Their Studio Gave them an Amusement Park Ticket—and Then a Pink Slip

How would you like to be fired? Do you want to go out in a take-this-job-and-shove-it blaze of glory? Would you like security to martyr you, marching you out by the elbows, as you clutched your box of things like Richard Gere carrying off Debra Winger » 10/19/12 8:00pm 10/19/12 8:00pm? Would you just want the chance to look into the soulless black…

Halifax-Based NBA Baller Beats Studio Shuts Down After Five Years…

The Halifax division of HB Studios, the Canadian group of developers behind numerous sports video games, is closing, an HB rep confirmed to Kotaku today. The studio is responsible for this fall's NBA Baller Beats, an unusual and innovative Kinect game that teaches you to dribble with a real basketball (we tried it at… » 7/25/12 12:20pm 7/25/12 12:20pm

A Three-Minute Look at THQ's Avengers, Disassembled

THQ's big-time bloodletting back in August meant the end of its Brisbane, Australia studio and scuttled the publisher's planned video game adaptation of The Avengers. Evidently those who were involved with the project can't take no for an answer; footage of the game in its pre-alpha state released last week and was… » 9/17/11 7:00pm 9/17/11 7:00pm