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Rumor: Disney looking to take on Mario?

Each month, the EGM rumor mill churns out some very interesting topics of conversation. Well, the latest rumor that will be on the minds of all Nintendo-faithful is Disney's supposed intention to take on Nintendo's platforming plumber with their strongest mascot, Mickey. Most of us probably played M...

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Warren Spector wishes he'd made The Golden Compass

As you probably already know if you've paid even a modicum of attention to the mainstream media recently, Phillip Pullman's book The Golden Compass totally killed God. But did you know it also did something even more difficult? Did you know it broke Warren Spector's heart? It's true! The respecte...

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Warren Spector talks retirement, Deus Ex 3, selling out

He's got at least three more games under his belt, and yet Warren Spector is already planning his exit strategy, according to a recent interview with Eurogamer. The 52-year-old game designer believes that he will work on a maximum of five more games during his career, "more likely probably three g...

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John Woo directing Ninja Gold film in conjunction with Warren Spector's game

John Woo will direct and produce the film-half of Ninja Gold, a multiformat project co-created with celebrated game creator Warren Spector. According to Woo's production partner Terrence Chang, the concept is based on ongoing factual accounts of the Yakuza and Russian mob stealing gold from South Af...

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Eidos Montreal studio developing new Deus Ex

Developed under the watchful eyes of one Warren Spector, Deus Ex (promiscuously pronounced Day o' Sex) was a cyberpunk masterpiece which utterly laid waste to genre barriers and linear storytelling. The post-apocalyptic results are still remembered to this day, though less ambitious games have alrea...

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Warren Spector collaborating with Hollywood on new title

Coupling the refined sensibilities of Deus Ex designer, Warren Spector, with the more commercial tendencies of Hollywood seems like a dangerous situation, especially in how it allows for ill-advised Perfect Strangers references. During last week's Game Developer's Conference, Mr. Spector vaguely des...

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Warren Spector tells us some game stories

Three years ago, Deus Ex creator Warren Spector spoke about the sad state of narrative in the then-current crop of games and challenged the industry to makes some changes. Three years later, Spector today told a packed GDC auditorium that they had made some progress, but there was still a lot of wo...

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Developer spotting: Warren Spector

I tend not to notice the many faces flying by when I'm rushing to and from various booths in the LA Convention Center, but the aura of genius emanating from the man responsible for System Shock, Deus Ex and Thief: Deadly Shadows (amongst others) was simply too great to ignore. I managed to snap a p...

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Warren Spector: Will the real future please stand up?

Back in November, Warren Spector caused something of a stir with his comments about the state of the games industry, including an aside slamming Grand Theft Auto. What Spector was really on about was the use of clichéd violence in mainstream gaming, and The Escapist has given him a soapbox to...

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