I sometimes see in my timeline a spike of people buying a certain game, to find they are getting removed, and i am a collector too in that aspect, so i thought why not create a special thread for it, so other people can know too?
This thread is only going to be about games facing direct pending deletion on concrete information, not speculations on possible licensing stuff, there are other places for that. By all means if you find something with concrete info about a deletion, let me know so i can add it.

Pending deletion (New):
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1491710/CRIMESIGHT/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/223280/Cut_the_Rope/ 6 february
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1360940/Hellfire_Tactics/ 28 february
https://store.steampowered.com/app/997070/Marvels_Avengers/ 30 september

Pending deletion (Old):
https://store.steampowered.com/app/489460/The_Last_Leviathan/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1510100/Bushfires_Animal_Rescue/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1720510/Mass_Harvest/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/520670/Strikers_Edge/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1653790/Sisters_of_Silent_Liberty_Online_Multiplayer_Shooter_REBRANDED/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1759780/Terminal_illness_Rogue_Horror_Space_Shooter/

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wow that last all of about 2 months and the announcement might have read - we failed to make any sales/money for this game and therefore we are giving up

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On September 20th they posted an update patch 1.1.0 which also mentioned that they were working on a new mode for the game. Then the next update on October 3rd all of a sudden they announced they were stopping the sale. I don't think it has to do with money. It seems like maybe there was a falling out between the team members or maybe it had something to do with copyrights. When I tried to see what I could find I saw there was "Scorching Ping Pong Girls" which is a Japanese cartoon. I wonder if maybe there was a cease and desist or something a long those lines... of course I'm just speculating based on a couple things in their last post.

We are very sorry, because there have always been some problems in the team's operation, and it has been unable to solve it after many effort.

Then it mentions this..

We are also very saddened by this last resort.

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Override Mech City Brawl is gone, only the DLCs are still there.

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Removed.

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Forsaken World shuts down on November 30th.
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1708330/Forsaken_World_Gods_and_Demons/

Skald Against the Black Priory The Prologue is leaving soon, no ETA listed
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1609100/Skald_Against_the_Black_Priory__the_Prologue/

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Yeah, i would add all games, but then again not sure if a pvp mmorpg goes dead and not playable at all anymore, what's the use of still trying to get it, but it's free so i'll guess i add them both.

Thanks.

Skald looks nice btw.

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Most of the people who play Forsaken World are on the Arc client. I played it a long time ago, but I don't believe I did any pvp. I'm pretty sure there's a lot of pve content.

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If someone wants to buy Bushfires: Animal Rescue please be aware that the game is not complete. You just can play the first five out of 21 levels.

Source:
Incompletion

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Seven Wonders of St. Clementine will be removed on Nov 30th.
Thread
Final sale (90% off) will start on 10/31.

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Atari Vault(Steam DB) - It looks like it may be re-sold as something different/somewhere else in the near future?

To All of Our Fans

We are thankful for all the support throughout the years for the Atari Vault, one of the finest collections of Atari classic games around. At this time we will be retiring the Atari Vault on Steam and this Community Hub as well. Please find us at the new Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration pages, where we will continue to honor these games from yesteryear and forge ahead into the future.

It is not Game Over but Game On….

Sincerely
Atari

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i thought it was weird it was being removed

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Wait, a community hub can be removed?

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Well, that's what it says, but I've never actually heard of that, myself. My guess is that they'll simply stop monitoring/adding to it.

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Oh yeah, that makes more sense. I was just confused because the community hub usually remains after the store page is taken down, but now that I re-read it I'm noticing that it says "retired" and not "removed" so simply abandoning it is a more likely interpretation of it.

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https://store.steampowered.com/app/577700/THE_VIDEOKID/

https://steamcommunity.com/app/577700/discussions/0/2803982773091527021/?tscn=1668424892#c4783413655238906994

Hey everyone, its with a heavy heart that i have to announce we are removing The Videokid from the steam store. Since we released way back in 2017, the team has since disbanded and unfortunately the game doesn't bring in enough revenue to continue paying the developers to update and keep up with all the windows updates. There are some fixes posted in this thread but we were never able to find out what was causing the latest bugs related to windows updates. Newer users have reported it gets stuck at the loading screen so we did not want to keep the game live if it has major bugs like that.

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Some people already seeing a profit on reseller sites, 68 euro..

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I wonder if the other Judge Dredd will be going soon too.

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May be due to this https://steamcommunity.com/app/690250/discussions/0/3198118348343548151/ Some asset/s used without permission? I can't find any info.

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Could be, dunno why they do such practices as it seems for the rest like a legit company with their other games.

Not like that one company some weeks ago that put an open source game on steam for sale.

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Ok found these links.

Not actually explained in that review but it is on the Zoom platform here https://www.zoom-platform.com/product/judge-dredd-1995

And there is this https://twitter.com/zoomplatform/status/994438086548373504

So now it makes a bit more sense.

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That i figured, i learned about zoom last week when i noticed they got some stuff steam and gog not have.

My question is why Throwback/Majesco would burn their hands willingly on it, or not atleast cut out the stuff (which seems to have been edited in later?).

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This explains why I saw so many of my contacts buying this game, guess I should probably pick it up too if it's going away soon.

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damn, I didn't know of this thread until now and I missed this one on sale. oh well, it's going off my wishlist one way or the other...

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Sometimes it's handy to also just sometimes watch your friends activity list, if you see a mass influx of people buying a certain game, it's usually for that reason (unless it becomes a meme like Cookie Clicker).
Or even more on top (will be more updated then here) https://store.steampowered.com/curator/31857481-Games-at-risk-of-removal/ although that includes every game with license sensitive stuff, which can be even removed after 10 years so i won't add those here.

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The Videokid is finally gone.

