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Rumor: Atomic Games is 'pretty much dead'

Following Atomic Games' unfortunate news yesterday, an inside source has told IndustryGamers that the situation is much more dire than we were lead to believe. "Out of 75 people, less than a dozen are left and about a third of that isn't even developers," the source commented. "The remaining team...

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Atomic Games unable to secure funding for Six Days in Fallujah, reduces staff

(click to embiggen) Citing a lack of "full-scale funding" for controversial game Six Days in Fallujah, Atomic Games is reporting today that it's trimming staff. According to Atomic, the 75 employees of the studio remained until this week when an undisclosed amount were let go. Though the...

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Rumor: Six Days in Fallujah creative director leaves company

We knew things weren't exactly going well for Six Days in Fallujah developer Atomic Games when the game's publisher, Konami, dropped out of the equation. GamesIndustry.biz is reporting today that the game's creative director, Juan Benito, may also be out. In contacting both Atomic and Mr. Benito,...

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Atomic Games' Peter Tamte says Six Days in Fallujah 'about two-thirds' complete

We know, we know: For us to approach video game coverage on Fox News and expect anything more than "fair and balanced" reporting (with a heavy dose of bias and spin) is, to say the least, simply asking too much. Things get much worse when a game with as controversial a setting/plot as Six Days in...

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Atomic Games still searching for 'Six Days in Fallujah' publisher

Despite all of the controversy surrounding Six Days in Fallujah, the latest of which has seen Konami drop the game, developer Atomic Games is still hunting down a publisher gutsy enough to get behind it. In speaking with Newsweek, Atomic Games' Peter Tamte goes into detail exactly how the project...

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Fallout from Fallujah fiasco continues

Atomic Games' head Peter Tamte hasn't said much since his company's game, Six Days in Fallujah, was dropped by its publisher, Konami, this past week. Other than saying his team is still interested in completing the game, Mr. Tamte has done little to stand behind Atomic Games' foray into...

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'Six Days in Fallujah' dev wants to finish game

Despite Konami diving overboard and swimming as hard as it can toward the nearest shore, the S.S. Six Days in Fallujah is still trying to sail for the sunset. Atomic Games' president, Peter Tamte, told Develop that Konami's decision to pull out had caught the developer by surprise. Uh, really?...

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Report: Amidst protest, Konami abandons 'Six Days in Fallujah'

In response to a fairly public outcry, Konami has decided not to publish Atomic Games' take on the Iraq War, Six Days in Fallujah, just 21 days after announcing it, according to Asahi. Wow, we just don't know where to start. Well, OK, first, we need to congratulate Konami. Really bold, guys, way...

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Report: Konami may skip 'Six Days in Fallujah' Euro launch

The dust has barely settled on the announcement of Six Days in Fallujah, but it once again finds a way into the news. During Konami's Gamer's Day in Frankfurt last week, unnamed representatives for the publisher told GamePro.de that they were waiting to see how Atomic Games would portray the...

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Joystiq interview: Six Days in Fallujah

As evidenced by the large portion of the 2009 Gamer's Night presentation Konami devoted to it, Six Days in Fallujah, the upcoming third-person action game based on the Iraq War's second battle of Fallujah, is clearly a very big deal for the publisher. Light on actual footage, the segment was...

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