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Inversion delayed for polishing

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 25, 2012 10:15am PST

Gravity-shifting shooter Inversion has been delayed once again, to give developer Saber Interactive more time to sharpen it up. It was due to arrive very shortly indeed, on February 7, but is now expected to launch some time in early 2012.


"wow this looks awefully GENERIC and boring. Bulletstorm meets Gravity Gun meets ..."

- Vogerl see all 9 comments

Max Payne 3 delayed into May [updated]

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 17, 2012 6:00am PST

Rockstar's Max Payne 3 has shattered its planned March 2012 release window with some manner of extravagant slow-motion explosion and is now diving sideways towards a May 2012 launch, parent company Take-Two has announced.


"ShackNews.com Exclusive: Rockstar/Take-Two management confirms that they are assholes"

- EricZBA see all 18 comments

Batman: Arkham City swinging onto PC a week late

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 08, 2011 7:45am PST

The PC edition of Batman: Arkham City has been ever-so-slightly delayed, publisher Warner Bros. announced today. It's now slated to arrive on November 22.


Gears of War 3 'Horde Command' DLC now available

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 01, 2011 5:45am PDT

Gremlins have "temporarily" delayed the release of Gears of War 3's multiplayer-expanding Horde Command Pack, which was due to launch today. Techies are scrambling to chase the blighters out.


"Thats odd, they seem to work in public too. +1 to failure, Troll."

- Bill32399 see all 6 comments

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 scopes release date

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 19, 2011 6:30am PDT

City Interactive today announced release dates for a pair of its military shooters: the CryEngine 3-powered Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2, and arcade flight sim Combat Wings: The Great Battles of World War II.


"ugh no it wasent.. all I remember is trying to be all stealth sneaking through trees looking for ..."

- godm0de see all 4 comments

Gran Turismo 5 DLC delayed in North America

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 18, 2011 11:30am PDT

The Gran Turismo 5 DLC due to launch today has been delayed into next week in North America. On the bright side, a "special bonus" is now promised.


Project Zomboid set back by burglary

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 17, 2011 9:00am PDT

Zombie apocalypse survival simulator Project Zomboid has suffered a "major set-back" after the theft of computers containing the game's code and data--which hadn't been backed up recently.


"anyone not doing off-site backups is a moron.. sorry to be harsh but shit happens in life, ..."

- techx4 see all 28 comments

Payday: The Heist delayed

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 04, 2011 6:00am PDT

Due to an unforeseen incident involving Friendly Alf, some hot hi-fis and an undercover copper, Payday: The Heist has been delayed until later this month.


"God Dammit, and i just found out my classes were cancelled today and was looking forward to ..."

- rj2long see all 2 comments

Dead Island DLC delay due to 'polishing of the main game'

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 03, 2011 8:00am PDT

Dead Island's wave survival mode DLC 'Bloodbath Arena' has missed its planned September launch due to the time spent working on the base game post-launch, it's been explained.


"The sad thing is, is that you bought one buggy Bethesda game, and then thought "Man, let me try ..."

- GigiLeCheshire see all 39 comments

Serious Sam 3 PC delayed into November

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 30, 2011 7:00am PDT

Good things come to those who wait, mostly, and now we'll have to wait a little longer for Serious Sam 3 so it can be a little better. Previously due October 18, it's now expected November 22.


"last year I let some "must buys" go by without thinking twice... I don't think I'll be able to ..."

- zerog83 see all 11 comments

Fez delayed into 'early 2012'

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 30, 2011 6:00am PDT

Charming world-spinning indie platformer Fez has been delayed once again, this time into "early 2012."


King of Fighters XIII delayed into November

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 28, 2011 6:15am PDT

The rites of succession are arcane and plentiful, so Atlus needs a little longer before it can reveal The King of Fighters XIII. SNK Playmore's sprite-tastic fighter has been delayed from October to November 22.


"KOF 12 was terrible. KOF13 improves on it, just a tad (adding back favorites). Here's hoping ..."

- sukabljat see all 5 comments

Diablo 3 delayed into early 2012; beta extended

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 23, 2011 6:30am PDT

It's rarely surprising, but always slightly upsetting, when Blizzard delays a game, as has just happened to Diablo 3. The index finder workout game is now slated to launch in "early 2012."


"Hopefully they're reconsidering their save system. Not holding my breath though."

- capt tripps see all 108 comments

Worms Ultimate Mayhem PC delayed into next week

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 19, 2011 4:15pm PDT

The PC edition of Worms Ultimate Mayhem, which combines Worms 3D and Worms 4 with new content and improvements, has been delayed by a week, until September 28.


"I'm such a huge fan of Worms, but what's the point in this? A 3d playing field just takes away ..."

- Nehvrook see all 2 comments

Kid Icarus: Uprising delayed into 2012

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 13, 2011 7:15am PDT

The high-flying 3DS sequel is in a holding pattern until 2012, as Nintendo has announced that "more time is needed to complete the game."


"It definitely should have come out later. If they had waited to perfect the hardware and finish ..."

- Gwyndion see all 7 comments