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Rumor: SSX Revival In Development at EA Canada, 'Handled' by Former Skate Team Members

By Xav de Matos, Dec 08, 2010 9:10am PST

According to a Kotaku source, a new installment in EA's snowboarding series, SSX, has been in development at developer EA Canada for the last two...


"On Tour was absolute bollocks. I recall an interview with a producer or something at EA who ..."

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Reuters: Microsoft in Talks to License TV Network Content via Supported Devices

By Xav de Matos, Nov 29, 2010 3:30pm PST

Citing multiple sources, Reuters reports that Microsoft is in discussions with media content providers to offer its users television programming...


"This is really interesting. One the one side you have Netflix with an all-you-can-eat model. ..."

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Activision Reportedly Closes Bizarre and Budcat Studios [Update 2]

By Xav de Matos, Nov 16, 2010 10:55am PST

[Update: 4:30pm] Regarding the rumors of a closure at Budcat Creations, Activision released the following statement to Shacknews: We continue to...


"I remember that come out also, but you get the gist that two of Bizarre's last games were kinda ..."

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Blizzard Exploring 'Diablo-Related Project' on Consoles

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 16, 2010 5:40am PST

Blizzard has announced that it's hiring staff to explore what is described as a "Diablo-related project for consoles," after rumours were sparked...


"Yup. When you're at the top of the game you don't need to deliver until you want to. Everyone ..."

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Rumour: Sly 4 Teased in The Sly Collection

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 15, 2010 7:41am PST

A new entry in Sucker Punch's platforming steal 'em up series Sly Cooper may be in the works, as one player of The Sly Collection claims to have...


"Well I think there are plenty of good platformers actually. Ratchet & Clank come to mind, as ..."

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Rumour: APB Bought for $2.4 Million by K2 Network

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 11, 2010 9:55am PST

While rumours have been swirling about APB being bought by one company or another since developer Realtime Worlds folded, GamesIndustry.biz is...


"The game was hardly the failure, blame the company backing the game, or the way the pricing ..."

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Rumor: Sledgehammer's Call of Duty Takes Place in Space, Future

By Brian Leahy, Nov 09, 2010 4:30pm PST

We already knew Sledgehammer Games was working on a Call of Duty title for Activision, but details have been light. When will it take place? In...


"correct me if i am wrong here but didn't the guys from Inifinity Ward (now respawn) say their ..."

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Report: Metal Gear Solid Rising Coming in 2012

By Xav de Matos, Nov 08, 2010 2:40pm PST

While it was first revealed in 2009,


"Well, that slicing of ppl was kinda disturbing. More so than previous MGS games I've seen."

- shurcool see all 14 comments

Report: ZeniMax Acquires Starbreeze Founder's New Studio MachineGames

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 05, 2010 6:50am PDT

It seems that Bethesda Softworks parent company ZeniMax Media may have added another feather to its video games cap as Gamasutra relays reports...


"My prediction of an Obsidian buy seems to have been in error."

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Rumor: Ignition Florida Shutting Down

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 04, 2010 7:00am PDT

Rumours are circulating that there's more trouble afoot at Ignition, with Gamasutra reporting that the developer and publisher's Florida studio has...


"Also, the most recent thing I heard was that they're on their 6th art director. Not sure if that ..."

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Assassin's Creed Brotherhood Getting Playable Guest Star?

By Jeff Mattas, Nov 03, 2010 3:20pm PDT

According to a report from an anonymous tipster on Joystiq, Assassin's Creed Brotherhood is welcoming a special playable guest star so big, it...


Rumor: Team-Based Resident Evil Coming From SOCOM Dev Slant Six

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 02, 2010 7:40am PDT

A new instalment in Capcom's zombie franchise Resident Evil may be in development at Slant Six Games, the Canadian developer behind SOCOM:...


"I don't suppose it could be that we actually liked the old games a lot, and don't care for the ..."

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Report: Microsoft Looking for Studio to Revive Project Gotham Racing Franchise

By Brian Leahy, Nov 01, 2010 12:20pm PDT

Develop is reporting that a "trusted source" has said Microsoft is talking with a few independent studios in Europe to handle a new Project Gotham...


"I would love to see a new entry in the series, it was PGR3 that really made me want to run out ..."

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Rumor: Buyer Found for Defunct APB

By Brian Leahy, Oct 29, 2010 2:40pm PDT

Though Realtime Worlds has been gutted and has been in bankruptcy administration, recent "patch" notes (via Massively) for its shuttered game APB...


"I think they were on the right track except for the rampant cheating. I never knew if I sucked ..."

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Source: EA 'Roll-Offs' Lead to Cuts at EA Canada and EA Black Box; As Many as 100 Affected

By Xav de Matos, Oct 27, 2010 3:50pm PDT

[Update: 8:15p.m.] An EA representative has responded to our original story with the same comment it originally gave Joystiq (found in the body of...


"Some of those other projects have different job requirements (C#, Unity, etc) or are at ..."

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