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Timesplitters 4 using 'infinite monkey theorem,' dev says

By Jeff Mattas, Apr 27, 2012 11:30am PDT

Rumors recently surfaced, indicating that TimeSplitters 4 is still in active development at Crytek UK, and the developer has provided a confusing (and funny) official comment in response.


"I've thought about this whole 'infinite monkeys to write code' problem and came to the ..."

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Rumor: GTA V planned for October launch

By Jeff Mattas, Apr 09, 2012 10:30am PDT

Information has surfaced on a Rockstar Games employee's LinkedIn page (and his CV, which has since been removed) indicating that Grand Theft Auto V is planned for an October release.


"I'm more curious as to the status of possible PC and Wii U versions. I'd be getting the PC ..."

- Grape Flavor see all 9 comments

Rumor: PS4 won't be backward-compatible with PS3

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 28, 2012 11:30am PDT

According to the latest rumor, "select developers" have already received dev kits for the PS4. Inside the box is an AMD x64 CPU and AMD Southern Islands GPU--a drastic change in architecture from the IBM/Nvidia core in the PS3.


"Well, then maybe Sony should design the PS4 to have a additional slot that will accepted ..."

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Rumor: Sony shutting down SOCOM developer

By Jeff Mattas, Mar 26, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Though not officially confirmed, rumor has it that Sony may be shutting down Zipper Interactive, the developer of the SOCOM series and MAG.


"Zipper fucked themselves by not giving proper support to MAG. Huge player base at the ..."

- Th3rdSun see all 6 comments

Rumor: Prey 2's future uncertain

By Jeff Mattas, Mar 23, 2012 5:20pm PDT

A rumor has surfaced that Prey 2 may be delayed or cancelled outright.


"Did you even play the first Prey? At least both Star Treks have similarities. The Prey 2 ..."

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Rumor: Valve planning 'Steam Box' PC gaming platform

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 05, 2012 6:45am PST

It's long been rumoured that Valve has plans to get into the hardware game. Now a new set of rumours are saying the Steam and Half-Life maker is planning a PC gaming platform, with standardised hardware and software it'll share with companies to make thei


"Remember that Valve head honcho Gabe Newell has excellent connections to Microsoft"

- Grapenthin see all 48 comments

Valve teases 'something with a three in it'

By Steve Watts, Dec 12, 2011 9:30am PST

Valve boss Gabe Newell has teased "something with a three in it," but various hints over the weekend suggest a new Valve ARG is in the works.


"ditto, and my prediction is Left 4 Dead 3 will be the announcement"

- hypn0t1c see all 191 comments

Rumor: Ryse now planned for next-gen Xbox

By Jeff Mattas, Dec 09, 2011 6:40pm PST

A rumor has surfaced that development of Crytek's upcoming first-person combat game Ryse is now planned Microsoft's next-generation console, not the Xbox 360.


"Where do you think they get the technology to build new consoles? PC hardware. The first ..."

- satsun see all 13 comments

Rumor: Dead Rising 3 takes place in California, stars orphaned auto mechanic

By Xav de Matos, Dec 08, 2011 3:30pm PST

Siliconera reports a source has informed them that the next Dead Rising title will take place in California and star a new hero, an auto mechanic named Rick.


"Capcom has told Shacknews: "We've made no announcements" regarding the rumored Dead Rising 3 ..."

- XAVdeMATOS see all 2 comments

Last Guardian creator rumored to be leaving Sony

By Garnett Lee, Nov 30, 2011 12:30pm PST

Development on The Last Guardian has been delayed several times and it's been some time since it was last seen. Now word comes its creator, Fumito Ueda, may be leaving the studio.


"I really doubt he'll get as much creative freedom (ie time) to spend on his games anywhere else. ..."

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Dragon Quest IX producer working on Square's Unreal-based action RPG

By Xav de Matos, Nov 29, 2011 6:00pm PST

Famitsu describes on of Square Enix's Unreal Engine 3-based titles as a "massive, original action RPG" from Dragon Quest IX producer Ryutaro Ichimura, and a few more details are revealed.


"Hopefully its a good Seiken Densetsu game, unlike all of the rest except for 2 and 3. "

- deadbeatsaint see all 2 comments

Assassin's Creed 3 setting theorized

By Jeff Mattas, Nov 16, 2011 1:40pm PST

Fresh off the release of Assassin's Creed: Revelations, speculation about the setting of the next game in the series begins.


"am i the only one who fucking hates desmond? once i get in the animus i'm not getting out ..."

- kiddygrinder see all 10 comments

Rumor: Joe Danger rated for XBLA in Korea

By Steve Watts, Oct 24, 2011 5:45pm PDT

A listing from the Korean Ratings Board seems to indicate that a Joe Danger: Special Edition is coming to Xbox Live Arcade.


Rumor: Syphon Filter bound for Sony's Vita

By Xav de Matos, Oct 03, 2011 4:00pm PDT

A new entry in Sony's Syphon Filter franchise is reportedly in the works. According to The Official PlayStation Magazine, Uncharted: Golden Abyss developer SCE Bend Studio will helm the project.


Rumor: Ms. Splosion Man exploding onto Steam

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 05, 2011 10:00am PDT

Twisted Pixel's explosive platformer sequel briefly appeared on Steam, suggesting Ms. Splosion Man won't be an Xbox Live Arcade exclusive, and will also come to PC.


"Hopefully this is true. I loved the first 'Splosion Man but I would rather buy this on the PC ..."

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