GI Show 127: Cliffy B Leaves Epic, RE6, NBA 2K13
This week sees another surprise departure of one of gaming's most public figures. We discuss Cliff Bleszinski's exit from Epic Games, plus the RE6 review controversy, and NBA 2K13.
In the first segment, host Matt Helgeson is joined by editor in chief Andy McNamara, Tim Turi, Matt Miller, and Ben Hanson to ponder the fallout from Cliff Bleszinski's announcement that he has left Epic Games. We discuss the possible reasons, what it means for Epic and the industry, and Cliff's legacy in video games. Next up is Resident Evil 6. Tim Turi, who reviewed the game, Joe Juba, and Ben Reeves stop by to weigh in on the latest in Capcom's blockbuster series, which has generated some of the most contradictory reviews in recent memory. We also have a larger conversation about review scores and how they are perceived. Finally, Matt Bertz checks in with his impressions of NBA 2K13, the latest in the excellent basketball series.