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Nintendo abandons TVii plans for Wii U in Europe

In news that will surprise very few, TVii will not be coming to Wii U in Europe. The functionality was supposed to allow Wii U owners to access TV channels and streaming video services through their console, with a TVii button having sat on the console’s UK dash since launch. …

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Successfully Kickstarted sword fighting game Clang is scrapped

Sword fighting game Clang will now not be released, despite being successfully Kickstarted in 2012. Creator Neal Stephenson hit the pause button” on development a year ago, despite the fact the game had long passed its $500k Kickstarter goal, raising $526,125. Now the project has been cancelled outright. Last year, …

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Braben’s The Outsider appears to be dead

David Braben’s missing political thriller The Outsider for PS3 and Xbox 360 looks to have been scrapped. Development stopped back in 2011/2012 as Frontier prioritised its partnership with Microsoft, developing first-party titles such as Kinectimals, Kinect Disneyland and Zoo Tycoon, as well as the crowd-funded and hotly-anticipated Elite: Dangerous.Eurogamernow reports …

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Bandai Namco scrapping F2P racer Ridge Racer Driftopia

Ridge Racer’s foray into the world of free-to-play is coming to an end in the summer. Bandai Namco has confirmed that it will turn off the game’s servers by August 15th. The Bugbear-developed title had been widely criticised for its implementation of microtransactions. The leading developer and publisher wanted to …

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VIDEO: Scrapped Star wars Darth Maul game spotted

LucasArts, prior to its closure last year, was working on a Star Wars game starring Sith Lord Darth maul. Polygon has been flicking through the latest Game Informer which has word of the LucasArts and Red Fly Studio title, footage of which has since cropped up online – you can …

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HMV slashes pre-owned games by 75%

Pre-owned games are currently available for 75 per cent off at HMV stores. That’s according to pro discount spotting site FrugalGaming, which says that all UK stores have been told to offload all their second hand games ASAP. It adds that as of March 5th pre-owned games have been withdrawn …

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Warner cancels Batman: Arkham Origins DLC on Wii U

There will no longer be any DLC released for the Wii U version of Batman: Arkham Origins. A Warner Bros spokesperson told VG247 that: Based on demand for DLC content on the system, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has made the decision to remove its offering of the upcoming all-new story …

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Nexus phone and tablet line could be scrapped by Google

Google is rumoured to be readying the axe for its Nexus hardware line. BGR reports that Russian blogger Eldar Murtazin has claimed on Twitter that the Nexus brand will be discontinued in 2015, with the upcoming Nexus 5 smartphone likely to be one of the final launches. Google’s hardware interest …

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Rune Factory 4’s European 3DS release is scrapped

MarvelousAQL has cancelled the planned European release of Rune Factory 4 in Europe. The 3DS game is already available in America and Japan but it is though that the bankruptcy and closure of the game’s developer Neverland in November 2013 is behind the decision. "We regret to inform you that …

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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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