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Darksiders devs to bid on franchise rights, 'belongs in the hands of its creators'

Darksiders devs to bid on franchise rights, 'belongs in the hands of its creators'

When THQ collapsed, it could not find a proper home for the Darksiders franchise and its developer, Vigil Games. After the studio closed, many of its former members found a new home in Crytek USA.

David Adams, now-CEO of Crytek USA, says that his company now plans on bidding for the franchise rights, saying that "it belongs at home with its creators."

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"Great! I hope it happens. I'd like to see them finish the series."
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Crytek opens new US studio, will be 'new start' for Vigil

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Crytek opens new US studio, will be 'new start' for Vigil

"Maybe you can imagine what it feels like when you read the list of who bought what only to discover your name is not on the list. Why? Did we do something wrong? Were we not good enough? Were we not worth 'anything?' Imagine that," Vigil's Ben Cureton posted on NeoGAF after finding out that the Darksiders studio would not be picked up at THQ's liquidation auction.

However, the newly-formed Crytek USA promises to take some of that talent, offering "a new start" for members of that team.

Read more: 35 developers getting new jobs »

"Thats why I want to live there. California sucks for having a hard time finding a job."
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