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During a late night Microsoft interview session last Friday, we had a few minutes to chat with Bungie's head writer and (handsome) public face, Frank O'Connor. As was the case with our previously mentioned Peter Molyneux interview, we only had four minutes before being shuffled off to the next inter...

July 15th 2007 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Whilst chatting with Peter Molyneux during a lightning fast, round robin interview session (8 tables, 8 Xbox luminaries, 4 minutes each: more at X3F), we learned two surprising things about Fable 2. First of all, we have bad news for all the would-be Fable 2 pirates: seafaring has been cut from the...

July 14th 2007 at 8:35pm 0 Comments
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Peter Moore with Rock Band producer, Helen McWilliamsOn the second night of E3, we stepped into a large, dimly lit room filled with tables -- 8 tables to be exact. At each table sat important folk from the ranks of Microsoft. Bungie's Frank O'Connor, Peter Molyneux: there's some big names in this ro...

July 14th 2007 at 6:10pm 0 Comments
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We were lucky enough to snag a second look at Bungie's E3 presentation and, lo and behold, we were treated to a new weapon ... sort of. During the saved film portion of the presentation, we saw a Spartan soldier wielding what was clearly a gravity hammer, similar to the one wielded by Tartarus in H...

July 13th 2007 at 4:03am 0 Comments
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During its E3 press conference, Disney Interactive Studios announced that they had acquired Warren Spector's Junction Point Studios. Spector took the stage to discuss the news. As Spector told it, he jumped at the chance to work with Disney. According to Spector, his original career choices were eit...

July 12th 2007 at 9:10pm 0 Comments
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After sampling the delights of Fable 2 (more on that soon) we had a little chat with Peter Molyneux about death. Specifically, we talked about how death would be treated in Fable 2. Typically, death in video games means loading the previous checkpoint or restarting a given level. According to Molyn...

July 12th 2007 at 8:35pm 0 Comments
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Propaganda Games has announced that Turok will debut on February 5, 2008. The announcement was made during Disney Interactive's press conference by Josh Holmes of Propaganda Games. Turok is Propaganda's attempt to reinvigorate the ailing franchise. The game aims to do this by providing players with...

July 12th 2007 at 8:10pm 0 Comments
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During EA's E3 press conference, Harmonix CEO Alex Rigopulos announced the formation of the Rock Band music advisory board. The board is to be comprised of music industry experts and will oversee the selection of music that will appear in Rock Band as the game's constantly expanding music selection...

July 11th 2007 at 7:06pm 0 Comments
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Fueled solely by caffeine and pure grit, we managed to get some hands-on time with Ubisoft's much anticipated action game, Assassin's Creed at E3. Our session with Ubisoft began with a representative walking us through a sample mission (which, incidentally, is the same one Jade Raymond walked us th...

July 11th 2007 at 4:29pm 0 Comments