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If there's one thing Splatterhouse isn't, it's precise. It seems to take pride in being sloppy as it revels in letting you lop off limbs, crush skulls, and tear ribcages from spines. Unfortunately, thanks to that same sloppy attitude, you might find yourself wishing the game could do the same to...

November 29th 2010 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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If you're anything like us, you've had the upcoming Splatterhouse remake fresh in your mind ever since this week's positively terrifying reveal of Splatterhouse shoes. Thankfully, Namco also released a handful of fresh screens of the game, riddled with various creature parts and – shock! &nda...

November 29th 2009 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Click to enter SplattergalleryWe had kind of forgotten that, despite the closure of developer BottleRocket, Namco Bandai's current-gen Splatterhouse revamp was still in the works. And even if we had remembered that, we would have assumed that the supposed 2010 release had been quietly canceled in th...

October 13th 2009 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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We'll be the first to admit that the early gameplay footage for a canned The Flash game -- the one BottleRocket was rumored to be making for Brash -- looks a little rough, as you'll see right after the break. But considering how early the footage is (just six months into development), we can't help...

October 8th 2009 at 11:57am 0 Comments
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BottleRocket Entertainment, the company that had worked on Splatterhouse and a game based on The Flash, has shut down. Studio founder Jay Beard confirmed the closure and noted in an email that he plans to make a new operation "from the ground up." According to Beard, BottleRocket had been in a prec...

September 4th 2009 at 9:08am 0 Comments
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A BottleRocket representative has confirmed an earlier report suggesting that members of the former Splatterhouse developer's team had been brought on by Namco Bandai to help finish the job. "Yes, that is true," commented the rep, who added the while the studio couldn't talk about how many employee...

May 2nd 2009 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Earlier this year, it was revealed that Namco had taken development of its Splatterhouse revival away from developer BottleRocket, opting to move the game to the internal studio behind Afro Samurai. Namco cited a "performance issue" as its reason for pulling development, a claim that BottleRocket l...

May 1st 2009 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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And the drama continues between publisher Namco Bandai and BottleRocket, with the former Splatterhouse developer responding this afternoon to claims last week that a "performance issue" was to blame for the project being yanked off the California studio's plate. Obviously miffed, the company noted...

March 16th 2009 at 6:37pm 0 Comments
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From the "Things That Might Have Been" file, early images from a game based on DC's The Flash (reportedly in development for now-defunct Brash) have popped up on personal sites of artists Bryan Johnson and Veronica Lynn Harper. Both sites say the work was being done for an unannounced 360 title bei...

February 17th 2009 at 12:50pm 0 Comments
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BottleRocket, the now former developer of Namco's forthcoming Splatterhouse reboot, has officially commented on last week's unexpected parting of ways with the franchise. The move -- on Namco's part -- raised questions about the studio's fate, yet a statement we received today includes word of futu...

February 12th 2009 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Namco Bandai has confirmed that its upcoming next-gen reboot of Splatterhouse -- which we just saw at New York Comic Con -- is no longer in development at Bottlerocket Entertainment. Development of the game, which was the studio's only project, will be completed, although Namco isn't saying who wil...

February 9th 2009 at 3:59pm 0 Comments