Entries in 'close' (35)

Square Enix India closes doors after one year

Square Enix India closes doors after one year

Just a year after entering the market, Square Enix has shut down its India operations without having released a single game.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Apr 14th 2014 at 3:05PM in News
Namco Bandai dev ShiftyLook to close

Namco Bandai dev ShiftyLook to close

ShiftyLook is set to shut down this month, the Namco Bandai owned studio has announced.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 11th 2014 at 10:28AM in News
Titanfall beta extended for one day as PC opens to all

Titanfall beta extended for one day as PC opens to all

The much-hyped Titanfall beta will remain open for 24 hours longer than previously planned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2014 at 3:17PM in News
Moorfields confirms Blockbuster closure

Moorfields confirms Blockbuster closure

As was exclusively revealed by MCV yesterday, all remaining Blockbuster stores will close next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2013 at 12:39PM in News

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Zynga closes OMGPOP website, shuns attempted team buyout

Zynga closes OMGPOP website, shuns attempted team buyout

The creator of hit mobile game Draw Something is dead following Zynga’s decision to axe the OMGPOP website.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2013 at 10:58AM in News
Zynga to close three recently launched titles as it stems losses

Zynga to close three recently launched titles as it stems losses

CityVille 2, The Friend Game and Party Place are to close despite having only launched in the last quarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2013 at 2:47PM in News
Future announces plans to close PSM3 and Xbox World

Future announces plans to close PSM3 and Xbox World

UK magazines PSM3 and Xbox World are to be closed by publisher Future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2012 at 11:37AM in News
The end has come for Life with PlayStation, Folding@home

The end has come for Life with PlayStation, Folding@home

Sony is calling time on its Life with PlayStation application.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2012 at 9:53AM in News

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NCsoft tells fans that there's no saving City of Heroes

NCsoft tells fans that there's no saving City of Heroes

A 20,000+ signature petition will not be enough to save MMO City of Heroes from closure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 3rd 2012 at 10:40AM in News
OnLive demise confirmed; 'New' OnLive hiring percentage of old staff

OnLive demise confirmed; 'New' OnLive hiring percentage of old staff

After a night of wild rumour and corporate denials, the demise of OnLive in its current form has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2012 at 9:11AM in News
GAME Australia stores to close for good on Sunday

GAME Australia stores to close for good on Sunday

PriceWaterhouseCoopers has today confirmed to MCV that on Sunday the remaining GAME stores will close their doors for the last time.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jul 6th 2012 at 8:20AM in News
Ngmoco's Eliminate servers closing down

Ngmoco's Eliminate servers closing down

Free-to-play iOS shooter Eliminate will be terminated by publisher Ngmoco on May 25th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2012 at 10:41AM in News

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THQ rumoured to close Japan publishing arm

THQ rumoured to close Japan publishing arm

THQ is set to close its Japan publishing arm at the end of this month, according to reports.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 16th 2012 at 1:03PM in News
Game over for Totalvideogames.com

Game over for Totalvideogames.com

Consumer games site Totalvideogames.com has officially ceased operation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2012 at 9:34AM in News
Wikipedia to close in SOPA protest

Wikipedia to close in SOPA protest

Online encyclopedia Wikipedia is to 'black out' the English-language version for 24 hours on Wednesday in protest at the proposed US internet regulation legislation SOPA and PIPA.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Jan 17th 2012 at 8:28AM in News
Sony shuts Bigbig; restructures Cambridge studio

Sony shuts Bigbig; restructures Cambridge studio

Sony has proposed the closure of Leamington Spa outfit Bigbig, which recently finished work on Little Deviants for Vita.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Jan 10th 2012 at 5:08PM in News

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Partnertrans scraps UK office

Partnertrans scraps UK office

QA and localisation firm Partnertrans is to shut down its Brighton office in favour of two new divisions in Montreal and the US, the company has confirmed.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Dec 6th 2011 at 3:48PM in News
HMV to close 60 stores by 2012

HMV to close 60 stores by 2012

Entertainment giant HMV is facing troubling times as the chain revealed that it is to close 60 stores (including some Waterstones bookshops) over the next 12 months.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2011 at 8:56AM in News
Microsoft to close Massive Inc?

Microsoft to close Massive Inc?

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft is to close its in-game ad agency Massive Inc, according to a report by Media Week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 11th 2010 at 12:01PM in News
US: The end for Game Crazy

US: The end for Game Crazy

North American video game retailer Game Crazy is to close, it has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2010 at 6:37PM in News
Hickey: Infinity Ward ‘to close’

Hickey: Infinity Ward ‘to close’

The ongoing disturbance at Activision’s Modern Warfare studio has left the publisher with a plummeting workforce but a strong brand in Infinity Ward.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2010 at 4:23PM in News
GameStation not under threat

GameStation not under threat

GAME Group’s decision to expand upon its previously announced store closure programme does not, as some have feared, mean the end of the Gamestation brand.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2010 at 5:08PM in News
GAME to close 43 outlets

GAME to close 43 outlets

The GAME Group has announced that it is to close 43 of its outlets owing to the “the tougher market conditions that it faces in 2010”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2010 at 8:25PM in News
Champ Man Online closing its doors

Champ Man Online closing its doors

Eidos is to shut down its football MMO Championship Manager Online on April 30th, just a few days before the game would have reached the ripe old age of five.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 8th 2010 at 11:47AM in News
11,500 dev layoffs since '08

11,500 dev layoffs since '08

The global game industry has been hit by as many as 11,500 job losses since late 2008, a new study suggests.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2010 at 1:06PM in News