In an August 17th update on the Forza Motorsport homepage, Turn 10’s Brian Ekberg announced that Forza Horizon 2 (and its DLC) would be removed from digital sale on September 30th as the game had reached “end of life” status. The news isn’t surprising as the original Forza Horizon followed almost the same trajectory from
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ModNation Racers & LittleBigPlanet Karting lose online play in July
Sony Europe’s Decommissioned Servers page was updated recently and confirmed the end of online play for a pair of first-party kart racers. The original ModNation Racers on PlayStation 3 and its DLC have already been delisted from sale in North America and Europe but its online features will hold out a little longer. Unfortunately, there
2K Games shutting down Evolve servers September 3rd
On June 1st, 2018 “2K Mike” from publisher 2K Games announced via a support page update that servers for Evolve and Evolve Stage 2 will be shut down on September 3rd, 2018. This news comes over a year after 2K halted active development of Evolve and reallocated the game’s developer, Turtle Rock Studios, onto other
Activision shutting down Guitar Hero Live’s ‘GHTV’ mode December 1st
It was one of the first Watch List posts I ever made on Delisted Games and sadly, it has finally come to pass. Guitar Hero Live’s innovative 24/7, always-on, music streaming “GHTV” mode will be shut down on December 1st, 2018. I’ve been expecting this news for years after Activision disbanded the developer, FreeStyle Games,
RuneScape Classic shutting down August 6th
In a news post on the game’s official site, mod_ayiza announced the end of the line for RuneScape Classic on behalf of the Jagex team. The full post is below but to summarize: advancements in the day-to-day technology to support the newer versions of RuneScape, combined with an increase in bots and hacks, on top
Cliff Bleszinski announces Boss Key studio is no more; Lawbreakers & Radical Heights on the Watch List
Both of Boss Key Productions’ beleaguered titles have officially joined the Watch List today after founder Cliff Bleszinski, confirmed that the studio is “effectively no more” on Twitter. Lawbreakers was already on the block after the game failed to find an audience and elicited a harsh statement from publisher Nexon, but the studio’s battle royale-alike,
Deformers removed from sale, online servers shutting down August 9th
Ready At Dawn, probably best known for the PlayStation 4 shooter The Order: 1886, have announced the end of sale and support for another of their original titles, Deformers. Despite being utterly adorable, the 2017 multiplayer arena brawler failed to take off with players on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam. In a May 11th
Loadout also shutting down May 24th in advance of GDPR
Loadout is the next older game from a small studio to fall victim to the encroaching GDPR. In a farewell post on the game’s Steam page, Edge of Reality CEO Rob Cohen announced that the game would be shut down on May 24th, the same day the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation goes into
The Pinball Arcade loses all Williams/Bally tables on June 30th
Thanks to an anonymous submission this morning, we have the sad news that FarSight Studios will be removing all Williams and Bally pinball tables from their digital pinball platform, The Pinball Arcade. The full announcement follows but basically: grab these tables before June 30th before they’re pulled out of every version of the game. Our
Wii U downloads of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze put on ice?
Leading up to the May 4th release of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze on the Switch, one redditor decided to revisit the original title on Wii U this week and found it was missing from the eShop. I did a quick check and, sure enough, the “Buy Digital” link has been removed… but only in
Call of Juarez: Gunslinger and The Cartel delisted
Thanks to Twitter follower ElvisWV for pointing out Wario64’s tweet that Call of Juarez: Gunslinger had been delisted on March 30th. In digging up the details I discovered that Gunslinger’s predecessor — the critically maligned, 2011 release Call of Juarez: The Cartel — had also been delisted on the same day. Gunslinger, the better of
Little Orbit’s Adventure Time games to be delisted March 31st
Publisher Little Orbit has announced on Twitter that their remaining Adventure Time games will be delisted on all platforms on March 31st. At midnight PST on this coming Saturday, both Adventure Time: Finn & Jake Investigations and Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom will be removed from Steam, Nintendo, PlayStation, and Xbox platforms.