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Romero hints at MMO-style shooter as next game

By John Keefer, Apr 06, 2012 4:15pm PDT

John Romero knows the hazards of hyping things too much. So when he does mention a new project, don't expect too much info.

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"People are simplistic and cynical because it's the easiest way to go through life. I had my ..."

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Ghost Recon: Commander coming to Facebook

By Steve Watts, Apr 04, 2012 1:30pm PDT

Ghost Recon: Future Soldier is getting a Facebook tie-in game called Ghost Recon: Commander, coming from John Romero and Brenda Brathwaite's company, Loot Drop.

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Romero hints at old-school FPS plans

By Steve Watts, Mar 13, 2012 10:30am PDT

John Romero has hinted at plans for an "old-school" FPS, but denied a cheeky suggestion that it's Daikatana 2.

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"The difference is John Carmack writes the most efficient 3D engines of all time. John Romero ..."

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John Romero on Daikatana "Bitch" Advertisement

By Brian Leahy, May 19, 2010 6:00pm PDT

In an interview with Gamesauce magazine (via IndustryGamers), legendary developer John Romero laments over the famed Daikatana advertisement in...

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"See, what you did right there is say it better and more briefly than I could. I was also ..."

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Romero vs. Wilson: Romero Simmers Down, Sort Of

By Chris Remo, Jan 21, 2008 11:41am PST

In the explosive, acidic war of words between notorious game designer John Romero and former business partner and current Gamecock head Mike...

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"I was wondering where soap operas were getting their material with the writers' strike in full ..."

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Romero vs. Gamecock's Wilson: Holy Shit

By Chris Remo, Jan 18, 2008 9:12pm PST

(Update: Check out part two of this story, Romero's call for peace.) An old feud between notorious former id Software designer John Romero and...

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"It was pretty damn shitty but I've honestly played much worse games. Some that have reviewed ..."

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David Jaffe Wants a Single Console Future

By Aaron Linde, Jan 11, 2008 9:16am PST

Outspoken God of War and Twisted Metal creator David Jaffe (pictured left) is the latest industry figure to show support of a single console model...

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"I find it much more likely that PC's will get affordable and small enough to basically replace ..."

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American McGee Presents American McGee's Grimm Interview

By Chris Faylor, Jun 11, 2007 10:00pm PDT

The good-humored game designer talks on number of subjects, including the appeal of twisted fairy tales, episodic gaming, the Wii, and Sid Meier.

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"Honestly If the games he made didnt have the style he brings, they would be forgotten in a ..."

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Romero: Future of Game Consoles "Isn't Too Bright"

By Chris Faylor, Apr 10, 2007 12:14pm PDT

Much like Trion World Network CEO Lars Buttler and Silicon Knights president Denis Dyack, id Software co-founder and renowned game designer John...

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"Dang you spend allot on your PC, I usually keep my PC for over three years, and then upgrade for ..."

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Citizen Zero Cancelled, New Spy MMO in the Works

By Chris Remo, Mar 01, 2007 6:47am PST

Australia-based developer Micro Forte has disclosed that development on its long awaited sci-fi MMO shooter Citizen Zero, at one point planned for...

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"Sadly, I was really excited about this one at some point. I think I lost hope a long time ago ..."

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Romero's Slipgate Ironworks to Use BigWorlds

By Chris Remo, Feb 28, 2007 12:24pm PST

Little has been heard of John Romero's company Slipgate Ironworks, formed in 2005 and currently working on an unannounced MMO. Confirming that the...

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"That's the thing, many companies are coming out with games that resemble wow in some way in hope ..."

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Game Failures Q&As

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 26, 2006 3:31am PDT

The latest Escapist magazine is up, and as part of the Against the Gods issue, there are interviews with John Romero and Raph Koster about things...

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"I have read the article about the Sims and I still don't fully understand why it bombed. Part of ..."

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John Romero Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 25, 2006 3:05am PDT

The Quake Expo site has posted part 1 and part 2 of a Q&A with John Romero, asking the designer about everything Quake 1. Thanks Blues News.

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"John Romero is the Al Bundy of the gaming world...Al's 4 touchdowns for Polk High is Romero's ..."

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Romero's Company Named

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 09, 2006 3:32pm PDT

The name of John Romero's MMORPG company is finally out, as Planet Rome.ro links to the Slipgate Ironworks website for job openings. Slipgate...

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"Even so, it's still too much for a temporary name. Not for a tentative, maybe, which I ..."

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Apogee Legacy Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, May 15, 2006 4:04pm PDT

The 3D Realms website has been updated with Apogee Legacy Interview number nineteen. This week John Romero talks about his shareware past.

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"The "John at the Ion Storm Dallas offices" always makes me laugh. "

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