Interview with Yoko Taro

Over at Siliconera there is a translated interview of Ikaruga creator Yoko Taro. Where he talks about how his favorite shmup Ikaruga has influenced his games, such as NieR: Automata. It is intriguing how the shmup genre has entered his games.

Find it here at siliconera.com
Interestingly, in an interview at Forbes.com, he is also talking about other shmups like Xevious and Gradius. I suspect he is also a shmup lover like we are 🙂