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Disco Elysium creators continue their fight against ZA/UM: “Paying back stolen money does not undo the crime”
Robert Kurvitz and Aleksander Rostov, original creators of Disco Elysium, have shared an update on their legal dispute with ZA/UM. Both stated that they didn’t drop their unfair dismissal claims.
Disco Elysium co-creator Robert Kurvitz drops dismissal lawsuit against ZA/UM due to ‘lack of evidence’
The legal fight between ZA/UM and Disco Elysium original developers has taken a new turn. It appears that the game’s co-creators Robert Kurvitz and Aleksander Rostov have dropped their claims to the studio.
Robert Kurvitz says repayment of €4.8 million to ZA/UM changes nothing, still considers his legal options
The battle over Disco Elysium continues. The game’s lead game designer Robert Kurvitz has now confirmed that he is still seeking legal options against ZA/UM’s new majority shareholder, who ousted him from the studio.
Disco Elysium producer withdraws lawsuit against ZA/UM majority shareholder
New details in the legal drama surrounding ZA/UM and original creators of Disco Elysium have emerged. One of the lawsuits against the company has been withdrawn, and its majority shareholder had to pay back €4.8 million he illegally pulled from the studio.
Disco Elysium creators accuse ZA/UM investors of fraud, management claps back with misconduct allegations
The story around ZA/UM and the expulsion of the Disco Elysium creators has taken a new turn. Things are getting messier now, as Robert Kurvitz accuses the investors of fraud, while the management claims the dismissals were due to misconduct.
‘Involuntary’ departures of key Disco Elysium devs: what it means for ZA/UM and game’s sequel
It has been revealed that several key developers of Disco Elysium have left ZA/UM. The studio confirmed the news, promising to share details about its next project soon. But how painful can these departures be for the team?
Broken Roads developer Drop Bear Bytes attributes publishers’ interest in RPGs to Disco Elysium
Australian indie developer Drop Bear Bytes is working on post-apocalyptic RPG Broken Roads, which is due out next year. Prior to signing with Team17, the studio was in talks with 35 publishers. Many of them, it seems, were only interested in the genre because the 2019 indie development darling Disco Elysium proved that a viable market exists for narrative-heavy RPG titles. What those publishers failed to understand, however, is that Disco Elysium does not define…
Australia rejects Disco Elysium: The Final Cut classification due to offending ‘standards of morality’
The extended edition of Disco Elysium is set to come out this month. However, the Australian government rejected the game’s classification because it depicts crime, violence, and different forms of addiction.
Localizing Disco Elysium for China: what can go wrong?
Disco Elysium came out last year to universal acclaim. Its storytelling and customization system won four awards at The Game Awards 2019 and led many reviewers to choose the title as the game of the year, with Time listing Disco Elysium as one of the top games of the entire decade.