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Old 10-03-2012, 05:42 PM  
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Cliff Bleszinski Departs Epic

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Today we are saying farewell with warm regards to Cliff Bleszinski, who is departing as Epic’s design director to chart the next stage of his career. During the past two decades, Cliff has helped shape many successful games that have captured the imaginations of millions of players around the world. We are grateful for his influence on Epic’s legacy, from the wild adventures “Jazz Jackrabbit” to the visceral combat of “Gears of War.”



Said Tim Sweeney, Epic’s founder, CEO and technical director, “In 20 wonderful years with Epic, Cliff Bleszinski has grown into a true design luminary, and his contributions to the ‘Unreal’ and ‘Gears’ series have helped shape the game industry into what it is today. Cliff leaves Epic with our gratitude for his many contributions, and our wishes for continued success in the next chapter of his life!”

“In my 10 years of working with Cliff, his passion for creating video games of the highest quality has been unflinching. We are grateful for all of his hard work, and remain committed to making our fans happy and to always raising the bar in everything we do at Epic,” said Epic Games President Dr. Michael Capps.

“Cliff has been my friend and business associate for the past 20 years and, while it is sad to see him move on from Epic, I know that everyone here has benefitted greatly from his passion for gaming and the depth of his expertise and experience,” said Mark Rein, vice president of Epic. “I’ll miss watching his star shine from such a close vantage point but I’ll still look forward to watching his continued success.”

We would also like to share an excerpt from Cliff’s personal note to his colleagues:

I’ve been doing this since I was a teenager, and outside of my sabbatical last year, I have been going non-stop. I literally grew up in this business, as Mike likes to say. And now that I’m grown up, it’s time for a much needed break.

I will miss the projects, the playtests, the debates, and most importantly, the people. Epic only hires the best of the best, and it has been a joy working with each and every one of you on a daily basis, whether you were hired weeks ago or decades ago. I have been fortunate enough to collaborate with a variety of disciplines, from code to art to marketing and PR – it’s been one big, rewarding learning experience. I’m confident that each project that is being built, whether at Epic, Chair, PCF, or Impossible will be top notch and will please gamers and critics alike.

We wish Cliff the best with his future endeavors. You can, too, via @therealcliffyb on Twitter or on the Epic Forums.
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Old 10-03-2012, 05:47 PM   #2
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Old 10-03-2012, 05:51 PM   #3
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That may be -- no denying he was an amazing developer, though.

End of an era.
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Old 10-03-2012, 06:28 PM   #4
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Someone needs to say it Gears of War was not that great
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Old 10-03-2012, 06:40 PM   #5
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Someone needs to say it Gears of War was not that great
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Old 10-03-2012, 10:16 PM   #6
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Someone needs to say it Gears of War was not that great
ya

but for what it was, it was a good game. Different and it worked. I always bought them and played it until COD came out
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Old 10-03-2012, 10:38 PM   #7
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K, he helped make the unreal engine.. That is it.. GoW, sucked.. soo overhyped.. looks very pretty though.. It will be fun to see what they do with Unreal engine 4.. the 3rd engine is powering some of the best looking games out there now..
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Old 10-04-2012, 07:20 AM   #8
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K, he helped make the unreal engine.. That is it.. GoW, sucked.. soo overhyped.. looks very pretty though.. It will be fun to see what they do with Unreal engine 4.. the 3rd engine is powering some of the best looking games out there now..
The GI preview of engine 4 was...well...unreal.
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