During the D.I.C.E. European conference, Richard Hillman, EA’s chief creative officer thanked Miyamoto for his work.
Said Mr. Hillman, “I thank Miyamoto for that… But he’s falling down on the job. And for the past five years that job has been taken over by a dead guy from Cupertino.”
He proceeded to talk about the challenges that the video game industry faces, stating, “”Customers today… are generally looking for a single fabric of play. They want their game where they want it, when they want it, and at a price they can defend to other people.”
What are your thoughts on his statements? Should EA executives who tend to create (or allow/cause them to be created) games that are essentially the same every year actually say something like that?