All publications by tag «Limestone Games»
Aeon Must Die! drama continues: IGDA cancels investigation, Focus calls former devs’ claims ‘unsubstantiated’
Although Aeon Must Die! finally came out on October 14, the game is still a subject of controversy. The whole story now looks really tangled, as the IGDA seems to have canceled an investigation despite publisher Focus Entertainment’s previously claiming it has been conducted.
Former Aeon Must Die! devs release statement ahead of game’s release, disputing Limestone and Focus Home’s IP rights
Mishura Games, which was founded by former Limestone devs, has issued a statement ahead of the Aeon Must Die! release. The studio claims that publisher Focus Entertainment doesn’t have full rights for the IP.
Former Limestones CCO Aleksey Nehoroshkin: “It’s about how normal people are mistreated and it’s about how creativity is exploited around the world”
Yesterday, Aeon Must Die! developer Limestone Games published a press release denying transgressions alleged by the team of its former employees. One of them, the studio’s former Chief Creative Officer Aleksey Nehoroshkin, talked to Game World Observer.
IGDA Estonia on conflict around Aeon Must Die!: “We’re conducting an independent investigation”
The Estonian chapter of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) talked to Game World Observer about the situation around Aeon Must Die! The development team behind the title accuse the employer, Limestone Games, of unbearable work conditions, manipulation and corruption.
Lawyer hired by Aeon Must Die! devs: “The former dev team does not see any realistic opportunity to work at Limestone Games ever again”
Last Thursday, side-scrolling beat-’em-up Aeon Must Die! was unveiled during PlayStation’s State of Play event to immediately become another workplace horror story plaguing the industry.
Former Limestone Games employees accuse studio management of “crunch, harassment, abuse, corruption, and manipulation”
A scandal in Estonia. A number of the Limestone Games employees, including the studio’s founder, resigned, accusing the owners of creating “unbearable work conditions,” manipulation and corruption. Uncertainty surrounds the future of their game Aeon Must Die!, which is published by Focus Home Interactive.