Mesa game developer collapses

GateWorld reports that Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment, the Mesa-based developer of the recently released third-person shooter Stargate Resistance and the long-delayed MMORPG Stargate Worlds, is on the verge of collapse. The article mentions recent developments such as how the company fired its chairman and CEO and filed for Chapter 11 days after Resistance launched and is […]

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‘How to Train Your Dragon’ is a lesson in 3-D fun

How to Train Your Dragon 3D isn’t your typical swords-and-sorcery dragon fantasy fare. There are no sorcerers or cursed rings or Sean Connery dragon voices in the DreamWorks-Paramount picture — and that works in its favor by allowing believable, relatable characters to drive the story, for all the CGI wizardry and 3-D effects. When a […]

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Seattle’s Kirby Krackle to perform at Phoenix Comicon

Geeky Seattle rock band Kirby Krackle is the latest act to sign up for Phoenix Comicon this May at the Phoenix Convention Center and Hyatt Regency. With songs such as “Naked Wii,” “The Villain Song” and “Zombie Apocalypse,” the band consists of Jim Demonakos and Kyle Steven, who write songs about comic books, video games […]

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Receiver appointed to guide bankrupt Mesa game studio

A receiver has been appointed to oversee things at Mesa-based video game developer Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment as it goes through Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to a news release on the company’s website. Last month, Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment filed for bankruptcy just days after releasing a third-person PC shooter, Stargate Resistance, in lieu of the long-delayed […]

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