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BloodForge developer diary outlines the creation of Crom

Climax has put out a new developer diary for BloodForge in which the team discusses how it went about creating Crom, the warrior out for revenge in the game. The team also talks about the game’s overall design influences as well as the audio and visual elements. Game’s out on XBLA April 25, and you […]

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Climax headlines

  • Climax voices interest in developing another Silent Hill

    Climax, developer of the out-in-America, en-route-to-UK survival-horror remake Silent Hill: Shattered Memories, isn’t done popping out and shouting “Boo!” at gamers just yet. Speaking with ONM, the developer said that it’s more than willing to take another crack at the spectacularly spooky series.

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  • Silent Hill: Shattered Memories out February

    According to various reports, Silent Hill: Shattered Memories will release in February. This is the Climax “re-imagining” of the original game for Wii, PSP and PS2. And there we are.

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  • Rocket Knight sequel finally announced, has video

    Climax has officially announced its much rumored and tentatively titled Rocket Knight, due early 2010 on Xbox Live, Steam and PSN. It takes place 15 years after the last game, with Sparkster having moved away from Zephyros, the pigs have sided with the opossums to face-off with an army of wolves, and Axel Gear has […]

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  • Silent Hill: Shattered Memories - first footage

    Climax’s Wii-imagining of the first Silent Hill was shown for the first time this morning in an official movie – after the break. Some screens here for you, too. It’s got snow and a woman. And a desperate man. It’s got it all. Later this year.

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  • Ruffian expands staff, "itching" to reveal current project

    Ruffian Games has announced the hiring of 15 team members, increasing the size to 40 . Formed in January, the studio is comprised of former Climax and Realtime Worlds members and is “itching” to dish about the project currently in development. “We’ve come a long way in the last six months and have been overwhelmed […]

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  • Silent Hill: Shattered Memories - impressions, shots, Climax interview

    IGN’s posted up hands-off impressions, new shots and a Climax interview on Silent Hill: Shattered Memories. The Wii “reimagining” of Konami’s classic horror was announced this week. That interview’s five pages long. Only you know if you want to read it. The game’s out this autumn.

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  • BBFC rates first Silent Hill [Update]

    Update: Apparently this is a PSN release of the original PSone game. Thanks, deftangel. The BBFC’s rated the first Silent Hill, which probably means we’re not that far off an official announcement of Climax’s rumoured Wii-make. No platforms or developer are listed on the ratings board’s site. Climax is thought to be developing the game […]

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  • Rumour: Climax working on Silent Hill remake for Wii

    VG247 understands that UK developer Climax is working on a Wii remake of an the first Silent Hill. Konami has declined to comment on the talk. Few specifics are known as yet, but apparently motion control’s been included for torch functions. The first Silent Hill, designed by Keiichiro Toyama, was released for PlayStation in 1999. […]

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  • Codemasters - There is no unannounced Climax game in the works

    Remember the “unannounced title for Codemasters” Climax was hiring for on its site earlier this week? Codemasters doesn’t. “We don’t have any unannounced titles we’re working on with Climax, only the previously announced Overlord: Dark Legend on Wii and Overlord: Minions on DS,” a rep told us today. Climax is still carrying a job posting […]

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  • Climax working on "stunning and refreshing take on the horror genre"

    A jobs listing on the Climax site has revealed that Climax is working on “an unannounced title for Codemasters as well as our stunning and refreshing take on the horror genre and our original ground breaking next-gen game for the PS3 and the Xbox 360.” Looking at the site’s front page shows that two games […]

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  • Climax closure affects "two staff members"

    The Climax Kingston studio closure – previously reported – only affects two staff members, Climax boss Karl Jeffery has told GI. “We finished the last game project in Kingston over a year ago as reported at that time. This week we finally vacated the office space as our lease ended. The only people affected are […]

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  • Climax closes Kingston Studio

    So says this. The outfit was focussed on handheld games, but had apparently been running on a skeleton staff for several months. The remaining employees have been made redundant, according to that report. Climax is now left with just one studio, the main office in Portsmouth, having also closed its LA operation last year.

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