A company by the name of realtech VR recently hit the news for a remaster they were working on of the classic Tomb Raider games. They also had a mobile port for Tomb Raider 3 in the works, but the house of cards has come tumbling down. As it turns out, realtech VR had not made any agreements with Tomb Raider franchise owner Square Enix. The publisher has publicly asked them to call it quits and the projects have been shut down.
Square Enix stated that realtech VR had not sought their approval for the Tomb Raider 1, 2, and 3 remasters before they started work and advertising them. Realtech VR, on the other hand, said that they had shown Square Enix representatives some demos of their work, and they didn't bite. Fans are upset, and a petition has even been started to try to get these remasters and port back in action.
Meanwhile, realtech VR took to their social media to say that they will not be working on any third-party license projects anymore. They said they plan to work instead on first-party work that involves augmented reality on iOS and virtual reality for PC. Anyone who has followed this story will understand that this is a parallel move, considering the Tomb Raider remasters were going to have VR support.
Source: Twitter & Destructoid