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The Number One Educational Resource for the Game Industry

Session Name: Classic Game Postmortem: 'Sonic the Hedgehog'
Speaker(s): Naoto Ohshima, Hirokazu Yasuhara
Company Name(s): Arzest Corporation, Unity Technology Japan
Track / Format: Design
Overview: In this unique talk, the original designer, Hirokazu Yasuhara, and character designer, Naoto Ohshima, for Sega's 1991 action platform classic 'Sonic the Hedgehog' will discuss their perspective on the creation of the seminal game franchise, including detailed recollections of the game's original design process and art direction.

GDC 2018

Naoto Ohshima

Arzest Corporation

Hirokazu Yasuhara

Unity Technology Japan

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