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Masayuki Onoue

For many, may years, Game Freak has been strongly attached to the Pokemon franchise. However, we’ve seen the studio branch out as of late with the likes of HarmoKnight, Pocket Card, Jockey, and Giga Wrecker Alt.

Giga Wrecker Alt. stems from a second production team at Game Freak that works on original titles. And according to programmer and director Masayuki Onoue, the Gear Project team is being prioritized – even “more than Pokemon in general.”

Game Freak director Masayuki Onoue recently shared a blog post on Giga Wrecker Alt. We learn more about the origins of the project as well as the tough task of melding an action game with a physics engine.

Here’s the full post from Onoue: