Santa Monica Studio’s Eric Williams, who’s the director behind the newly launched and critically acclaimed God of Battle: Ragnarok, has spoken to IGN in regards to the Nintendo Leisure System video games which have influenced a few of his design choice within the video games he’s been concerned in. Mr. Williams says that he’s an engineer at coronary heart with a math, science, and design background. So it’s not shocking to see a number of the recreation he has chosen within the checklist and the way they might have influenced his design selections. Williams additionally advised the location that his first video video games console was the Atari 2600 which led him to wish to turn out to be a online game developer when he was a toddler.
The 5 NES video games which influenced him:
- The Legend of Zelda
- Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest
- Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!
- Baseball Stars
- River Metropolis Ransom
First video games console:
“The Atari 2600 was the console that made me wish to be a recreation designer. How 9-year-old me even knew (that) ‘recreation designer’ was even a factor is past me.”
“Once I was in 4th grade we needed to write a e book about all of the issues we’d wish to be sooner or later, and it required us to discover 10 totally different paths,” he says. “My last consequence was fighter pilot, largely because of me seeing High Gun. However the wild half was the runner-up entry (was) “recreation designer”.
“But all these years later, right here I’m sitting at Santa Monica Studios reflecting on the desires of a child from the Midwest whereas the world is enjoying our recreation.”