How a Solo Developer from Detroit Landed in Nintendo's Spotlight

A great joy of Nintendo's indie showcase events, with back-to-back trailers for upcoming Switch games, is how the company often centers the people behind the games, too. The rapidfire momentum can, at times, make games and creators blur together, but the moment Neil "Aerial_Knight" Jones appeared, his big smile, backed by the snappy music for his new game Aerial_Knight's Never Yield thumping in the background, commanded attention.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/88ngzz/how-a-solo-developer-from-detroit-landed-in-nintendos-spotlight