PC / Action RPG / Release: Apr 26, 2011 / ESRB: U

Splatterhouse Delayed to 2010

By Chris Faylor, Jun 18, 2009 10:54am PDT

Namco Bandai's Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 revival of horror-action classic Splatterhouse has been pushed back to an "early 2010" release, the...


"Seeing like Afro Samurai turned out, they should reconsider that."

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HanbitSoft Reviving Flagship's MMO Mythos

By Nick Breckon, May 07, 2009 11:26am PDT

Korean publisher HanbitSoft, the company that ended up with the rights to the properties of former developer Flagship Studios, today announced that...


"Not too excited for this. If Flagship were still involved, I'd be totally stoked. I can only ..."

- aggro crag see all 21 comments

BottleRocket Fires Back at Namco, Suggests Publisher Management Was 'Inept'

By Nick Breckon, Mar 16, 2009 5:25pm PDT

Original Splatterhouse developer BottleRocket Entertainment today shot back at former publisher Namco Bandai, alleging that Namco was "inept" in...


"And the publishers are just lining up to get BottleRocket on their projects now! Namco, ..."

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Namco: Developer Pulled from Splatterhouse Project Over 'Performance Issue'

By Nick Breckon, Mar 12, 2009 5:05pm PDT

Splatterhouse publisher Namco Bandai has defended its decision to remove original developer BottleRocket Entertainment from the project, saying it...


"Japanese business = perform or die. maybe if American business kept this attitude we ..."

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Namco U-Hauls Splatterhouse Dev BottleRocket

By Chris Faylor, Feb 09, 2009 11:52am PST

Update: Namco Bandai has confirmed that BottleRocket Entertainment is no longer involved with Splatterhouse, which is still due on PS3 and Xbox 360 this year. "We have decided to part ways with BottleRocket Entertainment but we are commit


"i was gonna say i've never heard "u-hauled" used as a colloquialism but then i read the post and ..."

- cpt_gloval see all 18 comments

Splatterhouse Trailer, Screens Celebrate Halloween

By Chris Faylor, Oct 31, 2008 10:32am PDT

In commemoration of Halloween, publisher Namco Bandai has issued a new trailer and screenshots from BottleRocket's PS3 and Xbox 360 revival of Splatterhouse.


"This looks bad, but you know why? Because I fear they make it 3d, like 3rd person wise. If they ..."

- Johnnsen see all 10 comments

Flagship CEO Admits Hellgate: London 'Wasn't Great,' Details Studio Closure

By Aaron Linde, Aug 19, 2008 8:00pm PDT

Speaking on the demise of Flagship Studios, CEO and founder Bill Roper attributed the closing, in part, to lackluster performance of the action-RPG...


"Too bad they weren't working together with Blizzard on Diablo 3."

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Flagship 'Barely Open,' Shutting Down Soon

By Chris Faylor, Aug 15, 2008 8:29am PDT

Though Flagship Studios CEO Bill Roper previously stated that the Hellgate: London and Mythos developer was not shutting down despite having laid...


"This sucks. Post-mortem please then get back to making cool games k?"

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Flagship Veterans Form Runic Games

By Chris Faylor, Aug 11, 2008 7:59am PDT

With Hellgate: London (PC) and Mythos (PC) developer Flagship Studios having laid off most of its staff and halted work on the free-to-play...


"Really, I don't expect them to make anything better then Hellgate. And Hellgate was awful."

- dhvyse see all 16 comments

Report: T3 to Develop Hellgate, Mythos at New Studio

By Aaron Linde, Aug 01, 2008 2:31pm PDT

Following significant layoffs at Flagship Studios, new job listings posted by Korean publisher T3 Entertainment seem to indicate that the company...


"Is the game worth $20? I've seen it in Target for that price."

- samduhman see all 19 comments

Flagship Halts Mythos Development

By Chris Faylor, Jul 21, 2008 7:45am PDT

Amidst massive layoffs and word that it will remain open, Hellgate: London developer Flagship has ceased production of its next project, the...


"This is sad, of course, but has anyone seen the humor in their name "Flagship"? They really over ..."

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Update on Flagship Studios Situation

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 15, 2008 6:27pm PDT

Flagship Studios today denied recent stories that is has closed, saying that it is still in business - though it did have to lay off most of its...


"Hellgate London was the most innovative multiplayer game to come out since warcraft III. And ..."

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Report: Flagship Studio Closes, Loses All IP

By Chris Faylor, Jul 12, 2008 11:48am PDT

Update: Flagship community manager Taylor Balbi has denied Voodoo Extreme's report that he confirmed the studio's closure. "I didn't say this at...


"The unsubscribe thing is major lol. I mean, can't they be sued for forcing players to keep ..."

- deathofrats see all 120 comments

Namco Announces Splatterhouse for Xbox 360, PS3

By Nick Breckon, May 29, 2008 9:51am PDT

Namco Bandai today officially announced Splatterhouse, an action title based on the 1988 arcade hit. In development for Xbox 360 and...


"BottleRocket are the Mark of Kri and Rise of the Kasai people. I trust them to make combat fun ..."

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Mythos Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 11, 2007 8:20am PDT

New at play.tm this morning is a Mythos Q&A, asking Flagship Studios Seattle's Phil Shenk about this free to play online action RPG.