Robot Entertainment Announces Closure Of Orcs Must Die! Unchained

QuintLyn Bowers
By QuintLyn Bowers, News Editor January 7, 2019
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Today, Robot Entertainment announced the closure of three of its current games -- most notably Orcs Must Die! Unchained. The games, which also include Hero Academy and Hero Academy 2, will cease operations on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 10:00 AM Central time.

In the closure announcement, the company's CEO was very open about why the closure was happening. According to the post, the games have been operating at a financial loss for months and just can't be sustained any more.

Of course, this is a bummer for those who do play the games, so the devs are providing players with a bit of a good-bye present. Starting today, anyone who logs into Orcs Must Die! Unchained and Hero Academy 2 will be given free currencies to use in games until the closure date.

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QuintLyn Bowers
QuintLyn Bowers, News Editor
QuintLyn is a long-time lover of all things video game related will happily talk about them to anyone that will listen. She began writing about games for various hobby sites a little over ten years ago and has taken on various roles in the games community.

Discussion (1)

duty14 3 years ago
F***!!!!!!

Good games. Why people will only play shitty games and non hyped good games get shut down?

Orcs Must Die was a success and Hero Academy 2 was very of the few quality mobile games.

SAD f*** nervous SAD


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