List the people who've had the biggest influence on video games since the early '80s. Right now. Do it.
Who have you come up with? Miyamoto? Kojima? Carmack? Newell? Mikami? Wrong on all counts. The only names you need are Ridley Scott, James Cameron, Dan O' Bannon and H.R. Giger. Because being brutally honest, the Alien movies have done far more to shape video games than anyone in the games industry ever has.