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Ironmace, the developer of Darkish and Darker, has refuted claims that the sport was constructed utilizing stolen property and code.
“Our code was constructed from scratch,” they stated. “Most of our property are bought from the Unreal market. All different property and all recreation designs docs have been created in-house. This has already been audited by an out of doors company. So far as we all know you can not copyright a recreation style.”
Darkish and Darker’s authenticity was known as into query by a current This is Game report (as spotted by PC Gamer and translated by Google), which stated Nexon had beforehand disciplined Darkish and Darker builders for making an attempt to take recreation code and growth paperwork exterior the agency whereas they nonetheless labored there.
One other Korean outlet YTN reported that Nexon had sued the Ironmace developers.
Nevertheless, the feedback on the official Discord stated the swimsuit was filed towards a person on the crew relatively than the studio itself. The corporate considers it “a separate private matter.”
YTN studies native authorities are at the moment investigating the Darkish and Darker developer.
GamesIndustry.biz has reached out to Nexon for remark.