Article by Matt C. Last month, Vancouver-based developer United Front Games closed its doors, and we lost one of this industry’s most interesting developers. It wasn’t particularly prolific, and critical and commercial reception of its work was uneven to say the least, but it was a studio that was always…

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The catch-up coffee: October 20, 2016


News by Matt S, Britta S, Mikhail M, and Lindsay M. Welcome to Digitally Downloaded’s regular catch-up news feature. Each ‘issue’ we will bring you the best news from the previous few days that you may have missed. Grab the biggest mug you’ve got, fill it with your favourite brew,…

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Tomb Raider; a commercial failure at only 3.4 million sales


Following yesterday’s revelation that Square Enix’s CEO is stepping down and the company is reporting very disappointing results comes the revelation that the critical darling, Tomb Raider, has crashed and burned as a commercial venture. The sales numbers look great, of course – Square Enix is expecting to sell 3.4…

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