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Cliff Bleszinski Wants the Gears of War Franchise to Take More Chances

By John Keefer, Mar 20, 2017 10:45am PDT

Of course, that's easy to say when you aren't affiliated with the series any more.


"If you play the new one you will. Hell, just trying to install it you'll notice. "

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Rein, CliffyB Weigh in on PC Gaming Alliance

By Aaron Linde, Feb 29, 2008 8:00pm PST

Epic Games founder Mark Rein and designer Cliff Bleszinski voiced their support of the recently founded PC Gaming Alliance, suggesting that the...


"Of course it wasn't exactly bleeding edge tech by the time it came out. It was just a slightly ..."

- kodt see all 68 comments

Epic Designer Says PC Gaming in 'Disarray'

By Chris Faylor, Feb 15, 2008 10:42am PST

Long-time PC developer Epic Games is now moving the PC to the backseat in favor of console development, Unreal designer and Gears of War (PC, X360)...


"The PC game market is about five times bigger in the EMEA region than the US according to a ..."

- evildanish see all 411 comments

Bringing Gears of War To The PC

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 05, 2007 9:14am PST

CliffyB has updated his blog at 1UP, talking about bringing Gears of War to the PC. More specifically, he talks about the controls.


CliffyB Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 23, 2007 6:57am PDT

There's a Q&A with Epic's CliffyB on bit-tech.net. The designer is asked about Gears of War and more.


Gears of War Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 12, 2007 8:31am PDT

Computer & Video Games grinds some gears, asking CliffyB about the PC version of Gears of War.


Gears of War, Wii Sports, Okami Top GDC Awards

By Chris Remo, Mar 08, 2007 12:37am PST

Games and developers were honored last night during the Game Developers Choice Awards in San Francisco, hosted by Double Fine Productions founder...


"Ever changing gameplay? What do you mean, like a new gun? Perhaps higher polygon counts that ..."

- Wierdo-X see all 38 comments

Late Night Consoling

By Chris Remo, Dec 14, 2006 8:00pm PST

Xbox 360 becomes more backwards compatible [xbox360] Xbox 360 owners can come a little closer to being able to toss their original Xboxes, as...


"Er, if someone doesn't CHANGE THE INDUSTRY they are a "fucking whore"? You sir set the bar ..."

- Johnny Law see all 55 comments

Very Late Night Consoling

By Chris Remo, Oct 25, 2006 9:30pm PDT

Gears of War GONE GOLD [xbox360] Microsoft today announced that Epic's anticipated third person shooter Gears of War (X360) has gone gold and is...


"That was amazing. The music was a completely 180 from what I expected, but it created a ..."

- Aankhen see all 28 comments

Interview with CliffyB

By David Craddock, Sep 14, 2006 10:00pm PDT

It's often the most refreshing thing in the entire world to speak with a game designer who's not completely out there. Sure, those guys have to be...


"CliffyB, I am hatin' on you from 2010!!! My hate grows deeper as each year passes. Once, it ..."

- CrustaR see all 110 comments

God of War's Jaffe Shuns Story

By Chris Remo, Jul 17, 2006 2:00pm PDT

Outspoken Sony Computer Entertainment America designer David Jaffe, best known for the acclaimed God of War (PS2) and the Twisted Metal franchise,...


"ah yes, the incredible switch throwing stick swinging saga that ICO told... I will always ..."

- GloriousCow see all 112 comments

Late Night Consoling

By Chris Remo, May 22, 2006 8:00pm PDT

News! The Red Star to Shine Again [ps2] Publisher Acclaim went bankrupt in September 2004, and since then the company's assets, including the...


"it sounds like you're letting nostalgia get the best of you too. SMB3 and SMW are sooo easy if ..."

- ermac see all 61 comments

Late Night Consoling

By Chris Remo, May 19, 2006 8:00pm PDT

Well, a lot of mudslinging and speculation today. Prepare for pomposity! PS3 Launch Details [ps3] Throughout the week, there have been...


"A citation is always supposed to represent what the speaker originally wished to convey in that ..."

- inarius see all 157 comments

CliffyB Wants Cheaper Games

By Chris Remo, Dec 02, 2005 10:15am PST

We've been hearing a lot of talk about ballooning costs of development, larger teams, longer development cycles, more difficult coding and asset...


"So true. I always dislike this talk about the time it takes to finish a game. I never even ..."

- Kolzig73 see all 257 comments

Late Night Consoling

By Chris Remo, Nov 21, 2005 8:00pm PST

Well, within the next few hours, some of you should have Xbox 360s. Exciting! Hopefully that includes the people who have already bought a bunch...


"What did you fucking expect? That's the premise for every WW2 game out there, isn't it?"

- Leonard Ghostal see all 171 comments