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A couple of sites have stories of major changes going on at Activision Blizzard.

http://www.gamesindustry.biz/article...stbusters-game
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Activision cans Ghostbusters game


Activision Blizzard has submitted its latest release schedule with no mention of forthcoming title from Terminal Reality, Ghostbusters, 50: Cent: Blood on the Sand from Swordfish or Double Fine's Brutal Legend.


Additionally the company plans to "realign" staff at High Moon Studios and Radical Entertainment, while Massive Entertainment and Swordfish Studios are both under consideration for sale or closure.


The future is similarly bleak for Vivendi Games Mobile and Sierra Online, both of which have been designated as "non-strategic business units", with Activision publishing CEO Mike Griffith extolling an efficiency drive.
http://www.gamespot.com/news/6195113...stnews;title;1
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Brutal Legend, Ghostbusters, more dropped by Activision


Publisher passes on a slew of Vivendi Games' in-development titles; 50 Cent, World in Conflict: Soviet Assault, Wet also affected.


Earlier today, Activision Publishing announced a streamlining of its Vivendi Games operations, saying it would be bringing into the fold five of that company's franchises: Crash Bandicoot, Spyro the Dragon, Ice Age, Prototype, and one unannounced game.


An Activision representative later confirmed for GameSpot that those would be the only Vivendi Games franchises coming out of the publisher. That leaves a number of high-profile projects in limbo, including Double Fine Productions' Brutal Legend, as well as Wet, Ghostbusters, Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena, World at Conflict: Soviet Assault, 50 Cent Blood on the Sand, Zombie Wranglers, Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust, as well as several Xbox Live Arcade titles.

I'm shocked at Ghostbusters but I'd really be dissapointed if Brutal Legend gets the ax. Surely either one will be picked up by someone else if Activision really does dump them.
 

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Ghostbusters is gold, that won't be cancelled. 50 Cent too, his last game was a big hit but I don't think he is the type of star he was when that game came out. The other games? Slightly more niche-y, games for big time gamers, it wouldn't surprise me at all if they were axed. We are moving towards a MMO, military FPS, fake instrument game future, folks. And Activision is leading the way.
 

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This is a bit surprising, especially since Ghostbusters seemed to be coming along quite nicely (according to previews) and was almost complete!


I'm glad to see it wasn't canned though.


Long live Zuul!
 

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The issue, is that Activision did not pick Ghostbusters as one of the games they want to publish.


Which means, they need to shop around to find someone to publish the game.
 
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