Michael Capps

GDC 2014: Mark Cerny and Michael Capps return to host third-annual Flash Forward session

GDC 2014 organizers have announced the third annual Flash Forward session will be hosted by GDC Advisory Board members and game industry veterans Mark Cerny and Michael Capps. The hour-long session includes the duo’s take on the state of the industry before offering highlights on some of the talks scheduled for GDC. The conference takes […]

6 years ago

Michael Capps headlines

  • Gears of War only shipped because of the team's amazing "talent and passion," says Capps

    Epic president Mike Capps believes that if not for the talent and passion of the Gears of War 1 team, the game may never have shipped due to the developer’s “lack of maturity,” and the use of untested technology.

    9 years ago
  • CESA release partial game and speakers list for Tokyo Games Show 2009

    The Tokyo Games Show starts on September 24, and the CESA has released a partial list of games that will be present for the event. Seems like there is a games conference every month, doesn’t it? Some of the speakers lined up include Sony’s Kaz Hirai delivering a keynote, Haruhiro Tsujimoto the president and COO […]

    11 years ago
  • Epic brands Nano.Strike patent talk as "rumor"

    Epic president Mike Capps has dubbed talk of a Nano.Strike project from the company as “rumor”. “You won’t be surprised when we give you the standard ‘we don’t comment on rumors or speculation’ answer,” said the boss via email when responding to our inquiry over recent faceplate and game patents filed for Nano.Strike. “Sorry. I […]

    11 years ago
  • Manifesto co-founder calls out Epic's Michael Capps over "exploitation of power"

    On his blog, game designer Greg Costikyan has chastised Epic president Michael Capps saying he supports the “exploitation of power” in terms of employee treatment. Capps spoke at a recent leadership meeting sponsored by International Game Developers Association and according to Costikyan, implied that working a 40-hour work week was “kind of absurd”. Capps used […]

    11 years ago
  • First of three Gears novels for October release

    Ballantine Books is to release a set of three Gears of War novels, the publisher’s announced, the first of which will hit the US in October. Gears of War: The Battle of Aspho Fields, written by New York Times bestselling author Karen Traviss, will go on sale on October 28. “After finishing the first Gears […]

    12 years ago