The lights are on
A few days after Arkedo released its charming downloadable game Hell Yeah! Pocket Inferno on iOS, the studio has decided to call it a day.
Best known for quirky titles like Hell Yeah! Wrath of a Dead Rabbit (read our review here) and Bang Bang Mini (review), the studio started running out of funds and decided an amicable split was in the best interest for everyone involved.
"It has been decided to disband the team when there still was enough money to get good conditions for everyone, rather than replace permanent positions with interns and a bad atmosphere," co-founder Aurelien Regard wrote on his blog. "As in any human matter, it is important to know when to stop, to get a clean situation. It is precisely because we did this at this time that everyone from Arkedo is still having a good time together, even after it's officially over."
Even though the studio is shutting down operations, we haven't heard the last of Arkedo. The team has two new games in the can, which it plans to release "soon."
Watch an interview Ben Hanson conducted with CEO Camille Guermonprez last E3 below:
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