Develop: It’s well documented that Sony’s own studios and developers contributed to the design of Move. Does that represent a wider change in philosophy at Sony?
Absolutely. That’s down to the change of management that occurred three years ago, when Ken Kutaragi moved on and Kaz Harai became the president of SCE.
The first thing Kaz said was, “get World Wide Studios in on hardware development”. So he wanted developers in meetings at the very beginning of concepting new hardware, and he demanded SCE people talk to us [developers]