'The Godfather' (ALL) Developer Interview #9

by Rainier on March 10, 2006 @ 5:22 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

After a life of small-time jobs and petty thefts you've been accepted into America's most famous criminal organization, the Corleone family. Now it's up to you to carry out orders, earn respect, rise through the ranks, and make New York City your own, and become Don. EA creative director Mike Olsen tells us more about the five families in The Godfather.

'The Godfather' (ALL) Developer Interview #8

by Rainier on March 8, 2006 @ 6:50 p.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

After a life of small-time jobs and petty thefts you've been accepted into America's most famous criminal organization, the Corleone family. Now it's up to you to carry out orders, earn respect, rise through the ranks, and make New York City your own, and become Don. EA world designer Steven Smith tells us more about Little Italy in The Godfather, illustrated by new screens ...

'The Godfather' (ALL) Developer Interview #7

by Rainier on March 7, 2006 @ 5:11 p.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

After a life of small-time jobs and petty thefts you've been accepted into America's most famous criminal organization, the Corleone family. Now it's up to you to carry out orders, earn respect, rise through the ranks, and make New York City your own, and become Don. EA producer Joel Wade tells us more about the vehicles in The Godfather, illustrated by new screens & trailer ...

Reason Behind 'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter' Delay

by Rainier on March 7, 2006 @ 1:41 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

In Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 3 you command the Ghosts and Special Forces allies equipped with the IWS in the quest to save the president of the United States, recover stolen nuclear codes and eliminate a vicious band of renegade soldiers hell-bent on unleashing catastrophe. Ubisoft GRAW producer Mathieu Girard tells us why the reason behind delaying the PC edition.

'The Godfather' (ALL) Developer Interview #6

by Rainier on March 4, 2006 @ 3:44 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

After a life of small-time jobs and petty thefts you've been accepted into America's most famous criminal organization, the Corleone family. Now it's up to you to carry out orders, earn respect, rise through the ranks, and make New York City your own, and become Don. EA's Game Design Director Michael Perry tells us more about the "rackets" system in The Godfather.

'The Godfather' (ALL) Developer Interview #5

by Rainier on March 3, 2006 @ 1:14 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

After a life of small-time jobs and petty thefts you've been accepted into America's most famous criminal organization, the Corleone family. Now it's up to you to carry out orders, earn respect, rise through the ranks, and make New York City your own, and become Don. EA's Creative Director for Gameplay/Player Mechanics/Scoring & Rewards Mike Olsen tells us more about the weapons in The Godfather.

id Software - Todd Hollenshead Q&A

by Matt Mefford on Feb. 25, 2006 @ 5:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

In this interview, Todd Hollenshead, CEO of id Software, pulls no punches and speaks in a refreshingly straightforward manner, with none of the sugar-coating or PR "fluff" that pervades our industry nowadays. Read on, my fellow gamer, and see what Todd has to say about the future of gaming, the industry at large today, and some newly divulged tidbits on their plans for the year…

'The Godfather' (ALL) Developer Interview #4

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2006 @ 3:12 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

After a life of small-time jobs and petty thefts you've been accepted into America's most famous criminal organization, the Corleone family. Now it's up to you to carry out orders, earn respect, rise through the ranks, and make New York City your own, and become Don. EA VP and Godfather executive producer David De Martini tells us more about the "Mobface" feature.

'The Godfather' (ALL) Developer Interview #3

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2006 @ 3:13 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

After a life of small-time jobs and petty thefts you've been accepted into America's most famous criminal organization, the Corleone family. Now it's up to you to carry out orders, earn respect, rise through the ranks, and make New York City your own, and become Don. Gameplay Designer Steve Szakal tells us all about the "driving" aspect in The Godfather.

'The Godfather' (ALL) Developer Interview #2

by Rainier on Feb. 8, 2006 @ 1:28 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

After a life of small-time jobs and petty thefts you've been accepted into America's most famous criminal organization, the Corleone family. Now it's up to you to carry out orders, earn respect, rise through the ranks, and make New York City your own, and become Don. World Designer Steven Smith tells us a bit more about the Jersey neighborhood, while Steve Szakal talks about the driving aspect in the game.

