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Guillermo Del Toro Swears Off Game Development

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Tragedy strikes: video games have lost Guillermo Del Toro, maybe forever.

The legendary director of films like Pan’s Labyrinth and Pacific Rim has sworn off game development after a string of cancelled releases. It sounds like he’s got a sense of humor about it though. As he told Shacknews, “I have proven to be the albatross of video games.

“I joined THQ, and THQ goes broke. I join Kojima, and Kojima leaves Konami. I have decided, in order not to destroy anyone else’s life, I have decided I will never again get involved in video games. Otherwise, I’ll join someone and his house will explode, or something.” Read More

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BAFTA Game Awards for Young Game Designers Announced

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At a special awards ceremony held on July 25 in London, the winners of the BAFTA Young Game Designers Award were announced. (BAFTA is the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.) The winners of these BAFTA game awards include four game designers between the ages of 10 and 18. An inspirational school teacher and the game Minecraft also won awards. Read More