According to numerous trusted sources on Facebook it seems as though, at the very least, a large number of employees have been laid off at NetDevil, the company behind the perpetually in-development Jumpgate Evolution.
NetDevil has posted the final Jumpgate: Evolution screenshot for 2010 on the official site. The screen features the Quantar docking station and the Quantar architecture. There are no further updates on the official site, particularly with regard to the lawsuit that NetDevil is embroiled in.
Thanks to MMORPG.com reader, DevilXaphan, for the information that Codemasters has filed suit against Gazillion Entertainment and NetDevil for costs incurred to develop Jumpgate Evolution. According to the court documents, Codemasters is seeking approximately $1.3 million dollars in monies given to the development team and for court costs.
Jumpgate Evolution executive producer Lance Robertson has put up a very brief overview of what the team is working on during October. The team is working on PvP, the launcher, event sectors, the economy and more. Check out this snippet to find out what the NetDevil team is up to in October.
Joe Grubb is the Content Designer at NetDevil for Jumpgate Evolution. He started at NetDevil back in November of 2009 and has since crafted hundreds of multi-step missions to inject the Jumpgate universe with a living, breathing world. A few months back he was integral in the design of JGE's Sector Warfare System. We've asked him to take a brief moment and discuss a new feature in Jumpgate Evolution that takes full advantage of this new system - Event Sectors.
Jumpgate Evolution executive producer Lance Robertson took some time out from his development duties to discuss what's become a hot topic on the JGE forums: Cross-nation communication.
MMORPG.com's Bill Murphy got some hands-on time with NetDevil's Jumpgate Evolution at this year's E3 and delivers his report.
Gazillion Entertainment and NetDevil have released this latest trailer for the upcoming sci-fi space faring MMOG Jumpgate: Evolution. The new trailer focuses on the Octavius faction, one of three playable factions in Jumpgate: Evolution.
NetDevil's Lance Robertson, Executive Producer on Jumpgate: Evolution, has posted a pre-E3 update on the game's official forums giving starved fans a long awaited update on the game's status.
The folks at NetDevil spoke with our own Bill Murphy about the kinds of changes that have been made to the game since they went dark. The details will be revealed at next week's E3.