Death Inc

Ambient Studios closed, Death Inc. refunds to be issued

Ambient Studios will be closing up shop due to financial issues, and has announced those who supported Death Inc. through the paid alpha will be refunded their money.

Death Inc headlines

  • Death Inc. moves to paid alpha model, get involved now

    Death Inc. has re-emerged as a paid-alpha release following a failed attempt to fund development on Kickstarter. The ex-Media Molecule devs at Ambient Studios have made the game available now at $10.

  • Death Inc. Kickstarter misses target, studio releases iPad puzzler Monster Meltdown instead

    Death Inc. developer Ambient Studios has missed its Kickstarter goal, but the developer has revealed it will carry on regardless. In the meantime, the team has launched an iPad puzzle game called Monster Meltdown.

  • Winds of plague: a chat about Death Inc.

    Death Inc. is one part Pikmin, one part business sim. Dave Cook speaks with the ex-Media Molecule devs at Ambient Studios to learn more about the zany project.

  • Death Inc. prototype goes live, play the first ten minutes now

    Death Inc. developer Ambient Studios has released the first ten minutes of its Kickstarter title into the wild, letting PC, Mac and Linux gamers sample its mad brand of Pikmin-style herding and grim reaper antics. Coming from ex-Media Molecule, Lionhead and Criterion devs, it has quite the pedigree backing it up.

  • Death Inc. "would be a great fit" on Wii U, says Ambient Studios

    Ambient Studios thinks Death Inc. “would be a great fit” on Wii U, and the studio has already sent its application to be a registered developer off to Nintendo.

  • Death Inc. Kickstarter begins: blends Katamari & Pikmin

    Death Inc. puts you in charge of Grim T. Livingstone, a freelance Grim Reaper for hire, who runs a deadly business of killing and spreading the bubonic plague around 17th century England. It’s a blend of Pikmin herding, business simulation and god games. It’s also sadistic as all hell.

  • Media Molecule veterans launch Kickstarter for Death Inc.

    Ambient Studios, an 11-man team formed by former members of LittleBigPlanet developer Media Molecule, has announced an upcoming Kickstarter for strategy title Death Inc. Eurogamer reports the KIckstarter will launch on February 4 and ask for £300,000 for the Mac and PC title, with release expected by October 2013. Ambient also has an iPad game […]