Several former employees at Blue Omega, developers behind the recent Damnation, have confirmed with Kotaku today that the entire dev team has been laid off following "issues" with Codemasters, Damnation's publishers.
Codemasters has released 10 new screenshots of their upcoming alternate-history shooter Damnation, serving up a heapin' helping of that Western steampunk style.
Last Thursday's Codemasters event had some major pluses and minuses. I'm counting Overlord II as a plus – and all three times the speakers blew out as minuses.
Damnation is looking nothing like the buggy, crash-prone demo I saw at the Penny Arcade Expo last summer – thank goodness, too; the release date is right around the corner.
The best thing about going to E3 are the little surprises - games you either didn't know about or hadn't paid attention to that simply knock you off your feet. Blue Omega Games' Damnation is just that sort of game. Due to be published by Codemasters for the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC, Damnation combines third-person…