Prototype 2 News (PS3)

Prototype's Radical Entertainment "still open" and "creating something cool"

Posted: 12.12.2012 by Technet2k

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Activision drastically downsized operations at Radical Entertainment shortly after Prototype 2 released. However the studio continues to operate albeit devoid of any "full-scale game development".

Community manager Dan Amrich at Activision proclaims they're "creating something cool," despite the cutbacks. It was Prototype 2's inability to find a "broad commercial audience" that did it.

Prototype 2 "still coming on July 24th as planned" to PC Poll

Posted: 02.07.2012 by Technet2k

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Radical Entertainment has been hit with significant layoffs after the studio's Prototype 2 didn't meet Activision's commercial expectations for the franchise, and so the IP is effectively dead.

However Radical have reassured PC fans still awaiting Prototype 2 that it is "indeed, still coming" this July 24th. The Blacklight virus "didn't spread as far as it could," lamented its creator.

Major layoffs at Radical Entertainment confirmed by Activision

Posted: 29.06.2012 by JonahFalcon

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Activision has confirmed that there have been "significant" layoffs at the Vancouver-based developer Radical Entertainment. The developer had most recently worked on Prototype and Prototype 2. The firings were due to lower-than-expected sales for the latter game.

May 2012 US sales down 28% over last year despite Diablo III

Posted: 15.06.2012 by JonahFalcon

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Diablo III became the first PC game to lead US videogame sales since Starcraft II two years ago, but it wasn't enough to prevent sales from suffering a 28% drop from May 2011 to May 2012, according to the NPD Group. This has been a trend in dipping sales for the past few months, starting with February 2012's 20% drop from February 2011.

UK Top 40: Ghost Recon: Future Soldier remains number one

Posted: 04.06.2012 by Nakerman

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Ghost Recon: Future Soldier has managed to hang on to the UK number one spot for a second week running, despite a significant drop in units sold.