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Spicy Horse downsizes, Akaneiro put studio $1.7 million in debt

American McGee's Spicy Horse has downsized its Shanghai studio and is focusing its remaining staff on The Gate, a card-collecting, real-time strategy game – in the meantime, the team developing Akaneiro: Demon Hunters has been reduced from 15 people to two. Akaneiro raised $204,680 on...

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Alice: Otherlands Kickstarter successful

The Alice: Otherlands crowdfunding campaign successfully jabberwocky'd off with $222,377. The Kickstarter by game designer American McGee sought to purchase the film rights to the Alice games, which are owned by Collision Entertainment. "The funding will allow us to create a series of animated...

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American McGee's Grimm darkens Steam's Greenlight

Now that American McGee's Grimm has reached Steam Greenlight, it's seeking community votes in order to rewrite fairy tales into tragedies on Windows and Mac via Steam. Grimm's 23 episodes last a half hour apiece and revolve around twisting iconic fairy tales into bleak, dreary scenarios. Little...

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American McGee looks for help snaring Alice: Otherlands film rights

American McGee wants to bring Alice back, but in a new form: as an animated film. A fresh Kickstarter from McGee's studio, Spicy Horse, seeks to purchase the film rights to the Alice games, which are owned by Collision Entertainment, a group of Hollywood producers, McGee tells VG24/7. All the...

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American McGee's OZombie Kickstarter canceled, Alice movie Kickstarter begins later this week

American McGee's Spicy Horse development studio is abandoning its Kickstarter for OZombie, a twisted take on L. Frank Baum's novels. The project had 2,607 backers and raised $141,513 of a $950,00 goal, with approximately three weeks to go. "The Oz campaign has to end. There are two...

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American McGee launches OZombie Kickstarter, Alice still on his mind

American McGee's Spicy Horse development studio has picked a game for Kickstarter that's been pickling in pre-production for a while: OZombie for PC, Mac, Linux and latest-gen tablets. It's a twisted take on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (the books, not the movie), starring the Scarecrow as the former...

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EA, Spicy Horse to settle on Alice rights (or not) by July

Spicy Horse's negotiations with EA for the rights to the Alice franchise – and production of Alice: Otherworlds – continue, with the proceedings now expected to conclude in some fashion by July. "It still comes back to our negotiations with Electronic Arts for a licensing agreement...

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American McGee's Spicy Horse working on a shiny new Oz game

Spicy Horse, the studio founded by Alice creator American McGee in 2007, is working on a game based on The Wizard of Oz – but it's not American McGee's Oz, the game that was canceled in 2004 when publisher Atari pulled funding. "This is not, in any way, shape or form, the title from 2004,"...

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Alice: Otherlands is seriously considering Kickstarter, plans a video

American McGee's Spicy Horse development studio is getting serious about this Kickstarter idea for the third Alice installment, Alice: Otherlands. A Facebook page started in April contains multiple mentions of Kickstarter, potential rewards and teases about "hush-hush" negotiations with EA. ...

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New Alice game probably won't be AAA, features Alice in 'Otherland'

Spicy Horse – namely Alice series founders American McGee and RJ Berg – is pitching a new Alice game to EA this week, following a Facebook poll to gauge player interest in "Alice 3" as a concept and a Kickstarter project. Spicy Horse is ready to roll on a new game: something online,...

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