He also admitted that he has a particular love for Valve's first-person shooter Half-Life 2.
"There was variation in terms locations. and also the way of storytelling in the game. Usually, you have to incorporate storytelling with constraints, but the way they (Valve) implemented constraints was something different that I enjoyed, compared to other games." said Ueda in an interview with .
Ueda and Team ICO are currently working on The Last Guardian for PS3.