As first reported last week by Kotaku, Zipper Interactive, the studio behind PS3-exclusive shooters like MAG and the SOCOM series, has been closed. Sony confirmed the closure in a statement this afternoon to Game Informer.
Sony Confirms Shut Down Of Developer Behind SOCOM And MAG
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On March 26, a top game development studio in Korea released an unusual statement about one of its employees. "The woman was mistaken in retweeting a tweet with the word 'hannam,'" derogatory Korean slang for "disgusting men." It continued, "In the aftermath of this incident, I promise that we will create preventative measures, including education, in a timely manner."
Independent studio Campo Santo (Firewatch) has been acquired by a most unlikely suitor - Valve, a digital store operator that once made video games. Three people familiar with the news confirmed the purchase to Kotaku today.