Game development studio CyberConnect2 was founded on February 16m 1996 (it became CyberConnection2 in 2001), and, to celebrate its 20th anniversary, President/CEO Hiroshi Matsuyama will be travelling across all of Japan's 47 prefectures to meet (and drink with) fans this month. Joining the good-times, Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, character designer for its MMORPG-set .hack// series (also a few things called Evangelion and FLCL) posted a congratulations.
CyberConnect2 - the Japanese game developers responsible for the .hack// series as well as numerous Naruto and JoJo's Bizarre Adventure fighting games - are establishing a satellite studio in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, which will open in the Summer of 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
Bandai Namco has announced a new 3D JRPG smart phone game called New World, which is being developed by .hack creators CyberConnect2 and which features character designs from Yoshiyuki Sadamoto. Hit the jump to learn more.