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Why do the really great game development companies seem to disappear? If you have been around for a while you might remember a game development company by the name of Looking Glass Studios. This company is responsible for titles like Thief: the Dark Project, Thief II: The Metal Age and System Shock 1 and 2. These games were amazing for their time (and still are today) with concepts that brought about a new thought process in what a first person game could be.

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It looks like the studio that gave us BioShock will be shutting down. BioShock is one of the most popular games available and widely acknowledged as the spiritual sequel to Looking Glass Studios SystemShock titles (another hugely popular title). This is why it was such a shock to hear that anyone would think about closing Irrational Games down. However, it seems like that is exactly that they are doing… to a certain extent.

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Saturday, 13 October 2012 13:28

2K’s NBA 2K13 making franchise record sales


As expected the 2K Sport's basketball simulation has started to sell like crazy and has already set a record sales for this franchise. In the first week they managed to sell 49% more copies that the previous fastest seller NBA 2K11. They said that “This record-shattering growth is due in part to the expanding global popularity of the NBA 2K brand, which accounted for a 66 percent increase in international sales as compared with NBA 2K11”, but obviously that's not the only thing that helped.

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