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Konami requests delisting for Skullgirls on Xbox Live and PSN

Xbox Live Arcade and PSN title Skullgirls looks likely to be removed from sale in the near future. Polygon reports that Lab Zero Games design director Mike Zaimont confirmed via a Twitch stream that Sony had informed him of a request to remove the game (which was made without the …

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Ashes Cricket 2013 pulled from Steam

505 Games’ Ashes Cricket 2013 has been pulled from PC games store Steam. The game, which has been without a release date since its delay in the summer, made a surprise appearance on Steam last week and was finally released on Friday (November 22nd). However, feedback from Steam users has, …

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Dark Matter is pulled from Steam and GOG after gamer unrest

Digital retailers Steam and GOG have pulled recent release Dark Matter from sale. Enraged buyers took to the internet shortly after the game’s release, disgruntled that it ends with a rather abrupt ‘to be continued’ message. The full story is indeed not complete yet because originally we wanted a longer …

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Dev pulls game from Ouya in Free the Games Fund protest

Indie developer Sophie Houlden has withdrawn her game Rose and Time from Ouya’s digital marketplace. Houlden says the decision is a result of Ouya’s response to the ongoing Free the Games Fund controversy, which this morning drew criticism from many developers. I’ve been stewing on this for a while, and …

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Nintendo UK not pulling Wii U Basic in UK… but will retail pull the plug regardless?

Wii U is entering a perilous period at UK retail. It was reported this morning that GameStop is removing its Wii U Basic 8GB stock from shelves in the US and returning it to Nintendo. Neither Nintendo or GameStop has responded officially to the claims. Nintendo UK, however, has confirmed …

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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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Steve Jobs ordered Apple to pull Fox Network ads

The late Apple boss Steve Jobs pulled the plug on his firm advertising its products Rupert Murdoch’s TV network Fox. Jobs – who was a Buddhist – allegedly believed that Fox has become an incredibly destructive force in US society” according to an upcoming book about the 2012 US presidential …

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Apple pulls Sweatshop HD from App Store

A game called Sweatshop HD has been pulled from the Apple App Store owing to the sensitive nature of its content. Pocket Gamer reports that Apple said it was "uncomfortable selling a game based around the theme of running a sweatshop". The irony, of course, is that Apple itself has …

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GameStop pulls Metro: Last Light from download store, offers refunds

Upcoming THQ release Metro: Last Light has been pulled from GameStop’s Impulse digital download store. Furthermore, the retailer is even offering refunds to those who have already paid up. The physical version of the game remains available for pre-order. Other 2013 THQ titles such as South Park: The Stick of …

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Michael Jackson licensing issue sees GTA Vice City pulled from digital retail

Grand Theft Auto Vice City has been removed from Steam and other digital retailers. The only official comment on the matter comes from a Rockstar rep speaking on the Steam forums, who confirmed: Due to some music licensing issues, we’ve had to temporarily remove Vice City PC from digital stores. …

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