Tag: Epic

Freshly Popped

If the weather’s as grotty in your neck of the woods as it is in Cape Town, you’ll be wanting to snuggle up somewhere for a few hours. Try your local cinema. This weekend there’s crime, debauchery and adventure waiting for you. Gambit Colin Firth and Alan Rickman? Yes please! Firth plays an art art curator tired of taking abuse…

Mike Capps resigns as Epic Games president

Key members of any company’s staff leaving must be a little worrying, but three key members in around six months must be close to alarm bell time.  Following the departure of Rod Fergusson around five months back and Cliff Bleszinski in October, Epic Games have now seen the resignation of the company’s president Mike Capps. However, he will not be…

Gears of War: Judg(e)ment Will Not Support Kinect

Epic’s Cliff Bleszinski confirmed in an interview with GamesTM that Gears of War Judg(e)ment will not include Kinect support. “We are not supporting Kinect in Gears Judgment,” said Bleszinski. Bleszinski does not think Kinect has quite lived up to its potential so far. “I like Kinect, I’ve been a fan of it, but I don’t think it has been fully realised as far as…

Dead Space Dev Apologises for Knocking Gears of War

EA’s Dead Space story producer, Chuck Beaver has apologised for his negative comments about Epic’s Gears Of War series. The apology stems from an interview which appeared on EA’s official blog knocking Gears Of War for its, “atrocious, offensive violations of story basics.” Beaver famously said the Gears of War series had “literally the worst writing in games.” The post has now…