Shinya Kumazaki is a Japanese game designer and general director of Halo Laboratory’s Kirby series.
Kumazaki has been an employee of HAL since the early 2000s and has worked on nearly 20 games in the series. Since 2021, he has been a member of HAL’s board of directors.
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Nintendo says it will patch a game-breaking Kirby 64 bug next week
Players have reported being soft locked during gameplay
Kirby 64 is the next N64 game coming to Switch Online
The first polygonal Kirby game will be the 15th title in the Switch's N64 library
Nintendo’s Kirby is officially 30-years-old today
The pink puffball made his debut on April 27, 1992
An orchestra’s Kirby cover song just won a Grammy
The 8-Bit Big Band was awarded Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella
Kirby and the Forgotten Land’s Japanese launch is the biggest in series history
The game has seen major success in multiple regions
Kirby and The Forgotten Land is the biggest UK launch in the series’ history
The game is now the fifth best selling game in the franchise in the UK
Nintendo and HAL struggled to make a mainline 3D Kirby game for around 20 years
A new interview reveals the lengthy process behind getting Kirby "ready for 3D"
Review: Kirby and the Forgotten Land is a bold and buoyant adventure
Chaos and cuteness rub shoulders in Kirby’s most well-rounded adventure yet
First Kirby and the Forgotten Land review has been published
Edge calls the Switch entry "a low key triumph"
A Kirby 30th anniversary concert has been announced
It's taking place in Tokyo this August but will be live streamed worldwide