Downwell Creator jumps to Nintendo


Another major transfer happened this week, coming after Yuji Naka’s sudden move to Square Enix.

The latest transfer comes from Downwell’s creator, Ojiro Fumoto. In a recent tweet, he announced his latest employment under Nintendo.


Downwell is Ojiro’s opus, a roguelike vertical scrolling shooter published by Devolver Digital. The game was released on all console and mobile platforms in 2015 and 2016 to widespread critical acclaim.

No details on Ojiro’s Nintendo project have surfaced.