Tag: Warren Spector

Gaming News Wrap [25 Jun 2015]

Looks like it’s almost bad news in focus for today’s news wrap, thanks to Batman Arkham Knight on PC and the Destiny Taken King and Red Bull DLC. Thankfully, there’s some better news too. Games DICE is teasing us with this PC footage of Star Wars Battlefront Gears of War Ultimate Edition beta testers have logged over 1M matches The Elder Scrolls…

Spector to write for esteemed videogames website

The highly acclaimed Epic Mickey creator, Warren Spector will be trying his hand at videogames journalism. Spector will be writing for the industry respected Games Industry International. We last heard from Spector a few months ago with the unfortunate closing of the Epic Mickey studio, Junction Point.  Spector bid an emotional farewell to his co-workers at Junction Point in a Facebook…

Epic Mickey 2 is PS Vita bound

Disney took to Twitter to announce that Epic Mickey 2 is headed to the PS Vita. @DisneyMoviesUK: We’re pleased to announce that Epic Mickey 2 is coming to the Playstation Vita later this year! This is not the previously released Epic Mickey: Power of Illusions that was optimised for release on the Nintendo 3DS last year, but the console version…

Epic Mickey creator Warren Spector bids an emotional farewell to studio

We learned yesterday that Disney has closed Epic Mickey studio Junction Point. The game’s creator Warren Spector has now issued an emotional farewell to former studio. In a post on Facebook [as reported by Eurogamer] Spector expressed that he was both sad to see the studio close, but excited for the future. “Yes, it’s true,” he said. “The Junction Point journey is…

Morning News Wrap (30 Jan 2013)

What was the first thing you thought of when you woke up this morning?  We’d like to think it was “zombies are awesome”.  But it probably wasn’t, was it? Apple will be releasing a new 128GB fourth generation iPad on Tuesday, 5 February.  One has to wonder if that announcement will receive the mass indifference a(nother) “new” Apple product actually deserves.  If…

Spector Says Epic Mickey 2 Will Let players Experience Disney History First-Hand “With all the Power of PS3”

The Epic Mickey series’ sequel will make its debut on the Playstation 3 after the original was only available for the Wii. The series creator, Warren Spector told OPM that Epic Mickey 2: The Power Of Two will not only utilize the Playstation Move controller, but will be a vital tool for game’s progression. “The really magical thing that Mickey does…

Warren Spector Believes “We’ve Gone Too Far” With Violence in Games

Talking with GamesIndustryBiz the famous Epic Mickey creator, Warren Spector shared his concerns about violence in videogames. Spector believes we have “gone too far,” and says “the ultraviolence has to stop.” Spector was noting the recent E3 exhibition where he says the ‘serious violent’ theme was ripe. “This is the year where there were two things that stood out for…