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The Legend of Zelda Art Book Reveals A 25-30-Year-Old Link

By John Keefer, Feb 20, 2017 10:20am PST

The art was planned for Twilight Princess, but eventually discarded.


"Where is this concept? Is this a story about an image without the image?"

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Gears of War 3 Media Blast Brings New Screenshots

By Chris Faylor, Jun 09, 2010 8:20am PDT

Eleven screenshots, twenty-one pieces of concept art and fourteen renders mark the latest Gears of War 3 media blast from developer Epic Games and...


"when gears 2 came out, a friend came over and we blitzed co-op cmpaign over the friday ..."

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New Star Wars: The Old Republic Screenshots

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 10, 2009 2:52pm PDT

BioWare and Lucasarts have released new screenshots and concept art of their upcoming MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic, showing the environment of...


"Perma death? In an MMO? I agree something revolutionary needs to happen but I doubt this will ..."

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Big Huge Games Experiences Big Huge Media Leak, Oblivion Designer's Game Reportedly Canceled

By Chris Faylor, Apr 09, 2009 9:33am PDT

Rise of Nations developer Big Huge Games has canceled its two known projects, Kotaku reports, alongside rumors that several companies have...


"Hope they pick up Ascendant! Looks great and I'd buy it :)"

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Brutal Legend Will Rock Your Face

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 03, 2009 4:32am PDT

Hello Shacknews! Are you ready to rock? This... is Brutal Legend. New screenshots of Tim Schafer and Double Fine Productions' action heavy metal...


"Not a problem for me. I love metal and like Jack Black. I love Schafer games as much as I love ..."

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'Splosion Man Is Not a Joke

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 02, 2009 1:35pm PDT

Twisted Pixel Games, developers of The Maw, are today very proud to announce 'Splosion Man, a 2.5D action platformer with a terrifying eponymous...


"Hmm, yes. All you download is 100kb of content while the things you get are obviously larger ..."

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Saboteur Screenshots: The Eiffel Tower Massacre

By Chris Faylor, Apr 02, 2009 10:24am PDT

Pandemic has launched a new website for its open-world World War II game The Saboteur, delivering screenshots and concept art from the...


"What happened to the awesome b&w art style they had going on?"

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Bungie Reveals New Halo 3 Map, Halo 3: ODST Art

By Chris Faylor, Jan 30, 2009 9:59am PST

Halo series developer Bungie has revealed a screenshot of the third map that will be included in the Halo 3 Mythic Map Pack, with Microsoft filling...


"I agree. This is the 3rd map? Practically all my experiences with Forge authored maps have been ..."

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First In-game Wallace & Gromit Screenshots

By Chris Faylor, Dec 23, 2008 9:00am PST

With Telltale having completed Sam & Max Season 2 earlier this year, and just wrapped up the first season of Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive...


"I'm very happy that Telltale will not allow awesome adventure games to die :)."

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Katamari Creator's Next Project Coming Early 2009, First Screenshots Emerge

By Chris Faylor, Dec 15, 2008 10:24am PST

The next game from Keita Takahasi, the creator of the beloved roll 'em up series Katarmari Damacy, will arrive early next year as a downloadable...


"that's right dawg! I am getting Maddan 2009, xbox tag xUBERGAMERDUDEZx brah, add me to your ..."

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Star Wars: Empire at War Developer Unveils Microtransactional RTS Mytheon

By Chris Faylor, Dec 02, 2008 1:12pm PST

Independent developer Petroglyph, best known for RTS titles Universe at War and Star Wars: Empire at War, and publisher True Games Interactive...


"And "Amen: The Awakening cancelled." What? The game looked sorta cool :T That or "Trinity ..."

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Prinny: Can I Really Be the Hero? Arrives in Feb.

By Chris Faylor, Nov 05, 2008 11:02am PST

Nippon Ichi's side-scrolling PSP action game Prinny: Can I Really Be the Hero? will arrive in North America on February 17, subsidiary NIS America...


"The Japanese's version title roughly translated to "Is it okay if I'm the main character?" Looks ..."

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American McGee Publicly Pitches Cart-racing MMO

By Blake Ellison, Oct 22, 2008 11:03am PDT

Shanghai-based game designer American McGee has tired of transoceanic flights and instead has taken to the internet to pitch his latest concept to...


"So its like Burnout Paradise...but without the cool cars, awesome graphics, and excitement?"

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BioWare's Star Wars: The Old Republic MMO Revealed

By Nick Breckon and Chris Faylor, Oct 21, 2008 3:09pm PDT

Ending years of silence and rumors, BioWare and LucasArts today revealed that they have joined forces to produce a Star Wars massively multiplayer...


"Someday, someone will make an mmo focused on small, player hosted servers... where your ..."

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First TimeSplitters 4 Art: Busty Nun vs. Zombie

By Chris Faylor, Oct 06, 2008 9:06am PDT

Over on its official website, developer Free Radical has released the first pieces of concept art from the next entry in its whimsical...


"Very, very derivative. It takes an "everything and the kitchen sink" approach to things. so ..."

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