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  • Blog Post: Court Of Appeals Upholds Decision In Silicon Knights And Epic Games Unreal Engine Lawsuit

    In 2012, the courts ruled in favor of Epic Games after Silicon Knights sued the company in 2007 over the licensing of its Unreal Engine for use with the development of Too Human. Silicon Knights claimed that Epic Games gave the studio a faulty version of its engine and used the licensing fees acquired... More
  • Blog Post: Shadow Of The Eternals Is Back, Lets Big Backers Work For Free

    Precursor Games is giving Kickstarter another try with a drastically retooled Shadow of the Eternals . The episodic model is gone, and the budget has been drastically reduced. The Kickstarter pitch opens with video of Eternal Darkness , a property owned by Nintendo, before detailing a story of Detective... More
  • Blog Post: Opinion — Precursor Should Stop Stalling And End Its Crowdfunding Now

    Earlier today, we reported that Precursor Games was suspending its crowdfunding efforts for Shadow of the Eternals. The episodic game was to be the studio's first, though the entirety of its staff is composed of former Silicon Knights employees. Furthermore, Shadow of the Eternals is tied very closely... More
  • Blog Post: Denis Dyack Denies Allegations, Admits He 'Made A Lot Of Mistakes'

    Precursor Games chief creative officer and former Silicon Knights CEO Denis Dyack has taken to video to address allegations about his tenure at the X-Men Destiny studio. Specifically, Dyack broke down a year-old Kotaku article that cited financial impropriety and rocky treatment of subordinates. In the... More
  • Blog Post: Update: Precursor Games Launches Campaign On Kickstarter For Shadow Of The Eternals

    Precursor Games has succeeded in launching a Kickstarter campaign for Shadow of the Eternals despite the company's location in Canada. Kickstarter has not before worked north of our border, making this even more newsworthy. When the campaign for the spiritual successor to Eternal Darkness: Sanity's... More
  • Blog Post: Silicon Knights Suffers Layoffs

    Silicon Knights said today it has laid off a small number of employees. The studio also denied a rumor it canceled development on the still-unconfirmed Eternal Darkness sequel for the Wii U. "We are scaling back to a core group and focusing all our efforts on future opportunities," said Denis... More
  • Blog Post: Dyack On Social Media: "It's Going to Crash Very Hard"

    Casual gaming via things like Facebook's FarmVille has become a popular way to pass the time, but some such as Silicon Knights head honcho Denis Dyack don't believe the fun will last. In an interview with Industry Gamers , Dyack thinks that this sector of gaming cannot be sustained. "The... More
  • Blog Post: Silicon Knights Gets Its Day In Court With Epic Games

    A federal court has agreed to move forward with a case that that accuses Epic Games of fraud, negligent misrepresentation, and unfair competition. Kotaku recently dug up some documents that shed light on the litigation that has finally been cleared to move forward after four years of delays. Here's... More
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