Alice: Madness Returns has as soon as once more disappeared from Steam.
Alice’s disappearance might be specifically irritating for some, because the 2011 recreation simplest returned to Steam in February 2022 after a DRM factor noticed it got rid of from sale for nearly 5 years. Now, only a few months later, it is long gone once more.
The reason why for its unexpected and surprising disappearance? It’s no longer totally transparent. Steam’s no longer giving for free a lot; Alice: Madness Returns’ Steam web page merely says “on the request of the writer, Alice: Madness Returns is not to be had on the market on Steam”, which is a blanket remark that covers just about the rest and the entirety.
Creator American McGee himself, then again, is speculating that it’s going to have one thing to do with some other recreation made through his former Spicy Horse studio, the “damaged” Akaneiro: Demon Hunters. But while Spicy Horse supposed for Akaneiro to were got rid of from sale till the problem was once mounted, its different titles – together with Alice: Madness Returns – weren’t.
From what I’ve heard, in making an attempt to take away Akaneiro from @Steam (it was once damaged), all of the different Spicy Horse video games additionally were given got rid of. We’re attaining out to Support and seeking to get this resolved. Anyone at @valvesoftware can assist repair this quicker? https://t.co/D1h6SHn5P0
— ⚓ American McGee 🏴☠️ (@americanmcgee) June 18, 2022
“From what I’ve heard, in making an attempt to take away Akaneiro from @Steam (it was once damaged), all of the different Spicy Horse video games additionally were given got rid of,” McGee tweeted over the weekend. “We’re attaining out to Support and seeking to get this resolved. Anyone at @valvesoftware can assist repair this quicker?”
At the time of writing, Alice stays MIA. As all the time, we’re going to help you know if and when this adjustments.
McGee was once the inventive director of the EA-published 2000 name American McGee’s Alice. It received cult standing and was once adopted up through Alice: Madness Returns in 2011. Fans have questioned – and regularly puzzled McGee – a few 3rd Alice recreation ever since, however the excellent news is Alice: Asylum is formally at the means.
The 3rd instalment of McGee’s beautifully grim tackle Alice in Wonderland has been drawn up in session along with his new Mysterious studio and 3000+ Patreon backers. A complete PDF of the sport’s narrative define is publically obtainable, offering you are a Patreon backer and do not thoughts the spoilers, in fact.