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Take-Two possibly reworking FPS XCOM as new title


Get your suspenders ready
Mar 29
// Jason Cabral
2K Marin may be reworking its 2010 first-person shooter XCOM into a different title entirely. Just last week, Take-Two Interactive had registered three domain names; thebureau-game.com, thebureau-game.net and whathappene...
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Avalanche Studios

Is this an image of Just Cause 3 from Avalanche Studios?


Kicking confirmed for next Avalanche game
Feb 13
// Jordan Devore
Avalanche Studios founder Christofer Sundberg shared a rather fun tweet today: "We're making awesome games at #avalanchestudios! This year will be awesome! #yearoftheavalanche" -- which is all well and good, but he also inclu...
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System Shock

Is System Shock being revived on Steam and GOG.com?


Brave SHODAN once more...
Feb 11
// Alasdair Duncan
While it should be taken with a grain of salt, a website is reporting that the System Shock franchise will be available on Steam and GOG.com in the very near future. Flesheatingzipper.com is reporting that Night Dive Studios ...
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Curious domains spotted

New Legacy of Kain and Wolfenstein domains registered


Vae Victus! Mein Leben!
Feb 11
// Jason Cabral
Thanks to the secret ninja teams of CSC Corporate Domains, we now know that Square Enix has registered a domain linking to a possible new entry in the Legacy of Kain series. The domain in question, WarForNosgoth.com, makes di...
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Rumor: 'Dragonborn' to be the next Skyrim DLC


Supposedly features dragon riding, more
Oct 16
// Brett Zeidler
With Dawnguard and Hearthfire well out of the way, it seems that we're due for some Skyrim DLC, right? That is, unless you're a PS3 user. Well, some crafty PC players from the Bethesda forums looked into the files o...
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XCOM might have become a third-person shooter


Marketing survey suggests a facelift
Oct 01
// Jordan Devore
Right now, all eyes are on XCOM: Enemy Unknown, and for good reason -- it's sounding surprisingly promising. But what of 2K Marin's first-person XCOM? As nice as it is to only have to focus on one of the two, I'm more curious...
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Rumor: Half-Life 3 is open world, coming after 2013


Quests and NPCs alleged
Sep 20
// Jim Sterling
An ANONYMOUS SOURCE has told Journaldugamer that Valve's highly anticipated Half-Life 3 will take a dramatic break from the traditional linear progress featured in past games. According to the latest gossip, Gordon Freem...
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Mark of the Ninja might be coming to Steam


Sep 14
// Dale North
Fantastic Xbox Live Arcade game Mark of the Ninja (here's a nice write-up from our community blogs) looks like it might also appear on Steam. As these things usually go lately, a content description for Steam has popped up in...
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Pretend to be shocked: Rockman Online is likely cancelled


Sep 10
// Tony Ponce
In the fallout of Capcom's cancellations of Mega Man Universe and Mega Man Legends 3, many folks likely forgot that there was still one big Mega Man title in development: Rockman Online, a Korea-exclusive 2D side-scrolling MM...
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Resident Evil 6 might feature a fourth Ada Wong campaign


Jul 06
// Jim Sterling
Information dredged from the Resident Evil 6 demo files suggest that a fourth campaign will be tossed into the game, telling the story of series enigma Ada Wong. The info was drawn out by members of NeoGAF and GameFAQs. ...
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Rumor: Half-Life 2: Episode 3 artwork leaked


Jun 28
// Jim Sterling
A wave of new Half-Life 2: Episode 3 chatter has been triggered for the millionth time this year, now thanks to the Facebook page of fan site Valve Time. The page posted what it claims to be official artwork for the upcoming ...
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Dead Space 3 allegedly features co-op (yawn)


May 09
// Jim Sterling
According to new rumored details, Dead Space 3 will feature a co-op mode, because every Electronic Arts title apparently adheres to an arbitrary checklist of features to the point where every release might as well be the same...
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Rumor: Prey 2 actually delayed due to developer strike


Apr 20
// Jim Sterling
Yesterday, Bethesda revealed that Prey 2 had been delayed because development was not meeting standards. However, a source within the game's studio has claimed that Human Head deliberately halted production, attempting to get...
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Ever since obsessed fans pulled apart a video of Wheatley at the Spike Videogame Awards, rumors concerning Half-Life 3 have run rampant. While the community is expecting an imminent announcement, Valve writer Chet Faliszek ha...

