Welcome to IGN Unfiltered, our regularly occurring interview series where we sit down with the best, brightest, and most fascinating minds in the video game industry. (Catch up on the other 50-plus episodes here.) My guest this episode is Shadow Warrior 3 game director Kuba Opoń, who discusses his career in games – from his start as a programmer inspired by Quake 3 to becoming a game director on Shadow Warrior 3 to what makes good first-person shooter AI and more!
Check out the full episode in the video above, but if you’d prefer to listen to the interview, here’s an audio-only podcast download link. One way or the other I hope you’ll check out the interview!
And if you missed it, here’s the previous episode of Unfiltered, in which game industry investigative reporter Jason Schreier discusses why he thinks crunch culture, a nomadic lifestyle, and the constant threat of studio closures mean the industry needs to ‘Press Reset’, and more!:
Catch up on every episode of IGN Unfiltered here, including conversations with Bethesda game director Todd Howard, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot, former PlayStation boss Jack Tretton, Journey creator Jenova Chen, Halo boss Bonnie Ross, and many more!