What Went Wrong With Silicon Knights' X-Men: Destiny?

Bad video games are released all the time. A raft of factors conspire to influence the quality of the outcome. Maybe tight deadlines are to blame. Or maybe the problems include inexperienced developers, incompetent project management, impossible publisher requests, funding concerns. It's a seemingly unavoidable fact… » 10/26/12 12:00pm 10/26/12 12:00pm

Epic Says Epic Has Won Lawsuit Battle With Silicon Knights [UPDATE:…

Epic, creators of the Unreal Engine, has prevailed in court against Silicon Knights, creators of Too Human who sued Epic in 2007 over issues with the engine (basically that it was supposedly unfinished and sabotaged their work). "Case over. Jury finds for Epic on all counts," Epic's Mark Rein just Tweeted. The case… » 5/30/12 1:56pm 5/30/12 1:56pm

Denis Dyack Claims Used Games Will Destroy Gaming

Secondhand games have been the bread and butter of retail chain GameStop for years, and the target of publishers' ire for just as long. Many consumers prefer not to pay the new retail price (a hefty $60, for most titles) for every game they play, and the system of selling and purchasing pre-owned discs works well for… » 3/28/12 4:30pm 3/28/12 4:30pm

Courtroom Setback in Epic Fight 'Tis a Flesh Wound, Says Silicon Knights

Much has been made of a recent ruling adverse to Silicon Knights in its long-running lawsuit with Epic Games, the Gears of War maker whose Unreal Engine was to have been the guts of 2008 flop Too Human. Basically, a judge tossed out an expert witness for Silicon Knights; he was going to give his estimates of the… » 1/05/12 6:00am 1/05/12 6:00am