Thursday, June 28, 2012

Radical Entertainment Prototype Developer is Closing its doors

Update 2 : Radical Entertainment ended the argument and declared the following statements on Facebook and Twitter:

Facebook Statement:

Hi everyone. Yes, there's some unfortunate news to share today. This morning Radical Entertainment went through a significant reduction in staff. We're very proud of what we achieved with the PROTOTYPE franchise, but unfortunately, the Blacklight virus didn't spread as far as it could. For PC gamers, rest assured that the PC version of PROTOTYPE 2 is still going to launch on July 24th as planned. And a special "thanks" to the PROTOTYPE Army and all our extremely loyal and passionate fans for supporting Radical Entertainment. We couldn't have come this far without you.

Twitter Statement :


Update 1 : Sorry Prototype fans but kotaku has released an official statement from Radical entertainment confirming this :
Although we made a substantial investment in the Prototype IP, it did not find a broad commercial audience. Radical is a very talented team of developers, however, we have explored various options for the studio, including a potential sale of the business, and have made a difficult conclusion through the consultation process that the only remaining option is a significant reduction in staff. As such, some employees will remain working for Radical Entertainment supporting other existing Activision Publishing projects, but the studio will cease development of its own games going forward.

Message to Radical : We are so sad for your closure and we are hoping the best for your team,

Original Story :


Following Rumours that surfaced the internet Today Morning Rob Bridgett former sound Audio director at  Radical Entertainment confirmed today with the above tweet that Radical entertainment is shutting its door we are trying to reach Radical Entertainment to comment

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