Silicon Knights

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Name: Silicon Knights
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Activision Blizzard Resurrects Sierra Games and Revisits Classic Franchises

Activision has confirmed two new Sierra games -- a new King's Quest game and Geometry Wars 3. Older gamers likely have fond memories of King's Quest, a groundbreaking adventure series that lasted from 1984 to 1998, over a course of eight main games. Geometry ... [Published Motley Fool - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Former Silicon Knights Director Sentenced in Child Pornography Case

Silicon KnightsThe founder of Precursor Games and former director of Silicon Knights, Kenneth McCulloch, was sentenced to jail for child pornography and is being hit with additional chargers.Polygon reports that Kenneth McCulloch has pleaded guilty and ... [Published Arcade Sushi - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Former Silicon Knights Dev Sentenced in Child Porn Case

Kenneth McCullochThe former Silicon Knights director and founder of Precursor Games, arrested in June 2013 on child pornography charges[1], has been sentenced. According to a report from Welland Tribune [2](via Polygon[3]), Kenneth McCulloch, 43, appeared ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Niagara man sentenced for child pornography

A former content director with the now-defunct Silicon Knights video game developer has been sentenced to time served after police found a cache of child pornography on his home computers.Kenneth McCulloch, 43, appeared in an Ontario Court of Justice ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

The 5 Most Disappointing Games of Last Generation

Hype is a powerful, powerful beast. Sometimes fan excitement for a new game meets a fever pitch, and occasionally we get a masterpiece of a game that meets that buzz. Other times, however, the highly hyped title falls short. Really short. So short that ... [Published Arcade Sushi - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 11 2014 - 1 reports

8 Biggest Video Game Lawsuits

Video games are a multi-billion dollar industry, and with the success that comes in any enterprise, there’s also a certain amount of legal risk. People will try to sue, claiming you copied their game, and sometimes there are some questionable deals ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jun 11 2014]

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"Having just learned of these disturbing charges today and based on the serious nature of them, Ken McCulloch is no longer affiliated in any way with Precursor Games" CEO Paul Caporicci said in a statement on the developer's official forums soon after the arrest
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Niagara man sentenced for child pornography [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 29 2014]
The 5 Most Disappointing Games of Last Generation [Published Arcade Sushi - Jul 16 2014]
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