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Fable Fortune is closing down

Following the closure of Lionhead studios back in April 2016, it came to light that a few of the developers there were working on a Fable-based card game. Upon leaving, those developers worked out a deal with Microsoft to keep the game alive under the name ‘Fable Fortune’. The game ended up …

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Battleborn is officially shutting down

Gearbox missed the mark back in 2016 with Battleborn. While the game presented an interesting mix of MOBA mechanics in both single-player and multiplayer form, it released too closely to Overwatch and ultimately failed to garner much of a playerbase. In 2017, Gearbox announced that it would no longer be …

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Razer is shutting down Ouya

A few years ago, there was a big push to bring Android into the living room as a competitive console offering. This resulted in a few different products, including Ouya, the MadCatz Mojo (which used the Ouya store) and the Razer Forge TV. Razer acquired Ouya back in 2015 and …

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TorrentHound becomes third big site to shutdown in 2016

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2016 has not been a good year for torrent sites. On top of losing mainstream sharing traction to streaming sites and services, three of the top 10 torrent sites in the world have shut down. Following along with KickassTorrens and Torrentz, TorrentHound has now announced a sudden end to its …

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Apple’s iBooks and iTunes Movies stores shut down in China

Apple has found itself unable to sell both ebooks and films over in China, after a government regulator took issue with the iBooks and iTunes movie stores. Right now, it is being reported that China’s State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television is behind the block on two …

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ATVOD is no more, OfCom to take over regulation duties

Authority for Television On Demand (ATVOD), the regulatory body for on demand TV platforms in the UK, like 4OD, BBC iPlayer and the ITV player, is set to close after just five years of operation. It’s regulatory responsibilities, which lately have seen the organisation go after porn site operators, will …

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Mojang is killing off Scrolls

It looks like Mojang is pulling the plug on Scrolls, its battle card game, which launched some time after Minecraft rocketed in to popularity. Scrolls did not achieve the same level of success as Minecraft did and now it will be shutting down entirely, although the game will continue to …

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