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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 Kickstarter Misses Funding Goal

    Shadow of the Eternals, the Kickstarter hopeful spiritual sequel to Eternal Darkness, was not able to reach its funding goal. Developer Precursor Games was seeking $750,000 to develop Shadow of the Eternals, but between July 25 and August 23, the studio was only able to raise $323,950 in pledges. In... More
  • Blog Post: Shadow Of The Eternals Video Details The Sanity System

    Shadow of the Eternals isn't a game quite yet. The development studio is still waiting for assorted financial backing and Kickstarter funding , but that hasn't stopped it from discussing some of the game's mechanics. In the video below, you can see the progress that has been made with the... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Files Trademark For Downloadable Eternal Darkness, But Don’t Get Your Hopes Up

    Nintendo has filed a new trademark for Silicon Knight's Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem that includes provisions for a digital version of the title. That doesn’t mean a Virtual Console edition of the game is coming, though. The two trademark filings that appear in the United States... More
  • Blog Post: Shadow Of The Eternals Kickstarter Relaunches July 25

    Back in May, Precursor Games launched a Kickstarter for its spiritual successor to Eternal Darkness, but the developer quickly decided to reboot the campaign. The blood drive begins again on July 25. Precursor Games has been the center of a controversy surrounding several former Silicon Knights employees... More
  • Blog Post: Dyack Acknowledges Controversy After Shadow Of The Eternals' Cancelled Kickstarter

    The controversy is never-ending for Precursor Games chief creative officer Denis Dyack. The studio's crowdfunding efforts on Kickstarter were cancelled for Shadow of the Eternals in a highly publicized fashion and started debate on the issues of former Silicon Knights employees working on the title... More
  • Blog Post: Precursor Games Cancels Kickstarter, Vows To Return

    After raising eyebrows with a self-monitored crowd funding initiative and then launching a parallel Kickstarter, Precursor Games is temporarily pulling the plug on its campaigns for Shadow of the Eternals, a spiritual sequel to Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem. If you were a backer though, don't... 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: Precursor Games Responds, Assets From Silicon Knights Converted To CryEngine3

    After last week's announcement of Shadow of the Eternals, we had a number of questions about the relationship between Silicon Knights and new studio Precursor Games. As you might recall, Precursor Games is billing Shadow of the Eternals as a spiritual successor to Nintendo's Eternal Darkness... More
  • Blog Post: Silicon Knights 'Mostly Working On Legal Issues'

    Last week when Precursor Games teased its crowd funding campaign for a spiritual successor to Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem, we reached out to Silicon Knights to find out how it was connected to the new studio. Today, we received a call from Mike Mays, chief financial officer at Silicon Knights... 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: The Quieter Denis Dyack Is On Silicon Knights, The Louder The Suspicious Whispers

    "From the creators of Eternal Darkness," said the teaser trailer for Precursor Games' Shadow of the Eternals. Immediately, we wanted to know more. Which creators are involved? What does this mean for Silicon Knights? On Monday, we found out the answers to the first inquiry. A number of... More
  • Blog Post: Shadow of the Eternals Videos Kick Off Fundraising

    The crowd-funding of the spiritual successor to Eternal Darkness begins today. Precursor Games (which includes some of the talent from Silicon Knights responsible for Eternal Darkness) is starting the campaign with some videos to let gamers know what they should expect. As previously revealed , Shadow... More
  • Blog Post: [Updated] Crowdfunding For Eternal Darkness Successor Coming, Questions Available Now

    [Update #2] New information has been posted on IGN. The actual goal for the first episode only is $1.5 million (not $1.1 million as we previously reported off of leaked images). The game will be rolled out in 12 episodes, and will be released for Wii U and PC. Additional platforms and episodes are part... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Extends Eternal Darkness Trademark

    If this trademark extension is any indication, Nintendo has not abandoned the Eternal Darkness franchise just yet. Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem was an innovative GameCube horror title from Silicon Knights that messed with players' heads in ways that Hideo Kojima could admire. Silicon Knights... More
  • Blog Post: Too Human Pulled From Xbox Live Marketplace In Response To Lawsuit

    Last year, Too Human developer Silicon Knights was ordered to destroy all game code created using the Unreal Engine , which includes games both released and unreleased by the developer. The process has begun with Too Human's disappearance from the Xbox Live Marketplace. To refresh, Silicon Knights... More
  • Blog Post: Silicon Knights Ordered To Destroy Unsold Unreal Engine Games

    The court battle between Epic Games and Silicon Knights isn't over quite yet. A new filing yesterday has ordered Silicon Knights to destroy all game code using Unreal Engine, which includes Too Human and X-Men Destiny, and unreleased projects The Box/Ritualyst, The Sandman, and Siren the Maelstrom... 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: Epic Games Wins Lawsuit Against Silicon Knights

    Epic Games announced it has won the on-going lawsuit between it and Silicon Knights and was awarded $4.45 million. Silicon Knights first filed a lawsuit against Epic Games in 2007 over the licensing of the Unreal Engine 3 engine for Too Human. Silicon Knights claimed the game engine they received was... More
  • Blog Post: Silicon Knights' Denis Dyack Says Used Games Hurt Developers

    In a new interview, Denis Dyack, the outspoken head of Eternal Darkness and X-Men: Destiny developer Silicon Knights, claims that used games "cannibalize" new games sales, threatening the health of the industry. Speaking with Gamesindustry.biz , Dyack spoke about his concerns regarding used... More
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