Lost Planet 3 developer Spark Unlimited Shutting Down -- Report

The "end of Spark as a game developer."

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Following a questioning post from gaming forum NeoGaf that uncovered developer Spark Unlimited's office equipment up for auction, company representatives revealed that it would no longer be developing games.

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"It's the end of Spark as a game developer," former Spark Unlimited CTO John Butrovich told Polygon in a statement. The story also reports that the company has laid off all its employees. All of the company's current project have been canceled, including an in-develoopment free-to-play title, while projects that continue to generate revenue will be shifted to a trustee.

Spark Unlimited is best-known for developing Lost Planet 3, Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, and Call of Duty: Finest Hour.

We've reached out to company representatives for further details about the closure and will update this story with new details as they're made available.

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