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Keita Takahashi and Journey producer Robin Hunicke working on new project

During the E3 alternative Horizon conference, former Journey producer and now Funomena head Robin Hunicke announced a partnership with Katamari Damacy and Noby Noby Boy creator Keita Takahashi. Very little was revealed about the game, though Takahashi asked the audience to "imagine blocks coming...

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'Alphabet' made by Takahashi and Saltsman for LA Game Space backers

Alphabet (written by its creators as A͈L͈P͈H͈A͈B͈E͈T͈) is a new game put together by Katamari Damacy's Keita Takahashi and Canabalt's Adam Saltsman. It was created for the bundle of indie games being given away to Kickstarter backers of the LA Game Space. The mysterious Alphabet will be...

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Your first fleeting look at Keita Takahashi's 'Tenya Wanya Teens'

No questions will be answered by the six seconds of Vined gameplay shown here, in which two people use their delightfully be-socked feet to play Keita Takahashi's Tenya Wanya Teens. There's a "Confess!" button, and kneeling, and part of it takes place in a bathroom, and ... we don't know. Sure is...

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Katamari creator Takahashi meets the Tenya Wanya Teens

Tenya Wanya Teens is a new game from Katamari Damacy and Noby Noby Boy creator Keita Takahashi and his wife Asuka Sakai. Their studio, Uvula, is creating Tenya Wanya Teens in collaboration with UK outfit Wild Rumpus and indie game site Venus Patrol, the latter which describes the game as "a...

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Keita Takahashi unveiling new multiplayer game during GDC

Keita Takahashi, creator of the Katamari Damacy series and Noby Noby Boy, is currently working on a new multiplayer-focused game. Takahashi will unveil his new work during the joint Wild Rumpus/Venus Patrol party on March 27 during GDC in San Francisco. Wild Rumpus and Venus Patrol both...

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Katamari and Canabalt creators make a game just for LA Game Space

LA Game Space has 10 days to reach its Kickstarter goal and is half way there, with $125,000 more to go. Today it's sweetening the deal for potential backers: Keita Takahashi, the creator of Katamari Damacy, and Adam Saltsman, the (running) man behind Canabalt, are teaming up to create a game just...

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Namco Bandai removing Noby Noby Boy from iOS App Store

The iOS version of Noby Noby Boy, which isn't so much a port of the PlayStation 3 original insomuch as a weird collection of Noby Noby Boy-based activities, is being removed from the App Store on Tuesday, October 9, according to creator Keita Takahashi's personal blog. The $1.99 app is being removed...

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Tiny Speck's 'Glitch' MMO launches today [update]

Update: if you're having trouble getting in (it's open to all, but there might be a wait), Tiny Speck has set up a "fast pass" site for Joystiq readers here. Glitch, the cute browser MMO set inside the minds of giant monsters, is officially opening up to the public today at 10AM PDT after a...

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Keita Takahashi joins Tiny Speck, working on 'Glitch' MMO

Keita Takahashi has stretched the Boy in his iPhone Noby Noby Boy app all the way from Tokyo to Vancouver, as developer Tiny Speck announces that the Katamari Damacy creator has moved there to join the team working on Glitch. What's that feeling? Yes, many of you are now contemplating playing an...

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Keita Takahashi still working on games post-Namco

During last week's GameCity conference, Katamari Damacy creator Keita Takahashi explained his departure from Namco Bandai in an interview with Eurogamer. "The games I was making were not necessarily the best-selling ones," he said. "I realized Namco was, as a business, going down a bit. Also, my...

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