Donald Barnes Jr., a video game artist formerly of EA Sports and Activision and the father of two children, was fatally stabbed earlier this week in Oak Park, California.
Prototype developer Radical Entertainment isn't the only studio that got the axe from parent company Activision today. Sources close to and within developers Neversoft (Guitar Hero) and Luxoflux (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen) are also being gutted.
Getting the most out of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen requires a steady hand, a keen eye, and the ass muscles of an Olympic athlete.
Activision's double preview feature of X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen showcased two approaches to movie-game making that we ought to see more of.