Masahiro Sakurai is a legend in the industry thanks mainly to his work in Super Smash Bros. For this reason, the creative of Nintendo and Sora Ltd has a huge number of followers interested in knowing his ideas and tastes about the industry.
The developer decided to surprise all his followers, so he recently spoke about the game that impacted him the most in all of 2021. In addition, he also spoke about the creative who had the most influence during the last months of his career.
All this as part of a special post by 4Gamer (via Siliconera), which celebrates the end of the year with an interesting compilation of comments from various developers. Sakurai took the opportunity to talk a bit about her tastes and put aside Super Smash Bros. a while.
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Sakurai reveals his most outstanding game and creative of 2021
To the surprise of many, Masahiro Sakurai did not name a Nintendo game or another major AAA production as his most shocking game of all of 2021. Instead, he named an indie that caused a sensation for its quirky concept.
We refer to Inscryption, the most recent title from Daniel Mullins, creator of other quirky games like Pony Island Y The Hex. Sakurai was surprised by the proposed card game with puzzle and roguelike elements.
believes that Inscryption It goes beyond the usual limits of a video game, which is why he chose it as one of his favorites of the year. As for the most influential developer of 2021, Sakurai gave his vote of confidence to none other than Hidetaka Miyazaki.
Sakurai stated that the director of FromSoftware has an incredible way of influencing the industry without neglecting first-class quality in all of his creations. So Miyazaki is one of the biggest influences on Nintendo’s creative.
Finally, Sakurai declared himself a fan of Marvel and its cinematic universe. In fact, he claimed that the company’s films were some of the most entertaining tapes he ever watched and one of the products that impacted him the most outside of video games.
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