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Something tells us this Half-Life 3 teaser site is bull


Dec 21
// Jim Sterling
A supposed teaser site for Half-Life 3 appeared today, popping up on a site calling itself Black Aperture. The site displays only a Half-Life 3 logo, and Valve's trademark information, as well as a link to the Orange Box site...
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Steam registry entry suggests fabled Alan Wake PC version


Dec 13
// Jordan Devore
We had nearly given up hope that Alan Wake would ever grace PCs, but the spotting of a Steam registry entry for the game (via NeoGAF) has me feeling pretty good. This method has been reliable enough in the past, particularly ...
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Rumor: Army of Two sequel is Army of Four


Dec 01
// Jim Sterling
Whoever spilled the beans to Kotaku yesterday is spilling some more. The latest EA rumor concerns another Army of Two sequel, one that hopes to up the ante with four-player co-op as opposed to the traditional two.  Army ...
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Just Cause dev Avalanche 'not releasing any game in 2012'


Oct 27
// Jordan Devore
Briefly responding to recent rumors of Just Cause 3 hitting as early as next year, Avalanche Studios has told Eurogamer "we're not releasing any game in 2012." So, how does 2013 sound? A minor bump in absurdity is all that I ...
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Rumor: Isaac gets a mean new friend in Dead Space 3


Oct 03
// Jim Sterling
A new report has revealed that Dead Space protagonist Isaac Clarke is going to be even less sane than usual in the not-quite-confirmed Dead Space 3. He's getting a new personality, while keeping the old one, and his two halve...
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Leaked Dota 2 screenshots look like what you would expect


Aug 14
// Jordan Devore
Valve is set to unveil Dota 2 this week at gamescom with a laughably massive tournament between professional teams. However, this is 2011, and we can't possibly let a videogame company have all the fun with revealing its prod...
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Valve and friends tease Counter-Strike: Global Offensive


Aug 12
// Jim Sterling
Rumors of an all-new Counter-Strike game have been whirling around this morning, with word that top CS players have been flown to Valva's offices for top secret shenanigans. Amid fan speculation on Steam's forums, a name was&...
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Trademarks point to possible Alpha Centauri revival


Aug 10
// Jordan Devore
Could the beloved sci-fi strategy title be making a comeback? Trademarks for Alpha Centauri registered earlier this month by Electronic Arts have caused such speculation. The first trademark is for computer game software, whi...
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Another TimeSplitters 4 rumor for the pile


Aug 01
// Nick Chester
We've been hearing TimeSplitters 4 rumors dating back to 2007, so don't get too hyped about these most recent rumblings. They're coming from Official PlayStation Magazine UK's "Rumor Machine" portion of the mag (via Joystiq),...
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Will Valve unveil Dota 2 at gamescom or not?


Jul 20
// Maurice Tan
There have been plenty of rumors and bits of information about Dota 2 making an appearance at gamescom in the past week and beyond. Between Valve's hints at the upcoming title here and there, its presence at gamescom, and tal...
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Ms. Splosion Man spotted on Steam


Jul 05
// Jordan Devore
Don't know about you, but I could go for a good 'splode session right about now. According to the chaps at RPS, Twisted Pixel's Ms. Splosion Man could very well make it onto Steam. Apparently, the game appeared in the Steam l...
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Rumor: Mass Effect 3 to feature Horde-style co-op mode


Jun 16
// Nick Chester
It seems Eurogamer has heard the same things we've been hearing about Mass Effect 3: it will feature a four-player cooperative mode.  The mode is said to be completely separate from the main campaign, and may stick close...
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Rumor: Next Call of Duty map pack is 'Retaliation'


Jun 15
// Nick Chester
Of course there's more Call of Duty: Black Ops downloadable content on the way. You guys keep buying it, and Activision isn't going to leave money on the table.  While it hasn't been announced, an alleged GameStop promot...
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Pre-order Arkham City at Best Buy, get playable Robin


Jun 12
// Jordan Devore
If a now-removed listing on Best Buy's website is any indication, pre-orders of Batman: Arkham City from the retailer will come with Robin as a playable character. "While supplies last, when you order Batman: Arkham City from...
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Severed doll's head = Aliens: Colonial Marines at E3


May 26
// Jim Sterling
So, Nick and myself each received a burned, severed doll's head in the mail. With E3 right around the corner, this kind of nonsensical paraphernalia is quite common, but our powers of deduction leads us to believe t...
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Massive amount of Modern Warfare 3 details leaked


May 13
// Jim Sterling
A whole bunch of details for Modern Warfare 3 have been leaked online today, including a release date of November 8, 2011. No time for idle chat -- here are the details in pointed list form: Releases November 8, 2011. Huge b...






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