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  • SK face-off: Epic expects to "be fully vindicated at trial"

    After documents surfaced today confirming Epic and Silicon Knights will go to court over the latter’s claim it was fraudulently sold a license to an incomplete Unreal Engine 3, Epic has told VG247 it expects to be “fully vindicated at trial”.

  • US court allows Silicon Knights to sue Epic over claims of incomplete Unreal Engine 3

    The courts have given the go ahead in a suit filed by Silicon Knights against Epic over Unreal Engine 3 licensing. The original complaint, filed back in 2007, claims Epic “defrauded” the firm by claiming the source code for UR3 was more complete than it actually was.

  • Quick Shots - X-Men Destiny's Aimi Yoshida

    The latest X-Men Destiny character is a troubled Japanese schoolgirl with super acrobatic combat powers. Silicon Knights knows its demographic.

  • Eternal Darkness concept art shows endings cut from the game

    Some concept art for 2002’s Eternal Darkness has popped up on the Behance Network page of John Dobbie, and it shows several different endings which never made it into the GameCube title.

  • First X-Men Destiny screens appear in video

    The first screens of Silicon Knights’ X-Men Destiny have appeared in a YouTube video.

  • Silicon Knights' X-Men game to include customizable characters, moral choices

    Fingers crossed for bonus Wolverine options that are exactly the same as all the others, except that they all end in “…bub.”

  • X-Men Destiny gets teased

    There’s a teaser for X-Men Destiny over on GameTrailers.

  • Silicon Knights working on X-Men: Destiny, teaser trailer released

    Activision has announced a deal with Silicon Knights on a new Marvel game called X-Men: Destiny.

  • Silicon Knights given $4 million boost for new project

    Silicon Knights has been given $4 million by the Canadian government, giving the Too Human developer a big boost for its newest project.

  • Dyack: "I'm a patriot"

    Denis Dyack believes in the flag. Too Human was carved in maple. Silicon Knights is a child of the snowy north. “I’m a patriot,” he told GI. “I’m a big believer in Canada, I’m a big believer in Ontario and I want the industry to grow here.” The studio boss added that the future was […]

  • CV reveals Silicon Knights next game as The Box

    God bless you CVs. A CV for former Silicon Knights designer Zhang Shao-yong has revealed that the studio is woking on a title known as The Box for the 360 and PS3. Yong was special effects producer at the studio, working on “material performance of explosions, smoke, water, fire, weather” and more on The Box, […]

  • Dyack says layoff numbers are "staggering", but there's growth in Canada

    Silicon Knights bossman Denis Dyack has said that the amount of industry developers being laid off during the past 18 months “has been staggering”, but the next fiscal year will be one of growth for Ubisoft with its new 800-person studio opening in Toronto. “It’s been really a rough year and a half for the […]

  • Silicon Knights keep mum on Siren in the Maelstrom title

    Silicon Knights has said that despite the accidental reveal of its latest project through Telefilm Canada, it is not prepared to discuss what it entails. However, a company spokesperson did reveal to Eurogamer that “several” are currently underway at the firm. “Silicon Knights is busy working on several exciting projects,” they said. “Unfortunately, it is […]

  • Silicon Knights project revealed through Canadian cultural agency

    Telefilm Canada, the federal cultural agency formed to promote media in Canada and hand out grants, has listed a new Silicon Knights project currently in the works for consoles. Titled Siren in the Maelstrom, it’s listed as a possible portable or console project. Over on the official SK forums, the community is chatting this up […]

  • Silicon Knights gets new VP

    Michael Mays has been named as Silicon Knights’ new VP. “Michael’s arrival at Silicon Knights marks a step forward in the development of our business,‭” ‬said company boss Denis Dyack.‭ “‬His keen business acumen and financial know how makes him the perfect leader for us and for working with the‭ ‬Ontario government to help build […]

  • Silicon Knights lays off 26

    According to this Joystiq report, Silicon Knights has laid off 26 staff today as the studio reshuffled its size in preparation for “several new and exciting” projects. Before the downsize, the company totalled just over 180 employees. “Silicon Knights is currently working on several new and exciting games that will be announced to the public […]

  • X3F visits Silicon Knights, takes photos

    X3F’s been to Canada for a chat with Denis Dyack at Silicon Knights, done some filming and taken some pictures. It’s good shit, yo. See it all here. It’s going to be in four parts, apparently. Take a look.

  • Dyack: "Too Human is one of the most innovative games on the 360, period"

    Speaking in a recent Guardian interview, Silicon Knights boss Denis Dyack said that he thinks “Too Human is one of the most innovative games on the 360, period.” “You’ll get some first time players who may not get it,” said Dyack when asked as to players’ concerns over the controls. “The combat is incredibly deep […]

  • Dyack banned from NeoGAF after "worst forum" comments

    After telling videogaming247 the reason he chose to challenge NeoGAF over negative comments towards Too Human was because the forum was “the worst” of it’s kind, Silicon Knights boss Denis Dyack now finds himself banned from the site. GAF moderator EviLore wrote this angry response: As Confucius once said, “the photoshop cat juggles a ball […]

  • Microsoft excited by Too Human trilogy

    Speaking with MCV, Microsoft’s head of gaming and entertainment, Stephen McGill, has said that MS “very excited” by a Too Human trilogy. “Microsoft Game Studios and Silicon Knights are committed to finishing the first instalment, but Too Human is an overarching epic with a rich and vast game universe that cannot be told in one […]

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