Posts Tagged ‘Shut down’

Fallen Earth Is Dead, But May Return

Fallen Earth is celebrating its ten year anniversary with the announcement that the servers are coming down. It isn’t the way most companies want to celebrate their game growing old, but the unfortunate reality is that the game is just unsustainable in its current form. As Matt Scott, CEO of Little Orbit stated: I’m sad […]

Everyone Missed It: Daybreak Permanently Closes Everquest Player Studio

Since Daybreak has fallen out of the public spotlight, nobody notices when they shut things down anymore. Flashback to March 1 and you will find producer Nick Silva stating that the player studio is absolutely not dead, and will in fact return better than ever. “In the meantime, we will be evaluating options for overhauling […]

Bless Online Goes Offline September 9

Among the splendor of the E3 game reveals, Neowiz has announced that Bless Online will be shutting down in the west as of September 9. The title launched into early access on Steam one year ago in June 2018 to a respectable peak of 28,000 players but players very quickly jumped ship due to a […]

Razer Game Store Shuts Down After 10 Months

Razer today announced that the official Game Store will be closing down at the end of February, just 10 months after it launched. Users are requested to retrieve their Steam/Uplay keys by February 28. The keys will not expire when the store closes, but you will be unable to view them on the store website. […]

Wildstar To Shut Down, Carbine Studios Will Close

Carbine Studios will close its doors and Wildstar Online will shut down, according to an announcement released today by NCSoft. Kotaku broke the story, noting that the layoffs at Carbine will include 50 people and comes after at least two projects failed to gain traction with the studio’s parent company and publisher. NCSoft stated to […]

Just Defunct: Daybreak To Shut Down Early Access Just Survive

Daybreak Game Company has announced that Just Survive, formerly known as H1Z1, is to sunset on October 24 after three years of early access. In the announcement, Daybreak noted “we are no longer in a position to fulfill its greatness and the current population of the game makes it untenable to maintain.” Just Survive was […]

RuneScape Classic Officially Shuts Down

The earliest commercial version of RuneScape has shut down today after seventeen years of service. RuneScape Classic, previously known just as RuneScape, launched in 2001 with a handful of servers and an even smaller handful of developers, going on to amass far more interest than creator Andrew Gower could have ever anticipated. In 2004, RuneScape […]

Trion Worlds Acquires Gazillion Assets

In an astounding twist of events, Venture Beat is reporting this week that Trion Worlds has acquired the assets from defunct studio Gazillion Entertainment. As part of its acquisition, Trion will get its hands on all of Gazillion’s licenses, trademarks, patents, and domains. In addition to utilizing the new licenses for its own purposes, Trion […]

Lawbreakers Will Shut Down In September, Now Free To Play

When Boss Key Productions announced its closure back in May, the question of its two titles sunsetting became a matter of when, not if. As of today, competitive shooter Lawbreakers has been made officially free to play in preparation for the servers to sunset in September. No information has been posted to Radical Heights, which […]

Jagex To Shut Down RuneScape Classic

After seventeen years of existence, Jagex today made the surprising announcement that its flagship title RuneScape Classic will shut down over the next few months. Posted on the official website, Jagex’s explanation for the sunset is related to advancing technology making it more difficult to properly police the game of macros and for community safety. […]

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