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Molyneux says that a Kinectless Xbox One is an inevitability

Despite strong sales numbers, Microsoft's Kinect has always been a contentious piece of hardware. Even though the iteration that comes bundled with the Xbox One is more functional than the original for the Xbox 360, it still has its share o...   read

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Devolver vs. Moyneux

The co-founder of Devolver Digital has some words for Peter Molyneux

Yesterday, Destructoid ran a story in which designer Peter Molyneux shared his belief that the indie craze will disappear. Specifically, he said that what we're seeing is just a cycle, and that "it won't last." Many people disagreed with Mo...   read


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Enjoy the indie craze whilst it lasts, says Peter Molyneux

Peter Molyneux is at it again, this time saying that the recent indie game boom of the last few years isn't going to last. Sound the doom sirens! Speaking to CVG, Molyneux explained, "These things go in cycles, what I'd say is, enjoy this t...   read

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Electronic Arts

Molyneux talks what went wrong with EA's acquisition of Bullfrog

Electronic Arts has acquired more than a few beloved studios only for them to fade into obscurity following a painful, drawn-out death. The demise of Theme Park and Dungeon Keeper developer Bullfrog Productions stings to this day. Speaking ...   read

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Peter Molyneux: Fable III was a trainwreck

Peter Molyneux has a well-deserved reputation within the gaming industry of being an overly excitable and dramatic guy. It seems that those characteristics follow him in defeat, too. Speaking to Develop at Casual Connect, Molyneux stat...   read

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Peter Molyneux

Peter Molyneux says GODUS is 'invest-to-play'

After weighing in on the backlash against EA's latest Dungeon Keeper drama, Peter Molyneux has been talking to Pocket Gamer about how he plans to implement a different kind of free-to-play model for his god game, GODUS. "What we need i...   read

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Peter Molyneux

Peter Molyneux questions the new Dungeon Keeper

EA's recent mobile reincarnation of the classic Bullfrog Productions strategy game Dungeon Keeper, has undoubtedly received its fair share of criticism over the passing week. Our own Chris Carter called it "...a hollow freemium sh...   read photo

Theme Park is now on

Whilst looking at the newly-created page on for Theme Park, I was shocked by the revelation of its original release date of 1994. Was Bullfrog's seminal management sim really that old? In fairness, looking at screenshots of Theme Pa...   read

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Charlie Brooker

You should watch Videogames Changed the World

Following on from 2009's Gameswipe special, acerbic critic and former PC Zone writer Charlie Brooker has delivered another excellent videogames program this time on Channel 4. How Videogames Changed the World is a two-hour special charting ...   read

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Godus' god getting 'uncapped' piece of profits

When Peter Molyneux's Curiosity cube was tapped away, we learned its winner would be god in 22cans' upcoming Godus. Much like in our Real World, religion pays for those at the top. Speaking to Rock, Paper, Shotgun in an interesting intervie...   read

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The Smurfs 2: The Video Game stars evil Peter Molyneux

The Smurfs 2: The Video Game isn't your typical licensed movie game chaff, thanks to what appears to be an appearance from 22 Cans' Peter Molyneux as iconic Smurfs villain Gargamel. Molyneux of course is known for the Fable series, as well...   read

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Peter Molyneux is your PAX Prime 2013 keynote speaker

Penny Arcade announced that Peter Molyneux will be hosting the story time keynote presentation for PAX Prime 2013 this year. Yeah that's pretty much all the news there is for that. Oh, and here's Peter reviewing iPhone fart apps because. W...   read

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Molyneux's GODUS allows players to overthrow their god

Peter Molyneux's at it again, but this time, his lofty game idea hinges on the behavior of Bryan Henderson, an 18-year-old university freshman from Scotland. Henderson won Molyneux's Curiosity contest by clicking the game's final cube,...   read

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Nazi Robots, Scary Chainsaw Guys & Sonic The Hedgehog

Look out, here comes today's Destructoid Show!  Today, we talk about Wolfenstein: The New Order and The Evil Within, both of which were previewed by the valiant and swarthy Hamza Aziz. Sonic: Lost World looks surprisingly uncrappy, and...   read

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Molyneux's Curiosity completed! Cube contents reveal!

Finally, after seven months, fans have finally reached the center of Peter Molyneux's Curiosity. The lucky tap was done by Bryan Henderson of Edinburgh, and was revealed by Molyneux earlier today on Twitter. Bryan, being an awesome fellow,...   read


Molyneux: Xbox 360 won this gen, now must beat Apple

We all know Peter Molyneux lives in a gumdrop world of magic and make-believe, but perhaps none of us realized he was so far gone as to live in a world where Nintendo and Sony apparently don't exist. According to the 22 Cans founder, Xbox 3...   read

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Next Xbox

Molyneux: Next Xbox needs to focus on games first

Former Microsoft Games Studio director and current mobile developer, Peter Molyneux, is anxious to learn more about Microsoft's next Xbox, set to be unveiled on May 21. However, he fears that Microsoft might be playing up the "media hub" ca...   read

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Curiosity's secret will soon be revealed

Curiosity recently found itself back in the news due to some in-app purchases that let users add or remove large groups of blocks from the experimental game. It's back once more, and thankfully, the end is nearly upon us; we'll -- or, poten...   read

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Curiosity goes a bit mad with new in-app purchases

I had long since deleted Curiosity from my iPhone after spending admittedly far too much time (see: more than five minutes) tinkering with the cooperative game about chipping away layers of a massive cube. But now, here I am, redownloading ...   read

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You suck!

Ultima creator thinks other designers 'really just suck'

Richard Garriott, known for creating the venerable Ultima series and sometimes known as Lord British, had some harsh truth bombs to rain down on his contemporaries. Speaking with PC Gamer, Garriott said, "I’ve met virtually no one in ...   read

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War for the Overworld brings back Dungeon Keeper gameplay

If you're looking at the current batch of Kickstarter projects as a way for people to bring back genres and titles that have fallen from favour over recent years, then War for the Overworld might interest you. If you've been hankering for ...   read


GODUS Kickstarter meets all but final stretch goal

I was happy to see GODUS do well on Kickstarter if for no other reason than it will be interesting to watch unfold, and really, it seems like Peter Molyneux needed this for his own well-being. Since we last checked in, the campaign has succ...   read


GODUS passes funding threshold, introduces stretch goals

With less than two days to go, 22cans' GODUS has reached its funding goal of £450,000. The studio has since cooked up some stretch goals and, despite how close the timing ended up being, at least the first couple should be easily achi...   read


Molyneux: Wii U is 'good' but not 'great'

22 Cans founder Peter Molyneux is casting his cynical eye toward the Wii U a second time, this time saying that the system is merely good, but not great, and failing to cope with two screens. He maintains it's a confusing system, and will b...   read


Peter Molyneux talks GODUS and the impact of his promises

Following the Kickstarter launch of GODUS, a self-described "innovative reinvention of Populous" from developer 22 Cans, Peter Molyneux has spoken with Rock, Paper, Shotgun about how the new game is a step forward for the genre and where Cu...   read

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