Entries in 'shut' (20)

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
EA is shutting down F2P MMO Lords of Ultima

EA is shutting down F2P MMO Lords of Ultima

EA’s browser-based MMO Lord of Ultima will shutdown this May, according to the publisher.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Feb 13th 2014 at 4:02PM in News
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
Play.com to shut down retail business

Play.com to shut down retail business

The closure of the Jersey tax loophole last year has been blamed for the end of Play.com as we know it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2013 at 11:35AM 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
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
'Giant enemy crab' finally defeated?

'Giant enemy crab' finally defeated?

Game Republic, the Japanese studio responsible for a string of PlayStation-exclusive games, is believed to have closed down after eight years in business.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2011 at 3:54PM in News
Bizarre Creations in the balance

Bizarre Creations in the balance

In news that continues to emerge tonight, it appears as if Activision is to close the doors of UK developer Bizarre Creations. Around 200 jobs could be lost in the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2010 at 7:08PM in News

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Sega shuts San Francisco dev

Sega shuts San Francisco dev

Sega has closed its San Francisco games development studio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2010 at 12:46PM 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
EA to shut down old game servers

EA to shut down old game servers

Publisher EA is to power down a host of servers used to run the multiplayer component of a number of last-gen and some early next-gen titles, it has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2010 at 1:23PM in News
IsoHunt downed by copyright lawyers

IsoHunt downed by copyright lawyers

Though Christmas day is behind us, IP holders have been given a late festive present with news that another high-profile BitTorrent site – Gary Fung’s IsoHunt – has been closed ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 27th 2009 at 8:34PM in News

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Rumour: EA shuts Pandemic

Rumour: EA shuts Pandemic

California–based developer Pandemic Studios is the latest victim of EA’s mass staff reduction operation, reports suggest, and may have closed down completely.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2009 at 1:26PM in News
Lights go out at Midway Newcastle

Lights go out at Midway Newcastle

Its management team tried to fight it off, but the collapse of Midway has finally caught up with its Newcastle studio - and today it was put into administration.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2009 at 11:36AM in News
The Matrix Online goes offline for good

The Matrix Online goes offline for good

After an at times turbulent four years on the market Sony Online Entertainment is to turn off the servers to virtual world The Matrix Online on July 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 29th 2009 at 4:37PM in News
Factor 5 closes US dev studio

Factor 5 closes US dev studio

Factor 5 is to close its San Rafael studio, the company's CEO has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2009 at 11:11AM in News

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US: Circuit City closes its doors

US: Circuit City closes its doors

Circuit City closed the last of its 567 stores yesterday, putting an end to the firm’s retail operation in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2009 at 1:37PM in News
Pandemic Brisbane cut off by EA?

Pandemic Brisbane cut off by EA?

If rumours are to be believed, US publisher Electronic Arts has told Pandemic Studios’ Brisbane-based Australian office that it has been “set free” from its ties to the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2009 at 11:35AM in News
Brash to close doors for good?

Brash to close doors for good?

Variety is reporting that troubled US publisher Brash will close its doors for good today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2008 at 3:49PM in News
Codemasters to close RF Online

Codemasters to close RF Online

Britsoft firm Codemasters has announced that it to turn off its European servers for its PC MMO RF Online on November 10th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 3rd 2008 at 11:32AM in News