This interview is part of GameSpot's Game Masters: Behind the Talent feature, which explores some of the biggest names in game development. The feature coincides with a new exhibition celebrating video game culture taking place at the Australian Centre for Moving Image (ACMI) in Melbourne, Victoria.
The mind behind Metal Gear Solid, Hideo Kojima, speaks about how his interest in movies and novels affects the way he approaches game design, and how game systems, story and personal influences work together.
The director of ICO and Shadow of the Colossus Fumito Ueda speaks about creating games as an intensely personal player experience, and considering games as an artform.
To find out more about GameSpot's Game Masters feature, visit the home page.