Paranautical Activity Developer Steps Down Following Gabe Newell Threats
Written by Jonnie on 22 October 2014 at 14:00
Mike Maulbeck, the controversial Paranautical Activity developer has resigned from his role at the games studio Code Avarice. The renegade developer hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons yesterday in a Twitter based rant threatening Valve boss Gabe Newell. The very public rant included an ill-advised death threat toward Gabe Newell that, despite being hastily removed, resulted in Paranautical Activity being removed from Steam.
Valve Takes Down Paranautical Activity From Steam After Gabe Newell Death Threat
Written by Jonnie on 21 October 2014 at 16:15
Valve has removed the indie roguelike first-person-shooter Paranautical Activity from Steam after the game's developer tweeted a death threat toward Valve head man Gabe Newell. The issue that led to Paranautical Activity being removed began when it became apparent that the final release of the game, out in time for Halloween, was still marked as being in Early Access despite its full retail launch happening yesterday.