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Eusis
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(11-09-2012, 08:19 AM)
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Originally Posted by vazel

I'm surprised by this. That's spiteful and mean. But hey, laugh it up fellas.

I imagine it's standard operating procedure for these kinds of suits: when Nintendo won against Atari Tengen over Tetris all copies were recalled and destroyed, making it extraordinarily valuable.
massoluk
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(11-09-2012, 08:19 AM)
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Holy shit. So all their games set to disappear in the sand of time?
CheesecakeRecipe
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(11-09-2012, 08:20 AM)
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Originally Posted by TheOddOne

Hey Dyack, tell me how you feel! Would love a response! Long live Sillicon Knight!

- XoXo OddOne.

Curious about this, myself. Too Human was Dyack's baby and now he's got to take it around back and shoot it with a vaporizer.
LiK
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(11-09-2012, 08:20 AM)
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Originally Posted by massoluk

Holy shit. So all their games set to disappear in the sand of time?

just the ones with Unreal code.
hatchx
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(11-09-2012, 08:21 AM)
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I will never forget what I have learned about Denis Dyack, Silicon Knights, and the shame and arrogance they have shown.


'deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting'




Right Denis?
Azure Dream
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(11-09-2012, 08:21 AM)
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I can't believe it got to the point where they have to actively recall and destroy their games from the last few years.
Fuzzy
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(11-09-2012, 08:21 AM)
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Originally Posted by massoluk

Holy shit. So all their games set to disappear in the sand of time?

Now we just need Dyack to go away and never speak publicly again.
Cramoss
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(11-09-2012, 08:22 AM)
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The last blow.
chandoog
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(11-09-2012, 08:22 AM)
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Originally Posted by LiK

just the ones with Unreal code.

Is the Xmen game safe ?
JaseC
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(11-09-2012, 08:23 AM)
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Originally Posted by chandoog

Is the Xmen game safe ?

Destiny? Read the OP.
Oddduck
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(11-09-2012, 08:23 AM)
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Originally Posted by chandoog

Is the Xmen game safe ?

Nope.
Eusis
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(11-09-2012, 08:23 AM)
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Originally Posted by chandoog

Is the Xmen game safe ?

It's listed in the recall, so no.
dani_dc
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(11-09-2012, 08:23 AM)
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I'm against the idea of destructing the code in principle, you wouldn't see any other medium being told to destruct things such as scripts, storyboards or the original film master itself over a lawsuit.
LiK
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(11-09-2012, 08:24 AM)
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Originally Posted by dani_dc

I'm against the idea of destructing the code in principle, you wouldn't see any other medium being told to recall and the destruction of things such as scripts, storyboards or the original film master itself over a lawsuit.

Dyack is probably keeping a one copy of each in his home.
chandoog
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(11-09-2012, 08:24 AM)
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Opa, mentioned by name in OP. My mistake.

Well.. this is fucked.. here's how you kill a game studio.
Jonnyram
(11-09-2012, 08:24 AM)
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FOR.
Criminal Upper
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(11-09-2012, 08:24 AM)
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Where is Dennis going to find a parking lot big enough to burn so many unsold copies of Too Human and X-Men Destiny?
jediyoshi
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(11-09-2012, 08:26 AM)
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Kind of a scary thought
MTMBStudios
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(11-09-2012, 08:26 AM)
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Pro-tip:
DO NOT SUE EPIC GAMES
clay_ghost
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(11-09-2012, 08:26 AM)
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can't they give them away for free? If they burn them its not good for planet Earth.

I will play them for free :P
reptilescorpio
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(11-09-2012, 08:27 AM)
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Well shit, now I have to buy Xmen Destiny.
vireland
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(11-09-2012, 08:28 AM)
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Originally Posted by EviLore

That would require demand

Eh. Time changes criteria for collectibles. Exhibit A - the Kuso-ge movement in Japan.

And Too Human is one of the MOST Kuso-ge games in recent console history.
Eusis
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(11-09-2012, 08:28 AM)
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Originally Posted by MTMBStudios

Pro-tip:
DO NOT SUE EPIC GAMES

Well, don't sue them if you're not a reasonably large publisher/developer, or at least don't try if you don't have a great legal team.
Esiquio
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(11-09-2012, 08:29 AM)
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Never forget! Member number 8555.
JaseC
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(11-09-2012, 08:29 AM)
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Originally Posted by Eusis

Well, don't sue them if you're not a reasonably large publisher/developer, or at least don't try if you don't have a great legal team.

Or don't try when you have a lacklustre case and believe you'll win purely base on your grossly inflated sense of self-worth.
Xenon
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(11-09-2012, 08:30 AM)
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Originally Posted by Eusis

Well, don't sue them if you're not a reasonably large publisher/developer, or at least don't try if you don't have a great legal team.

or if you made software with their stolen code, modified or not.
Jharp
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(11-09-2012, 08:31 AM)
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Shit I need to grab a sealed copy of Too Human just to have it.
Eusis
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(11-09-2012, 08:31 AM)
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Originally Posted by JaseC

Or don't try when you have a lacklustre case and believe you'll win purely base on your grossly inflated sense of self-worth.

