On 24th January 2016 Unicreatures and Unifaction appear to have closed. It has been confirmed that they are gone for good with no warning at all. The staff are trying to rebuild a new site.
Details are available here:
Players can keep in touch for updates through Facebook, or on the forum threads above. This is also where to get information on questions over issues including any funds that were still in user accounts, and whether they can be reclaimed.
Please do keep in touch. It was a wonderful community for many years, and it would be a dreadful shame to see it vanish.