Why Peter Molyneux's Godus Is Such A Disaster

"You know what Peter Molyneux's like," an ex-22Cans employee told me while trying to sum up the infamous designer's tendency to make enormous promises and then just kinda... forget about them. "You try to hold onto his words and they slip through your fingers." » 2/13/15 4:35pm 2/13/15 4:35pm

Peter Molyneux's Godus Is Having Serious Problems

Legendary game designer Peter Molyneux, creator of the god game genre, has a history of over-promising and under-delivering. So when he took his latest game, Godus, to Kickstarter, people were a little wary. Turns out, they were right to feel that way. » 2/10/15 4:40pm 2/10/15 4:40pm

"It feels like an unnecessary add-on... I'm sure they're going to release an Xbox One without Kinect. It would be unthinkable that they wouldn't." Game designer and programmer Peter Molyneux, in an Edge interview with multiple industry personalities about the Xbox One's future. » 4/08/14 6:30am 4/08/14 6:30am

Molyneux Orange: remember that fantastic comic strip about our most recent interview with Peter Molyneux? Chandana "Eka" Ekanayake of Uber Entertainment actually made a game about it! » 3/27/14 9:31pm 3/27/14 9:31pm

The Shortest Video Game Interview You'll Ever Need To Read

Our GDC cartoonist Elizabeth Simins got to interview Peter Molyneux earlier today. Most Peter Molyneux interviews you will see involve loads of text, or video, or audio. This one involves a comic. » 3/19/14 9:00pm 3/19/14 9:00pm

The Man Who Promised Too Much

Peter Molyneux is crying. I'm not sure how to react to this. Legendary game designers don't often get emotional with the press. But here's Molyneux, who has made so many games and done so many interviews over the past two decades, openly weeping into my voice recorder. » 3/11/14 11:00am 3/11/14 11:00am

What does Dungeon Keeper's creator think of EA's roundly panned mobile version? "This is ridiculous," Peter Molyneux told the BBC. "I just want to make a dungeon. I don't want to schedule it on my alarm clock." » 2/09/14 6:08pm 2/09/14 6:08pm

GODUS is coming September 13. The spiritual successor to Populous from Peter Molyneux's 22cans is getting a beta release through Steam Early Access on September 13. The game will be available for $19.99 on PC and Mac. Here's a trailer to help explain how excited you should be about this. » 8/30/13 6:15pm 8/30/13 6:15pm

The second "Molyjam" will be going down this weekend at a ton of locations around the world. If you're interested in joining up and making a weird, amazing game, head on over to their site and find a spot near you. » 7/03/13 10:15pm 7/03/13 10:15pm

From Molydeux To Molyneux: The Weirdo Game Jam Comes Home To Roost

You may recall Molyjam, a 2012 "game jam" that brought together amateur and professional game developers from around the world to make games based on the weird ideas espoused by the satirical Peter Molydeux Twitter account. That account, of course, was a joke version of the very real game designer Peter Molyneux. Yes,… » 6/25/13 10:00pm 6/25/13 10:00pm

Peter Molyneux, 30 Seconds After Seeing Someone Else's Fable Re-Make

As I walked into Microsoft's Xbox booth at E3 yesterday, I spotted storied game designer Peter Molyneux waltzing in, looking for Fable Anniversary. He was hunting down the Xbox 360 re-make of a game he'd led the development of on the first Xbox. » 6/13/13 2:30pm 6/13/13 2:30pm

Peter Molyneux's Curiosity, Summed Up In Five Panels

The ever-wonderful Castle Vidcons nails it. If you bought into Molyneux's hype and were expecting something better from his mobile "game", you only have yourself to blame. » 5/26/13 7:30pm 5/26/13 7:30pm

What Was Inside Curiosity's Cube? 'The Ability to be a Digital God'

Curiosity, a mobile game experiment that began six months ago as a collective effort to excavate a giant cube and discover a magical secret at its center, has been completed. The winner, whom creator Peter Molyneux identified as Bryan Henderson of Edinburgh, Scotland, will become the all-ruling god of Molyneux's next… » 5/26/13 11:44am 5/26/13 11:44am

Nobody Wants The Next Xbox To Be "Another Way Of Looking At Facebook"

Speaking with Edge, former Lionhead boss and Microsoft exec Peter Molyneux wins some brownie points for his hopes on what the next Xbox will offer. » 5/03/13 12:00am 5/03/13 12:00am

Peter Molyneux tells Wired that the Curiosity cube should be done soon. And the reward revealed to the last person to chip away at Molyneux's experiment? It'll "change that person’s life forever," he says. » 5/01/13 9:30pm 5/01/13 9:30pm

Peter Molyneux’s Son Doesn’t Seem to Care About Half-Life 3 Anymore

Peter Molyneux has been a bit of clock-watching lately. Right now, the game designer behind the Populous and Fable game franchises has been watching time tick down on the Kickstarter for the Godus project from his 22Cans dev studio. I spoke to him about raising money for Godus but also asked him about his son Lucas.… » 12/19/12 2:00pm 12/19/12 2:00pm