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Status update: Six Days in Fallujah, with Atomic Games president Peter Tamte

When it was first announced in April 2009, Six Days in Fallujah, from developer Atomic Games, raised more than a few eyebrows. Peace groups, veterans and some families of killed American soldiers lambasted the studio and its then publishing partner Konami for turning the unpopular war into an...

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Atomic Games breaks out Breach details

Atomic Games' Breach is a first-person, multiplayer shooter set to infiltrate Xbox Live Arcade this summer. The game mixes a cover system with destructible environments, and allows players to see their handiwork (or, umm, terrible aim) on walls, floors, ceilings and even single bricks. Featuring...

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IGN: Six Days in Fallujah complete, awaiting release [update: it's true!]

Update: An Atomic Games representative got back to us this afternoon and said, "Yes, IGN did talk to somebody, we can't say who, but they did talk to someone. From what I understand that person did say that the game is finished and coming out. What I have for information is the game is still going...

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Atomic turns to Wii FPS port, not giving up on Fallujah

You'd be forgiven for taking Atomic Games' announcement of a Wii FPS as the final nail in the coffin for semi-documentary game Six Days in Fallujah. Atomic says that, even though it's releasing a ported and renamed version of 2005's Close Combat: First to Fight for Wii (through publisher...

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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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Former detainee consulting on Guantanamo game

Moazzam Begg spent three years locked up at Guantanamo Bay after being arrested in Pakistan by the CIA as a suspected member of al-Qaeda. Now he's helping UK developer T-Enterprise develop a game based on the prison, aptly titled Rendition: Guantanamo, serving as not only a consultant on the...

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