Release Date News


Nintendo's Kaplan Explains Super Smash Bros. Delay, Considers Unconventional Release Dates

By Nick Breckon, Oct 23, 2007 1:39pm PDT

As a busy release schedule causes more and more games to slip into next year, outgoing Nintendo VP of marketing Perrin Kaplan says that Nintendo is...


"yea, my grammar looks like crap - home from work, brain is fried... nuke bitte."

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Gears of War PC Release Date Set; Details and Exclusive Screenshots

By Nick Breckon, Oct 04, 2007 9:01am PDT

Have you been holding out to play Epic's latest Xbox 360 "exclusive" on the PC? Get out your calendar: Gears of War for Windows makes its way to...


"Please show me real links of the EPIC team bad mouthing PCs with the exact words, "no PC can run ..."

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Uncharted Release Date Discovered

By Carlos Bergfeld, Sep 11, 2007 9:55am PDT

Naughty Dog's adventuring action title Uncharted: Drake's Fortune (PS3) will retail November 20 in the U.S., SCEA line producer Sam Thompson told...


"I'm not sure how well known this is but at PAX on the first day all the demo stations were using ..."

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BioShock Release Date Slips (Updated)

By Chris Remo, Mar 01, 2007 6:26am PST

According to an update on 2K Games' Cult of Rapture site, courtesy of community manager Elizabeth Tobey, the release date for Irrational Games'...


"Agreed. At some point some games are just bad. No matter how much time or money you throw at it."

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Age of Conan Delayed, Release Date Set

By Chris Remo, Jan 26, 2007 4:57am PST

It looks like Funcom's MMO Age of Conan will have to age a bit more in development before hitting retail shelves. Funcom just sent word that the...


"I'm actually surprised it's so far along. I was under the impression that it wouldn't be ..."

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On UT2007's Release Date

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 22, 2006 1:10pm PDT

This Gamasutra story reports on the Tim Sweeney's talk at the CEDEC Premium event (part of the Tokyo Game Show), which covered a variety of topics...


"people will always already be "ingrained" in other games already. in that respect, it doesnt ..."

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Late Night Consoling

By Chris Remo, Aug 25, 2006 8:10pm PDT

Whoops, Microsoft. Whoops, Nintendo. Two blunders today. Konami to Microsoft: "Excuse Us?" [ps3] [xbox360] [nintendo] This week, Microsoft...


"So Fred Garvin, looks like I was right. Sony WILL hand MS it's ass in the long run, we both know ..."

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Late Night Consoling

By Chris Remo, Jul 25, 2006 8:10pm PDT

Well, Shackers, I've been working here for a year now. My first console news column went up on July 25, 2005. The time since then has gone pretty...


"I remember your first LNC. I remember thinking; damn that guy uses a lot of words. After a few ..."

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Wee Hours Consoling

By Chris Remo, May 31, 2006 3:43am PDT

Sorry for the late and truncated column this time. I was out of town the whole day for Shack stuff, but here's your console news fix. Portable...


"ahah it'll probably be like a psp with a touch screen if they make one.... better gfx of corse tho"

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Black & White 2 Release Dates

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 26, 2005 6:39pm PDT

A news update on the official Black & White 2 reveals the release dates for this strategy game sequel, as "We are almost finished." Look for the...


"it looks interesting, but yet its published by EA I think I'll wait till its in the walmart ..."

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Late Night Consoling

By Chris Remo, Jul 28, 2005 8:00pm PDT

As this is published, I am at my other job. Through the magic of technology and time-delayed posting, you Shackers of the future are reading this...


"Full Auto definitely doesn't fit the bill as a nextgen title by graphics or even gameplay, but ..."

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Late Night Consoling

By Alec Matias, Jun 29, 2005 8:00pm PDT

Both the Nintendo DS and PSP offer some great opportunities for importing games thanks to their lack of region coding on games. For instance, a...


"Keep laughing while you play Super Duper Mario Bro's 12. :p Nintendo is like Capcom, they make ..."

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Late Night Consoling

By Alec Matias, Mar 28, 2005 8:00pm PST

Okay, so first you spent $50 on God of War because all those reviews hit the Internet and the game seemed to be too good to pass up. Then you...


"No, they just didnt buy their way out like MS did (yet) ... Ironic how the prosecution pushed to ..."

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Sony Announces PSP Release Date and Price

By Alec Matias, Feb 03, 2005 5:58am PST

Sony has finally made their move and announced the United States release date for their PSP handheld. It will be in stores on March 24 as the PSP...


"I wouldn't say that, look at dreamcast. a unrealed system helped kill it off. I usta work for ..."

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Late Night Consoling

By Alec Matias, Feb 01, 2005 8:00pm PST

A genre that has never been able to take off on either the console or handheld platform is that of the Real-Time Strategy (RTS). If you thought...


"Any decent RTS is sweet on the Xbox if you are using a SmartJoy Frag...... Mouse and Keyboard ..."

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