The latest edition of Japanese publication Weekly Famitsu contains a bumper interview with the team behind the beloved Kirby series. This includes the lead action programmer Katsuyoshi Sumitomo, general director Shinya Kumazaki, and design director Riki Fuhrmann. Talking to the team at Weekly Famitsu, Mr. Fuhrmann said that he would love to make the ultimate Kirby non-action spin-off game next and he also mentioned that the team has a wide variety of Kirby games coming out in the future.
Sumitomo: I really want the next thing we create to be called the pinnacle of Kirby games. I’m positive the Kirby series can become even more fun!
Fuhrmann: For me, personally, I’d really like to make a non-action Kirby spin-off game. …We’re going to have a wide variety of Kirby coming out in the future.
Kumamoto: Each entry in the series has its merits, but I want to make something that exceeds previous games.