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 […]
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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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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