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Skydance buys studio The Workshop, rebrands it Skydance Interactive

Entertainment production company Skydance Media has shelled out an undisclosed sum to acquire The Workshop Entertainment and incorporate it into the newly-formed Skydance Interactive. …

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Report: Gameloft shuts down another studio, this time in Spain

Gamasutra has learned that Gameloft is closing its studio in Valencia, Spain this week and laying off a number of developers who work there. …

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Armada is a new mobile studio formed by Remedy and Crytek expats

Investors have put $ 3 million into Armada Interactive, a mobile game studio founded last year by a group of developers that includes triple-A industry expats from studios like BioWare, Crytek and Remedy. …

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Mobile studio JuiceBox is closing because ‘we didn’t build good enough games’

Nearly 4 years after it was launched by Zynga expats as a “mid-core” mobile game studio, JuiceBox Games is now closing because, according to its CEO, “we didn’t build good enough games.” …

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Prime 1 Studio Reveals Highly Detailed Statue Of Arhkam Knight’s Robin

Prime 1 Studio revealed the painted prototype for their statue of Batman's young ward on Monday. Standing at roughly 32 inches tall, the Robin figure will include interchangeable heads, arms and bo staffs and will be priced at $ 899.

The sculpt, based on Tim Drake’s appearance in Arkham Knight, will be limited to a run of 500 units. An exclusive edition will include an extra unmasked head for the Boy Wonder and will be limited to a run of 300.

You can see more images of the sculpt in the gallery below.

In the past, Prime 1 Studio released a sculpt of the villainous Arkham Knight himself, a statue based on the Batman Beyond skin from the game, an unmask-able bust of the Caped Crusader, and various other statues, figures and products based on Rocksteady’s game. Read our review of Batman: Arkham Knight here – The Feed

Bit.Trip developer closes ‘unsustainable’ San Francisco studio

U.S. studio Choice Provisions, formerly known as Gaijin Games, has been forced to close its San Francisco office to ensure its long-term future. …

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Vicarious Visions co-founders depart studio after 25 years

“We look forward to the success which lies ahead for Vicarious Visions under new leadership and thank Activision for celebrating and supporting all that we have accomplished together.” …

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VR studio lands $750,000 in funding for world-building game

Continuing its expansion into the virtual reality market, Stockholm-based Starbreeze (Payday 2) announced today a $ 750,000 publishing deal with Culver City’s Freeform Labs. …

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American McGee’s Spicy Horse studio downsizes in pivot away from F2P

The independent Shanghai-based studio has shrunk down to a core team, though its iconoclastic founder promises new projects are in the works. …

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Ubisoft opening triple-A production studio in the Philippines

The Assassin’s Creed creator will aim to hire up to 50 new people in the studio’s first year, and will task its new team with collaborating and assisting with the development of its triple-A console releases.  …

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