When the pair of 16-bit Disney platformers disappeared from Steam and GOG.com earlier this Summer, it wasn’t too unfathomable to see today’s news coming: Aladdin and The Lion King are coming back. The $30 ‘Disney Classic Games’ collection will be released digitally and physically on October 29th with a few unexpected additions to the package.
About a year and a half after the Disney Canada team shut down the original, long-running Club Penguin, the same fate has fallen on their much younger, mobile follow-up, Club Penguin Island. A farewell announcement was made on September 27th revealing that the game would be around at least until the end of the year.
When Gazillion first announced that Marvel Heroes would be shutting down the game was scheduled to go offline on December 31st, giving players over a month to enjoy the game for a final time. Amid last week’s tweets from now-former employees however, the game was rumored to be shut down as soon as Friday, November
Massively Overpowered, who has closely followed the drama surrounding Marvel Heroes, has reported by way of an anonymous source that Gazillion Entertainment has disbanded, laid off nearly all staff, and will be shutting down the game November 24th instead of December 31st. The source also shared parts of a termination letter delivered to Gazillion staff
In a statement given to Kotaku on November 15th, Disney/Marvel announced that they had terminated their relationship with developer Gazillion Entertainment and that all Marvel Heroes games would be shut down. Later in the day the official Marvel Heroes homepage was updated with the following farewell message and further details: “We’re sad to inform our