Tag Archives: mike capps
Wed, Sep 11, 2013 | 19:21 BST
Former Epic president Mike Capps, who retired to an advisory role late last year only to step away from the the company earlier this year, has taken a position on Remedy’s board of directors. Remedy CEO Matias Myllyrinne told GI International that Capps has “a tremendous track record in the games industry, ” and has “proven himself over and over again.” Also appointed to the company’s board was F-Secure president and CEO Christian Fredrikson.
Fri, Mar 08, 2013 | 14:28 GMT
Sat, Jan 12, 2013 | 19:44 GMT
Members of the video game industry met with US VP Joe Biden yesterday at the White House to discuss how or if violent video games contribute to gun violence in the US.
Tue, Dec 04, 2012 | 21:49 GMT
Mike Capps has announced his retirement as president of Epic Games in order to devote himself to his growing family.
Wed, Aug 01, 2012 | 23:40 BST
Epic president Mike Capps has said the generational step of development costs means the industry can’t just throw more and more resources at games in order to “win”.
Mon, Jun 04, 2012 | 00:17 BST
Epic Games has reached out to the bulk of former Big Huge Games staffers in an attempt to rescue as much of the team as posible.
Fri, Jun 01, 2012 | 13:55 BST
Epic boss Mike Capps has confirmed People Can Fly is involved with the next Gears of War announced yesterday evening.
Tue, Apr 10, 2012 | 02:14 BST
Epic boss Mike Capps has confirmed that Bulletstorm is on hold after a disappointing sales performance.
Tue, Apr 10, 2012 | 01:27 BST
Epic’s rumoured Kinect title seems to have been shelved, but the Unreal Engine developer has something fancy in the works for the PC elite.
Fri, Feb 03, 2012 | 05:47 GMT
Gears of War, Unreal Engine and Fortnite developer Epic has a string of fancy pants events planned for the annual Design Innovate Communicate Entertain Summit in Las Vegas next week.
Fri, Jan 27, 2012 | 20:18 GMT
The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences has announced a new session for the 2012 D.I.C.E. Summit featuring Epic’s Mike Capps, Insomniac’s Ted Price, and Blizzard’s Frank Pearce. The panel, which takes place on February 9, is titled “Staying Around, Playing Around” and the speakers will discuss “what it takes to survive for 20+ years in the game industry while maintaining growth and original content.” The 2012 D.I.C.E. Summit runs February 8-10 at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas. Thanks, IndustryGamers.
Wed, Dec 07, 2011 | 22:28 GMT
Gears of War developer Epic Games doesn’t feel the need to appear on every bit of hardware available.
Wed, Dec 07, 2011 | 12:07 GMT
Thu, Oct 27, 2011 | 18:52 BST
Epic president Mike Capps believes console makers need to become comfortable with allowing micro-transactions and smaller virtual items for purchase, and in the future it could be detrimental to the next iteration of consoles if developers are prevented from setting virtual content prices.
Wed, Oct 26, 2011 | 17:53 BST
Epic’s Mike Capps has said the firm’s next iteration of Unreal Engine will be released closer to next-gen consoles, than when Unreal 3 was released.
Wed, Sep 21, 2011 | 10:42 BST
Epic may have made many a gamer’s dreams come true this week by delivering the latest instalment of its mammoth Gears of War franchise, but the developer isn’t handing out smiles to Unreal fans after confirming that there’s currently no new Unreal title in the works. Be brave, take a deep breath and read on.
Tue, Sep 20, 2011 | 19:42 BST
“This is a hits-based business; if you’re at the top of the charts, you can be very successful, but if you’re in the middle of the charts, you’re likely to lose money. And the bets are getting bigger and bigger, so most independent studios can’t afford multiple “not hits” in a row. We’re lucky to have some stability from our engine technology business, and even luckier to have had great success in multiple platforms and genres.” – Epic president Mike Capps on the challenge of remaining independent to Forbes.
Thu, Sep 08, 2011 | 16:07 BST
Epic president Mike Capps has said there is “room from improvement” when it comes to 3D, yet despite this, Gears of War 3 looks “really good,” when played on a 3D television.
Tue, Sep 06, 2011 | 09:38 BST
Epic president Mike Capps is confident that Gears of War 3 is the biggest and best game in the trilogy. What’s next? We caught up with the exec to find out.
Tue, Aug 23, 2011 | 13:59 BST
During gamescom, Epic president Mike Capps said the developer wrote two different endings for Clayton Camine into Gears of War 3 in case the fella’s fate was leaked earlier.