Masahiro Sakurai's latest game dev video spotlights fun beyond 'game essence'
It's all fun and games
As we’ve said before, Masahiro Sakurai’s game development video series is much more than just technical talk. Sakurai dives into all kinds of topics with his features, and today is a perfect example of that.
In his latest video, Sakurai goes over the many, many ways in which a game can present fun to the player. To be specific, Sakurai explains that the essence of games themselves certainly makes them fun, but there are things that go beyond that in order to bring enjoyment to the player.
Sakurai offers 7 different categories in this video that he feels shows games that craft fun through more than just ‘game essence.’ This video is chock-full of games you’ve no doubt seen and played yourself, and Sakurai will definitely have you thinking about them in a new way.