Cliff Bleszinski is the man that most will know as the game designer from Epic that created the incredibly-successful Gears of War franchise, dating back to the first game on the Xbox 360 back in 2006. However, he left Epic games and seemingly the video game industry in general not too long ago.
That is all about to change, apparently, as he has taken to his popular twitter account to post the following:
It is unknown what Cliff has been up to, but he previously stated interest in reviving the arena-style shooter genre. Whatever the heck it is he’s working on, we’ll find out within the next 7 days.
Microsoft has been talking up their upcoming E3 announcements a lot recently, saying that they will have a lot of major announcements to make and that is all feels “special”.
Well, we now know that the Xbox Media Briefing will be available to stream on June 9th at 9:30 AM PDT, with the briefing being dubbed as Xbox: Game On. You will be able to stream it on Xbox Live, Xbox.com and on the Windows Phone worldwide. US viewers will also be able to view the event on Spike TV.
The event is said to focus on many of the major franchises that Microsoft currently owns; such as Halo, Gears of War, Sunset Overdrive, Quantum Break and more.
It was announced not too long ago that Epic Games handed their Gears of War franchise over to Black Tusk Studios to focus on new things. This move was made both to let Epic pursue other options and to allow someone else to take the franchise and grow it. Continue reading
Microsoft has made the announcement that they have acquired all of the rights to the hugely popular Gears of War franchise from Epic Games. Their new outfit Black Tusk Studios will be developing future installments in the franchise, and will be using Epic’s Unreal Engine. Continue reading