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Kojima: “The more tech we use, the more difficult being creative becomes”

In an roundtable interview reported by Gamasutra, Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima has interestingly explained why increasing the technical prowess of the Metal Gear games could threaten the game’s content. Kojima explains that by increasing the game’s technical prowess, the budget needs to increase and therefore it becomes more difficult to put more “authorship” into the game. “I want to…

Ubisoft responds to Assassin’s Creed Unity female characters saga

We’ve watched the Assassin’s Creed Unity saga unfold after the unveiling of the game at E3. To recap, Ubisoft technical director James Therien told Videogamer at E3 that the absence of playable female characters in Assassin’s Creed Unity is an unfortunate side-effect of the, “reality of game development.” Therien claimed that playable female models in Unity would have “doubled the…