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Riccitiello an investor in Will Wright’s new startup Syntertainment

A new tech startup from SimCity creator Will Wright has named former EA boss John Riccitiello as one of its backers. The company, Syntertainment, will will focus on the intersection of entertainment and reality” employs a number of team members from one of Wright’s former projects, Stupid Fun Club. VentureBeat …

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Will Wright was impressed with Microsoft’s reaction to DRM backlash

DRM remains a useful tool for publishers but cannot be used at the expense of consumers, SimCity creator Will Wright has said. But regardless of the morality behind Microsoft’s now-ditched DRM plans for Xbox One, Wright has told CNN that he was impressed with how the platform holder reacted to …

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Will Wright gives the new SimCity his blessing

The man who created the first ever SimCity has said that he likes EA’s modern interpretation, which went on sale in the UK today. "I like it a lot," Will Wright told NowGamer. "It’s interesting, in some sense it reminds me of the post-economic crash. It’s not about making your …

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Will Wright unveils new game HiveMind

Veteran games designer Will Wright has announced his latest games project and start-up developer HiveMind. The creator of huge PC titles such as The Sims and Sim City describes HiveMind as ‘personal gaming’, something he says taps into players’ real life situations and makes them become part of the game. …

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E3 2011: Will Wright making casual sci-fi MMO

Development luminary Will Wright, creator of The Sims and Spore, has announced that he is to start work on a sci-fi game set for release on tablets, iOS and social networks. Wright told Eurogamer that the game will be based on a short story written by cyberpunk author Bruce Sterling; …

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