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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 ..."

- seawolfnfhq see all 11 comments

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 ..."

- synic0 see all 12 comments

Rumor: PlayStation Phone Prototype Images and Details

By Brian Leahy, Oct 27, 2010 1:40pm PDT

Engadget has acquired information and images of a suspected "PlayStation Phone" and trusts its sources enough to confirm the existence of this...


"now they need to put a decent processor in there, something like Tegra 2 or even better"

- hanged_man see all 10 comments

Layoffs at Robomodo Ahead of Tony Hawk: Shred Release

By Brian Leahy, Oct 12, 2010 5:30pm PDT

[Update 10/13] Robomodo has confirmed that layoffs have taken place, though it would not discuss the exact number of employees let go. The...


"Sort of grim how the people who do the actual work get screwed, while the ones who made the bad ..."

- SeraphielX see all 10 comments

Report: MercurySteam Working on Castlevania Sequel

By Brian Leahy, Oct 11, 2010 1:40pm PDT

Eurogamer reports that developer MercurySteam is working on a sequel for its recently released Castlevania: Lords of Shadow. The news comes from...


"I'm married with two kids and a full-time job.. I have very limited time as well. But I still ..."

- Gwyndion see all 13 comments

Rumor: Civilization 5 Mac Version Coming 'Very Soon'

By Brian Leahy, Oct 08, 2010 1:20pm PDT

MacRumors is reporting "that Civilization V for the Mac is due very soon -- likely in the coming weeks." No additional details are available at...


"They should be fixing the current PC game instead of Releasing a new version. I have played two ..."

- markkinsella see all 14 comments

Rumor: DreamWorks Looking at Halo Novelizations for Possible Movie Adaptation

By Xav de Matos, Oct 07, 2010 12:40pm PDT

With Halo: Reach breaking records in 2010, interest in a film adaptation for Microsoft's cash cow seems to be building, again. According to...


"True, but I still have high hopes of it being a good game, regardless of it's level of RPG-ness. ..."

- Khakimon see all 15 comments

Rumor: Box Art Surfaces for Mortal Kombat, Prince of Persia Collections on PS3

By Brian Leahy, Sep 27, 2010 4:20pm PDT

Unconfirmed box art has surfaced for Prince of Persia Trilogy 3D and the previously rumored Mortal Kombat HD Arcade Kollection. Jeux Video (via...


"Seems like a good deal, depending on how the pricing winds up. Wish that Microsoft would do ..."

- HisDivineOrder see all 13 comments

Rumor: New Wii Remote with Built-in MotionPlus

By Brian Leahy, Sep 24, 2010 11:10am PDT

NintendoLife spotted a possible update to the Wii Remote when retailer GameStop published (and removed) a page for the upcoming Nintendo published...


"I bet Nintendo didn't tell any third party developers about this, either."

- SFtheWolf see all 2 comments

Report: NASCAR License Goes to Activision

By Brian Leahy, Sep 23, 2010 1:40pm PDT

VG247 is reporting that a new NASCAR game is coming from Eutechnyx and Activision, which has reportedly acquired the NASCAR license. The license...


"The NASCAR license is not exclusive like it was with EA. That was a horrible failure that Nascar ..."

- Floppygrandma see all 11 comments

Report: Ubisoft Delays H.A.W.X. 2 on PC

By Brian Leahy, Sep 23, 2010 10:20am PDT

It looks like Ubisoft may have delayed Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2 on the PC, according to a report by Big Download. Ubisoft frequently delays PC SKUs...


"I am trying to install the game but it dosen't work on my computer!"

- beepboop22 see all 23 comments

Rumour: Lionhead's Virtual Child 'Milo' Killed

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 23, 2010 9:41am PDT

According to anonymous sources talking to Eurogamer, Peter Molyneux and Lionhead's Kinect-enabled small child simulator Milo and Kate has been...


"Nope nope, I'm 76.3% sure it was Peter "Kidkill" Molyneux. Glen Beck may he involved still, ..."

- Xulu see all 28 comments

Rumor: Downloadable Odin Sphere and Muramasa Ports Incoming

By Xav de Matos, Sep 17, 2010 4:15pm PDT

According to "sources in Japan" speaking with 1UP, Vanillaware plans to release "downloadable ports" of its two cult-fave titles Odin Sphere and...


"i will cry and shit my pants if this happens. there two games unbelievably beautiful on their ..."

- uponmydoor see all 5 comments

Rumour: Shadow of the Colossus and Ico Bundle Coming to PS3

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 13, 2010 7:30am PDT

A listing has sparked a fresh round of rumours that Team Ico's much-beloved PlayStation 2 exclusives Ico and Shadow of the Colossus...


"Why not both? Personally, I didn't have FPS problems with SotC on my PS2 Slim."

- shurcool see all 45 comments

Confirmed: Layoffs Hit Stardock After Elemental's "Disastrous Launch" [Updated]

By Brian Leahy, Sep 03, 2010 7:25pm PDT

[Update 10:30pm] Stardock CEO Brad Wardell has confirmed the layoffs in a forum post, attributing the cuts to Elemental's updated revenue...


"But if they fix those issues in six to eight that point will you still be sperging ..."

- Vorlonesque see all 200 comments