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'World of Darkness' Cancelled, Layoffs Hit CCP Atlanta

CCP has announced that World of Darkness, the MMO based in the Vampire: The Masquerade universe, has been cancelled.

The game’s cancellation will result in 56 layoffs at CCP’s Atlanta office, with a number of them being offered roles elswhere within the company.

“The decision to end the…

15 Apr 2:30 AM 0 Read More...

'Crysis', 'Crysis 2' Multiplayer Servers Being Shut Down

In a post on its forums, Crytek has announced that Crysis and Crysis 2′s PC multiplayer will be unavailable on May 31st when Glu shuts down its GameSpy servers.

“As of May 31 this year, the multiplayer modes in Crysis and Crysis 2 for PC will no longer be…

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EA Working To Keep Old Multiplayer Servers Up

Electronic Arts is exploring ways it can keep three of its older Battlefield games running online following GameSpy’s announcement that it will be shutting down its servers on May 31st, IGN reports.

In response to a question on Twitter asking if GameSpy’s server shutdown would see an end…

12 Apr 1:11 AM 0 Read More...

No Games On Demand Version For 'Titanfall' Xbox 360

Electronic Arts has confirmed that the Xbox 360 version of Titanfall will not be made available through Xbox Live’s Games on Demand service as a downloadable title.

“After extensive testing, we felt that it simply did not represent the true Titanfall experience and it was decided not to release…

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'Dragon Age: Inquisition' Won't Have DLC Party Members

Dragon Age: Acquisition will not feature characters as downloadable content because the structure of the game would mean characters would need to be stored on the disc, BioWare creative director Mike Laidlaw has told OXM.

“Because of how deeply enmeshed in the system companion characters are, we can’t just…

11 Apr 1:00 AM 0 Read More...

Red Storm Joins Massive Entertainment On 'The Division'

Ubisoft Red Storm has joined Massive Entertainment to bring realistic weapons to Tom Clancy’s The Division, according to a post on the Ubisoft blog.

Ubisoft communications manager Gary Steinman said that Red Storm was a perfect fit for The Division because of its experience with titles such as Rainbow…

11 Apr 12:58 AM 0 Read More...

SOE Announces Zombie Survival MMO 'H1Z1'

In an interview with Game Talk Live, provided to Polygon, Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley has announced a zombie-survival MMO called H1Z1.

“H1Z1 is an MMO that allows players to take on the role of an apocalypse survivor who is in a world that is filled with zombies…

10 Apr 12:03 AM 0 Read More...

Layoffs Hit Sega London Office

Sega has confirmed to Polygon, that as part of restructuring of the Sonic and mobile gaming departments within Sega of America, the company’s European office has undergone layoffs.

“Sega is in the process of consolidating certain functions of the Sonic and Mobile departments within Sega of America, where the…

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