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It might be worth pointing out that the legacy edition isn't the free version currently being offered on Steam but rather an old version with 32 bits support that hasn't been updated since 2019 (that's what it says on the article you linked), so it's no longer going to be available for 32 bits systems but it will still be available for 64 bits ones (and that includes the free version on Steam I presume).

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I looked into it further and Steam doesn't have 32 bit support so it's not going to affect The Sims 4 on Steam.

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I just want to clarify for this and the OP that Legacy Edition is not exactly a "free ediion", and not actually called that in any shape or form and shouldn't be simplified as such. There's much more nuance than that.

LE was the original 32bit version of the game that people originally paid for. It became "free" in later times; the situation of which was that the then-current 32bit version was getting deprecated from development, yet distributed for "free" (which is sort of a misnomer even if you're gonna get pedantic about it) to install alongside the 64bit version that's being used now and that was the arrangement up until now. The only thing that was actually free and was to be swept up with this was the CAS demo.

This is only happening now because the base game of the 64bit version is going F2P, which would make this completely confusing to simplify this with saying "free edition" in the context of a thread that is about games with pending removals, as that is here to stay for now.

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Right, I removed it after looking into it further. Steam only has 64 bit support, so it's not going to affect anything with the Steam version.

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Dev studio Super Punk Games is shutting down and The Last Leviathan will be removed from sale.
https://store.steampowered.com/app/489460/The_Last_Leviathan/

The announcement was posted today.
https://store.steampowered.com/news/app/489460?emclan=103582791454867444&emgid=3512273737220523780

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Looks like Skald is gone now (Which is OK, looks like it's being re-released as a full game) but I picked up Judge Dredd 95, thanks!

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Supralympic Runners is now F2P.

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Seems it's price vs quality got it killed.

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Ouch, this one hurts. Looks like I have a lot of DLC to pick up before it disappears. Thank you for the heads up on this, I'd have been heartbroken if I missed it.

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https://store.steampowered.com/app/2142100/A_Smooth_Game_Unlike_Life/

"Due to the developer's personal situation the game will be no longer sold on Steam after 2022"

https://steamcommunity.com/app/2142100/eventcomments/3720566504397420482

https://store.steampowered.com/app/868060/Immortal_Darkness_Curse_of_The_Pale_King/

"Giant Space Monster is no more, and we're no longer able to maintain and update the Immortal Darkness game on Steam. After 4 great years, it is time to retire the game and move on"

https://steamcommunity.com/app/868060/eventcomments/3711559379109319905

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Thanks, added. Hope on a final sale on Immortal Darkness.

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Seems like this has been added back and restored to before, likely as part of the legal action currently ongoing.

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https://www.gamingonlinux.com/2022/12/epic-games-are-killing-off-a-bunch-of-classics-like-unreal-tournament/
Epic already removed the Unreal Tournament games on steam :(

Here's the full list of titles being removed from stores (some are already gone like Unreal Tournament), and having their online play turned off on January 24 - 2023:

1000 Tiny Claws
Dance Central 1-3
Note: Dance Central VR online multiplayer will remain available
Green Day: Rock Band
Monsters (Probably) Stole My Princess
Rock Band 1-3
Note: Rock Band 4 online multiplayer will remain available
The Beatles: Rock Band
Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars
Unreal Gold
Unreal II: The Awakening
Unreal Tournament 2003
Unreal Tournament 2004
Unreal Tournament 3
Note: We have plans to bring back online features via Epic Online Services in the future.
Unreal Tournament: Game of the Year Edition

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Fuser as well as all it's DLC are being removed from sale on the 19th, on that day online services will also cease. Campaign and Quick Play will still be available to play after that for those who bought the game and DLCs.

https://store.steampowered.com/app/1331440/FUSER/

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Shame no sale, i would have bought it otherwise.

With just the base game wasn't there a big mod community you can all have access too with just the base game? Making it still much enjoyable?

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Yes there are lots of custom songs, it seems like: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1qvUufWtUW0iEm9jPYS2FpmWVx88sL9gqeniJ5x8vDd8/edit#gid=0
Not sure if they will add dlc song at some point or not though

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Thanks, well 100 i won't find many, but offcourse it's free and something, but is there a way to download it all with 1 click?
Yeah i am lazy.

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I saw someone on my friendlist bought the whole thing (all DLC) that guy must be loaded.

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that guy is for sure loaded, check if he has all dlcs for train simualtor

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https://steamcommunity.com/id/limbo97/ Can check yourself if you want, i think that list gonna take a while to load with 20000+ games. I usually see him buy games at full prices.

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guy is loaded, lol, hentai game completionist, all made clear now xD

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He is always the best way for me to see when a game could be removed so i can add it to this thread. :p

I got almost 11000 games (and 2100 given away) also no small future, when for a long time i hadn't always an income, but i had tremorgames for a while, and if i buy something i always buy smart (sale or keyresellers). So you don't always have to be loaded, but yeah some seemingly don't care about their money.
Most now are more focussing on struggling being able to pay their groceries/rent/gas/electricity..Just surviving.

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i did not understand this one He is always the best way for me to see when a game could be removed so i can add it to this thread. :p
he posts it? now if the game is deleted u cant see it being bought.

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No, i wish he would notify me or post here, i never even knew that a game would be removed from your activity feed until today when i saw it with myself (or isn't that just new)?

No, but usually i can see before hand what he buys, especially if it's just 1 game or a handfull rather then the 30-40 he buys, it's usually a sign it's a game that will atleast be removed soon.

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when game is removed u dont see that people bought it in activity feed, its new,

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Okay, but i can still pretty much guess with that person, already did so 4-5 times so far.
Not that i check activity feeds every day, i am also afraid to spend too much on games i now shouldn't (like i already got Fuser). :x

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