Another high placed Epic Games employee is parting ways with the giant to make games at another company. This time it’s producer Chris Wynn, who’s credits include Gears of War 3 & Gears of War Judgement, will be joining Bioware to work on Mass Effect 4.
Epic Games, the company that brought us Gears of War and Unreal, just lost it’s top marketing guy. In many respects Kendall Boyd is likely the reason why Gears of War has remained a household name and why Infinity Blade got around so well. Epic’s loss is Microsoft’s gain because Boyd is joining Microsoft Studios as Director of Halo Global Marketing. Presumably, he will work his marketing … [ Read More... ]
In a recent blog post, former Epic Games designer, Cliff Bleszinski, gave his thoughts and views on micro-transactions, DLC, and free to play business models. He makes several good points regarding consumers unrealistic expectations towards game pricing. He also explains the purpose of DLC and continuous income for a game once it’s released.
Here are some notable quotes.
On the cost of making a game and what the consumer … [ Read More... ]
Yes, you read correctly pirates, Microsoft isn’t taking piracy of their games lightly. It’s a month before the official release of Gears of War Judgment, March 22, and the game already has piracy issues. A complete copy of Gears of War Judgment appeared overnight on torrent sites. Eurogamer was informed this by Microsoft…
“We are aware of isolated cases in which Gears of War: Judgment content … [ Read More... ]