Valve currently uses their own DMCA submission system, which means until a counter-claim is filed an 'offending' title will be suspended from sale. Entrada Interactive is "shocked and saddened" by this.
"Entrada Interactive was notified today that one of our contractors, Ryan M. Manning, filed a take-down notice under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"). ValveSoftware and Steam were required under the DMCA to remove the game until Entrada Interactive was able to file a counter-notice under the DMCA,"Miscreated's developer.
"Entrada Interactive was shocked and saddened by this move since it came without warning and while we were in the middle of promising negotiations to have Mr. Manning continue to provide future content for our game. Entrada Interactive believes that the claims in the take-down notice were without merit and will vigorously fight to keep our game online for our customers."
While this DMCA drama continues the game will continue to be developed, says Entrada, and all those who currently own it can continue to play.
"The game will be available for purchase again shortly and I apologize profusely for this interruption. This is just part of a legal process that needs to be followed. I also want to reassure everyone that this will not effect development. We are still going full steam ahead, so we'll still be delivering patches and updating the game at the same pace we've been," they continued.
"This is just a minor issue we wanted you all to be made aware of by us. We try to be as transparent as possible during development and part of that is being honest with our community."
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