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Eternal Darkness successor may never be released

The makers of Shadow of the Eternals have confessed that the game is in danger of not making it to market. The game currently stands at $115,304 on Kickstarter – that’s well short of its $1.35m goal with 18 days left to run. Precursor Games’ own crowdfunding efforts have raised …

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Far Cry tipped for HD re-release

A listing on the ratings website of the Brazilian ratings board suggests that Ubisoft will shortly announce an HD re-release for Far Cry. CVG spotted that the listing mentions versions for both the PS3 and Xbox 360. There’s no mention of a release date, and as the application was filed …

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Final Fantasy VIII and Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance coming to PC

Two big titles from the Japanese games development scene are being converted for PC. In separate announcements Square Enix revealed that 1998 release Final Fantasy VIII is to get an HD rework and re-release on PC. The same happened with its popular predecessor Final Fantasy VII last year. Perhaps more …

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Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 5 skips physical release

Capcom has confirmed that Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies will not be released physically in Europe or North America. Historically it’s been tough to attract long term retail support for Ace Attorney titles,” a rep stated on the Capcom forums. With the release of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney …

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The cost of releasing a modern smartphone game

The resources that ZeptoLab UK has put behind today’s release of Cut The Rope: Time Travel are really quite something. There wasn’t a marketing budget behind 2010’s Cut the Rope, which instead relied on good reviews and word of mouth to achieve its remarkable levels of success. But it’s a …

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UPDATED: Bully released on PS3 in Europe

Cult Rockstar hit Bully could finally be getting a PS3 release, it seems. Siliconera reports that ESRB ratings indicate that a number of Rockstar’s PS2 titles are being lined up for a digital release on the PlayStation Network including Bully, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories, Red Dead Revolver, Midnight …

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The War Z devs defend Steam release, says players "misread" product description

The executive producer of The War Z has apologised for the furore that has surrounded the release of the game on Steam, although it’s clear that he thinks much of the criticism is unfair. MCV reported yesterday that users had taken exception to a number of claims made in the …

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‘Oban’, ‘Kryptos’ and ‘Thebes’ – the latest PS4 and Xbox 720 rumours

The safe money is on both Sony and Microsoft announcing their next-gen consoles next year, so expect the rumour mill to intensify from this point onwards. VG247 has rounded up the latest batch of rumours that suggest new codenames for the mysterious hardware duo. New reports have reaffirmed previous claims …

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Bethesda hasn’t forgotten PS3’s Hearthfire and Dawnguard on PS3

Owners of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on PS3 shouldn’t give up hope on the DLC. While expansions Dawnguard and Hearthfire are already out on Xbox 360 and PC (with the latter releasing once Microsoft’s Xbox exclusivity window passed), the PS3 versions has yet to receive the add-ons. The most …

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LoveFilm launches on Wii; Wii U version "coming soon"

Amazon’s digital movie and TV service LoveFilm has today arrived on the Nintendo Wii. A Wii U versions is said to be coming soon”, though no official date has yet been announced. Membership starts at 4.99 a month. Existing members of the service can start using straight away for no …

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