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  • Blog Post: Ex-Epic President Mike Capps Joins Remedy Board of Directors

    Mike Capps, one of the many high profile employees to leave Epic Games, has accepted a position on Alan Wake/Quantum Break developer Remedy's board of directors. Capps announced that he was retiring from from Epic in late 2012, but said that he would remain on the company's board of directors... More
  • Blog Post: Another Key Staff Member Departs Epic Games

    The past year has seen a steady stream of departures from Gears of War and Unreal Engine developer Epic Games. Head of global marketing Kendall Boyd has taken a position with Microsoft as head of marketing for the Halo franchise. Boyd's exit follows a number of key personnel that have left the studio... More
  • Blog Post: Mike Capps No Longer Affiliated With Epic Games

    Mike Capps vacated his role as president of Epic Games at the end of last year, but he remained on in an advisory role and on the board of directors. Now Capps has announced that he is no longer affiliated with the company in any way. On his Facebook page, Capps posted in part: "When we announced... More
  • Blog Post: Epic Games President Mike Capps Retires

    Epic Games president Mike Capps announced he's retiring from the company after 10 years. Capps says he's transitioning into an advisory role and will remain on the Epic board of directors. This marks the fourth major departure from the company in the last few months. Cliff Bleszinski left Epic... More
  • Blog Post: Report: Epic Working On PC-Only Title

    Although some fans may be disappointed that Epic Games has cancelled Gears of War: Exile , there's news that the company is currently working on a PC-only project. Joystiq reports that company president Mike Capps and lead designer Cliff Bleszinski told a panel at PAX East that Epic is working on... More
  • Blog Post: Epic's Mike Capps: It's A Really Confusing Time For The Industry

    In a recent interview, Epic Games president Mike Capps discusses the myriad challenges facing developers, most of which he attributes to the uncertainty the industry is now facing. Speaking with Gamespot , Capps discusses everything from the fate of triple-A games to microtransaction and subscription... More
  • Blog Post: Bulletstorm Didn't Make A Profit For Epic

    According to the president of Epic Games, Mike Capps, Bulletstorm didn't make a profit. However, the publisher isn't regretting the project. The joint project by Epic and People Can Fly "didn't make money for us," said Capps speaking with Kotaku .Instead of mourning the lack of... More
  • Blog Post: Epic Games' President Says 99-Cent Apps Are A Threat

    The increasing popularity of mobile games has created a situation of uncertainty for more traditional game-industry veterans. Some, like Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime, have chosen to downplay their significance, saying that these cheaper games are essentially disposable to consumers. Others, like Epic... More
  • Blog Post: Gears of War 3 Multiplayer Footage Surfaces In TV Report

    A UNC-TV news report about North Carolina's presence in the video game industry offers several glimpses of Gears of War 3 multiplayer in action. It's not direct feed footage, but you can catch a few looks of the highly-anticipated shooter in action amid interviews with Epic boss Mike Capps and... More
  • Blog Post: Epic Games: Unreal Engine 4 Is The Best Engine You've Never Seen

    Epic president Mike Capps shocked the world by touting his company's product in a recent interview with the UK's Edge magazine. The developer has been at work on Unreal Engine 4 since 2003, and expects to hit the ground running on the next console generation with a new iteration of its engine... More
  • Blog Post: Gas Powered Games, Epic: It's Getting Harder To Be Independent

    Chris Taylor of Gas Powered Games, the team behind Supreme Commander and Dragon Siege, believes it's become more difficult for developers to remain independent. He said with the increasingly competitive market, larger indie studios rely more on publishers for marketing and investment to survive.... More
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