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3D Realms delays Bombshell to January 2016

3D Realms’ Duke Nukem spiritual successor Bombshell has been delayed to early next year, the publisher has announced. A post by developer Interceptor Entertainment’s Frederik Shreiber on the game’sSteam community boardsexplains the game has been pushed back from its original release this month to January to give the studio the …

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Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee hits Kickstarter this week

Playtonic Games’ Kickstarter campaign for Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee is scheduled to begin later today. A post on the indie studio’s website confirms the crowdfunding effort kicks off on May 1st at 5pm BST, though no word on how long it’ll run for. The game stars the chameleon Yooka and …

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STALKER successor dev denies fraud claim as Areal creeps toward funding goal

West Games has denied claims of fraud regarding its game Areal, which it describes as ‘definitive spiritual successor to STALKER’. Vostock Games, which emerged from the ashes of original stalker dev GSC, had accused West Games of fraudulent claims” regarding the legitimacy of its dev team and rights to liken …

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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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Nintendo confirms it has ‘clear ideas’ for Wii U successor

Satoru Iwata has confirmed to investor that the company already knows what it has planned for its follow-up to the struggling Wii U. We are preparing for our next hardware system,” the Nintendo president told investors. In fact, we already have a clear idea to some extent about the direction …

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Sony and Panasonic reveal Blu-ray successor plans

A 300GB successor to the Blu-ray standard has been revealed by Sony and Panasonic. The BBC reports that the format is intended to be in place by 2015 and is being designed with an eye on the new 4K Ultra High Resolution standard. Movies made to this spec will likely …

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VIDEO: Satellite Reign releases "gameplay visualisation" as it teeters on brink of Kickstarter failure

There’s no denying that this gameplay visualisation” for Syndicate successor Satellite Reign looks very impressive. Developer 5 Live Studios has released the footage in response to those who had asked to see some gameplay footage of the title before they pledge to its Kickstarter fund. But that’s not as easy …

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Dyack crowdfunding ‘spiritual successor’ to Eternal Darkness

New Canadian studio Precursor Games has hired Denis Dyack to work as chief creative officer on a spiritual successor to Eternal Darkness. Pledges are now being welcomed at the official site. It is aiming for a not insignificant $1.5m, of which it has raised $88,127 from over 1,400 backers with …

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E3 2012: Xbox 360 has "more than 2 years left", says MS

The Next Xbox may be just around the corner, but Microsoft Studios boss Phil Spencer has predicted that the Xbox 360 has over 24 months of live left in it. "Right now the Xbox 360 is really healthy and it’s doing incredibly well,” he told GameSpot. I think the 360 …

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And today’s next-gen console rumour is…

Face it – this won’t stop until we finally see the machines at either E3 this June or E3 2013. Today’s report comes from VG247, which claims to have word on the Next Xbox’s specs from an assortment of anonymous sources. Firstly, the site takes great delight in stressing that …

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