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Konami shuts Metal Gear Online studio – report

Konami has reportedly closed the LA-based development studio responsible for Metal Gear Online. That’s according to Eurogamer, who says that ‘sources close to the matter’ have confirmed that the developer has been shut, with 20 jobs lost as a result. Prior to the game outlet’s confirmation, 3D Realms co-founder George …

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Gameloft has closed seven unprofitable studios in 2015

So far in 2015, French mobile publisher Gameloft has closed seven of its development studios. That’s according to a statement from the company’s CEO Michel Guillemot, which said that the development studios had becoming ‘unprofitable’. These closures are part of what Guillemot describes as ‘an ambitious cost reduction program’. It’s …

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Human Element on ‘hiatus’ as Robotoki ceases operations

Robert Bowling’s Robotoki has shut down, forcing the developer to put the indie studio’s upcoming title Human Element on hiatus.” Bowling opened up the company in 2012, following his stint as creative strategist with Call of Duty studio Infinity Ward. "This week we have ceased operations at Robotoki and the …

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Sony to close Canadian shops

Sony has detailed plans to close all of its Canadian retail stores within the next two months. The announcement comes via a press release issued on The Canadian Press and reported on by CBC News, which states the firm will shut down all 14 of its current Canada-based locations. Five …

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