Co-creator of Sonic the Hedgehog sentenced to prison for financial crimes

A man who who helped create one of the most iconic video games of all time will spend the next two years behind bars.

57-year-old Yuji Naka was sentenced this week after he was arrested for insider trading last year.

Naka is best known for co-creating Sonic the Hedgehog in the 90′s when he was a developer at Sega.

He also worked on Sega classics like Phantasy Star, Nights Into Dreams, and Chu Chu Rocket.

Laurel Lee

Laurel Lee

Laurel Lee is a reporter for WDBO and produces various Ask the Expert shows on the weekend.





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