Amir Hekmati, US born one-time game developer jailed in Iran since 2011 for allegedly engaging in espionage for the CIA, has been given a 10-year prison term following a secret retrial which took place in December. He had originally been sentenced to death, a ruling overturned in 2012.
Last Fall, the developers of modern JRPG Citizens of Earth took to Kickstarter to raise $100,000 for their project. Sadly, it didn't work out. But now, thanks to Atlus, the game is going to be completed after all.