While Quantum Break may not be getting the universal acclaim that Microsoft Studios was hoping for, it nevertheless is doing very well when it comes to the sales side of things.It was recently revealed that the game topped UK sales charts, though the news gets better from there.
A few weeks ago, Sony announced that it was closing down Driveclub developer Evolution Studios.DIRT Rally developer Codemasters to the rescue!
The closure follows redundancies made at the studio last year, shortly after Sony announced that it was transitioning the studio to "focus on DriveClub as a service".As a result, it has been decided that Evolution Studio will close.
Two of Evolution Studios' former employees have teased a "big announcement" for today.Teasing the news on Twitter, former senior community manager Jamie Brayshaw told fans to "stand by for big news today", with former game director Paul Rustchynsky adding: "Expect a big announcement today!
Evolution Studios has joined the Codemasters family.The DriveClub developer will be added to Codemasters portfolio of studios from April 25, becoming a multi-platform developer in the process.
Evolution Studios' senior community manager Jamie Brayshaw has said that the team is "hoping to stay together and do something awesome" following yesterday's announcement that the studio is to close.Speaking to fans on Twitter, Brayshaw said that him and the team were "taking a short break first to refresh & recharge and then we'll be back".
It wasn’t too long ago that Sony sadly shut down Evolution Studios.Thankfully several staff members were snapped up by Codemasters and a new game is already going to be in production very soon.
Today Square Enix has announced the creation of a new subsidiary studio helmed by longtime ‘Tales of’ producer, Hideo Baba.Called Studio Istola, the new team will focus on the development of their first game, an RPG with the working title Project Prelude Rune.