The Turku tramway network was the first—and as of 2008, second to last—
tram system to be operated in
Finland. It was operated as horse tramway from 1890 until 1892, and as an electrified tramway from 1908 until 1972. Prior to 1919 the tram system was owned by private interests, and from that year onwards by the City of
Turku until closure of the system.
The possible recreation of the tram network and/or a creation of a
light rail network have been discussed since the (second) closure of the tram system in 1972. In December 2009 the Turku City Council made the decision that a light rail system (
Finnish: pikaraitiotie, "fast tramway") system would be realised in the city after an intermediate phase of
bus rapid transit. (Full article...)
Founded in August 1995 by members of
Future Crew, Remedy Entertainment created their first game, Death Rally, in a team member's basement.
Apogee Software served as the game's publisher, and continued to be involved in the production of their next title, Max Payne, which received critical acclaim upon release. The game was followed by a sequel, Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne. After spending seven years working on the Max Payne franchise, the developer decided to create a new
intellectual property called Alan Wake. This title was once suspected to be
vaporware because of the length of time it took to produce and release. It gained a
cult following when it was released in 2010, though its sales were not enough to justify the production of a sequel. Remedy decided to pursue a new project named Quantum Break, which further expanded the live-action component of Alan Wake. The team had transitioned to become a multi-project studio since 2016, and had three projects in development, including Control and the single-player portions of CrossfireX. (Full article...)