Fumito Ueda talked with Simon Parkin from ‘New Yorker’ and discussed the work on his most recent game.
The Last Guardian was in development for more than 10 years. Although originally announced in 2007 for PS3, but it was in development long before that time. The game went through development hell, was almost shut down, but for some unbelievable reason finally made it to the store shelves. To celebrate this incredible event, Simon Parkin talked a little bit with the designer and director Fumito Ueda.
The Last Guardian is currently available for PlayStation 4. The game features a child and a strange creature, who looks like a cat with wings. Together they must explore the world and escape their trap.
The game designer is almost 50 years old now, although we always thought of him as a young ‘beginner developer’. In his own words, Ueda always wanted to create art and video games presented him with this opportunity. Here’s an abstract from the original article.
The game was in development for so long, that technically it’s impossible to say if it’s a PS4 or a PS3 game.
You can read the full article here.