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Watch Dogs 2 in development – report

Development for Watch Dogs 2 is already underway at Ubisoft, according to multiple reports. VideoGamer was the first to spot a now removed listing on Ubisoft senior gameplay programmer Julien Risse’s LinkedIn profile, which mentions Watch Dogs 2” along with Watch Dogs and its Bad Blood DLC. Ubisoft has talked …

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Capcom games must sell 2m units to get a sequel, Ono claims

Street Fighter producer Yoshinori Ono says that Capcom won’t greenlight sequels to games that sell under 2m copies. In an interview with Famitsu (via Eventhubs) Ono was asked about the possibility of a sequel to Street Fighter X Tekken. Having downplayed the possibility, the mag pointed out that the Capcom …

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’50/50′ chance The Last of Us receives sequel, says creative director

There’s a 50/50 shot The Last of Us will get a second standalone title, according to creative director Neil Druckmann. Kotaku has dug around Druckmann’s ‘Ask Me Anything’ Reddit post, and produced a few notable items – including the chances of turning the game into a series. "If you’re asking …

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Report: Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon director pitching sequel

The people behind Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon are pulling for a sequel, according to the digital title’s star Michael Biehn. VG247 reports the actor told Major Nelson that the strong reception has the game’s creative director Dean Evans bullish about turning Blood Dragon into a series. [Evans] was with …

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Plants vs Zombies Adventures hits Facebook in beta, PvZ2 delayed

Plants vs Zombies Adventures, a social take on PopCap’s casual tower defense franchise, has landed on Facebook in beta form. The developer reveals the beta is limited to just a small number of players at the moment, but is expected to open up later this spring. The adaptation will bring …

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Sequels in decline – why the industry needs new IP

We’re now ten weeks into 2013 and so far it’s been a dreary start to the year. Plenty of new releases have topped the charts, but they haven’t performed well enough to stop total sales declining by more than 20 per cent year-on-year. Obviously retailers still have long-tail sellers like …

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Temple Run 2 hits App Store today – report

An honest-to-goodness sequel for iOS hit Temple run is hours away from arriving on the US and UK App Stores. Temple Run 2 landed on the New Zealand App Store for free earlier today, and Touch Arcade reports its scheduled to go live in the US tonight. On top of …

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Plants vs. Zombies 2 announced as layoff rumours circle PopCap

Popcap has announced a sequel to its hit multi-platform tower defense title Plants vs. Zombies, but it appears all isn’t well for the casual giant. Prior to today’s announcement, VG247 reported comments from 3D Realms co-owner George Broussard on an apparent restructuring going down at the company. Sources say shakeup …

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Assassin’s Creed 3 made possible by annualised releases

Ubisoft has stressed that the impressive Assassin’s Creed III has only been made possible due to the annualised release of the franchise. Some critics had attacked the publisher’s decision to elongate the Assassin’s Creed II world with two subsequent console releases – Brotherhood and Revelations. "We have multiple groups now …

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Darksiders to spawn sequel

A sequel to THQ’s recently-released action title Darksiders is in the works after the publisher revealed that the game is on track” to meet internal forecasts, selling 1.2m units since its release last month. Earlier in the week analysts had claimed that the title had underperformed, selling well under 1m …

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