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In the third installment of Consulting the Doctors, BioWare heads Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk discuss balancing business with creativity, shipping two games simultaneously, and creating a another new IP to stand alongside Mass Effect and Dragon Age.
"It would have been
right up there before I read about it," says Ray Muzyka "but some of this other stuff is
probably more pressing."
We take some time with the Trooper class and see how ranged combat plays out in the LucasArts/Electronic Arts MMO joint.
BioWare heads Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk talk about the progress
storyelling has made in video games, the moral ambiguity in Mass Effect
2, and why Final Fantasy XII is at the bottom of their to-play lists.
SimCity, Sims, and Spore creator Will Wright came out of hiding to
discuss leaving Electronic Arts, playing Advance Wars every morning, and
a little thing calls the "metaphysics of game development."
The Borderlands we've all come to know and love is a drastically
different beast than the one that debuted in our magazine.
According to producer Patrick Liu, the sales record shattering Xbox Live
Arcade and PlayStation Network phenom Battlefield 1943 was created by
revolving door team with limited resources
a beloved franchise isn’t an easy task, especially one with a legacy
like that of Gotham’s Dark Knight.
In a GDC discussion panel titled "The Connected Future of Games," Valve
director of business development Jason Holtman
and Blizzard executive vice president Rob Pardo made strong arguments
championing the PC platform's flexibility and deriding the rigid
framework of the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
BioWare heads Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk discuss the trials,
tribulations, and successes born from their transition from independent
developer to Electronic Arts employees in our first of three conversations with
the illustrious developers.
As if it wasn’t obvious enough after Among Thieves cleaned house at the Game
Developers Choice Awards last night, the Naughty Dog team has made
clear that nontraditional thinking can yield phenomenal results.