'The Godfather' (ALL) Developer Interview

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2006 @ 12:48 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

After a life of small-time jobs and petty thefts you've been accepted into America's most famous criminal organization, the Corleone family. Now it's up to you to carry out orders, earn respect, rise through the ranks, and make New York City your own, and become Don. World Designer Steven Smith tells us a bit more about the Brooklyn neighborhood in the game.

'Spellforce 2: Shadow Wars' Developer Q&A

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2006 @ 1:59 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

In SpellForce 2 you take over both roles, Commander of your troops and also a front fighting hero, solving quests and overcoming obstacles as in classical RPGs, but also leading armies as in an RTS. Jowood sends out a precanned Q&A with Project Manager Martin Löhlein.

'Logitech G5 Laser Gaming Mouse' Developer Q&A

by Matt Mefford on Jan. 21, 2006 @ 4:31 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

Adjust the weight and balance to win your game! The Logitech G5 Laser Mouse gives you the edge with a 2000 dpi laser engine sending out an astounding 500 USB reports per second for precision response at blinding speeds. We got our hands on the G5 mouse, loved it so much that we met up with Logitech's Sr. Product Marketing Manager Erik Charlton to ask a few questions.

'Faces of War' - Developer Interview #2

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 2:59 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

In each mission of Faces of War, players will be leading a squad of 6 soldiers in a full 3D environment. Through the decisive European battles of World War II, they will be in command of Allied, Soviet and German troops. With innovative new in-game features, two battles will never be fought the same way. BEST WAY Director Dmitriy Morozov answers all our physics questions...

'Faces of War' - Developer Interview

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 2:59 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

In each mission of Faces of War, players will be leading a squad of 6 soldiers in a full 3D environment. Through the decisive European battles of World War II, they will be in command of Allied, Soviet and German troops. With innovative new in-game features, two battles will never be fought the same way.

'Dead Rising' (X360) - Developer Interview

by Matt Mefford on Jan. 10, 2006 @ 12:22 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

Dead Rising follows the harrowing tale of the overzealous freelance photojournalists Frank West, as he struggles to survive an endless stream of zombies. Players will have full reign of a realistic shopping center, utilizing anything they find to fight off the flesh-hungry mob and search for the truth behind the horrendous epidemic. We met up with Capcom's project coordinator Robert Hamiter, who gave us a demo and answered a few questions ...

'MVP 06 NCAA Baseball' (PS2/Xbox) Developer Interview #2

by Rainier on Jan. 6, 2006 @ 12:16 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

MVP 06 NCAA Baseball is being produced by Electronic Arts Canada in Vancouver, B.C., and will celebrate everything that makes NCAA baseball unique -- aluminum bats, intense action, and stadiums filled with school spirit and packed with passionate fans. At bat today is a pre-canned interview with MVP 06 NCAA Baseball cover athlete David Maroul.

'The Outfit' (X360) - Developer Interview

by Matt Mefford on Dec. 29, 2005 @ 12:05 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

THQ and Relic Entertainment take explosive World War II combat to the next generation in an all new 3rd Person Action Game. Combining intense squad-based combat and easy to use strategic gameplay elements, The Outfit takes players behind enemy lines, battling the Nazi War Machine through a variety of combat missions.

'MVP 06 NCAA Baseball' (PS2/Xbox) Developer Interview

by Rainier on Dec. 22, 2005 @ 1:10 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

MVP 06 NCAA Baseball is being produced by Electronic Arts Canada in Vancouver, B.C., and will celebrate everything that makes NCAA baseball unique -- aluminum bats, intense action, and stadiums filled with school spirit and packed with passionate fans. At bat today is a pre-canned interview with EA producer Ben Brinkman.

'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter' (ALL) - Developer Q&A

by Rainier on Dec. 6, 2005 @ 12:02 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

In Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 3, players will embody Captain Scott Mitchell as he commands the Ghosts and Special Forces allies equipped with the IWS in the quest to save the president of the United States, recover stolen nuclear codes and eliminate a vicious band of renegade soldiers hell-bent on unleashing catastrophe. Ubisoft producer Mathieu Girard gives us some more details about the PC version...