Arcania: Fall of Setarrif News (PC)

ArcaniA: Fall of Setarrif comes to PC on 25th October

Posted: 22.09.2011 by JamieSI

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Nordic Games has announced that it's developing ArcaniA: Fall of Setarrif, which will be released for PC on 25th October, 2011.

The stand-alone expansion pack is the next instalment of the ArcaniA storyline. This will be the first game to be released by the recently established company Nordic Games, who are based in Vienna, Austria.

Piranha claims JoWood forced early release of Gothic 3

Posted: 05.05.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Now that JoWood is effectively no more, Piranha Bytes is pulling no punches over the treatment of the Gothic series by the publisher. In particular, Piranha claims that Gothic 3 was forced out the door too early by JoWood.

JoWood is no more

Posted: 21.04.2011 by JonahFalcon

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It is the end of an era as longtime European publisher JoWood has shuttered its doors for good, as it has declared insolvency. The company had filed for bankruptcy in January. The company had been founded in 1995.

JoWood might have been rescued, when last month two potential investors were interested in the company. The company failed to achieve its recovery plan, however. In the first nine months of this fiscal year, the company recorded a net loss of over 25 million.

Gothic returns to Piranha Bytes?

Posted: 11.04.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Piranha Bytes is claiming that after Risen 2, they will be developing and publishing the next Gothic game, stating that JoWood's licensing agreement ends at an unspecified time soon.

Gothic 4 add-on delay 'indefinite,' legally "unclear and diverse"

Posted: 24.03.2011 by Technet2k

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Publisher JoWood has confirmed that ArcaniA - Gothic 4's add-on Fall of Setarrif has been delayed "indefinitely," citing brewing legal troubles for the game.

In fact they call its legal background "unclear and diverse" surrounding the main games funding. Until this is cleared up JoWood are keeping it "on hold".