Acclaim Closings

A story on MCV (thanks Frans) indicates the bad news just keeps getting worse for besieged developer/publisher Acclaim, which looks to be entering its death throes with some closing announcements:
The company earlier this week announced that it was seeking additional funding, but warned that bankruptcy was a possibility. Sadly, that now looks like being the reality.

Yesterday, the Acclaim Texas facility was closed and this morning the publisher’s Manchester studio was shut down with a loss of 130 jobs. Meanwhile, the European head office in Kensington is not answering its phones.

A announcement to NASDAQ is expected this afternoon.
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Turok - w00t
Turok 2 - w...0...0...t (sorry, the framerate is making things slow)
Turok everything else - Bleh.
Agreed I grew up with this developer (Double Dragons) and it's a damn shame to see it closing it's doors. Damn I'm growing up

Edit: Nevermind had them mixed up w/Tradewest. But they still rock!

This comment was edited on Aug 27, 18:00.
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