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Scalebound cancelled, Microsoft confirms

It was set to be one of the shining lights of Xbox One’s 2017 calendar, but Scalebound has officially ceased production. Microsoft confirmed the news last night, issuing the following statement: After careful deliberation, Microsoft Studios has come to the decision to end production for Scalebound. We’re working hard to …

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Nintendo denies it is cancelling Wii U production

Nintendo has played down rumours suggesting it is ceasing production of the Wii U. Japanese news publication Nikkei revealed yesterday that the company would stop producing the Wii U before the end of the year. In a statement provided to Japanese website IT Media by Nintendo, the firm clarified: "The …

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Final Fantasy Agito PS Vita port cancelled

Square Enix has cancelled Final Fantasy Agito Plus for Vita. The studio announced the news via the game’s official Twitter page. It was scheduled to arrive this past January in Japan, but ended up being delayed. Final Fantasy Agito originally launched in Japan on Android and iOS last May, though …

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Doctor Who Eternity Clock trilogy cut short as upcoming games canned

The planned second and third games for Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock have been cancelled, the BBC has revealed. Speaking with Polygon, BBC’s vice president of digital entertainment and games Paul Joffe confirmed that the trilogy has been cut short and the original three-game agreement with developer Supermassive Games has …

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SNK orders termination of Neo Geo X manufacturing

Rights holder SNK has terminated its licensing agreement with the manufacturer of the Neo Geo X. The machine, which was made available by Blaze in the UK, includes a handheld that plays emulated versions of a host of Neo Geo games, a dock (fashioned on the original Neo Geo console) …

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Gas Powered Games cancels Wildman Kickstarter amid studio troubles

The Kickstarter campaign for Gas Powered Games’s Wildman action-RPG has been canceled, as the studio looks to turn its focus inward in hopes of keeping itself up and running. The crowdfunding effort was called off just four days ahead of its deadline, with under 50 per cent of the funding …

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F2P Microsoft Flight scrapped, job losses at Vancouver studio

Microsoft has confirmed the termination of a ‘small’ number of roles at its Vancouver-based game development studio. Kotaku originally reported the layoffs early on in the day. following a pair of former staff members taking to Twitter. The news adds to the growing pile of game development downers in British …

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Square Enix quashes FF Versus XIII cancellation rumours

Final Fantasy Versus XIII has not been cancelled, according to the boss of Square Enix. CEO Yoichi Wada has taken to Twitter to say: I’ve seen rumours that FFVXIII has been cancelled. The rumours aren’t true. I’ve actually been in a recent presentation about the game and I’ve seen it.” …

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Molyneux "took a long time" to get over Milo cancellation

Lionhead founder and former Microsoft studio boss Peter Molynex has admitted that it took him some time to recover from the cancellation of his ambitious Kinect title Milo. The revelation comes as Molyneux speaks for the first time following his shock departure from Lionhead last month. It took me a …

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SCEJ confirms PSPgo cancellation

New news from Japan is suggesting that SCEJ has now confirmed that it has stopped manufacturing the PSPgo. Andriasang has translated information from audio visual site Phileweb claiming that "Sony Computer Entertainment Japan has formally announced an end to production and shipments for the PSPgo". SCEJ has also added a …

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