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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 ...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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Will Wright checks out the new SimCity

Will Wright is a name you should all be familiar with, you know, seeing as he's the father of everything Sims. That of course includes the city building simulation titles, like Sim City. Will moved on from Maxis to run Stupid Fun Club in 2...

 
 
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Will Wright: Console guys are running scared

Champion game designer Will Wright has claimed that those in the console business are "running scared" of emerging business models, especially free-to-play games. Set your knees to jerk-mode! "I think all the console guys are running scared...

 
 
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Watch Will Wright's favorite YouTube videos

Will Wright, videogame mastermind and creator of hits like The Sims, Spore and Sim City, was asked to curate YouTube. You'll see on his video post on YouTube that he did a pretty good job. The end result was a good playlist of some pretty r...

 
 
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Will Wright says the Wii is a toy

Iconic game designer Will Wright has described the Wii as more of a toy than a gaming console, and believes the system should be considered as such. Before you get your torches and pitchforks though, bear in mind that he doesn't mean that a...

 
 
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Will Wright says games need to appeal to more people

Here is a bit of a no-brainer from game designing god Will Wright during an interview with the Chronicle of Higher Education: "We've had this cultural bias against games for the last 20 years, and a lot of it I think is self-deserved, ...

 
 
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Read it and weep: Burkshaw's homeless Sims are depressing

I've never been a big fan of Will Wright's games -- when I was a kid, I found SimCity and SimEarth too deep and confusing and, as a teenager, was quickly bored by The Sims. A games desgin student at Anglia Ruskin University named Robin Burk...

 
 
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So what is Will Wright's 'Stupid Fun Club'?

Earlier today, we reported that game designer (and freakin' genius) Will Wright had stepped down from his position with Electronic Arts to pursue something called the "Stupid Fun Club." OK, so what is that exactly? According to th...

 
 
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Will Wright leaves EA to run 'Stupid Fun Club'

Will Wright, best known for being a freakin' genius (Sim City, The Sims, Spore), will be leaving Electronic Arts. Wright will be turning his attention to something called the "Stupid Fun Club," a think tank of sorts which he start...

 
 
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Will Wright needs a DS to wake up with

Iconic game designer Will Wright loves his Nintendo DS. In fact, it's one of his favorite systems and if he doesn't have it with him, he confesses to waking up groggy in the morning. That's actually a little weird and creepy, but let's see ...

 
 
 
 
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Comic-Con 08: Play Spore forever and never see everything

At Comic-Con this week, co-founder of Maxis and The Sims creator Will Wright revealed a bit about Spore's depth during a large demo of the game. According to Eurogamer, Wright claimed that players would never see the entirety of the game, r...

 
 
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Expect Spore before the holidays, whatever that means

Those pesky analysts are at it again, and this time, the slippery release date of Spore is taking it on the chin. Ever since Will Wright announced the God game back in 2005 that promised to take us from origin to space, people have been cla...

 
 
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Wii Willy Wrighty gives Nintendo more Spore

It was just recently that legendary BAFTA winner Will Wright was declaring the Wii a superior platform for development, and it looks like he's a man of his word as it's been announced that Spore is coming to that very platform.For those liv...

 
 
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Will Wright: Spore is about six months out

Famed game creator Will Wright said himself that his greatly anticipated life sim Spore is in its final stages, and that we should be seeing it in the spring of 2008."We have the game fully playable at this point and it's in final test...

 
 
 
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Leipzig GC 2007: Hands-on with Spore

Sometimes things just turn out of the best. Earlier this week I had a ninety-minute appointment over in Electronic Arts' press area, where they had a whole load of their upcoming games available for play-test or presentation. With the words...

 
 
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Maxis confirms Spore coming to consoles, no one surprised

During a behind-closed-doors demo of Spore at this year's Leipzig Game Convention, Maxis' Patrick Buechener has confirmed that console versions of Will Wright's ambitious title are likely.This should surprise no one -- seeing how Electronic...

 
 
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Will Wright talks toys, looks like a homeless Leonard Nimoy

No one would claim that Will Wright is anything short of a genius, but his current look is a cross between prosthetic-fetishism and turn-of-the-century hobo chic. He seems to be waiting for the invention of hover trains so he can gather his...

 
 
 
 
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Open your eyes, new Spore footage

Thirsty for a little more Spore action? I know I am. Quite possibly the greatest game that has yet to ever be released, Spore gives me a nerdgasm like no other. It's got the perfect blend of RTS and online and such that fills every li...

 
 
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Will Wright's Wii-controlled robotic arm

var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/gaming_news/Will_Wright_breaks_arm_builds_Wiimote_controlled_robot_arm'; I just got handed a cool little note about Will Wright from a very special inside source at the Wright camp: As you've seen, Wil...

 
 




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