Mario + Rabbids Ubisoft interview: Working with Nintendo royalty

The animation director of Ubisoft Milan talks about working with Nintendo's most iconic characters.


GamerHubTV sat down with Marco Renso, the director of animation at Ubisoft Milan to discuss last years surprise hit - Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle. In the interview, he reiterates how surreal it is to be working with such characters, and how supportive Nintendo has been throughout the entire process.

He also talks about how the creative team really wanted to offer a unique product to the gaming market when designing Mario + Rabbids. These more tactical, turn-based games are usually seen as more mature titles. The devs at Ubisoft really wanted to make something accessible to everybody.

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