Kotaku has reported that Factor 5, the creators of Liar and the Rogue Squadron series, has closed it’s doors. Factor 5 is just one of many recent video game companies that has either shut its doors or laid off a large number of employees. A post over at the IGN boards by Matt Casamassina leaked… Continue reading Factor 5 Shutting Down?
The developers of Time Splitters and Haze, Free Radical, have reported shut down permanently. Apparently all the employees came to work to find themselves locked out of the building, which is a pretty dick way to shut down a company. I mean seriously, is that necessary? I guess they had a meeting later in the… Continue reading Free Radical Shuts Down
Microsoft has officially confirmed that it will be closing down it’s eternal developer Ensemble Studios. Ensemble Studios is probably best known for their real time strategy Age of Empires games, as well as the upcoming Xbox 360 Halo Wars. Halo Wars is still scheduled for release, Ensemble will be shut down once the game comes… Continue reading Microsoft Closes Ensemble Studios