“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.
Far Cry 5: a tightly focused sandbox shooter about taking the fight directly to the source and oooooooooooh is that a fishing rod? Excuse me for the next three hours.
Shenmue 3 may escape Kickstarter limbo after all. Cross your fingers!
Age of Empires 4 announced, and it's being developed by Dawn of War and Company of Heroes creator Relic
Microsoft has just dropped what has to be the most surprising announcement of gamescom 2017: a new Age of Empires game.
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.