The Most Insane Quotes We Heard About Video Games In Winter 2021

The Most Insane Quotes We Heard About Video Games In Winter 2021

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Bonnie Ross

Bonnie Ross

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“It’s Master Chief’s Sleep Number.” — CEO Bonnie Ross, on what the ‘343’ in 343 Industries stands for

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Rick Fox

Rick Fox

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“First, I walked in on my son watching porn, so I started an adult film studio named FoXXXy Films to connect with him, but he didn’t think that was cool. Then I walked in on him watching esports and thought, ‘Okay, second time’s the charm.’” — Rick Fox, on how he started Echo Fox esports

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Dave Jones

Dave Jones

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“I know, it sucks.” — Creator Dave Jones, on the fact that a lot of nerds play Grand Theft Auto

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Tim Sweeney

Tim Sweeney

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“After seeing people freak out about it so much online, I’m excited to finally get a chance to try it for myself.” — Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney, on missionary position

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Shigeru Miyamoto

Shigeru Miyamoto

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“A lot of people think D-pad stands for directional pad. But it actually stands for Da Pad” — Shigeru Miyamoto, unprompted

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Tim Schafer

Tim Schafer

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“It’s incredible. As soon as I finished it, I started again. Since then, it’s been a touchstone for me and everything I make.” — Tim Schafer, on How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days

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Tomonori Takano

Tomonori Takano

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“I’ll be frank, I don’t really understand why people are so worked up about Lady Dimitrescu. All women are nine or more feet tall.” — Tomonori Takano, Art Director, on Resident Evil Village

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Gabe Newell

Gabe Newell

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“We put a tooth in a jar of Coca-Cola and left it out overnight. The next morning we drained the Coke and do you know what we found? That’s right, two teeth.” — Gabe Newell, on Valve’s current projects

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Satosho Tajiri

Satosho Tajiri

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Pokémon was inspired by animals from my childhood. Pidgey, the songbirds of the forest. Pikachu, the curious rodents. Machoke, the grotesque creature chained in my parents’ basement whom I knew only as ‘brother.’” — Satoshi Tajiri, on the origins of Pokémon

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Tsunkazu Ishihara

Tsunkazu Ishihara

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“An open-world Pokémon game goes against every fiber of my being. These titles are meant to be ordered, disciplined. I reject and detest your enthusiasm.” — Tsunekazu Ishihara, President and CEO of The Pokémon Company, on being forced to create Pokémon Legends: Arceus

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Phil Spencer

Phil Spencer

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“I know there’s been some confusion about the naming conventions we use for our Xbox brand. I had nothing to do with that. I fought hard for Microsoft’s gaming console to have no name whatsoever.” — Xbox brand head Phil Spencer

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