Joe Danger Dev Hello Games Suffers Flood, Massive Loses (Update)

No Man's Sky studio flooded on Christmas Eve.

Update to the original story: According to IGN, Microsoft's Phil Spencer heard about Hello Games situation on twitter and that he is "going to look into it."

Original Story below

Hello Games, the studio that brought us Joe Danger and the upcoming No Man's Sky announced that their studio "has been totally flooded" as a result of severe storms and flooding in the U.K. The studio contacted their insurance agent, saying:

"Had an 'hilarious' call with insurer yesterday. Small print is if you are in a flood risk zone, you are not insured for flooding"

They announced this on their twitter page.

My Opinion

There is no doubt that Hello Games studios had suffered a severe loss in all their projects.  I just hope some companies will be generous enough to help them financially till they get back on their feet.  We can just hope the studio had some backup data on cloud servers or some other plan.  At least none of them are hurt and they can rebuild it.

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Published Dec. 30th 2013
  • Big Chief 1
    Featured Correspondent
    That's terrible! I feel really bad for them. I liked the Joe Danger series. Hopefully they can get back on their feet with some help from others.
  • Germ_the_Nobody
    Well Major Nelson (I believe it was him and I forget his real name at the moment) said he would "look into" helping them. That's pretty cool.
  • Steven Oz
    Featured Contributor
    Yep, just heard this. This is a very good sign. Things are looking up for Hello Games.
  • Fathoms_4209
    Featured Columnist
    You may want to add the update that the studio's insurance doesn't cover the flood damage.

    And that sucks even more. :(
  • Steven Oz
    Featured Contributor
    Sorry about that. Just added it in.

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