Epic Games President Mike Capps Retires

Epic Games president Mike Capps is stepping down from from his role as company president to take on a more advisory role, he announced today in a blog post on the Epic site. Capps cited his coming baby boy as a primary reason for the move. » 12/04/12 4:56pm 12/04/12 4:56pm

Epic Games Says New iPad Will Have More Memory, Higher Resolution Than…

Developer Epic Games revealed the next game in its mobile Infinity Blade series today at the Apple iPad press conference. » 3/07/12 1:45pm 3/07/12 1:45pm

Bulletstorm Didn't Make Money, But it Was Worth It

Mike Capps, president of Gears of War development studio, doesn't regret Bulletstorm. That game got a lot of hype—and some extraordinarily odd press coverage—when it was released earlier this year. It was an odd first-person shooter that was vulgar in tone and creative in execution, rewarding players for, well, being… » 7/22/11 4:00pm 7/22/11 4:00pm

Bulletstorm Gives Us One Epic Shower Scene

I don't know how you should feel about seeing Epic Games president Mike Capps in the shower. I'm still trying to figure out how I should feel about a game that urges me to preorder by calling me "dick tits." » 1/03/11 3:20pm 1/03/11 3:20pm

Project Sword Is Epic's First Unreal Engine iPhone Game

Gears of War and Unreal Tournament creators Epic Games will bring competitive multiplayer sword-based combat, powered by its Unreal Engine, to the iPhone later this year with slash-em-up Project Sword. » 9/01/10 1:20pm 9/01/10 1:20pm

Epic Games Expands To Tokyo, Teases "Secret Plans" For Studio

Epic Games president Mike Capps announced at his Tokyo Game Show panel today that the Gears of War and Unreal Engine developer is expanding its empire into Japan. It may also have grander plans for Epic Games Japan. » 9/25/09 1:30am 9/25/09 1:30am

How'd You Like Your Game Ending to Be DLC?

Downloadable content as a weapon against second-hand resales is, nothing new, but Epic's Mike Capps has heard other ideas for how it can be used with devastating effect. If you hated the idea of DLC weapons in Bad Company » 11/10/08 5:00pm 11/10/08 5:00pm, well, you're really going to hate this. That would reduce everything but a retail sale to a…

Epic Prez Says Xbox Winning Online Battle With "Cool Stuff"

Epic Games president and connoisseur of "cool stuff" Mike Capps believes that Microsoft is winning the battle for online dominance, partly because of the soon-to-launch New Xbox Experience. Capps tells GamesIndustry.biz » 11/03/08 7:40pm 11/03/08 7:40pm that the Xbox 360's expansion of the "Live presence" and, in particular, the streaming of Netflix…

Epic Boss: Lower Scores for PC GoW are "bullshit"

A month later, E3 quotes, comments and tidbits are still coming out in dribs and drabs. Here's one: Outspoken Epic honcho Mike Capps, in a lengthy video interview elsewhere, is a bit pissed at the fact reviewers hated on Gears of War for the PC. » 8/09/08 1:00pm 8/09/08 1:00pm

Epic Games Exploring New IPs Through Comic Books

Mike Capps, el presidente of Epic Games, recently spoke at the Casual Connect conference in Seattle, saying that his company had lost some of its "nimbleness" as a blockbuster producing studio. With massive titles like Gears of War » 7/29/08 8:00pm 7/29/08 8:00pm and on its plate, its looking to explore new franchises on the cheap, specifically…

Epic Preps Unreal Engine 4 For "Next Console Generation"

Epic president Mike Capps guesses the next console generation will begin anywhere between 2012 and 2018 — and when it does, Unreal Engine 4 will be already waiting for it. At least, that's what Capps told an audience Microsoft's Gamefest 2008 in Seattle this week, according to a Gamasutra report. » 7/24/08 11:40am 7/24/08 11:40am