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Marketing survey points to Rayman Origins sequel

New info has surfaced regarding a potential sequel to Ubisoft’s Rayman Origins via a leaked survey. An anonymous Kotaku reader shared images pulled from marketing firm Arkenford’s survey hinting at a new Rayman Origins title. Ubisoft is reportedly a regular client of the company. The shots show that the the …

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EA denies lay-off reports

Publisher EA has denied an unsubstantiated report claiming that it is on the verge of announcing between 500-1,000 job losses after the story spread like the wildfire across the internet this morning. StartupGrind claims to have confirmation of the claims and says that lower-than-expected sales of Star Wars: The Old …

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RUMOUR: Walmart to offer 12p per share for GAME

Investors believe that Walmart is prepared to offer 12p per share to buyout GAME Group. News of Walmart’s approach to GAME was revealed exclusively by MCV this afternoon. As recently as Monday, GAME shares plunged to an all-time low of just 0.5p. However, rumours of a buyout today have seen …

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THQ rumoured to close Japan publishing arm

THQ is set to close its Japan publishing arm at the end of this month, according to reports. These suggest the decision was made to close the office after the recent well-documented financial troubles of its parent company, based in North America. THQ recently axed 240 staff, with CEO Brian …

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iPhone 5 tipped for summer launch

Rumours believed to have stemmed from China’s notorious Foxconn manufacturing plant suggest that iPhone 5 might be released as early as the summer. With iPhone 4S having only arrived in October 2011 – and that some two years plus after iPhone 3GS – a June or July launch would appear …

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3DS Lite rumoured for 2012

A Japanese magazine has reported that a slimmer version of the Nintendo 3DS could be on shelves by the end of the year. Speculation about a new version of the handheld formed part of Nikkei Trendy’s 2012 preview feature, listed under ‘spring’ according to Kotaku. "To increase the 3DS’ install …

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Bulletstorm dev working on Gears prequels?

A new Gears of War trilogy is rumoured to be in the works under development at Bulletstorm studio People Can Fly. The latest issue of OXM US, reported via CVG, suggests the Bulletstorm developer will be working on several prequels for Microsoft’s popular Xbox 360 shooter series. It’s worth noting …

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EA and Valve battling for Wii U online exclusivity?

It’s perhaps one of the more far-fetched games rumours you’ll read today, but there’s no denying it’s a delicious one. Blog WiiUGo, which has before leaked accurate information, reckons that publishers EA and Valve are currently engaged in a fierce bidding war to secure exclusive rights to Nintendo’s online service …

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Bethesda dismisses Doom 4 rumours

Complete bollocks.” That is Bethesda’s response to rumours of a postponement of development on id’s Doom 4. This morning Kotaku claimed to have word from a source close to publisher Bethesda that parent company Zenimax had decided to "indefinitely postpone" development of the game. The decision was said to stem …

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KMM rumoured to be absorbing Team Bondi

Kennedy Miller Mitchell (KMM), videogame arm of ‘Happy Feet’ producers Dr. D, is rumoured to be bringing Team Bondi on board. According to an article on Kotaku, Team Bondi founder Brendan McNamara and several Team Bondi employees were recently given a tour of the Dr. D offices. The article cites …

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