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'Classic postmortems' unveiled for 25th Game Developers Conference

Beyond the plain ol' postmortems taking place annually at the Game Developers Conference, this year's event features a special 25th anniversary spin: "classic" postmortems. Famous developers will take the stage to speak about their classic games -- everyone from Pac-Man's Toru Iwatani to Doom's Joh...

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Ravenwood Fair, a Facebook game from ... John Romero?

You're probably familiar with the name John Romero. The legendary co-founder of id Software, and co-creator of Wolfenstein 3D, Doom and Quake, Romero is often credited with the first-person shooter mechanic that now commands so much of the video gaming world's devotion. And you might be surprised t...

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John Romero becomes consultant for casual game developer LOLapps

John Romero may forever be known as the man behind Doom and Daikatana to hardcore gamers, but he's since diversified his resume quite a bit. While he remains the head of MMO developer Slipgate, Romero is now acting as a consultant for casual game developer LOLapps. The company boasts over 100 milli...

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Romero remains head of Slipgate following layoffs

Parent publisher Gazillion Entertainment has confirmed that John Romero will remain with Slipgate Ironworks following a round of layoffs that struck the development studio this month, reports Joystiq sister site Big Download. As previously detailed, a smaller staff will be left intact to complete a...

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Romero's Slipgate Ironworks cuts staff, work continues

Publisher Gazillion Entertainment has confirmed layoffs at John Romero's studio, Slipgate Ironworks, which is currently working on an unnamed MMO. Although the publisher wouldn't reveal the number let go, Kotaku reports that former staffers estimate around 50 people are looking for a new place of w...

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Dead Rising vs Dawn of the Dead lawsuit dismissed

That's it folks. Show's over. Move along. US Magistrate Judge Richard Seeborg has dismissed the case of MKR Group -- the company that owns George Romero's Dawn of the Dead film -- versus Capcom -- the publisher behind Dead Rising. MKR Group tried to make the case that Dead Rising is too similar to...

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Romero: GameCock is dumb, GameCock: No U R!, Us: Whose bitch are we?

As the adage instructs, we are usually inclined to save drama for our mamas. But sometimes it's just too much fun to pass it up. Such is the case with a vitriolic exchange between marvelously coiffed game dev John Romero and GameCock CEO Mike Wilson. Let's get straight to the aforementioned drama,...

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John Romero totally hates Gamecock

John Romero is pretty opinionated regarding the head of Gamecock, Mike Wilson. He says some of his feelings via his blog, stating that Wilson is merely taking the credit for the hard work of his developers and labeling the company's E.I.E.I.O. event as another in a supposed long line of "jackass stu...

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