The year is 2540, a student in history class notices something off about his textbook. “How come these textbooks skip the years 1990 through 1999?” The teacher puts his air-marker down on the table, lowers his head, and sighs. “Because…” he lifts his head, a single tear rolls down his cheek, “… only 90’s kids remember the 90’s”
Wired recently posted a pretty interesting article about how current day game designers are still citing Ico as a source of inspiration. It’s weird to think that everything from Halo to Uncharted has been effected by 2001 PlayStation 2 game that almost no one bought.
So many times this. Now if only developers had the freedom to do what they wanted instead of having to protect their investments.