A few weeks ago, among the general displeasure, the latest episode of Nintendo Minute, YouTube series that kept players constantly updated on the news of the Kyoto house, showing them new games and taking them behind the scenes. Today another bad news comes: Krysta Yang, co-creative of the format, left Nintendo.
“After 14 years, I decided to leave Nintendo,” he writes on Twitter. “It was really amazing to be able to do the work of my dreams for so long and be part of the most memorable moments of gaming. The best part, however, is represented by the people with whom I have had the privilege of working. They inspired me every day and I am grateful to be able to consider them long-standing friends. I am really excited about what the future holds for me and I hope you will stay with me on this crazy journey.” The heartfelt greeting, entrusted to the Twitter pages, was accompanied by a series of photographs depicting Yang with some of the people he has worked with all these years, including his colleague at the conduction of Nintendo Minute Kit Ellis
Krysta Yang, now 37, started working with Nintendo when she was only 23. He began his career as a Corporate Affairs Assistant and then became Public Relations Manager and one of the most well-known public faces thanks to Nintendo Minute. The relationship with Nintendo ends without any disagreement, Yang simply wants new adventures, even if it is not yet clear what it will do in the future. Among those who responded to his message was also the president of Nintendo America Doug Bowser, who thanked her “for her energy, her passion, her ideas and especially for the smiles she brought every day”.