Cliff Bleszinski's Next Game Is A Free-To-Play Shooter

It's been a long time coming, but Cliff Bleszinski has finally taken the lid off his next game and the first project he's embarking on since he left Epic Games two years ago. It's code-named "Blue Streak," and he describes it as a free-to-play sci-fi arena shooter for the PC. » 7/08/14 12:00pm 7/08/14 12:00pm

Cliff Bleszinski: 'I'll Never Make Another Disc-Based Game'

Interesting words from the man who designed Gears of War: "The whole 'old guard,' where you get a Game Informer cover and an E3 reveal, is dead... I'll never make another disc-based game for the rest of my career, and [at E3] they're trying to woo buyers from Target and Walmart?" » 2/18/14 10:00am 2/18/14 10:00am

Cliff Bleszinski, the creator of Gears of War, has some things to say about the sale of the series to Microsoft. No, he's not coming back to work on it. Will it ever go to PlayStation, though? "Safe to say that's not likely to happen." » 1/27/14 1:49pm 1/27/14 1:49pm

Cliff Bleszinski's Working on a "Proper" PC Shooter

Cliff Bleszinski, of Unreal and Gears of War fame, recently appeared on a podcast to talk about, well, the Oculus Rift, mostly. But he also dropped a few facts about his upcoming project which, as it turns out, will be a bit of a blast from the past. » 12/12/13 6:40am 12/12/13 6:40am

Another Sneak Peek at Cliff Bleszinski's New Project

According to former Gears of War designer Cliff Bleszinski, "here's another closely cropped image of something I'm working on." That's right, Cliff Bleszinski is doing NBA 2K15. Kidding! » 8/16/13 4:00am 8/16/13 4:00am

Here's A Sneak Peek at Cliff Bleszinski's New Project

On his official Twitter, legendary game designer Cliff Bleszinski shared a cropped screenshot of "something [he's] working on." So mysterious. Any thoughts? » 8/01/13 4:30am 8/01/13 4:30am

Quick Q&A: He Used to Like Achievements

Here's something new for you. A Q&A from Kotaku with a top gaming person—short enough that you can read the whole thing before the bus arrives, before it's your turn in line, before your date is back in his/her seat. Weekly. First-up: game designer Cliff Bleszinski. » 7/29/13 9:00am 7/29/13 9:00am

Cliff Bleszinski: Pirates Can Be Paying Customers

Ever since he left Epic Games, Cliff Bleszinski’s been letting his opinions fly fast and unfettered. At this week’s East Coast Game Conference, he talked about where the future of games might be heading. » 4/26/13 1:30pm 4/26/13 1:30pm

Here's Gears of War's Top Designer Going Bald for a Good Cause

I may be bald, but Cliff Bleszinski is both unemployed and bald. But I wouldn't worry about the former lead designer of the Gears of War series. He's been doing alright for himself since leaving Epic Games, and this weekend he pulled in enough dough—$15,000, the highest contributor in this fundraiser—to make good on … » 4/14/13 7:00pm 4/14/13 7:00pm

You Can Make This Man Bald, For A Good Cause

Cliff Bleszinski will get his head shaved if he can raise $10,000 to help kids with cancer. He's asking gamers to donate to make it happen. » 4/05/13 9:40am 4/05/13 9:40am

Cliff Bleszinski Is One Of The First People In The World To Get A Pair…

Former Epic designer Cliff Bleszinski (not pictured) has been selected by an "independent panel" to be one of the first 8000 people in the world to get a pair of Google's potentially pioneering/ridiculous wearable computers, Google Glass. » 3/30/13 6:25am 3/30/13 6:25am

Watch Cliff Bleszinski Talk About How Video Games Changed His Life

The man best known for helping create Gears of War had a spotlight talk at PAX East this past weekend and he talked about his relationship with video games. » 3/27/13 11:00am 3/27/13 11:00am

'Nintendo's Doomed, They Should Go Third-Party!'—Said Everyone, Ever.

Yesterday, former Epic Games designer and Dead Space aficionado Cliff Bleszinski was quoted by GamesIndustry International about what he perceived as the worst turmoil the industry's experienced since the eighties. The situation was so bad, he suggested, that even Nintendo might throw in the towel and go… » 2/26/13 1:30pm 2/26/13 1:30pm

Apparently, The Story Behind Epic's Dazzling 2011 Tech Demo Is A 'Doozy'

At the Game Developers Conference in 2011, Epic Games showed off a new demo of their widely-used Unreal graphics technology. The Unreal Engine drives a ton of popular games, from Gears of War and BioShock to Borderlands and Arkham City. The demo Epic showed was a violent, action-packed piece of work called… » 2/08/13 4:30pm 2/08/13 4:30pm