Sensible Software’s Jon Hare on Sociable Soccer and a changed industry

Sensible Software’s Jon Hare on Sociable Soccer and a changed industry

Video games legend Jon Hare talks us through his new football game Sociable Soccer and charts how the industry has changed over the decades. In the 1980s, Britain emerged as a powerhouse in the world of video games development, and Jon Hare was a leading figure in that movement. As co-founder of Sensible Software, he oversaw a number of smash hits, most notably Sensible Soccer, Cannon Fodder, and Mega-Lo-Mania. Many of the British games development scene’s founding fathers have effectively retired, but Hare is still busy crafting games. After Codemasters bought Sensible Software in 1999 he set up a company called Tower Studios, which has developed and consulted on a huge array of recent titles. Hare granted GameCentral an audience because he has big news: a project he conceived of …
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