Yasuhiro Wada (Harvest Moon) and Yoshiro Kimura (Little King's Story) joined the No More Heroes developer about a year ago. Now, they've apparently left. Kotaku's following up. [Siliconera]
Earlier this year, Tokyo-based Grasshopper Manufacture snagged Akira Yamaoka of Silent Hill fame from Konami. This month, it also signed two more "name" developers.
At last, a Japanese role-playing game on Wii that can spark thoughts of Pikmin and Psychonauts. But it's also the first game to make this mild-mannered reviewer angrily throw his controller in about a decade.