CGM Interview: Swery 65 is Interested in VR

CGM Writes: In videogames, there are only a handful of people that stand out from the rest of the industry. You have historical figures like Nolan Bushnell, the founder of Atari, or gaming luminaries, like Shigeru Miyamoto who almost singlehandedly carried Nintendo on his—and Mario’s—shoulders. Then you have the dark horses, the mavericks who do something so odd, so distinctive that everyone sits up and takes notice simply because it’s something no one has ever seen before. Hidetaka Suehiro, better known by his nickname, “Swery65,” is one of those people. Although he’s been in the industry for years, it was only in 2010, with Deadly Premonition that he rose to prominence as one of gaming’s most surreal creators. Since then, he’s also made D4, which has migrated from an Xbox One exclusive to PCs as well, and it carries the same bizarre distinctiveness of his previous work. We managed to track down the eccentric Japanese developer and get some of this thoughts on the industry, and hi...

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