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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. ..."

- deathofrats see all 8 comments

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 ..."

- 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