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Ultima Forever to terminate this month

EA has said that iOS MMO title Ultima Forever will be permanently shut down on August 29th. This was a very difficult decision for us to make,” a statement read. We’ve seen the game through ups and downs, and hope that you’ve enjoyed playing it every bit as much as …

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Riot is closing League of Legends’ public chat rooms

Sometimes they’re wonderful, but there’s no denying that internet forums and chat rooms can at times be amongst the worst things ever to be devised by man. League of Legends may be one of the biggest games in the world, but its chat rooms are amongst the most foul. And …

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Square Enix India closes doors after one year

Just a year afterentering the market, Square Enix has shut down its India operations without having released a single game. Square Enix India was set up with a view to developing mobile games for the Indian market in collaboration with Indian developers. While it did not develop games itself, Square …

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Namco Bandai dev ShiftyLook to close

ShiftyLook is set to shut down this month, the Namco Bandai owned studio has announced. The company, formed in 2011, had been tasked with breathing new life into old Namco Bandai game characters across a number of media forms, including web comics, animation, games and merchandise. In a statement onthe …

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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. The game will now remain playable until 6pm PST on February 19th – that’s 2am in the morning of February 20th for UK gamers. The beat has for two days been available to all Xbox One …

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Moorfields confirms Blockbuster closure

As was exclusively revealed by MCV yesterday, all remaining Blockbuster stores will close next week. That means the closure of 91 stores and the loss of 808 jobs, with the last doors to be shut on Monday December 16th. All remaining stock will be sold off at a significant discount …

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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. OMGPOP.com will close on September 30th to make way for new and exciting gaming opportunities”, according to Zynga. Both Draw Something games and Draw My Thing will remain active but titles such …

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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. Three other games that launched in the period – CoasterVille, Bubble Safari Ocean and Ayakashi – are to survive. The news comes as Zynga reports a net loss of $209.4m for …

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Future announces plans to close PSM3 and Xbox World

UK magazines PSM3 and Xbox World are to be closed by publisher Future. The final issues of both mags, which are renowned for sharing content between them, will go on sale in Wednesday December 12th. "After careful consideration, Future has made the decision to close Xbox World and PSM3 magazines …

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

Sony is calling time on its Life with PlayStation application. The app will be removed from the XMB via the next PS3 software update (version 4.30) that will begin distribution tomorrow (Tues October 23rd). The app’s services will be terminated in November. The decision also means an end to Stanford …

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