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Canned Saint's Row game
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Volition shows off canceled Saint's Row game

The games industry is a rough one, its expensive, fast, and merciless. There are no shortage of games that are quietly killed in their sleep mid-development never to be seen again. However, Volition has made the somewhat maverick decision t...   read

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Steven Universe

Screenshots from the Steven Universe game that will never be

Steven Universe: Attack the Light! is a pretty dang good mobile role-playing game. But just because that exists doesn't mean we can't lament what will never be. Developer and artist Christina Antoinette Neofotistou tweeted out a couple of s...   read

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Triad Wars

Triad Wars, the F2P spin-off to Sleeping Dogs, is shutting down in January

When it was announced there was to be a successor to United Front Games’ Hong Kong open world crime game Sleeping Dogs, Triad Wars probably wasn’t what most people had in mind. Instead of the involving story and memorable c...   read

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Tony Hawk

The UK has been spared the last-gen port of Pro Skater 5

[Update: Despite saying it wouldn't be released on Xbox 360, Pro Skater 5 has popped up on the Xbox Live Marketplace, costing £24.99. It isn't available on the PS3, so this might well be a mistake on Activision's part. We've contacted...   read

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RIP Afro Samurai 2

Afro Samurai 2 pulled from PSN, publisher apologizes for game

Update: The game is no longer available to purchase on Steam. Remember Afro Samurai 2? I'm sure our very own Chris Carter wishes he could forget after reviewing the game. He gave it the lowest score possible, citing bugs and terrible audio ...   read

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Star Wars: First Assault
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See the Star Wars game that was cancelled before EA got the rights

There's Star Wars: Battlefront III. There's Star Wars 1313. There's even that Darth Maul game. But no one mourns Star Wars: First Assault. According to the YouTube description, "This was a tech beta ran on Xbox Live a while back before the...   read

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RIP Battlefront III
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More footage uncovered from the cancelled Star Wars: Battlefront III

Remember a couple of years ago when footage was leaked of pre-alpha gameplay for the now-cancelled Star Wars: Battlefront III? Well more footage from Free Radical's third entry in the series has been leaked from a supposedly more finished ...   read

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Secret South Park game
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Unreleased, unfinished South Park game discovered on old Xbox

Back in August a Nintendo Age forum mod bought an original Xbox developer kit with a never-released South Park video game recently put through its paces by HappyConsoleGamer. The open world game features all of the potty-mouthed, shocking ...   read

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Undead Labs' early access Moonrise is cancelled

Remember Moonrise? It was that almost-Pokémon game from Undead Labs, the developer of State of Decay. It released into early access back in May, promising a tactical new take on the monster-collecting genre. However, it looks like it...   read


Mortal Kombat X for PS3 and Xbox 360 has been canceled

Warner Bros. has finally officially canceled Mortal Kombat X for PS3 and Xbox 360 after delays and months of silence. "After months of development, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has come to the regrettable conclusion that we c...   read

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RE2 Reborn canceled

Fanmade Resident Evil 2 remake canceled

A bit of bad news with a silver lining, Capcom's recent announcement of an official remake of Resident Evil 2 has indeed put the kibosh on Resident Evil 2 Reborn; a promising looking fan remake made with Unreal 4. On the upside, accord...   read

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Mooncrest's Kickstarter cancelled due to lack of support

A few weeks ago, a group of former BioWare developers took to Kickstarter with the idea for Mooncrest: a single-player RPG with real-time Dark Souls inspired combat, a “cinematic” conversation system, and environmental puzzles. ...   read

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First screens
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Four years later, Disaster Report 4 lives

Following the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan in 2011, Disaster Report 4 was delayed and then cancelled. A natural disaster survival series set in Japan was on obvious sore subject at the time, though it may not have bee...   read

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Project H.A.M.M.E.R.
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What happened to Nintendo's canceled Project H.A.M.M.E.R.

Unseen64 is a great source for cancelled video game content, and this exposé on Nintendo's canceled Project H.A.M.M.E.R. may be its best work yet. The doomed game went through development hell, with management and developers bu...   read

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Star Citizen
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Star Citizen's FPS gameplay put on hold

You know how Cloud Imperium Games and Robert Space Industries raised more money than a small country to make its incredibly ambitious Star Citizen? You know how it was going to have space trading, massive spaceships, dogfighting, and a firs...   read

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Canceled Mario
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Spikers: Canceled Mario was a volleyball/wrestling hybrid for Wii

Next Level Games developed two fun soccer games, Super Mario Strikers, then a bunch of other junk before the excellent Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon. Somewhere after the Wii version of Strikers, though, it was working on some unholy blend of ...   read

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Phantom Dust

Xbox One's Phantom Dust no longer in active development

Microsoft announced a Phantom Dust reboot at its E3 conference in 2014, but less than a year later the project was shelved, allegedly due to unfair demands by Microsoft. Developer Darkside was shutdown and over 50 people lost their jobs des...   read

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Batman CE

Batman: Arkham Knight $200 Batmobile edition canceled

Ugh, what is this, Batmantoid!? I just wrote about how the exclusivity of the retail-exclusive DLC expires a few months after release, but there's one other Bat-thing to note, which is that WB has canceled the $200 edition with the "fully t...   read

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Hidden Path ceases development on early access game Windborne

Hidden Path has announced via its Steam Community Page that it will be ceasing development and shutting down its 'social sandbox game' Windborne, which has been in early access since early 2014: “We’ve been trying very hard ove...   read

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Infinite Crisis closing

DC Comics-themed MOBA Infinite Crisis closing in August

Hope you didn't invest much money in Infinite Crisis. After failing to make a big enough name for itself in the MOBA market, the game is giving up. Turbine ended development efforts today and plants to shut down service on August 14, 2015. ...   read

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Hellraid totally isn't cancelled

When a game is announced to be “on hold” or “on hiatus,” we usually just take that to mean it has been cancelled. Prey 2 was put “on hold,” and that still breaks my small, withered heart. I’m able t...   read

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Greed Monger

Greed Monger cancelled after raising $100k

Here’s a fun game dev fact for you: making an MMO is a long, hard, and expensive task that will generally end in failure and misery for everyone involved. If huge companies like BioWare can screw it up, it’s probably not a good ...   read

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More Dying Light
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Dying Light dev cancels dark fantasy tale Hellraid

Hellraid was announced as a Dead Island follow up in 2013. We finally got a good look at it late last year following a delay for current gen and PC exclusivity. It was meant to come out this year, but that's not happening, Hellraid's Faceb...   read

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Silent Hills

Guillermo del Toro is torn up about Silent Hills' cancellation too

Director Guillermo del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth) is sad about his second big video game project, Silent Hills, falling by the wayside. Konami recently canceled the del Toro x Kojima joint, presumably a victim of Konami's break with Kojima and ...   read

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The Black Glove

Ex-Irrational developers shelve The Black Glove

Steven told us about The Black Glove, a surreal first-person game from former Irrational (BioShock) developers, a couple of times. That was several months ago. The Kickstarter didn't make it. Determined, the team at Day for Night Games has ...   read

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Jordan is a founding member of Destructoid and poster of seemingly random pictures. They are anything but random. Disclosure: I backed Double Fine Adventure and Awesomenauts: Starstorm on Kickst...



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