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Former Epic president Mike Capps joins Remedy's board of directors

Mike Capps' summer vacation comes to a close today, as the former Epic Games president accepts a new role at Quantum Break developer Remedy Entertainment. Capps joins Remedy's board of directors and will help guide the growing studio of more than 100 employees. Remedy CEO Matias Myllyrinne empha...

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Former Epic prez Mike Capps leaves advisory role [update]

Former Epic Games president Mike Capps announced this evening he is no longer affiliated with the developer. Capps announced late last year that he would no longer be president at the privately held company, but would stay on in an advisory role. "So what's next for me? Games have been so good to m...

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Epic prez. Mike Capps leaving position, will remain on board in advisory role

Epic Games president Mike Capps declared his "retirement" today from the position he's held for nearly ten years, noting he's been asked to stay on the privately held company's board in an advisory role. "I'll continue to be available as a resource to Epic, to provide context or advice where I can....

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Epic's Mike Capps on opening the door to Tencent and its 'unparalleled expertise' in China

Epic Games announced yesterday it sold a minority interest in the company to China's Tencent Holdings. It was the first time in 21 years the Unreal Engine creator and Gears of War and Infinity Blade developer accepted outside investment. "We've always taken pride in being an independent developer o...

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Bulletstorm studio involved in new Gears of War game

It seems that last year's rumors were at least in part true, and that Bulletstorm studio People Can Fly is involved in the latest Gears of War project. Epic Games president Mike Capps admitted as much on Twitter, where he said, "YES YES YES!" when asked whether the recently announced Gears of War t...

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Mike Capps: Epic Games has a PC-exclusive game in the works

Gears of War and Fortnite dev Epic Games is getting back to its roots with a PC-exclusive project, creative lead Cliff Bleszinski and president Mike Capps announced today during a PAX East panel. "We might be working on a PC-only title," Capps teased, before Bleszinski picked up where he left off: ...

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Mike Capps: New IP is 'radically different' for Epic

When Epic finally pulls the cover off its big VGA debut this Saturday, don't be surprised if what's underneath looks nothing like a muscly space marine. Epic's Mike Capps tells GamesIndustry.biz that the recently teased IP is "radically different" for the company's internal Cary, NC team. "So ...

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Infinity Blade 2 coming to iOS December 1

After pulling down $20 million in revenue on Infinity Blade (no seriously) it should come as no surprise that Epic just announced Infinity Blade 2 during Apple's iPhone 4S announcement keynote. Better yet: It's coming December 1. While Epic's Mike Capps insisted it's "only going to run li...

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Seen@GDC Europe: Epic Games president Mike Capps' adorable laptop wallpaper

Hello Gears of War! As seen above, Epic Games prez Mike Capps has a taste for the ironic in his desktop wallpapers. So, what do we call this adorable little symbol ... COGKitty? Perhaps Hello Kitty of War? She'll chainsaw right through you with a lollipop!...

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Why Epic Games hasn't made Shadow Complex 2 (but 'never say never')

When Shadow Complex was released in 2009, it received critical praise and became a commercial hit. After Epic Games announced that Chair's next game would instead be an iOS title named Infinity Blade, many were curious as to what had happened to the obligatory, post-success sequel. "The reviews w...

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