Rein Calls BS on Next-Gen Claims

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“I call bullshit on this one. The article said ‘highest-end PCs currently available’ which isn’t even close to true, it’s miles away from true. They are ‘architecturally’ more advanced but performance levels aren’t as good. Maybe that’s what he meant?”

Epic’s Mark Rein calls out EA’s tech chief Rajat Taneja on recent claims about next-gen hardware. (Twitter via CVG)

Alan Wake’s Like a Cult Classic

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“We’ve moved over two million copies, that’s including PC. So after a slow start it’s turning into something really positive. It’s definitely had legs. I think narrative experiences just have a tendency for that. Alan Wake’s like a cult classic if you like. People who have played and enjoyed the story feel the urge to tell their friends and other gamers out there that they need to try this experience, they need to play it.”

Alan Wake head of franchise development, Remedy’s Oskari Häkkinen. (CVG)

Game Dev Tycoon

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“When we released our very first game, Game Dev Tycoon yesterday, we did something unusual and as far as I know unique. We released a cracked version of the game ourselves, minutes after opening our Store.”

A spokesperson for developer Greenheart. In the cracked version of Game Dev Tycoon, players lose funds to piracy, making the game unwinnable.  (CVG)