"Video games are bad for you? That's what they said about Rock-n-Roll."
"A delayed game is eventually good, but a rushed game is forever bad."
"I try not so much to create new characters and worlds but to create new game-play experiences."
"To create a new standard, you have to be up for that challenge and really enjoy it."
"Many of the people in this industry - directors and producers - are trying to make their games more like movies. They are longing to make movies rather than making videogames."
"Providing new means of entertainment is the important thing."
"Anything that is impractical can be play. It's doing something other than what is necessary to continue living as an animal."
"When I create a game, I try to focus more on the emotions that the player experiences during the game play."
"I always try to come up with a clear theme when I'm making a videogame."
"Players are artists who create their own reality within the game."
"Our job as the game creators or developers - the programmers, artists, and whatnot - is that we have to kind of put ourselves in the user's shoes." We try to see what they're seeing, and then make it, and support what we think they might think."
"You can use a lot of different technologies to create something that doesn't really have a lot of value."