Quick Quotes – Kid Icarus dev dismisses narrative in games

By Brenna Hillier
6 February 2012 22:06 GMT

“Movies and such are much better at telling stories in an effective and enjoyable way than games are.”

— Legendary designer Masahiro Sakurai, director of Kid Icarus: Uprising, speaking to Nintendo Power, as reported by Destructoid. Sakurai said the game contains “a ton of talking” but that he “didn’t add all that voice in order to tell a story.” Kid Icarus: Uprising launches exclusively for 3DS on March 23.

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