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2K Sports cancels MLB 2K series

Three strikes! Is that a suitable baseball analogy? Sorry we’re British and don’t really understand… Regardless, 2K Sports has confirmed that it has dropped its MLB 2K baseball series. MLB 2K13, which was panned by critics, will stand as the final release in the series. "[We have] decided not to …

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UPDATED: Next-gen Hitman cancelled, but series lives on

The online profile of a developer working on IO’s next-gen Hitman game claims the game has been cancelled. Videogamer spotted the news on the LinkedIn profile of senior game designer lists the game as having been cancelled last year. The profile of a second IO member now suggests that an …

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Ashes Cricket 2013 cancelled

It’s bad news for cricket fans, 505 Games has cancelled Ashes Cricket 2013. The game was due in the Summer to coincide with the UK tournament but was delayed because, well, the game was broken. The title’s developers, usually quite adept at cricket games, couldn’t get its new engine to …

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Phil Fish cancels Fez II due to constant abuse on Twitter

Fez creator Phil Fish has announced the cancellation of his title’s recently-revealed sequel, along with his decision to take an indefinite leave of absence from game development. The Indie Game: The Movie star shut down his latest project following a heated spat with several users on Twitter. The argument was …

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UK trade bodies call time on Edinburgh Interactive Festival

UKIE and TIGA have confirmed that Edinburgh Interactive Festival will not take place this year. It will be the first time in a decade the event, which usually takes place in late August, has not run. The event first debuted as a joint venture between a variety of industry stake …

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Precursor pulls plug on Shadow of the Eternals

Since we announced this Kickstarter campaign we have seen more support from our community than we had ever hoped for.” That’s the message from studio Precursor Games after raising just $128k of its $1.35m Kickstarter target for Eternal Darkness successor Shadow of the Eternals. The studio has now pulled the …

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FIFA 13 was "commercially disappointing" on Wii U

FIFA 14 will not release on Wii U. Unsurprisingly. What’s more notable is EA’s honesty when asked exactly why that is. "Six months ago FIFA 13 was a launch title on Wii U," an EA spokesperson told Eurogamer. "Although the game featured FIFA’s award-winning HD gameplay and innovative new ways …

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Microsoft cancels Kinect game Matter

A Kinect game being overseen by Pirates of the Carribean director Gore Verbinski has been abandoned. Verbinski was collaborating with Blind Wink Games on Matter, which was to be released via Xbox Live Arcade with Kinect as the primary focus of its gameplay. However, it now appears that Microsoft Studios …

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