The ever-bullish Mark Rein, VP of Epic Games, has opened his mouth and the doors of controversy once again. This time he has said that Unreal Tournament 3
- which is currently out for the PC and PS3 and has an as yet undecided Xbox 360 release - has a better online offering than Microsoft's Halo 3
"We've surpassed what Halo 3
, said Rein told the BBC.
Rein also went on record recently to call his colleague, Gears of War
creator Cliffy B (Bleszinski) an idiot. Responding to Bleszinski's comments that, "I think the PC is just in disarray"†
, Rein said, "Oh he's an idiot"††
He did, of course, go on to qualify that with, "No, he's a great guy. Cliff makes console games though, right? He's on a console team that makes what is primarily a console game."
Rein also recently put a starting price of $2 billion
on Epic in response to predictions that the developer would be sold to Microsoft. That's more than EA offered to buy Take-Two for
... Source: ‡BBC, †MTV, ††Tom's Games,