SCE Studio Liverpool was shut down last year by Sony. They were the team behind the Playstation futuristic racing game series Wipeout; a game which each Playstation console launched with an iteration of. Shortly after the studio was shutdown, 4 key members decided to start their own game development studio, which they’ve called Sawfly Studios, also located in Liverpool, England. In an interview with Gamasutra, they … [ Read More... ]
The torture scene where you play as Sam Fisher and interrogate an enemy has been removed from Splinter Cell: Blacklist. The scene that was removed consisted of Sam Fisher jerking a knife into an enemy’s clavicle, also known as the collarbone. During this scene the player could twist the knife around inside to gain information. At the end of this scene the player also got to choose if the … [ Read More... ]
Disney Interactive has officially announced the closure of Junction Point Studios. Junction Point, known for the hit Epic Mickey series, was established by veteran game designer Warren Spector in 2005 and acquired by Disney in 2007. Spector, with a catalogue of game credits including Deus Ex and System Shock, left fans and family with a few parting words in an open letter on his Facebook account… [ Read More... ]
These days, selling 270,000 copies across multiple systems just isn’t enough. Disney has opted to close the game development studio Junction Point. Junction Point developed both Disney’s Epic Mickey and Epic Mickey 2.
Disney gave the following statement to Gamasutra..
It was with much sadness that we informed our teams today of changes to our Games organization, which include the closure of Junction Point Studios. These changes … [ Read More... ]