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Kanye West is making a video game about his mother

Owen S. Good is a longtime veteran of video games writing, well known for his coverage of sports and racing games.

Recording star and music awards ombudsperson Kanye West has a new endeavor: Video games. He revealed to a radio station on Friday that he's building a game as a tribute to his mother, who died in 2007.

The game will be based on West's single "Only One," (released at the end of 2014) which imagines a conversation between his daughter and his mother, Donda West, who died of complications attributed to a plastic surgery operation. West says this game has been in development for six months.

"The idea is, it's my mother going through the gates of heaven and you have to bring her to the highest gates of heaven by holding her to the light," he told WWPR-FM of New York. "We've been working on it for like six months."

The discussion of the game project can be heard at the 56 minute mark of the video above.

It may be the first video game West is developing, but he's starred — sort of — in others. This one, Kanye Quest 3030, finds the artist sucked into the future through a wormhole, doing battle with evil clones of recording stars Nas, Jay-Z, Tupac Shakur, Eminem and others.