NanoBITES captures those small but important morsels of gaming information that otherwise might slip between the cracks.
ITEM! The German studio responsible for free-to-play offering Command & Conquer: Tiberium Alliances is no more. As reported by GamesIndustry, parent company EA has elected to close the doors at Phenomic, leaving around 60 people out of work.
ITEM! Ubisoft has revealed its reluctance to back one off projects. The publisher’s vice president of sales and marketing Tony Key has informed A List Daily that it won’t pursue a new project “if we don’t think we can build a franchise out of it.”
ITEM! The long and troubled story of Infinity Blade: Dungeons has seemingly taken its final twist. As noted by IGN, Chair Entertainment has decided to cancel the project in the wake of the closure of Impossible Studios.
ITEM! The Classification Board has assessed a modified version of the recently banned State of Decay according to a VG247 report. The new edition, which censors drug related content, has secured an R18+ rating and thus a legal release in Australia.
ITEM! Three key developers, including creative director Ocean Quigley, have left the SimCity team behind. As reported by CVG, they have formed a new indie outfit known as Jellygrade and are working on an original iPad game.