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  • Blog Post: How Does Will Wright Build His Cities?

    The original SimCity creator chats about the upcoming installment and his experience with the new simulation. In the video below, Wright touches on subjects like the size of the maps, his attachment to neighborhoods, and how he handles garbage and sewage services. It's fascinating stuff if you're... More
  • Blog Post: Valve’s Gabe Newell Receiving BAFTA Academy Fellowship

    Gabe Newell is a popular man these days. The Valve co-founder was recently inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame, and will now be honored by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) with the Academy Fellowship at this year’s British Academy Games... More
  • Blog Post: What Does Will Wright Think Of The New SimCity?

    Though Will Wright spends most of his time at his Stupid Fun Club , the Maxis founder recently stopped by his old home to check out the new version of SimCity and chat with old friend and current SimCity creative director Ocean Quigley. Watch the two discuss the deeper emotional experience the development... More
  • Blog Post: Will Wright Offers First Details On His Next Game

    Will Wright, the man behind The Sims, and more recently Spore, offered up the first clues on what exactly his next game, HiveMind, will be. The term "game," though, seems almost inappropriate. What Wright is describing sounds more like a social network. Wright has never been one to play within... More
  • Blog Post: Will Wright Dipping Into Augmented Reality?

    Sims creator Will Wright might have pulled back from big triple-A projects like Spore, but that doesn't mean that the gaming genius isn't still churning out the ideas. Saying that he's not working on big-boxed titles at the moment, Wright offered up other avenues for his new projects. "For... More
  • Blog Post: Will Wright Says Games Are "Not The Right Medium to Tell Stories"

    CNN published an interesting article regarding Sims creator Will Wright's new "crowd source" television series Bar Karma . The show, which allows viewers to submit and vote on ideas for each episode's plot and outcome, is currently airing on the Current cable network. Wright tells CNN... More
  • Blog Post: Will Wright Making A Crazy New TV Show

    The superstar designer of SimCity and The Sims is creating a show for Al Gore's TV/Web channel, Current TV, where viewers can decide what happens next. Wright has invented some kind of new technology that allows users to vote and shape the plots of an unspecified number of 30-minute episodes of the... More
  • Blog Post: Will Wright Creating Reality TV?

    The mastermind behind Sim City, The Sims, and Spore may be veering away from video games for his next project. Rumors are indicating that gaming industry legend Will Wright is currently working on a cross between a simulation and a television called The Creation Project . According to a report from IGN... More
  • Blog Post: Will Wright Makes Surprise Appearance at GDC

    As the mystery guest for GDC's final panel, Spore creator Will Wright came out of hiding to discuss leaving Electronic Arts, the game he's spent the most time with in his life, and a little thing he calls the "metaphysics of game development." In typical Will Wright fashion, the speech... More
  • Blog Post: Will Wright’s Next Project Could Be Just Six Month’s Away

    Spore and The Sims creator, Will Wright, made a splash in April when he left EA to form his own company, Stupid Fun Club. Since then things have been fairly quiet for Wright, but in a recent interview Wright talked about how his next project could see commercial light in as little as six months. Stupid... More
  • Blog Post: Spore Pops Up In Film Deal With Fox

    Spore is joining the ranks of Kane & Lynch and City of Heroes, with news that the life simulator could be heading to a theater near you. Someday. According to Variety , Twentieth Century Fox and EA are working together to develop an animated film based on Will Wright’s 2008 game, in which players... More
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