“We’re deliberately avoiding [first-person shooters] right now. It’s in our DNA to avoid doing what other companies are doing. I suppose you could say that Max Payne 3 is something close to an FPS, but there are really unique aspects to the setting and gameplay there, too, not just in the story. You have to have originality in your games; you have to have some kind of interesting message. You could say that the goalpoint of Rockstar is to have the players really feel what we’re trying to do.” – Rockstar VP Dan Houser to Famitsu, via 1UP. Thanks, Yoshi.
Nintendo announces SNES Classic pre-loaded with an incredible list of bangers, including the never-released Star Fox 2
Nintendo reveals SNES mini loaded with classic RPGs and a ton of other incredible titles.
Finally Europe gets a decent special edition.
Arms’ first update delivers on promised spectator mode.
The Times has published its yearly Rich List feature, which charts the worth of Britain’s 1,000 wealthiest people. Rockstar founders Sam and Dan Houser are on the list, along with four people with controlling interests in Candy Crush developer King.
Grand Theft Auto creators Dan and Sam Houser, Leslie Benzies and Aaron Garbut will receive the BAFTA Fellowship on March 12th.