Best of 2018: From a warzone to video game development – how life taught A Way Out director Josef Fares to “fuck shit up”
It’s been a wild year for VG247, so to celebrate we’re going to be republishing some of our favourite work published in 2018 – opinion pieces, features, and interviews, that we’ve enjoyed writing and reading, and which we believe showcase some of our best work. Enjoy! From a warzone to video game development – how […]
A Way Out’s Josef Fares had a great experience with Electronic Arts, and is working with the publisher on Hazelight’s next game.
“You could actually add making love as a game mechanic if you do it in the correct way” - Josef Fares
Josef Fares, director of A Way Out, wants to make “a beautiful, interactive love story”.
"I know some people thought I was on cocaine, but no" - Josef Fares explains his 'fuck the Oscars' speech
During the last Game Awards, A Way Out director Josef Fares became infamous for a speech he gave before showing off the game.
Many game players see EA as the evil corporation of gaming – a company that puts profit in front of anything else.
A Way Out, the recent, co-op-only game from Hazelight, takes around six hours to finish. It sprints through its ideas, keeps things fresh, and it ends.