Posts tagged “Epic Games”
Tech Wire Gamer: Nvidia, best known as a maker of powerful gaming, mobile device and PC chips, unveiled a portable gaming console at CES on Monday night. And Epic Games exec mark Rein likes what he sees.
Tech Wire Gamer: Epic Games unveiled a trailer for its forthcoming "Gears of War: Judgment" at the Spike Video Game Awards on Saturday. The video drew attention at least for the moment away from the company's changes in management. Plus: Wrapping up Spike Video Game Awards winners.
Even though funding remains tight, the RTP area's video game companies look to 2013 with hope as new platform technology emerges, mobile gaming grows and how to monetize titles becomes more clear, say a group of industry executives.
The changing of the executive guard continues at Epic Games, which turned the Gears of War franchise into a billion dollar empire. President Mike Capps is the latest executive to depart in the past few months.
Tech Wire Gamer: Paul Meegan, formerly president of LucasArts, has joined the Cary-based company as vice president of product development.
Tech Wire Gamer: "Gears of War: Judgment" will have a premier of sorts at the Spike Video Game Awards - a trailer with footage from the forthcoming title.
Variety reports that Epic Games' "Gears of War" may finally be turned into a movie. Creative Arts Agency is shopping the idea to producers after years of talk and preliminary work on a big screen project.
Industry veteran Alexander Marcis of Durham-based Themis Media and publisher of The Escapist, says Epic's scale should offset the loss of "CliffyB." But he acknowledges Cliff Bleszinski's exit "hurts."
The videogame industry, media that cover gaming and especially fans are reacting with shock and incredulity to Cliff Bleszinki's decision to leave Epic Games where he became a legendary creative figure.
In a blog post, Cary-based Epic Games tells its millions of fans worldwide that Cliff Bleszinski, a driving creative force behind many of its its such as "Gears of War," has left the firm. Bleszinki says he needs "a much needed break."
Tech Wire Gamer: The Cary-based company founded by veterans from Epic Games are rolling out "Lili" for play on Apple's updated iPod.
The cartoon-style gameplay features a virtual Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, complete with an assortment of humorous weapons, accessories and costumes to put a playful spin on the political race as the nation heads toward a November election.
A series of departures from Cary-based Epic Games continued over the weekend as the creative lead for the next "Gears of War" title and two artists have left Epic's People Can Fly subsidiary.
BitMonster, formed by six game industry veterans, licenses Epic's Unreal engine technology and is developing a 3D title for Apple mobile devices titled "Lili," a role playing game.
The zombies are on the attack in the forthcoming new franchise from Cary-based Epic Games. But this one is very different in appearance from previous titles such as Gears of War and Unreal Tournament.