Disney Shuts Down Marvel Heroes
Marvel under Disney has decided to close down Gazillion Entertainment, Gazillion Entertainment are the business more specifically a developer and publisher of online games. They are in charge of Marvel Heroes this was pointed out in a E-mail written by a Marvel representative, check out the E-Mail message below:
“We regret to inform our Marvel Heroes fans that we have ended our relationship with Gazillion Entertainment, and that the Marvel Heroes games will be shut down. We would like to sincerely thank the players who joined the Marvel Heroes community, and will provide any further updates as they become available.”
Gazillion Entertainment released, a PC game called Marvel Heroes, like “Marvel Diablo” which is a massively multiplayer-online game which is a free to play game that sells playable characters such as Storm, Squirrel Girl, Spider-Man and Hulk this year. (Marvel Heroes Omega for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One)
Marvel Heroes players knew the game’s developer might be in dire straits when, over the last month, the studio stopped talking about progress on the game. Developer Gazillion missed four of its weekly community updates, plus the game’s Halloween event and upcoming Thor Ragnarok movie tie-in content, something the community expected.
Fans also noticed that two community managers seemed to disappear from the forum. On October 27th, the game was slated to release the Gladiator Thor pack.
One current and two former Gazillion employees confirmed to Kotaku that, within a year of the game’s launch, there were at least three rounds of layoffs. A current employee and a former employee told Kotaku that, this week, several individuals who work on the game were asked not to come into the office.
Date published: 16/11/17
Written by: Joseph Opoku
Source: (1) Kotaku
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