The Minds Behind PlayStation Games

Interviews with Creators and Developers

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About the Book

Featuring interviews with the creators of 43 popular video games—including Spyro the Dragon, Syphon Filter, NFL GameDay 98 and Final Fantasy VII—this book gives a behind-the-scenes look at some of the most influential (and sometimes forgotten) titles of the original PlayStation era. Interviewees recall the painstaking development, challenges of working with mega publishers and uncertainties of public reception, and discuss the creative processes that produced some of gaming’s all-time classics

About the Author(s)

Patrick Hickey, Jr., is the founder and editor-in-chief of and a lecturer of English and journalism at Kingsborough Community College, in Brooklyn, New York. Over the past decade, his video game coverage has been featured in national ad campaigns by Nintendo, Disney and EA Sports.

Bibliographic Details

Patrick Hickey, Jr.
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Bibliographic Info: ca. 140 photos, index
Copyright Date: 2022
pISBN: 978-1-4766-8507-6
eISBN: 978-1-4766-4583-4
Imprint: McFarland
Series: Studies in Gaming