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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 ..."

- Zoopy_Iscariot see all 4 comments

Robin playable in Batman: Arkham City via Best Buy [Update]

By Steve Watts, Jun 13, 2011 9:00am PDT

Batman: Arkham City looks to be getting Robin as a playable character in Challenge Maps, at least as a pre-order bonus from Best Buy.


"Is there anyway to enable Joker/Robin via hacks or is it completely different version of the game?"

- Fpsnut see all 6 comments

Rumor: DS Lite being discontinued

By Steve Watts, Apr 22, 2011 7:30am PDT

A memo sent to GameStop stores claims the DS Lite system has been discontinued, and that stores should sell through their current stock.


"Had a couple of games with it, so that helped. Was a Zelda DS Lite. I also sold my old as dirt ..."

- riptyde see all 20 comments

Rumor: Logos for Sonic Generations, Mario & Sonic's next Olympic quest leak

By Xav de Matos, Apr 14, 2011 10:45am PDT

Two allegedly official images leak featuring Sonic's next titles: the multi-Sonic adventure 'Sonic Generations' and a new game in the Mario & Sonic Olympic series...


Rumor: Massive layoffs at Sony Online Entertainment [Update]

By Alice O'Connor and Xav de Matos, Mar 31, 2011 6:15am PDT

As much as a third of Sony's MMO-making division has been laid off, according to rumours, and three studios may be outright closed.


"Guess DC Universe didn't do very well. Not surprised. It didn't look like it would. I think ..."

- HisDivineOrder see all 31 comments

Rumor: Xbox 360 update frees 1GB space on game discs

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 30, 2011 12:00pm PDT

The mysterious "updated Xbox 360 disc format" Microsoft's testing opens up an extra gigabyte of DVD space for developers, rumours say.


"Great! The only thing I care about is Skyrim making use of it!"

- InfernoAblaze see all 93 comments

Rumor: Warner initiating 'Online Pass' program for core titles, beginning with Mortal Kombat

By Xav de Matos, Mar 29, 2011 6:02pm PDT

A tipster has shared an email with Shacknews stating that NetherRealm's upcoming Mortal Kombat reboot will include an one-use code to enable online...


"Who wants to carry around 2-3 games when you can just carry it all on a jump drive."

- ReckHavoc see all 61 comments

Rumor: Resident Evil 4, Code Veronica revamped for PS3, 360

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 23, 2011 6:45am PDT

The wonderful Resident Evil 4 might be revamped for PS3 and 360, swirling rumours are saying, as well as Resident Evil: Code Veronica.


"I tried for a few hours, but i just didn't have the ammo, so i turned off all the lights and ..."

- Dravenport see all 19 comments

Report: Apple to unveil iPad 2 on March 2

By Steve Watts, Feb 23, 2011 5:30pm PST

Rumors are swirling that Apple is set to introduce a new iPad model at an upcoming event. Reportedly, the iPad 2 will be the highlight of Apple's upcoming March 2 gathering...


Report: EA Opening Command & Conquer Studio 'Victory Games'

By Steve Watts, Feb 22, 2011 9:00am PST

EA seems to be opening a new studio titled "Victory Games" dedicated to strategy games like the Command & Conquer series, if an apparent website...


"They made a good move with Jon Van Caneghem. He did a great job with the original Heroes of ..."

- DragonSire see all 14 comments

Rumor: Blizzard Considering Diablo for Consoles

By Steve Watts, Feb 10, 2011 10:00am PST

On the heels of yesterday's Activision Blizzard Q4 2010 earnings call, rumors are circulating that Blizzard may bring Diablo to consoles. Joystiq...


"F*ck you Kotick !!! We allready seen that you don't know sh*t! Come near my country and I ..."

- nOpe1984 see all 74 comments

Rumor: Amazon Lists inFamous 2 "Hero Edition"

By Steve Watts, Feb 09, 2011 8:00am PST

It stands to reason that a franchise sequel like inFamous 2 would get the Collector's Edition treatment, but a retailer may have spilled the beans...


"Do want this game. Do not want to spend $100 on the HE though. Way too pricey. I do like ..."

- carbontree see all 2 comments

Rumor: Survey Hints at Dance Central Sequel Changes

By Steve Watts, Feb 08, 2011 2:45pm PST

A new Microsoft Game Studios survey may hint at planned features for a sequel to Dance Central, reports Kotaku. The proposed features mostly center...


"Uh, say what now? I think Harmonix needs to work on building a more complete product before ..."

- RowjinZee see all 4 comments

I Am Alive Digital-Only Report was a 'Joke'

By Xav de Matos, Feb 08, 2011 7:15am PST

Almost one week following an unconfirmed report that the game I Am Alive was being shifted from a retail product to download only, a new report...


"It's entirely possible that Ubisoft is busy changing all marketing material for I Am Alive to ..."

- SpaecKow see all 15 comments

Report: Remake of Original Halo Coming This Year [Updated]

By Steve Watts, Feb 04, 2011 8:00am PST

[Update 11:45] A Microsoft spokesperson replied to our inquiry: "We do not comment on rumors or speculation." [Original Story] Halo is almost a...


"Mark my words; this is NOT going to happen. Remember, you heard it here first."

- Damarius101 see all 98 comments