Originally Posted by Xenon

or if you made software with their stolen code, modified or not.

Yeah, something that can be proven objectively really isn't the kind of thing you want to fight over, and it hurts more when you're being grossly confident.
19 & 21
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(11-09-2012, 08:31 AM)
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Just bought Too Human and XMen Destiny.
Accoun
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(11-09-2012, 08:32 AM)
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I have no idea what happened, first time hearing about it.
Somebody mind explaining?
Xenon
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(11-09-2012, 08:34 AM)
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Originally Posted by 19 & 21

Just bought Too Human and XMen Destiny.

Yeah I will probable pick up sealed copies of both tomorrow.
SlasherJPC
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(11-09-2012, 08:34 AM)
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Originally Posted by Xenon

Yeah I will probable pick up sealed copies of both tomorrow.

I just did myself. LOL
LiK
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(11-09-2012, 08:34 AM)
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Originally Posted by Accoun

I have no idea what happened, first time hearing about it.
Somebody mind explaining?

SK sued Epic. They lost. The result.
Jawmuncher
(11-09-2012, 08:37 AM)
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If activision wanted to for the case of Xmen couldn't they just say they'll pay the licensing fee for UE3 and that game? Same with MS and Too Human?

Im sure it would go licensing fee, plus extra for the sales the game acumulated or something.
(Don't know legal so im just guessing here)
Azure Dream
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(11-09-2012, 08:37 AM)
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Here's a nice price for US buyers, although there's a chance they might not ship out if they get the notice soon enough.
vazel
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(11-09-2012, 08:39 AM)
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Originally Posted by Jawmuncher

If activision wanted to for the case of Xmen couldn't they just say they'll pay the licensing fee for UE3 and that game? Same with MS and Too Human?

Im sure it would go licensing fee, plus extra for the sales the game acumulated or something.
(Don't know legal so im just guessing here)

It's a 1+ year old game. There's not much more money they can make from the game. So why save it.
Jawmuncher
(11-09-2012, 08:41 AM)
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Originally Posted by vazel

It's a 1+ year old game. There's not much more money they can make from the game. So why save it.

Ehhh they might have different priorities.
I was just wondering if it was an option.
Jive Turkey
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(11-09-2012, 08:42 AM)
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Kinda makes me want to buy a copy of Too Human.
AbandonedTrolley
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(11-09-2012, 08:43 AM)
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Originally Posted by Saprol

Uhh, wow. So does SK actually have any games they aren't recalling and trashing?

Twin Snakes?
lazybones18
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(11-09-2012, 08:45 AM)
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Well, better get to work on Eternal Darkness 2

Find a good engine please
Eusis
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(11-09-2012, 08:46 AM)
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Originally Posted by vazel

It's a 1+ year old game. There's not much more money they can make from the game. So why save it.

Maybe it's cheaper than recalling if they can't stick SK with the bill for whatever reason?
Azure Dream
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(11-09-2012, 08:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by Eusis

Maybe it's cheaper than recalling if they can't stick SK with the bill for whatever reason?

I think SK gets stuck with the bill regardless, it specifically says the process is to be done at their expense.
Xenon
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(11-09-2012, 08:51 AM)
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Originally Posted by Accoun

I have no idea what happened, first time hearing about it.
Somebody mind explaining?

SK sued Epic for licensing the and unfinished buggy engine, Unreal 3, and using the money to fund the development of Gears of War instead of supporting the engine's licensees. I feel it was pretty much true, just not illegal. Epic counter sued because SK used a modified version of the U3 engine to make their games.

The result is the dry reeming listed in the OP.
Last edited by Xenon; 11-09-2012 at 08:54 AM.
BrokenEchelon
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(11-09-2012, 08:51 AM)
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I can't believe the studio still exists.
Speevy
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(11-09-2012, 08:51 AM)
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Can we destroy all copies of Too Human?
Kazerei
(11-09-2012, 08:54 AM)
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I've never even heard of The Box/Ritualyst, The Sandman, and Siren in the Maelstrom.

And I shall never hear of them again.
Tempy
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(11-09-2012, 08:54 AM)
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Someone unban Dyack so we can get his reaction :)
JaseC
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(11-09-2012, 08:56 AM)
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Originally Posted by Tempy

Someone unban Dyack so we can get his reaction :)

We already know what he'd reiterate, given the chance.
Jharp
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(11-09-2012, 08:58 AM)
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Originally Posted by Azure Dream

Here's a nice price for US buyers, although there's a chance they might not ship out if they get the notice soon enough.

Thanks, just nabbed a copy. Hopefully it'll ship before any recall happens.

I doubt it will ever be worth a dime, but eh, it'll be nice to own a sealed piece of gaming history, as it were.
SlasherJPC
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(11-09-2012, 08:59 AM)
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So they have till Dec 21st to comply? The MAYANS KNEW!!!!

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