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Thread: Linux Game Publishing Shuts Down PenguinPlay

  1. #11
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Faroe Islands


    Quote Originally Posted by elanthis View Post
    Similar to how GameSpy recently cut service for many "classic" games (NWN being one dear to Linux users), then shut down completely.
    You are thinking about two different GameSpy's here. The MP services company was before the gaming news site shut down recently, according to Wikipedia:

    GameSpy was acquired by IGN Entertainment in March 2004. GameSpy Technologies (the entity responsible for GameSpy multiplayer services) was then bought from IGN Entertainment by Glu Mobile in August 2012,[4] and proceeded in December to rise integration costs and shut down servers for many older games, including Star Wars: Battlefront, Sniper Elite and Neverwinter Nights,with no warning to developers or consumers, much to the outrage of communities of those games
    Here is a article about the matter.
    Last edited by Kristian Joensen; 02-26-2013 at 05:10 PM.

  2. #12
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    Sep 2008


    It's a terrible news that CEO of LGP probably is spending more time on developing and publishing games as DarkArts Studios instead porting games to Linux as LGP:

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