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" The Junction Point journey is over. To all those who've asked, or want to ask, I'm sad but excited for the future. "
" My first encounter with video games was pretty conventional. I was travelling with my parents - we used to take long cross country trips in the United States every summer - and we went into a restaurant where there happened to be a Pong machine, and I was... a lot of quarters went into that Pong machine, let's just say. "
" The more people who game, the better for everyone. "
" Whether it's as the hero of an adventure story, as teacher and friend, as icon on watch, shirt or hat - everyone knows Mickey Mouse. "
" I would love to take 'Ultimata Underworld' and literally update the graphics. "
" Every game has to teach you how to walk, run, talk, use. "
" I'm a huge fan of e-books, but the more I buy and download, the more I worry that someone could just take them all away from me. "
" I was an independent developer and started Junction Point in January of 2005. "
" When you're dealing with a new platform, the real trick is just getting the game running. "
" The Wii U is pretty cool, and the thing that I'm most intrigued about it is it's the first gaming platform that actually is exploiting the second screen. "
" I think there's always room for more innovation and new things. "
" I've done a pretty good job of hitting 18-34-year-old males, and not such a good job of reaching kids. Disney has done a great job of reaching kids, but maybe not the 18-34-year-olds. I figure I can learn a lot from Disney, and maybe, I don't know, they can learn a lot from me. "
" Hey, if we didn't overcharge for our product - guess what - people wouldn't have to buy used games. "
" I think plenty of games - from 'Thief' to 'Zelda' - have shown that sneaking around can be fun. "
" We live in a world of virtual goods where none of us own the 0s and 1s. What are you going to do? "
" The reason our games generate so much revenue is because we're stupid enough to charge $60 for a box or $50 for a download or something. You need used games because most people can't afford those prices. "
" I'm a big believer in pushing things too far and forcing people to pull you back. "
" Oswald is an interesting character. Disney lost the rights to him in 1928 to Universal, who was distributing the cartoons and basically handed him over to Walter Lantz. "
" We're not going to do a Facebook game aimed at 35-year old women about farming. "
" The concept of emergent gameplay is really exciting. That's when players are really crafting their own experience. So if you're clever and creative, you can do things that even developers of the game didn't know were possible. "
" I have never been assigned a game, I have never made a game I didn't want to make. I've never done anything just to make somebody some money. "
" For most developers, that kind of situation - a player figuring out how to do something that the designer didn't intend - to most developers, that's a bug. For me, that's a celebration. "
" The heart of the gameplay is still about choice and consequence, which is what I've been doing since the '80s. "
" If anything, game development is even more of a team effort than making a movie, so for individuals to get credit for making a game is absolutely insane. "
" I have been the last space marine between earth and an alien invasion. I really just don't need to go there anymore. "
" $200, 300 million games, I'm a little scared about that; there aren't a lot of companies that have the resources or the courage to spend that much. "
" I started playing video games, and in 1978 I discovered Dungeons & Dragons and started game-mastering and writing my own adventures and creating my own worlds. "
" I was amazed at how the life of a freelancer differed from running a remote studio for another company. I thought I knew what I was doing in 2004 when I left Eidos because I had run Ion Storm Austin, which was my own independent studio. I had run a business unit inside Origin, but being part of a startup is crazy. "
" For me, the cool thing is doing things that could only be done in gaming. "
" Dude, I turn into a six-year-old when I come to Disneyland. It's amazing. My eyes glass over and my blood pressure goes down. I'm just like everybody else. I turn into a big kid when I come here. It's the happiest place on earth, right? "
" I often get painted as the guy who's trying to tell other people what to make and what to like, and that's really not my goal, but I believe so passionately that games can be more than a lot of people think they can. "