GameBanshee has interviewed Leonard Boyarsky, one of the Troika founders, on the circumstances surrounding the closure of the studio late in February. They talk about the most recognisable Troika titles, the problems with publishers and hypothetical opportunities still before the company and its three founders. Here's a snip:
GB: When did it become apparent to you that Troika might have to shut down? Were you close to securing any another publishing deals before the closure?
Leon: It became apparent in January when the last of our possible deals that we’d been pursuing fell through. When we started looking six or so months ago, there was a lot of initial interest but our projects could never seem to get past the marketing department.
The reason we decided to shut down was because it was very apparent we wouldn’t be landing a deal within a reasonable time. If we had been willing/financially able to go another six months to a year we probably could have landed something.
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