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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.