UPDATE July 6th, 2016: Sega of America and Atlus USA announced today a new partnership with Deep Silver who will publish “the wide array of future titles for both physical and digital” in European and PAL territories. The wording is very future-forward however and PR copy goes out of its way to say “the past
Monday morning, June 27th, Trek Industries was made aware that their sci-fi action shooter ORION had been removed from Steam. According to a statement from David Prassel posted to the Steam Community page for ORION: Prelude — a precursor to ORION proper — the game was removed after Activision filed a DMCA takedown request. As
Microsoft Studios announced on Monday, June 27th in a blog post that the Xbox Fitness app on Xbox One would be shutting down in just over a year on July 1st, 2017. Effective immediately, the sale of in-game content has been stopped but previously purchased workouts will remain available through the end of the service.
Although you’ll always be able to play your disc-based copy of Tomonobu Itagaki’s Devil’s Third, Nintendo will be sucking out the most interesting part of the game by year’s end. Nintendo support has announced in all three major territories (Europe, Japan, North America) that they will be shutting down the online multiplayer service for the
One of the most frequently lamented delistings is the Marvel vs. Capcom series. The games are readily available on disc and still being played in tournaments but the expired deal has left Capcom with no means to update the most frequently played title, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. There’s no news of a revival or
On Friday June 17th, just after the close of this year’s E3 show, Daybreak Game Company announced two upcoming server shutdowns and subsequent delistings. The first is the original PlanetSide which will be shutting down on Friday, July 1st at 4:00 PM PST. Daybreak has continued to support the original game for fans who couldn’t
Just a quick post to say no, I haven’t abandoned the site already. I’ve put things on hold this week to try and keep up with E3 and because my day job has blossomed into a bountiful bouquet of madness. If you’re interested in what I thought of E3 you can check out my reactions to the major
Last month’s scare over an expired deal between Electronic Arts and the online games portal Big Fish Games seems to have left little in the way of casualties. While many of the listed games have been removed from Big Fish’s site very few of their PC and console counterparts have been touched one week later.
It’s June 1st, the site has over 100 delisted titles and our hosting migration looks to have been a success. So it’s time to officially launch this thing! You can read more about our history here but for this sticky post I wanted to point out some features of the site to help you get
Our web hosting provider is bringing the server that Delisted and GameLuv live on up to modern standards on the 28th. In anticipation I may not be posting a whole lot in case they have to fall back on a slightly older backup of the site. After that I’m planning on finally launching this thing
Confirming my suspicions after months of near total silence, Team Dakota confirmed on Friday, May 13th that the DIY game, Project Spark, would no longer be available to download on Windows or Xbox One platforms. While interested players were caught off guard and can no longer access Project Spark, those who still have it installed
I’m still feeling my way through the crazy world of copyright law and Intellectual Property rights that are a major cause of delistings. So I’m not entirely sure how to interpret this vague news from EA but seeing a $122 million loss demonstrates how much is at stake when licensing is involved. “During the first