Takashi Iizuka, the pinnacle of Sonic Crew at Sega, has been appointed into the newly elected position of Sonic Inventive Officer at Sega of America.
As noticed by VGC, the announcment was made by way of a discover to buyers from Sega Sammy Holdings Inc., detailing numerous modifications inside its administration system and govt officers. Iizuka’s appointment as Sonic Inventive Officer is about to take impact from April 1st, 2023, although its not presently identified whether or not it will have any affect on his present tasks as head of Sonic Crew.
Iizuka has been closely concerned within the improvement of Sonic video games since 1994, when he acted as Recreation Designer for Sonic the Hedgehog 3 and Sonic & Knuckles. He has since directed a number of Sonic tasks, together with Sonic Journey and Shadow The Hedgehog.
Extra recenty, he has acted as producer for the newest titles within the Sonic franchise, principally not too long ago for Sonic Frontiers on Nintendo Change. In a latest Q&A with buyers, Sega Sammy acknowledged that Sonic Frontiers had “enormously exceeded” the unique gross sales estimation.