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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
Developer Brain In A Jar closes doors

Developer Brain In A Jar closes doors

Brain In a Jar is no more, founder and creative director Carl Dalton has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2014 at 11:11AM in News
Online play and other services being shut down on Wii and DS

Online play and other services being shut down on Wii and DS

Nintendo’s Wi-Fi Connect services will shortly be shut down.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2014 at 10:19AM in News
Square Enix closes down its Core Online streaming service

Square Enix closes down its Core Online streaming service

Core Online, the HD streaming games service from Square Enix, has been shut down.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2014 at 1:15PM in News

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BloodRayne and Ghostbusters dev Terminal Reality shut down - report

BloodRayne and Ghostbusters dev Terminal Reality shut down - report

Texas-based developer Terminal Reality has apparently been shut, according to one former employee.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2013 at 11:20AM in News
Blitz Games Studios ceases trading after 23 years

Blitz Games Studios ceases trading after 23 years

175 jobs have today been lost following the sad news that UK development stalwart Blitz Games has ceased trading.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2013 at 11:23AM in News
Xbox One is a sell out at GameStop as retailer closes pre-orders

Xbox One is a sell out at GameStop as retailer closes pre-orders

The world’s biggest games retailer GameStop has closed in-store pre-orders for the Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2013 at 2:40PM in News
Apple closes jailbreak loophole with new iOS update

Apple closes jailbreak loophole with new iOS update

Up iOS update that closes a lockscreen security loophole has also put a stop to a popular iPhone jailbreak.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2013 at 3:40PM in News

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HMV Ireland is no more; 300 jobs lost

HMV Ireland is no more; 300 jobs lost

The Irish arm of HMV has been closed for good.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2013 at 2:29PM in News
SOE prepares to close down free-to-play FPS Bullet Run after just 7 months

SOE prepares to close down free-to-play FPS Bullet Run after just 7 months

Free-to-play FPS Bullet Run is to be closed down on March 8th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2013 at 11:26AM in News
The end comes for Comet as all stores prepare to close doors tomorrow

The end comes for Comet as all stores prepare to close doors tomorrow

Administrator Deloitte has confirmed that all remaining Comet stores will close their doors tomorrow (December 18th).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2012 at 8:53AM in News
UK studio Eurocom closed after 25 years

UK studio Eurocom closed after 25 years

Eurocom, the British developer behind the latest James Bond game, has gone into administration.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Dec 7th 2012 at 1:19PM in News

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Hawken gets closed beta date

Hawken gets closed beta date

Free-to-play FPS mech title Hawken has had its beta dated by new publisher Meteor Entertainment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2012 at 9:57AM in News
THQ closes its Asia Pacific division

THQ closes its Asia Pacific division

News has just come through that today the THQ Asia-Pacific offices in Melbourne are scheduled to be closed down.
Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Oct 10th 2012 at 10:57AM in News
UPDATED: PopCap Dublin closes its doors; 96 jobs lost

UPDATED: PopCap Dublin closes its doors; 96 jobs lost

PopCap Dublin has been closed by parent company EA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2012 at 11:52AM in News
UPDATED: Sony's Studio Liverpool closes its doors; Campus survives

UPDATED: Sony's Studio Liverpool closes its doors; Campus survives

One of the key studios from PlayStation’s rich history has today ceased operations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2012 at 12:47PM in News

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Ouya Kickstarter closes on $8,596,475, attracts 12 $10k pledges

Ouya Kickstarter closes on $8,596,475, attracts 12 $10k pledges

Having embarked on its Kickstarter journey with a lofty target of $950k, Ouya Kickstarter dream has reached a spectacular conclusion.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2012 at 11:33AM in News
Nintendo closes Project Sora

Nintendo closes Project Sora

Kid Icarus: Uprising developer Project Sora has been closed, it has been revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2012 at 9:37AM 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
Mojang's Scrolls approaching closed alpha stage

Mojang's Scrolls approaching closed alpha stage

Minecraft developer Mojang has revealed that its next game, Scrolls, is close to entering the closed alpha stage.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2012 at 12:47PM in News
All GAME Australia stores to close

All GAME Australia stores to close

PriceWaterhouseCoopers, administrator for GAME, has today announced that 16 stores are set to close today, with all stores closing soon.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jun 19th 2012 at 8:44AM in News
Jagex closes 8Realms, job losses incoming

Jagex closes 8Realms, job losses incoming

Jagex is closing its MMO 8Realms after little more than a year since the game's closed beta was released.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on May 28th 2012 at 1:20PM in News
London indie Game Focus closes doors

London indie Game Focus closes doors

Iconic central London indie games retailer Game Focus has closed its doors, it has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2012 at 10:09AM in News
GameStop closes Northern Ireland operations

GameStop closes Northern Ireland operations

Retailer GameStop has closed all three of its stores in Northern Ireland.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 24th 2012 at 9:58AM in News
Ubisoft closes Vancouver dev studio

Ubisoft closes Vancouver dev studio

Ubisoft has closed down its Vancouver development studio, the publishing giant has revealed.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jan 18th 2012 at 2:13PM in News