Thu, Sep 24, 2009 | 09:08 BST
Kojima: Natal is the next “2D to 3D shift”
Dropping bombs. Hideo Kojima’s just told a TGS press conference that Natal is something “like the 2D to 3D shift, or the first time that I ever played with Family Computer [NES],” as reported by Gamasutra.
He said that when he first saw Natal, “I wanted to share my surprise to everybody… but I had to restrain myself.”
He went on, saying that Natal “has the potential to change everyone’s lifestyle dramatically” – extending to everyday tasks.
Kojima warned, however, that there will be some users who are “nervous without any physical controller”, he believes that we can and should accommodate those people through a transition period.
Talking about the type of games he’s excited about making on Natal, Kojima said that he wanted to make “a completely innovative game [with a very new control method] that nobody has thought of in the past.. but I have core users who are my fans, so I do not want to leave them behind.”
Heavy shit. Hit the link for the full thing.