Dark Souls director Hidetaka Miyazaki has released a statement about the beloved RPG winning last night’s Ultimate Game of All Time award.
As part of 50 Years of Gaming’s Golden Joystick Awards ceremony, two special new categories were introduced for last night’s awards: Best Gaming Hardware of All Time and the aforementioned Ultimate Game of All Time, which was voted Dark Souls in a public vote. had won. ,
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In a statement issued on Twitter and reported on yahoo japan, Director of Dark Souls said (via Google Translate): “It is still incredible that users have chosen us from among the nominated works, but I think it is a great honor. Everyone involved in the development, collaboration and Thanks to the people. Support at the time, including Software and Bandai Namco Entertainment, and above all, thanks to the users who played and supported the game. I’m really grateful to you.”
Miyazaki discussed how the developers who joined FromSoftware during the development of Dark Souls are taking over the reins of the much-anticipated Elden Ring, saying: “At the time, the staff who joined as a newcomer to the software and started [their] Careers as game creators for Dark Souls are now on the rise and the latest work is becoming the core of the Elden Ring. In that sense too, this time around, I was very impressed with the award.”
This doesn’t mean that Miyazaki is done with game development, as he ends by saying: “I will continue to make interesting and valuable games. I hope you look forward to it.” On the strength of our most recent Elden Ring preview, Miyazaki’s best work may still be ahead of him…
For more on how we picked the 20 nominees for the Ultimate Game of All Time Award, check out our voting criteria,