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Nintendo registers new trademark for downloadable Eternal Darkness

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 29, 2013 9:00am PDT

Nintendo has filed a new trademark for Eternal Darkness, the classic Gamecube horror game.


"Yeah, too bad those are the only three games you would see on the service. I'm a Nintendo ..."

- sevogajre see all 7 comments

Weekend Confirmed 168 - The Last of Us, Shadow of the Eternals

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 07, 2013 11:00am PDT

Hosts Garnett Lee and Jeff Cannata welcome in Shacknews' Andrew Yoon and Precusor's Paul Caporicci and Denis Dyack to talk The Last of Us, Silicon Knights, and the upcoming Shadow of the Eternals.


"Interesting. The water gets pretty muddy it's nice to see a breakdown."

- Pneum0 see all 225 comments

Shadow of the Eternals crowd-funding temporarily suspended

By Steve Watts, Jun 04, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Precursor Games has decided to suspend its Kickstarter campaign and cancel its own Web site's crowd-funding, with plans to relaunch the Kickstarter (only) in a few weeks.


"this explains it well enough: ..."

- Home Nugget see all 17 comments

Precursor says it's 'a wholly different company' from Silicon Knights

By Steve Watts, May 10, 2013 10:45am PDT

Precursor Games CEO Paul Caporicci says they "understand the skepticism" over its new studio's ties to Silicon Knights, but want the opportunity to show people that it's "a wholly different company."


"Am I the only one who thinks that NONE of their games were any good? I loved a lot of the ..."

- asianwaste see all 17 comments

Shadow of the Eternals dev comprised of Silicon Knights vets, Denis Dyack is CCO

By Andrew Yoon, May 06, 2013 11:00am PDT

Silicon Knights seemed effectively dead after losing a costly lawsuit against Epic Games, being forced to destroy their games, and laying off most...


"Wait, I thought the WiiU was sooooo under-powered it couldn't handle Crytek or Frostbyte? LOL, ..."

- rtricoche see all 31 comments

Shadow of the Eternals is 'spiritual successor' to Eternal Darkness

By Andrew Yoon, May 03, 2013 11:15am PDT

Is Eternal Darkness coming back? New studio Precursor Games is promising a "spiritual successor" to the cult Nintendo horror game.


"Oh my god, just think of all the sanity effects they could implement now given the direction the ..."

- CampKusoge see all 6 comments

Silicon Knights ordered to destroy Unreal Engine games

By Steve Watts, Nov 09, 2012 8:15am PST

Silicon Knights has received a court order to destroy all game code that used the modified Unreal Engine, and recall and destroy any unsold copies. These include Too Human and X-Men: Destiny.


"Oh man.. that means no Too Human 2.. so sad, loved the first one."

- Elsaispo see all 54 comments

Eternal Darkness 2 was in development at Silicon Knights

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 26, 2012 1:00pm PDT

A new report details how Eternal Darkness 2 distracted Silicon Knights from X-Men Destiny--and how shipping such a poor product may have derailed the studio's chances on ever finishing that project.


"SD and Rare, both did nothing of note after losing 2nd party status."

- Xulu see all 8 comments

Silicon Knights 'scaling back' with new layoffs

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 11, 2012 3:00pm PDT

Troubled developer Silicon Knights has confirmed additional layoffs following its loss against Epic Games.


"I only hope that when the studio dies some awesome development house somewhere gets the rights ..."

- SolrFlare see all 6 comments

Epic Games wins 'on all counts' in Silicon Knights lawsuit

By Andrew Yoon, May 30, 2012 12:00pm PDT

The years-long lawsuit between Silicon Knights and Epic Games has come to an end, with the jury ruling in favor of Epic "on all counts."


"SK is an overrated and flawed developer. All of their games are excellent ideas executed horribly."

- asianwaste see all 35 comments

Silicon Knights lawsuit has $1 of damages at stake

By John Keefer, May 21, 2012 5:15pm PDT

Only $1 is at stake in the legal tussle between Silicon Knight and Epic Games that started trial last week.


"Hah. Seems like SK isn't really on the ball where this case is concerned."

- MOOMANiBE see all 10 comments

Judge excludes Silicon Knights' expert testimony in suit with Epic

By Jeff Mattas, Dec 29, 2011 6:00am PST

A recent judges' ruling in the Silicon Knights vs. Epic Games' fiasco gives a clear advantage to Epic, by omitting discredited reports and testimony of a Silicon Knights' 'expert.'


"Man what a load of shit. Claiming damages for potential sales of 2 other games that you havnt ..."

- Techy007 see all 24 comments

Silicon Knights confirms layoffs, working on 'one of its most requested titles'

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 01, 2011 6:15pm PDT

Silicon Knights, developer of X-Men Destiny and Too Human, has confirmed sizable layoffs. The Canadian studio has let go of 45 employees, or slightly more than half of the team.


"Didn't I read something about them opening a second studio using government funding? "

- Ellissd see all 10 comments

Rumor: Too Human, X-Men Destiny dev hit by 'massive layoffs'

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 31, 2011 5:30pm PDT

Silicon Knights, developer of games like Too Human, Metal Gear Solid: Twin Snakes, and Eternal Darkness, is rumored to have undergone "massive layoffs." The Canadian development studio, having just shipped X-Men Destiny, has apparently laid off all but 25


"Regardless of how anyone feels about the studio, it's always sad to hear about people losing ..."

- strangejames85 see all 12 comments

Prototype 2 gets April release; September launch for X-Men Destiny

By Xav de Matos, Jul 20, 2011 5:15pm PDT

Activision has revealed the release date information for two of its upcoming titles: Prototype 2 and X-Men Destiny. Impatient? You can check out both games this week if you're heading to the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con.