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Former Molten Games lead producer Oksana Kubushyna has penned a lengthy requiem for the recently closed studio on her personal blog. Molten was working on a title called Blunderbuss when it unexpectedly lost its funding last month. The post features a series of snapshots and videos detailing what...

April 7th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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EA's North Carolina studio, a freemium-oriented extension of the mobile and social game-oriented EA All Play label, has been shut down, The Escapist reports. The studio is not listed on EA's studio location map, but The Escapist reports that a cached copy of the previous site describes the studio...

September 28th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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This week we heard the news that Kingdoms of Amalur developer 38 Studios shut down and let go all 379 full-time staff. It's always a tragedy when good developers are made jobless, especially if the job losses come out of nowhere and hit people who have only recently been hired. 38 Studios was sti...

May 27th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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During a recent interview with Ten Ton Hammer, Red 5 Studios' Mark Kern described his views on why games like Tabula Rasa and Hellgate: London had recently failed, and how his colleagues at Red 5 are making sure an early game closure isn't in their future."I think the key is that you need to marry...

December 4th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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With the recent closure of Ensemble Studios eyes were on other teams Microsoft has under their wing. In an interview with GamesIndustry.biz Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft Game Studios, said the publisher has no plans to close Lionhead Studios -- developers of the upcoming RPG, Fable 2.Spencer noted...

September 27th 2008 at 3:15pm 0 Comments