G4 gives us an up-close look at SEGA’s Yu Suzuki, creator of such classics as Afterburner, Out Run, and Virtua Fighter. Videos after the jump.
One of Suzuki’s most notable arcade games was Ferrari F355 Challenge, a racing simulator created upon a strong partnership with Ferrari. The game itself drew attention not only from the gaming industry overall, but also from the automobile industry. Rubens Barrichello of the F1 Team Ferrari was quoted by Suzuki to “have considered to purchase one for practicing.” In 2003, Suzuki became the sixth person to be inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences’ Hall of Fame