Silicon Knights News


Silicon Knights gets Ontario government funds

By Steve Watts, Jul 15, 2011 1:00pm PDT

Silicon Knights has gotten nearly $3 million in funding from the Ontario government, which president Denis Dyack says will help the company become self-sustainable, self-publishing, and bring on 80 new hires.


"If you're upset at the subsidies they get you should do a little more research on other ..."

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Silicon Knights boss Denis Dyack says team intends to finish Too Human trilogy

By Xav de Matos, May 02, 2011 3:30pm PDT

Silicon Knights boss Denis Dyack says that his company is keen on completing the Too Human franchise; however, no further details on when the final two games in the series would see release were revealed.


"As flat and shallow as it was, it was mildly fun to run through once with a friend. Has ..."

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Epic 'Defrauded' Developers with Unreal Engine, Says Silicon Knights

By Aaron Linde, Aug 18, 2008 3:50pm PDT

Silicon Knights president and founder Denis Dyack commented on the legal struggle between the Too Human (360) and Unreal Engine purveyors Epic...


"Again, give it time. Every time a console comes out with hardware protecting it requiring ..."

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Dyack: Too Human Could 'Change the World' for Developer's Hometown

By Aaron Linde, Aug 18, 2008 1:10pm PDT

Silicon Knights founder and president Denis Dyack believes that the success of the studio's upcoming Xbox 360 action-RPG Too Human could have a...


"I think it's like one of those filler words that people put in there on-line conversation to ..."

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Ontario Government Invests in Silicon Knights, Digital Extremes for Unannounced Prototype Titles

By Aaron Linde, Feb 13, 2008 1:00pm PST

Silicon Knights received $500,000 in funding from the Canadian government to develop a prototype game, reports Yahoo. The funding comes by way...


"Government can only create jobs by destroying some by collecting taxes, so no."

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Silicon Knights to Expand Operations; Too Human Rumored for Release in May

By Aaron Linde, Jan 30, 2008 12:18pm PST

Silicon Knights is looking to expand their Niagara, Ontario offices as part of a newly announced plan to jump-start the ailing, formerly industrial...


"Even if it did happen... it would probably come so late in the game... that 360 owners will be ..."

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Subpoenas Served to Multiple Unreal Engine 3 Licensees Over Contracts; Epic Responds

By Nick Breckon, Jan 23, 2008 10:38pm PST

Shacknews has learned that multiple Unreal Engine 3 licensees have been served with subpoenas in an effort to obtain their confidential engine...


"He was speaking about the licensees that are being inconvenienced by these ridiculous subpoenas. ..."

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Epic's Motion to Dismiss SK Lawsuit Denied

By Chris Faylor, Nov 01, 2007 9:11am PDT

The motion filed by Epic Games in attempt to dismiss Silicon Knight's lawsuit against the company has been denied, reports GameDaily BIZ. Barring...


"Whatever engine SK developed is just a modified version of UE3. Now they're just looking for the ..."

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Silicon Knights, Epic Continue Legal Sparring

By Chris Faylor, Sep 14, 2007 1:07pm PDT

Silicon Knights has responded to Epic Games' rebuttal and motion to dismiss the Canadian developer's lawsuit regarding its grievances with the...


"Not to mention, unlike SK, Irrational already had Unreal engine experience with SWAT 4 (was ..."

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Mark Rein Interview

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 23, 2007 8:21am PDT

There's an interview with Mark Rein on Eurogamer, chatting with the Epic Games VP at the Leipzig Games Convention. Topics include Gears of War, id...


Dyack: Too Human in 2008, Playable Demo Soon

By Nick Breckon, Aug 20, 2007 11:11am PDT

After news broke that developer Silicon Knights was serving licensor Epic Games with a lawsuit over its Unreal Engine 3, the state of Silicon's...


"Eternal Darkness was also meant out come out for the N64 and much later came out for the ..."

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Epic Strikes Back Against Silicon Knights (Updated)

By Carlos Bergfeld and Nick Breckon, Aug 09, 2007 3:06pm PDT

Update: Legal documents issued by Epic's attorneys at the firm of Hunton & Williams amount to a bristling rebuttal of Silicon Knights' original...


"Gee I guess they need to cancel ut3 because it doesn't work on the ps3"

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ShackCast Episode 2: Silicon Knights vs. Epic

By Chris Remo, Jul 25, 2007 4:13pm PDT

In the second Shackcast, we give even more insider info on the Silicon Knights vs. Epic case, and discuss Metal Gear Solid 4, Persona 3, Lost Odyssey, the RPG genre, and more.


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Developers on Unreal Engine 3 and the Silicon Knights Lawsuit

By Chris Remo, Jul 23, 2007 12:35pm PDT

Several industry professionals have responded to Shacknews regarding Silicon Knights' lawsuit against Epic Games. Five developers share their thoughts on Epic and Unreal Engine tech.


"not to troll or anything, but what ive seen from recent unreal engine games the engine itself ..."

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Silicon Knights Serves Epic Games With Lawsuit, Claims Unreal Engine 3 Negligence (Updated)

By Chris Remo and Nick Breckon, Jul 19, 2007 4:00pm PDT

(Updated/reorganized) Silicon Knights, developer of upcoming Microsoft-published Xbox 360 action game Too Human, has sued Epic Games due to...


" Still, I'm surprised that people don't think about the fact that gears IS a separate game. It ..."

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