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4:45 PM on 10.16.2013

Rumor: DriveClub won't be ready for PS4 launch

A rumor has surfaced that Evolution Studios' PlayStation 4 launch game DriveClub has been delayed to next spring. The Same Coin is citing an anonymous source, and Kotaku has since come out to receive confirmation of the repor...

Jordan Devore

5:15 PM on 10.15.2013

Amazon, GameStop will still fulfill Watch Dog PS4 bundles

With a month to go before launch, Ubisoft has delayed the release of Watch Dogs into Spring 2014. This left many people wondering what would happen with those Watch Dogs PlayStation 4 and Xbox One bundles that they had pre-or...

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Watch Dogs and The Crew delayed until Spring 2014 photo
Watch Dogs and The Crew delayed until Spring 2014
by Brett Makedonski

[Update: If you're curious about those PlayStation 4 or Xbox One bundles that you pre-ordered GameStop and Amazon have both released a statement detailing what they'll be doing.]

Ubisoft has pushed two of its high-profile titles, Watch Dogs and The Crew, off until its next fiscal year. Watch Dogs was originally slated to help round out this year's annual holiday crush in late November. The Crew never had a formal release date, but was expected in the first quarter of 2014.

Now, both of them are expected sometime after April 1, 2014. With regard to Watch Dogs, the development team said "We struggled with whether we would delay the game. But from the beginning, we have adopted the attitude that we will not compromise on quality. As we got closer to release, as all the pieces of the puzzle were falling into place in our last push before completion, it became clear to us that we needed to take the extra time to polish and fine tune each detail so we can deliver a truly memorable and exceptional experience."

The Watch Dogs news doesn't come as much of a surprise, given that Ubisoft hasn't ramped-up the marketing as one would expect with a game that's set to come out in a month. However, it's quite the blow for people that were looking forward to picking it up alongside an Xbox One or PS4.

Watch Dogs update [UbiBlog]
Ubisoft's The Crew delayed, releasing after April 1st, 2014 [NeoGAF]

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3:00 PM on 09.29.2013

Divinity: Original Sin release date set for February 28

Originally planned for release this fall, Divinity: Original Sin has been pushed back to spring. This delay is a result of developer Larian Studios implementing stretch goals which brought in more money to the Kickstart...

Joshua Derocher

1:04 PM on 08.14.2013

Microsoft adjusts Xbox One launch markets from 21 to 13

Microsoft announced at this year's E3 that Xbox One would launch simultaneously in 21 markets around the world. Today, it's backing off from that promise by quite a bit. Instead of the scheduled 21 countries, it will initiall...

Brett Makedonski

6:00 PM on 08.01.2013

Wolfenstein: The New Order moved back to 2014

MachineGames and Bethesda have delayed the cross-generational Wolfenstein: The New Order, it was revealed today. "Working on next-gen and current gen definitely has an impact, you're developing for two different things," VP ...

Jordan Devore

4:30 PM on 07.29.2013

Media Molecule moves Tearaway into November

Media Molecule's anticipated 3D platformer Tearaway is taking a bit longer to wrap up than originally expected. The studio announced a one-month delay today, pushing the papercraft PlayStation Vita title all the way back to N...

Jordan Devore

12:30 PM on 07.26.2013

Rare's Xbox One Kinect Sports Rivals delayed to 2014

Remember how Rare was once an industry giant, creating some of the most innovative, charming, and quality games ever? Well now they're stuck making Kinect games for Microsoft. One of them, Kinect Sports Rivals, was set to lau...

Chris Carter

6:30 PM on 07.10.2013

Shantae FINALLY boogies onto 3DS on July 18

Good news, everyone! The critically acclaimed Game Boy Color gem, Shantae, was originally scheduled to release on the 3DS Virtual Console on June 20, but unsuspecting technical hiccups delayed the launch until some time this ...

Tony Ponce

7:30 PM on 06.26.2013

Nvidia pushes SHIELD gaming handheld to July

Originally scheduled to ship this week, the Nvidia SHIELD has been pushed back to next month due to a "mechanical issue" turning up during final quality-assurance testing. "The issue relates to a third-party mechanical compon...

Jordan Devore





2:00 PM on 06.26.2013

Plants vs. Zombies 2 has been delayed

If you were waiting for Plants vs. Zombies 2 next month, prepare to be disappointed: the official PvZ Twitter account notes that the sequel will not hit its target date of July 18th, instead launching "later in the summer." I...

Chris Carter

5:45 PM on 06.18.2013

Shadowrun Returns delayed until July

It's been a long time coming but it appears we'll have to wait a little while longer for Shadowrun Returns. In an update posted on its Kickstarter page, developer Harebrained Schemes have announced the new release date as Jul...

Alasdair Duncan

2:00 PM on 06.13.2013

WayForward delays Shantae 3DS release until July

The original Shantae will no longer be coming to Nintendo 3DS next week, Wayforward Creative director Matt Bozon has announced. The acclaimed Game Boy Color platformer will now be hitting Virtual Console someti...

Kyle MacGregor

7:30 PM on 06.11.2013

Sony says The Last Guardian is 'on hiatus' [Update]

[Update: Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida tells Kotaku Tretton's statements were misleading and The Last Guardian is still in active development.] The Last Guardian is "on hiatus," Sony Computer Enter...

Kyle MacGregor



Mac version of SimCity pushed back until August photo
Mac version of SimCity pushed back until August
by Joshua Derocher

Sad news Mac gamers: you'll have to wait another few months before you can get your hands on SimCity. The release has been pushed back until August, since Maxis has decided that it is "not ready for primetime yet." With the terrible launch the game had on PC, they are probably being extra careful this time around.

Along with the delay of the Mac version, Maxis posted the patch notes for update 5, which will focus on bug fixes for multiplayer and multi-city games. Since the whole game is unfortunately online all the time, and the cities are so small you always have to have multiple cities, this patch will impact everyone playing. There are also new achievements and regional quests, which is kinda cool I guess.

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5:00 PM on 06.05.2013

Not again! Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs pushed back

It's a shame that every time I hear about Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, the takeaway ends up being "You're going to love this, but won't be able to play it anytime soon." Which would be fine if the thing preventing me was my o...

Jordan Devore