Rare - Avatar Idea Predates Miis

When Microsoft announced customizable avatars as part of the new Xbox Live Experience at E3 this year » 9/11/08 2:30pm 9/11/08 2:30pm, we weren't alone in thinking that it was a blatant attempt to copy Nintendo's success with Miis. Not so, says Rare! In an episode of Eurogamer TV, Rare's Head of Art for Avatars Lee Musgrave explains that avatars are …