out what the teams at Nintendo are working on even if fans always turn out wrong. Here's a good breakdown from Neogaf with some of my guessed added in. Source

[Nintendo R&D Game Teams]

Nintendo EPD Production Group No. 1
Manager / Producer - Hitoshi Yamagami
Sub Manager / Co-Producer - ?
Project Leader: Genki Yokota (Xenoblade, Fire Emblem)

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Holiday 2017 (with Monolith Soft)
Fire Emblem Echoes 4.20.17 (with Intelligent Systems)
Likely Fire Emblem Switch with Intelligent Systems

Nintendo EPD Production Group No. 2?
Manager / Producer - Hisashi Nogami
Sub Manager / Co-Producer - Aya Kyogoku?

Splatoon 05.28.15
Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer 06.30.15
Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome Amiibo 11.02.16
Splatoon 2 07.21.17
Animal Crossing Switch?

Nintendo EPD Production Group No. 3?
Manager / Producer - Eiji Aonuma
Sub Manager / Co-Producer - Makoto Miyanaga?

The Legend of Zelda: TriForce Heroes 10.22.15
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 03.03.17
Breath of the Wild DLC
2D Zelda/ Skyward Sword remake

Nintendo EPD Production Group No. 4?
Manager / Producer - Hiroyuki Kimura (May have been replaced)
Sub Manager / Co-Producer - Akio Terui

New Super Lugi U 07;13.13
Pikmin 3 07.13.13
Super Mario Maker 09.10.15
Pikmin 4
New 2D Mario?

Nintendo EPD Production Group No. 5
Manager / Producer - Tadashi Sugiyama
Sub Manager / Co-Producer - Hiroshi Matsunaga

Star Fox Zero 05.21.16
Star Fox Guard 05.21.16
Tank Troopers 12.21.16
Star Fox Zero port?
New Advance Wars for Switch with Vitei?

Nintendo EPD Production Group No. 6?
Manager / Producer - Kouichi Kawamoto
Sub Manager / Co-Producer - Takayuki Shimamura

Rusty's Real Deal Baseball 08.08.13
Nintendo Badge Arcade 12.17.14
Miitopia 12.08.16
1-2 Switch 03.03.17
Badge Arcade Switch/ Switch Fit?

Nintendo EPD Production Group No. 7
Manager / Producer - Katsuya Yamano ?
Sub Manager / Co-Producer - N/A

Tomodachi Life 04.18.13
Rhythm Heaven Megamix 06.11.15
Miitomo 03.17.16
Metroid: Samus Returns with Mercury Steam?

Nintendo EPD Production Group No. 8 (Tokyo)
Manager / Producer - Koichi Hayashida
Sub Manager / Co-Producer - Kenta Motokura

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker 11.13.14
NES Remix Pack 12.05.14
Ultimate NES Remix 11.07.14
Super Mario Odyssey 10.27.17
Captain Toad 2/ SNES Remix?

Nintendo EPD Production Group No. 9
Manager / Producer - Kosuke Yabuki
Sub Manager / Co-Producer - Yasuyugi Oyagi?
Project Leader: Kenta Sato (Arms), Yusuke Shiraiwa (Mario Kart 8 DX)

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 04.28.17
Arms 06,16.17
ARMS updates
Mario Kart 9?

Nintendo EPD Production Group No. 10? (Tokyo)
Manager / Producer - Takao Shimizu
Sub Manager / Co-Producer - N/A

Nintendo DS Guide: Make It Yourself 11.17.10
Nintendo 3DS Guide: Louvre 12.02.13
Nintendo Switch guide?
Nintendo EPD Smart Device Production Group
Manager / Producer - Hideki Konno
Sub Manager / Co-Producer - N/A
History - MyNintendo, Miitomo, Super Mario Run, Fire Emblem Heroes
Current: - Making Animal Crossing Mobile and future Mobile projects

Nintendo Software Technology
President - Shigeki Yamashiro
History - Super Mario Maker 3DS (port), Metroid Prime Hunters, Mario vs DK
Current: - Next Project? Switch Port? I'm guessing a Mario Maker port

ND Cube
President - Hidetoshi Endo
History - Mario Party, Wii Party
Current: - Next Project? Mario Party 11/ Mii Party Switch?

Monolith Soft
President - Tetsuya Takahashi
History - XenoBlade, Soma Bringer, Baten Kaitos
Current: - XenoBlade 2
Xenoblade X 2?

