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Ethereal Entertainment's Faceless postponed

The development of Ethereal Entertainment's Faceless is postponed indefinitely, according to an update by the game's lead promotional designer Adam Sklar on ModDB. "Many of the original developers left this modification due to personal reasons and weariness of the lack of development on the mod," Sklar wrote. "This is highly understandable and these developers are not to blame at all for the original postponement. The mod is still postponed currently. But please don't stop reading. Some of the original developers like myself still remain with the team and are working to get Faceless back into development." Pending the recruitment of new development team members, Faceless will reenter development as a "partial reboot." "Well the story, the style of our Slenderman, will remain the...

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Valve reveals sixth set of Steam Greenlight games, including Death, Inc.

Valve announced the sixth set of Steam Greenlight games today, including Death, Inc., which fell short of its Kickstarter goal earlier this year. Other Kickstarter veterans include Dead State, a turn-based zombie combat role-playing game, and Shovel Knight, developer Yacht Club Games' "love letter to 8-bit games." Xyla Entertainment's rhythm-infused platformer Rush Bros. also made the cut. The 18 games greenlight today include: Agarest: Generations of War Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures Battle Worlds: Kronos City of Steam Cradle Dead State Dead Trigger Death, Inc. Dreamfall Chapters: The Longest Journey Elsword Faceless Frozen Endzone Hammerwatch Legend of Dungeon Pinball Arcade Planet Explorers Rush Bros. Shovel Knight Two non-game software titles were also...

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Copyright concerns prevent Slender Man game Faceless from launching through Steam Greenlight

Ethereal Entertainment's Faceless has been the top vote-getter on Steam Greenlight since the platform's launch in September, but Valve hasn't chosen to publish the game there because of copyright concerns, Joystiq reports. Faceless is a free-to-play multiplayer survival-horror mod of Half-Life 2 based on the Slender Man mythos, the urban legend that originated on the Something Awful forums in 2006 and became a viral phenomenon. According to developer Justin Ross, the Slender Man is a "free-to-use entity" and Ethereal obtained permission from the creator of Slender Man, Something Awful user Victor Surge. In addition, Ross noted, a similar game called The Intruder, which takes inspiration from the legend but does not specifically mention it in its description, made it through Greenlight...

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