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Bethesda E3 rehearsal leads to accidental Dishonored 2 reveal – report

A live microphone at Bethesda’s E3 news conference rehearsal yesterday apparently captured mention of a Dishonored sequel, with the publisher more or less acknowledging the gaff. Kotaku reports on Arkane president Raph Colantonio going over Dishonored co-director Harvey Smith’s presentation, with all indications pointing to a Dishonored 2 reveal. It’s …

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‘Definitive spiritual successor’ to STALKER descends into legal threats

A new game called Areal, which is being dubbed as ‘the definitive spiritual successor to the cult hit STALKER series’ has sparked a potential legal tussle. Areal is a new video game that’s being developed by the people behind STALKER,” the Kickstarter from new studio West Games states. It features …

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MachineGames ‘would love to’ make another Wolfenstein

Wolfenstein: The New Order 2 could yet become reality, should developer MachineGames get its way. Publisher ZeniMax must have been delighted with the game’s critical reception, and if the sales numbers match the review scores then MachineGames creative director Jens Matthies says his studio will be ready and waiting. We …

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Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2 to hit UK in October

Pac-Man and friends are returning to retail for a sequel later this year. Bandai Namco has announced Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2 will launch in October 2014. Versions will land on PS3, 360, Wii U and 3DS. It follows the launch of the original game earlier this year, alongside …

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Nintendo apologises for Tomodachi Life controversy but insists it cannot patch game

After two days of intense criticism from social media and the press, Nintendo has finally offered an official apology for the heterosexual marriage requirement in 3DS title Tomodachi Life. The platform holder, however, has insisted that it is not possible for it to retroactively add marriage equality options into the …

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Id’s Rage franchise will return

2011 release Rage enjoyed mixed success both critically and commercially, but Id co-founder Tim Willits insists the series is set for a return. "I’m proud of what we did, I’m proud of the universe that we built. The franchise is not dead," Willits told Joystiq. "We’re not doing anything immediately …

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Hope remains for Bully 2 as Take-Two files new trademark

Take-Two has filed a new trademark protecting its popular Bully IP. At MCV we get asked about Bully 2 a lot. We wish we could tell you that Bully 2 is in the works but, alas, Take-Two are the only ones who know the real situation. Still, this new trademark …

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ZombiU 2 ruled out after first game "not even close" to profit

One of the Wii U’s flagship launch titles has been deemed a failure by its publisher Ubisoft. ZombiU was a key pillar in the console’s launch line-up, ticking only not the box for mature gaming but also making good use of Wii U’s key functionality. But Ubisoft chairman and CEO …

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State of Decay developer discusses DLC, sequel possibilities

Undead Labs has touched on what the studio is cooking up for the future of its hits zombie survival game, State of Decay. In an interview with Polygon, studio founder Jeff Strain revealed upcoming DLC for the title in the form of a pure survival” sandbox mode. "The game is …

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Syndicate reboot tipped for Kickstarter

Ever heard of 5Lives Studios? No, us neither. But come next month that will very likely have changed. A video posted online by the studio very much seems to suggest that a Syndicate reboot (or more likely a ‘spiritual successor’) is heading to Kickstarter this month. Rock Paper Shotgun speculates …

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