Retro Studios
President - Michael Kelbaugh
History - Metroid Prime, Donkey Kong Country Returns
Current: - Next Project? I'm guessing a new IP or 3D DK game

1-Up Studio
President - Gen Kadoi
History - Graphic Assist Studio
Current: Various

Monolith Soft (Kyoto)
Rep Director - Yasuyuki Honne
History - Graphic Assist Studio
Current: Various
[Nintendo Game Affiliates]

HAL Laboratory
- Recent: Kirby: Planet Robobot, Box Boy 2 and Picross 3D Round 2.
- Next: Kirby 3DS and Kirby Switch

Intelligent Systems
- Recent: Fire Emblem Fates and Paper Mario: Color Splash.Fire Emblem Echoes - Shadows of Valencia,
- Next: Fire Emblem Heroes (DLC), Fire Emblem Switch
Paper Mario Switch?

- Recent: Great Detective Pikachu.
- Next: N/A ???? Great Detective Pikachu episode 2?

- Recent: Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam
- Next: Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Minions
Mario and Luigi Switch?

- Recent: StreetPass Games DLC and Mario & Sonic Olympics (3DS)
- Next: Hey! Pikmin
Mario & Sonic at the 2018 Winter games with Sega Sports Studio and Spike-Chunsoft

- Recent: Mario Tennis, Mario Golf, and Golden Sun series.Mario Sports Superstar
- Next: ??? Mario Tennis Switch?

Chunsoft (of Spike-Chunsoft)
- Recent: StreetPass Games DLC, Mario & Sonic (3DS)
- Next: N/A??? Mario & Sonic at the 2018 Winter games with Sega Sports Studio and Arzest?

- Recent: Cooperation with MyNintendo and Nintendo Mobile Games
- Next: (read above)

- Recent: Mini-game support for Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome Amiibo (Animal Crossing Puzzle League)
- Next: N/A??? Mini-games for Animal Crossing Switch?

Genius Sonority
- Recent: Pokemon Shuffle 3DS / iOS
- Next: N/A??? Shuffle Updates until Joe stops putting money into the game

- Recent: Poochie & Yoshi's Woolly World and StreetPass Games DLC
- Next: Yoshi Switch

Game Freak
- Recent: Pokemon Sun / Pokemon Moon
- Next: Pokemon Ultra Sun / Pokemon Ultra Moon, Pokemon Switch

- Recent: The Legend of Zelda: TriForce Heroes (with Nintendo EPD)
- Next: Ever Oasis, New IP/ Zelda remake?

- Recent: Nintendoji and Sakura Samurai: Art of the Sword
- Next: N/A?? Would love to see them work on a new The Mysterious Murasame Castle

Headstrong Games
- Recent: Disney Art Academy and Pokemon Art Academy.
- Next: N/A??? Art Academy Switch?

Indies Zero
- Recent: Realistic Escape Game and Co-Developed NES Remix (with Nintendo EPD).
- Next: Co-Developing Sushi Striker for Nintendo 3DS with Nintendo EPD (2018)

Jamworks -
- Recent: Culdcept Revolt and Nintendo Pocket Football.
- Next: N/A??? New Culdcept Revolt?

- Recent: MyNintendo Picross and Quiz Travel Nicky.
- Next: N/A??? Picross Switch?

Mercury Steam
- Recent:
- Next: Metroid: Samus Returns for Nintendo 3DS with Nintendo EPD (2017)

Next Level Games
- Recent: Metroid Prime: Federation Force and Luigi's Mansion:
Dark Moon.
- Next: Metroid Prime 4?? I'm guessing Luigi's Mansion 3

- Recent: StreetPass Games DLC
- Next: N/A??? Switch apps?

- Recent: Super Smash Bros. For Wii U / 3DS (planning)
- Next: N/A??? Smash for Switch port with Namco?

- Recent: Chibi Robo - Zip Lash (co-developed)
- Next: N/A??? New IP?

Syn Sophia
- Recent: Style Savvy 3
- Next: N/A??? Style Savvy 4?

Tantalus Media
- Recent: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD
- Next: N/A??? (Projects for 3 party publishers on Switch)

Valhalla Games
- Recent: Devil's Third and developing Momotaro Dentetsu.
- Next: N/A??? New IP

- Recent: Chibi Robo: Zip Lash (Co-developed) and Dillon's Roling Western.
- Next: N/A??? New IP with Skip?

- Recent: Tank Troopers (with Nintendo EPD), Steel Diver: Sub Wars (with Nintendo EPD)
- Next: N/A?? Advance Wars with Nintendo EPD?

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Re: What are Nintendo's developers woking on 2017

Post by Winters Thief Zero on Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:07 am

There are a LOT of first and second party developers at Nintendo. Wow. But this was an interesting list to read through at least. It definitely makes me think some of these developers who haven't done much in the past might be given more projects. Nintendo wants a lot of big games on Switch so it seems like they are gearing them up to be able to do slightly bigger projects, specifically if they are teams generally used for 3DS games. (like Grezzo, who developed Ever Oasis after doing mostly just remakes of Zelda games)


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