Studio Closure

The Developers of PS VR Title”London Heist” Are No More As Sony Shutters Studio

Developers of The Getaway & The Getaway 2 for PlayStation 2 and most recently the upcoming London: Heist for PlayStation VR are no more according to reports. Sony Computer Entertainment London had been a first party owned development team based in the U.K. since 2004 when Sony folded ‘Team Soho’, creators of The Getaway franchise, into the now defunct subsidiary. Members of the team affected by the lay-offs include senior development staff, artists, programmers and others. In a statement issued to GamesIndustry.biz Sony...

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Microsoft cancels Fable Legends and proposes closing Lionhead Studios

Microsoft dropped a bomb today when they announced that one of their more ambitious studios is proposed to be closed in the near future. Lionhead studios, made popular by the Fable and Black & White series has been working on their next iteration of the Fable franchise “Fable Legends” which recently held a closed beta test which recieved mixed reactions from the player base. Here it is straight from the horses mouth, “After much consideration we have decided to cease...

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