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X-Men: Destiny must be destroyed!

It’s common knowledge that Silicon knights lost its legal battle with Epic Games. But what came next is less widely known. Eurogamer reports that following its loss SK was ordered to recall and destroy any unsold copies of games it built using Unreal – namely X-Men: Destiny, Too Human, The …

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As few as five devs remain at Silicon Knights, report claims

A damning new report into the work practices at developer Silicon Knights has claimed that as few as five staff remain at the studio. The extensive Kotaku report in which the claim is made investigates the turbulent development of X-Men: Destiny and makes a host of claims about the structure …

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Epic wins Unreal lawsuit against Silicon Knights

Unreal developer Epic Games has been awarded damages of $4.45m as it defeated a lawsuit from Silicon Knights. The latter studio claimed Epic has supplied a botched version of Unreal Engine 3, which was used to develop 2008 Xbox 360 RPG Too Human. Silicon Knights claimed as far back as …

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Silicon Knights lay-offs confirmed

The studio behind Too Human and X-Men Destiny has verified that a significant portion of its workforce has been let go. Silicon Knights’ CFO Mike Mays said that 45 employees have been laid off, with just under 40 workers remaining, according to the Financial Post. This is slightly better than …

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Silicon Knights axes 75% of workforce

Canadian games studio Silicon Knights has laid off three quarters of its staff, according to sources close to the company. The cut brings the amount of employees at the developer from 97 down to 25.Two credible” independent sources that staff had been laid off. Silicon Knights has had massive layoffs. …

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