Konami Requests Skullgirls be Removed from PSN, XBLA
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Konami Requests Skullgirls be Removed from PSN, XBLA

Following Skullgirls‘ publisher Autumn Games’ decision to end its business deal with Konami, the company has requested the removal of the game from the PlayStation Network by December 17 and Xbox Live Arcade by December 31. Skullgirls Design Director Mike Zaimont announced the news during a recent livestream event. During the broadcast, Zaimont revealed that ... Read More»
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Skullgirls DLC crowd-funding hits target in less than 24 hours
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Skullgirls DLC crowd-funding hits target in less than 24 hours

Skullgirls has shattered IndieGoGo records in reaching its $150,000 crowd-funding goal in less than a day. By the end of its first 24 hour period, the campaign has accumulated over $175,000 in pledges from over 2800 backers. It has 30 days still to run, but Lab Zero Games can already lay claim to the most ... Read More»
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Skullgirls dev seeks $150,000 to crowd-fund DLC character
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Skullgirls dev seeks $150,000 to crowd-fund DLC character

Skullgirls developer Lab Zero Games has launched a crowd-funding campaign to fund a new DLC character for the 2D fighter. Lab Zero Games is seeking $150,000 via IndieGogo. Although the new character, Squigly, will be premium DLC, she will be made available for free for a limited time if the target is met. $150,000 sounds ... Read More»
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Skullgirls coming to Japanese PSN
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Skullgirls coming to Japanese PSN

Skullgirls is coming to PlayStation 3 in Japan, Famitsu reports. This is good news for fans in the west; developer Lab Zero Games says it has the greenlight on a sequel but publisher Autumn Games is a little tight on cash right now. Some extra sales and a good reception from one of the largest ... Read More»
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Skullgirls PC “in final stages” of negotiation for funding
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Skullgirls PC “in final stages” of negotiation for funding

Skullgirls publisher Autumn Games is “in the final stages of signing an agreement” with Marvellous to fund a PC port of the 2D fighter. In a new blog post, Lab Zero Games said Marvellous has agreed to fund an expanded port with multiplayer support like lobbies rather than a quick console knock-off. The port’s future ... Read More»
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Skullgirls DLC and Xbox 360 patch stymied, PC port and sequel likely
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Skullgirls DLC and Xbox 360 patch stymied, PC port and sequel likely

Skullgirls received its long-delayed Slightly Different Edition patch on the PlayStation Network in November, but the Xbox 360 version is dragging the chain, being almost 150 times too large to release. In an exhaustive feature on XBLAFans running down the details of the Skullgirls team’s woes, Lab Zero revealed that the Slightly Different patch weighs ... Read More»
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Skullgirls development team forms new studio
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Skullgirls development team forms new studio

The whole team behind celebrated 2D fighter Skullgirls was fired earlier this year, a surprise announcement has revealed. The team has reformed under a new moniker, Lab Zero Games. “Skullgirls had more than its fair share of difficulties getting to market, but thus far none have been quite this dire: last June, the entire Skullgirls ... Read More»
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Bank suing Konami and Autumn Games over $15M Def Jam Rapstar credit line
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Bank suing Konami and Autumn Games over $15M Def Jam Rapstar credit line

City National Bank has filed a lawsuit against Konami and Autumn Games or allegedly defrauding on a $15 million line of credit for the development of Def Jam Rapstar. According to documents filed with the Los Angeles Superior Court, the bank claims the companies “lied” to in order to secure credit by promising to pay ... Read More»
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Skullgirls launching on PC later this year, hits EU PSN today
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Skullgirls launching on PC later this year, hits EU PSN today

Autumn Games has announced it’ll bring animated 2D fighter Skullgirls to PC later this year. The game, which launched on US PSN and XBL a few weeks ago, will come to keyboard and mouse with previous updates from the console version on PC. Distributors include Steam, Origin, GameFly, GamersGate and GameStop. The news comes on ... Read More»
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Origin signs up 11 new third-parties
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Origin signs up 11 new third-parties

Origin has opened the doors to a swathe of third-party content providers, kicking things off with Trion Worlds’ Rift. Rift is available even now on the digital distribution service, 1UP reports. Other new members of Origin’s team include both indie developers and publishers. Major European distributors 1C and CD Projekt have signed up – the ... Read More»
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Origin adds 11 new publishers, RIFT lands on the service with extras
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Origin adds 11 new publishers, RIFT lands on the service with extras

EA has announced the addition of 11 new publishers to Origin, as well as Trion World’s MMO RIFT, which is available on the service starting today. Publishers CD Projekt RED, Freebird Games, Recoil Games, Autumn Games, 1C Company, inXile entertainment, Paradox Interactive, Core Learning Ltd. and N3V Games will be available on Origin in the ... Read More»
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jimmie johnson’s anything with an engine interview gamezone
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jimmie johnson’s anything with an engine interview gamezone

Jimmie Johnson may not be the best known person for gamers, but in the world of NASCAR, he’s an incredibly accomplished race car driver... Read More»
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