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Saints Row series developer Volition was creating a post-apocalyptic, open-world action game for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 until it recently pulled the plug on the project, senior producer Greg Donovan revealed during a panel discussion at GDC last week. The game, codenamed "Zeus," was to tak...

March 24th 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Once upon a time in South Africa, a young video game journalist named Ludwig Kietzmann collapsed for no apparent reason, falling to the floor in a heap of stylish dark-wash jeans and almonds. Seconds later, he awoke and knew something was desperately wrong. Something horrible was coming, and there...

March 7th 2014 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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Development on End of Nations has officially stopped. Trion Worlds first halted the game in late 2013, recently telling Video Gamer it is "currently focusing the company's energy and creativity on Rift, Defiance, Trove, ArcheAge, and some new projects that we will be revealing soon." The game's we...

March 3rd 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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The European production line for Rune Factory 4 churned to a stop this morning, after publisher MarvelousAQL canceled the game for the continent. The first 3DS entry in the Harvest Moon spin-off series was due in Europe this spring, having already been released in Japan and North America. Of course...

January 20th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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2K Sports has officially canceled its MLB 2K baseball game series. A 2K representative told Joystiq today that it has "decided not to renew our MLB 2K series for 2014. We are very proud of the achievements made by the MLB 2K team and look forward to their contributions to our future titles, includi...

January 6th 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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505 Games has removed Ashes Cricket 2013 from its Steam catalog following widespread reports of bugs and other technical issues. The publisher later announced that it has no plans to issue a fixed version, effectively canceling the game post-release. 505 Games blames the faulty release on "misplac...

December 2nd 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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The recently released FIFA Manager 14 is the last in the series, after founder Gerald Köhler admitted EA and developer Bright Future weren't prepared to take the series forward. In a frank post published on the FIFA Manager blog, Köhler admitted the 12-year series needed too much investme...

November 25th 2013 at 8:10am 0 Comments
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While Eidos Montreal continues work on both the Deus Ex franchise and on the upcoming Thief, a third, unrevealed project has been scrapped. Kotaku cites unnamed sources for this revelation, but notes that "two different developer sources" had linked the now-canceled game to the Japanese side of pu...

October 31st 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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An upgraded Nintendo 3DS version of Square Enix's PSOne-era mascot racer Chocobo Racing has ceased development, creator Takashi Tokita confirmed with Siliconera. "The original Chocobo Racing was made by me," Tokita told Siliconera. "But the one for the 3DS was a project being handled by someone el...

October 11th 2013 at 10:30pm 0 Comments