Posts Tagged ‘majestic studios’

Limbo of the Lost team Unlost

By Kieron Gillen on June 24th, 2008.

It Wasn't Me

While there’s been a few fakers, Majestic have been quiet since the Limbo of the Lost story blew up. However, they’ve recently issued a statement to Gamespot where they – I paraphrase – say it wasn’t them, guv. It was outsourcers. “To the best of our knowledge no one at Majestic, [European publisher] G2Games or [North American publisher Tri Synergy, Inc.] knew about this infringement and knowingly played any part in it.” they say. And there’ll be a recall. So, if true, was the outsourcer being prankish, incompetent, malicious or all three? This story’s just getting started.

Meanwhile, Videogame HyperSavant Richard Cobbett plays Limbo of the Lost so you don’t have to.

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Limbo Of The Lost Composer Claims All His Work

By Kieron Gillen on June 20th, 2008.

While the actual creators of the much discussed adventure game remain incommunicado – there’s been what appear to be some faked forum posts – one person connected to the game has surfaced. It’s composer Marko Hautamäki who’s released a press release claiming that there’s no element in any of the music he was contracted to supply which was taken from any other game. To prove it, he’s uploaded some of his compositions to his demo site. He does admit that he didn’t make all the music, so can’t speak with 100% conviction that there are no purloined audio assets. Full press release beneath the cut…
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Limbo Of The Lost – An Astonishing Tale

By John Walker on June 12th, 2008.

Recognise it from anywhere?

A quite remarkable story has emerged about a PC adventure game from Majestic Studios called Limbo Of The Lost. It has, it is alleged, entirely lifted locations and art from at least five other games, apparently proven in a number of screenshots posted by GamePlasma yesterday. Oblivion seems the main target, along with Thief 3 and others. Because, hey, who bought those games? But this is a larger story of peculiarity.

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