Happy Tuesday! Today we've got new BioShock Infinite and SimCity trailers to show off, good news on the THQ/Vigil Homefront, and sad news for Epic Mickey studio Junction Point. Also, Dead Space 3 is getting a bare-bones PC port, and Frostbite 2.0 is coming to Mac!
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The house that built Epic Mickey is no more, adding to the ever growing sad list of studio closures over the last couple of years. Unfortunately, this can't be seen as too much of a shock in this case given how poor Epic Mickey 2 sales were, with the game only moving 270,000 copies before the end of 2012. (Hamza Aziz)
Mac users will be able to get their hands all over SimCity starting this Spring. This isn't merely a port either, as Maxis is having a fully native version of the game built for the Mac OS. And best of all, there will be cross-platform play between the Mac and PC versions. (Hamza Aziz)
Crytek will move into Austin, Texas for development on future titles, landing the international company in North America for the first time. ... The studio will be overlooked by Vigil Games co-founder David Adams and joined by 35 employees. (Allistair Pinsof)
Following THQ's sale of the Homefront property to Crytek, the exact release window for Homefront 2 might be up in the air. Speaking to VG247, general manager Nick Button-Brown offered a response that reads like satire of this industry's news cycle. (Jordan Devore)
Dead Space 3's PC port will not have DirectX 11 support or HD textures, according to reports, to which developer Visceral Games says, so what? (Allistair Pinsof)
The marketing for BioShock Infinite has properly ramped up with that looks like the start of a new series of videos -- Columbia: A Modern Day Icarus? Taking the form of a retro school video, the trailer purports to delve into the mystery of Infinite's city-in-the-sky. (Jim Sterling)