Late last month, game developer Manabu Daishima passed away while diving off the coast of Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. Daishima worked on an array of classic titles, doing monster designs for Romancing SaGa, field graphics for Chrono Trigger, and background design for Final Fantasy XII. He was 45 years old.
A Square Enix mobile developer has recently talked to Famitsu (via Siliconera) about a pair of new SaGa and Mana games which will "stay true to all [our] memories from the [SNES] and PlayStation era." The developer also mentioned that Square Enix's second mobile division would be "helping out" with the games.