Gamasutra has a good piece up interviewing Hidetaka “Swery” Suehiro about The Good Life — the game he’s currently crowdfunding — and how he approaches game design.
The recent news about Swery’s new studio, White Owls, led me to this old feature about him, published on Polygon in 2013. It still makes for an interesting read, and offers up some nice insights on what he’s all about and how he sees games and game development.
Some great news today with the announcement that lovable game dev Swery65 (Hidetaka Suehiro) has launched his own development studio, White Owls, with the slogan “From Osaka to all of YOU around the World.” It looks like he’ll be using White Owls to produce more than just games — he mentions a mystery novel here — […]
Swery65 (aka Hidetaka Suehiro) is a well-loved game designer (Deadly Premonitions) who has recently returned to his family roots of being a monk. What I didn’t know was the massive tattoo work he’s had done, which he reveals in this Instagram post. Read more about it in this Eurogamer post. Update: Well, color me embarrassed. […]