Ryan Wilson

Restore, Restart, Quit: An Interview with Phoenix Online Studios (Part One)

Restore, Restart, Quit: An Interview with Phoenix Online Studios (Part One)

Earlier this month, I reported about Activision’s unfortunate cease-and-desist of long-term fan project The Silver Lining, which was meant to act as a spiritual King’s Quest IX.  As a long time follower of the project, it was upsetting to see such a high profile project have the rug pulled out from under them so ruthlessly. […]

 Ryan Wilson

Activision Pulls the Plug on King’s Quest Revival

Activision Pulls the Plug on King’s Quest Revival

In a swift move of pure dickery, Activision has pulled out the old cease and desist on The Silver Lining, better known as the fan sequel King’s Quest 9. The previous owner of the Sierra IP, Vivendi, tried to shut down production of the game back in 2005, but negotiated down to a non-commercial license […]