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Batman: Return to Arkham

Batman remaster needs 'additional time to deliver polished game experience'

Batman: Return to Arkham has been indefinitely delayed. In a brief statement on the official forums (via Gematsu), Warner Bros. announced the remaster boxset containing Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City would not be ready for th...   read

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Why Square Enix delayed NieR: Automata

Square Enix has delayed the release of NieR: Automata, the company confirmed with Destructoid today. The follow-up to the 2010 cult role-playing game will be missing its initially-planned 2016 release window and will now be launching s...   read

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Horizon: Zero Dawn
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Sony has pushed Horizon Zero Dawn back to early 2017

The post-apocalyptic future will have to wait a bit longer -- at least, Guerrilla Games' take on it. Sony announced this morning that the PlayStation 4 exclusive Horizon Zero Dawn has been delayed until February 28, 2017. It was origi...   read

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Street Fighter V

Capcom on SFV: 'we will continue to put quality of the product above all else'

Capcom has apologised for not communicating with fans and promises that it is “looking into the reports” of input lag in Street Fighter V. “Over the past few months, there have been a lot of questions coming our way surrou...   read

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Delaywatch 2016
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(Update) Overwatch competitive mode not delayed

[Update: It looks like it is on track for June, and the July tweet was in error.] The critically acclaimed Overwatch launched sans competitive mode due to issues Blizzard saw with the gametype during beta, and had originally stated it ...   read

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Street Fighter V

Capcom is holding Ibuki back until the end of June

Street Fighter V's next character, Ibuki, was supposed to be out in May. That is no longer the plan due to "unforeseen delays." Why wait so long to inform players? I'm not sure. But Capcom says it will "work to communicate information surro...   read

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Because the internet
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No Man's Sky dev received 'loads of death threats' due to delay

This week there were rumblings that No Man's Sky would be delayed, and eventually a confirmation that the game is now being held back until August 9, 2016. A majority of the internet reacted in a calm manner, while others decided to ac...   read

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No Man's Sky

No Man's Sky moved to August 2016

Earlier this week, there were rumblings that No Man's Sky would miss its June 21, 2016 release date. Kotaku had it on good authority that the space exploration game might not make it out until August, much to the chagrin of eager fans. As c...   read

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Well shoot

No Man's Sky has reportedly been delayed

The chums at Kotaku have verified with two different sources that No Man's Sky has been delayed from its planned June 21 release date. A GameStop employee provided a picture of the delay notification as proof, as they were instruc...   read

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Devil's Daughter delay
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What's all this then!? Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter?

Kippers for breakfast, Aunt Helga? Is it St. Swithen's Day already? 'Tis, replied Aunt Helga. He claimed he was my father, he did. Poke the monster with a stick. Tuppence a jab. C'mon, queue up lads. Jolly sodding xmas, Major. Choke on it!...   read

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The Firefly Diary

How many times will NIS delay this?

NIS America has postponed the PC port of htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary once again. The publisher initially planned to release the title on March 14, but pushed its arrival date back to April 25. But that is no longer happening. Now, NIS hopes...   read

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Virtually didn't launch

Oculus has bungled the launch of the Rift

[Update: Oculus sent out an update today clarifying what is going on and confirming the delay has been caused by an unexpected component shortage. Oculus is also footing the bill for shipping. "We know you're anxious to receive your Oculus ...   read

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Fullbright pushes Tacoma to spring 2017

Tacoma, a first-person, space-set adventure from the makers of Gone Home, won't be out this year as originally intended. The developers have set aside another six months or so to "reexamine and rework a number of the core assumptions we'd h...   read

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Total Warhammer

Total War: Warhammer pushed to May 24, 2016

Creative Assembly has delayed the launch of Total War: Warhammer from April 28, 2016 to May 24, 2016 in order to not "rush it," according to creative director Mike Simpson. Always a good thing. "This could be the best Total War game we've e...   read

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Uncharted Forever

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End gets one more delay

On the PlayStation Blog, Sony announced that Uncharted 4: A Thief's End has been delayed for the third time. This time, the delay is only for an additional two weeks.  The president and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment of Americ...   read

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Assetto Corsa

Racing sim Assetto Corsa pushed to June for PS4, Xbox One

Are you in the mood for a racing game? Not, like, right now, but in general? I only ever seem to become heavily invested in one or two a year, if that, and then I want no business with the genre. Currently, I'm all Crew-ed out on virtual dr...   read


Publisher delays game because nobody pre-ordered it

When I spoke with XSEED executive vice president Ken Berry last year, he told me his studio lives and dies by pre-orders. For a small team that localizes games for a niche, but enthusiastic audience, pre-orders determine whether certain ret...   read

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That Tron runner false starts on Xbox, pushed back two weeks

A new Disney-made Tron game came out today on two of its three scheduled platforms. The cheekily (or annoyingly) named Tron Run/r released as planned on PC and PS4. The Xbox One version suffered a seemingly significant setback, though...   read

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Mighty No. 9th delay

Mighty No. 9 delayed (again)

Mighty No. 9 had a firm February 9 release date after a series of delays (the original Kickstarter estimate for delivery was April 2015) and then a recent promise that there'd be no more delays. Well, about that... A very hilarious beat-aro...   read

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Walking Dead

Overkill's Walking Dead shooter delayed into 2017

Payday studio Overkill Software's The Walking Dead shooter has been delayed until 2017. The news came buried alongside an announcement regarding a new alliance between South Korean developer Smilegate and Overkill's parent co...   read

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Slain delayed again, has a sweet new headbanging GIF

Good things come to those who wait. This quote extols the importance of patience. We've been taught our entire lives to be patient people, to just wait a little longer for what we want. It'll be worth it. Hopefully that's true regarding Sla...   read

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Oculus Touch

The Oculus Rift's Touch controllers need more time

The Oculus Rift's Touch controllers already weren't going to make it in time for the virtual reality headset's launch, but now they're even further off. Oculus VR expects to ship Touch in "the second half of 2016," noting that the final pro...   read

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We'll have to wait a bit longer for Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition

Recent talk about the best games of the year has me itching to play Ori and the Blind Forest a second time. I may yet, but I'm probably better off waiting for the retuned, expanded Definitive Edition. It was initially scheduled for release ...   read

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The Elder Scrolls
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The Elder Scrolls: Legends has been delayed

I have to admit, I'd completely forgotten about The Elder Scrolls: Legends. The collectible card game was announced at Bethesda’s E3 conference this year, but then immediately drowned out by Dishonored 2 and Fallout 4 news. Legends wa...   read

Deus Ex delay photo
Deus Ex delay

Eidos is holding Deus Ex: Mankind Divided back until August

Eidos Montreal has pushed the release of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided to August 23, 2016. A fairly substantial delay, considering the game was previously slated for February (and, heh, remember that canned pre-order program that would have let ...   read

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