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Sun Setting on Silicon Knights?

Our mixed metaphor headline comes from a report on Polygon saying Too Human developer Silicon Knights is down to its last few employees as they have closed down operations. Sources tell them the studio laid off most of its staff last summer, and has now closed its office and sold off its remaining assets. Their attempts to contact the studio by phone have failed, and they believe the company's main number has been disconnected, though CFO Mike Mays tells Polygon that the few remaining employees are "very busy" and the studio is "definitely alive." Silicon Knights' fate was sealed about a year ago when Epic Games won a $4.45 million award from the company in a dispute over Unreal Engine support in a lawsuit that was actually initiated by Silicon Knights. Polygon notes that many of the company's assets were sold to Precursor Games, founded by former Silicon Knights president Denis Dyack, a move that has inspired scrutiny from Epic, in spite of that not seeming fishy in the least. Precursor Games is currently attempting a Shadow of the Eternals Fundraiser for a spiritual successor to Silicon Knights' Eternal Darkness. Polygon quotes a Canadian bankruptcy attorney saying Silicon Knights has not filed for bankruptcy.

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