For more than 20 years, Okamoto has been thrilling gamers with franchises such as Street Fighter and Resident Evil. Widely considered an industry pioneer, Okamoto is best known for his ability to conceive and drive completely new game genres. In July 2003, he founded Game Republic, where he and his team have Xbox 2 exclusive titles currently in development.
?My goal in creating these games is to make completely fresh and riveting experiences that gamers have never had before,? Okamoto said. ?With the next-generation Xbox platform, I can turn this vision into a reality.?