The Yoshi's New Island wiki last edited by Jeff on 03/14/14 06:43PM View full history

Overview

Yoshi's New Island is the third entry in Nintendo's dinosaur-led, egg-tossing platformer franchise, following 1995's Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island and 2006's Yoshi's Island DS. So far, gameplay appears to be identical to the previous games, with Yoshi transporting a baby Mario to the end of the level. Along the way, Yoshi can swallow enemies to create eggs, which can be aimed and tossed at other enemies or key places in the level to trigger special events.

Development on Yoshi's New Island is headed by Takashi Tezuka, the creative director of the original SNES game. Arzest, the studio behind the game, was formed by ex-employees of Artoon, the now-defunct developer of Yoshi's Island DS. Imageepoch assisted with animations and some Nintendo EAD Group 4 designers who worked on the New Super Mario Bros. series chipped in as well.

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