Tag Archives: will wright
Wed, Sep 18, 2013 | 18:28 BST
Will Wright has announced the formation of a new startup called Syntertainment, which will focus on blending “reality and entertainment.” The firm was co-founded by Avi Bar-Zeev who will serve as CTO, CPO and acting CEO. A group of investors in the firm include former EA CEO John Riccitiello, the Mayfield Fund, Foursquare executive Dennis Crowley, and HVF founder Max Levchin with venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz handling the funding round.
Tue, Jun 25, 2013 | 23:07 BST
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 15:10 BST
Maxis legend Will Wright has spoken about his admiration for three particular figures in the gaming world: Shigeru Miyamoto, Peter Molyneux and Sid Meier.
Wed, May 08, 2013 | 18:39 BST
Tue, May 07, 2013 | 03:29 BST
Will Wright, the original creator of SimCity, is not at all impressed with the launch woes which plagued the most recent release, although he did have praise for the game itself.
Mon, Mar 11, 2013 | 12:06 GMT
Maxis founder Will Wright will make a special appearance at this year’s GameHorizon event in Newcastle which takes place May 8-9.
Fri, Mar 08, 2013 | 13:08 GMT
SimCity may have got off to a rocky start this week, but series creator Will Wright has been playing it, and he’s very pleased with the results.
Wed, Feb 27, 2013 | 21:08 GMT
Another SimCity video featuring the original creator the series, Will Wright, has been released by EA and Maxis. In it, the game’s lead designer Stone Librande and Wright discuss how the latter prefers to build cities in the game. Watch it below. SimCity will be available March 8.
Fri, Feb 22, 2013 | 17:04 GMT
Will Wright has discussed his experience with Maxis’ SimCity reboot in a recently-released video from EA.
Fri, Nov 02, 2012 | 02:00 GMT
SimCity creator Will Wright has settled a lawsuit which had grounded developer Hive Mind. The settlement seems quite amicable, judging by VentureBeat‘s report, with both sides expressing respect for each other and Wright noting that Hive Mind’s “operating team can take the company forward”. Nobody’s quite sure what Hive Mind is actually up to; its first, self-titled game is said to customise itself totally to the user and match them with like-minded individuals through a blend of entertainment, lifestyle and personal tools.
Tue, Jul 10, 2012 | 07:41 BST
SimCity, Sims and Spore creator Will Wright believes new publishing possibilities have traditional gaming platform holders in a quake.
Mon, Jun 04, 2012 | 02:06 BST
Hive Mind, the “personal gaming” developer founded by Sims creator Will Wright, has been locked down by an ongoing legal battle with its former CEO.
Thu, Mar 29, 2012 | 19:45 BST
Will Wright is of the opinion game consoles will always have place in the home even should the importance of such machines become minimal.
Thu, Mar 08, 2012 | 21:21 GMT
During GDC, a team of game designers sat down for a chat to discuss the games which inspired such luminaries as Will Wright, Cliff Bleszinski, Sid Meier, and John Romero.
Fri, Nov 18, 2011 | 19:44 GMT
Wed, Nov 16, 2011 | 16:10 GMT
Will Wright’s next game has been confirmed as as HiveMind, which is also the name of the new Berkeley, California based startup from the industry vet.
Mon, Jun 06, 2011 | 07:34 BST
Sims and Spore creator Wil Wright has confirmed that he is working on a new game for portable devices and social networks that is based on a short story by author Bruce Sterling.
Wed, Jun 01, 2011 | 09:28 BST
BAFTA’s just announced that it’s bringing its video games arm to the US.
Tue, Apr 19, 2011 | 00:13 BST
Famed creator Will Wright has said that the spread of gaming beyond established platforms is good for the industry, despite proving “disruptive” to traditional publishers.
Sun, Mar 06, 2011 | 23:36 GMT
Will Wright has said his classic Sim City series evolved from a tool for placing assets into games.