Tag Archives: warren spector
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 23:45 BST
Deus Ex creator Warren Spector would rather make a game world “an inch wide and a mile deep” than “a mile wide and an inch deep”.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 08:38 BST
Warren Spector and Blizzard COO Paul Sams are collaborating with The University of Texas at Austin to found the school’s first academic video game program led by industry veterans. The Denius-Sams Gaming Academy will open its doors Fall 2014.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 07:26 BST
In a lengthy musing on how we should measure success, Deus Ex and Epic Mickey creator Warren Spector has cast aspersions on the ability of critics and gamers to judge whether games are any good or not.
Wed, May 08, 2013 | 17:03 BST
Bethesda has released the debut video for Wolfenstein: The New Order to the masses, now that the exclusivity period has ended on it. Get it below. Meanwhile, Warren Spector has apologized to fans over comments he made regarding the game yesterday.
Tue, Apr 23, 2013 | 23:50 BST
There’s room for the big dumb action games we love and more thoughtful, challenging releases, Deus Ex and Epic Mickey creator Warren Spector has argued.
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 | 08:37 BST
Veteran developer Warren Spector has suggested in a new column that next-gen home consoles will face competition from the home entertainment space, and that console tech is stuck in a frozen rut, while mobile and tablet devices continue to evolve.
Thu, Apr 04, 2013 | 23:23 BST
Games are stuck on the same old material, Warren Spector has argued, and the industry needs individual role models to break free of action’s stranglehold on art.
Tue, Apr 02, 2013 | 19:59 BST
GI International has announced Warren Spector will be writing a monthly column for the site. Spector’s column will focus on “serious subjects about the industry and will pose questions that Spector himself may not have the answers to.” The first column will be posted this week.
Thu, Feb 07, 2013 | 22:12 GMT
Deus Ex and Epic Mickey creator Warren Spector dropped a heck of a flamebait quote in his DICE Summit 2013 presentation, saying games like Grasshopper Manufacture’s Lollipop Chainsaw “should just not be made”.
Wed, Jan 30, 2013 | 04:53 GMT
Tue, Jan 29, 2013 | 22:15 GMT
Disney has confirmed its closure of Epic Mickey developer Junction Point studios.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 | 01:20 GMT
You shouldn’t go into a creative industry like making games if you’re chasing stability, according to Deus Ex and Epic Mickey creator Warren Spector.
Fri, Nov 16, 2012 | 10:55 GMT
Epic Mickey: The Power of Two offers player choices and lays the result out by showing them the consequences. It’s something that producer Warren Spector believes is important to any game, and the man is certainly no stranger to choices, given his work on Deus Ex, Thief: The Dark Project and System Shock. Find out how these rules impact his latest project below.
Thu, Nov 15, 2012 | 15:57 GMT
Warren Spector’s next title, Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two, is gearing up for release. The revered developer has worked on plenty of classics over the years – from Wing Commander to Deus Ex – but doe his Disney sequel live up to expectation? Spector thinks so.
Tue, Oct 23, 2012 | 08:52 BST
Epic Mickey: The Power of Two is heading to Wii U across Europe November 30th, and Disney has released a new trailer, in which lead designer Warren Spector discusses Mickey’s new pal, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. Check out the clip below.
Sat, Oct 13, 2012 | 22:10 BST
Warren Spector believes the future of games lies in connectivity between consoles and smartphones.
Tue, Sep 04, 2012 | 16:36 BST
Disney Epic Mickey 2 has a sixth behind-the-scenes video available for viewing. Called “The Power of Music” the video features Junction Point and Warren Spector discussing the fun and sometimes lovely soundtrack. What else would you expect from a Disney product? Watch it below. Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two releases on Mac, PC, PS3, Wii and Xbox 360 on November 18 in the US and November 23 in the UK.
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 | 23:59 BST
Deus Ex and Epic Mickey creator Warren Spector name-dropped id Software’s John Carmack and Epic Games’ Tim Sweeney in a call for developers to focus on something more than violence.
Tue, Jul 24, 2012 | 16:01 BST
Junction Point has released a third developer diary for Epic Mickey 2 : The Power of Two, in which Warren Spector talks about working with comic book legend Marv Wolfman in developing the story behind the title. Watch it below. Game’s out on Mac, PC, PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360 in the US on November 18 and in the UK on November 23.
Thu, Jul 05, 2012 | 06:19 BST