“I look around Tokyo Games Show, and everyone’s making awful games; Japan is at least five years behind. Capcom is barely keeping up. I want to study how Westerners live, and make games that appeal to them.” - Inafune
Inafune is absolutely dead-set on figuring out what Western gamers like. I think it’s a bold direction for a Japanese company. Definitely not traditional thinking for most developers in Japan. I can’t wait to see what he comes up with!