Acclaimed Hollywood director and self-professed Team ICO fan
, Guillermo del Toro, sees a bright future for video games, claiming that the next decade will bring about titles of an "earthshaking Citizen Kane
" caliber. Basing his thoughts on the dynamics of narrative in sandbox games, del Toro states that this evolution in storytelling (he coined as "story engine" in his interview with Wired
) will turn into something so powerful that it will not only give us better games, but also change Hollywood and "rewrite the rules of fiction."
While this may seem like a bold prediction difficult to live up to, del Toro assures he won't hobbit
away from the responsibility of seeing it come true. "I'll be trying to make [such a game]," he told Wired. "But I won't be trying until after The Hobbit
." There you have it folks, del Toro "Citizen Kane
" game confirmed* for 2019. Mark it down.*Not actually confirmed