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P.T. spiritual sequel Allison Road cancelled

Remember P.T., the "playable teaser" for the cancelled Silent Hills? Well, now the spiritual successor to that, Allison Road, has also been canned for reasons that are currently unclear. Allison Road had an unusual, if not troubled, past. ...   read

 
 
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Dead Island 2

Is Dead Island 2 dead?

Dead Island 2’s steam page has gone missing, sparking rumours, once again, the game is… well, dead. Spotted by NeoGAFfer DeathSparks, the page was removed recently, along with the store descriptors and accompanying tags.  ...   read

 
 
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Disney Infinity

Disney Infinity 4.0 sounds like it could've been awesome

It was announced a few days ago that Disney Infinity is being cancelled due to slumping interest in the series. That’s disappointing in and of itself, but what’s worse is that, according to Kotaku, Disney Infinity 4.0 would&rsqu...   read

 
 
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See footage of the cancelled Star Wars: Outpost

"Outpost" was listed as a blip in the news of several canceled games over at LucasArts ahead of the Disney acquisition. Star Wars 1313 and Battlefront-style shooter Star Wars: First Assault were also victims. Footage from the canned Star W...   read

 
 
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A look at the canceled Bonk: Brink of Extinction

Bonk: Brink of Extinction had been planned for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Wii before being canceled due to a tsunami in Japan, among other reasons. YouTuber PtoPOnline gives us the inside scoop on what exactly happened to the ga...   read

 
 
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Kicksters for ROM dumps?

SNES game about Bill Clinton's cat may finally get released pending crowdfunding

[Update: The owner of the prototype Tom Curtain reach out to me to provide some corrections and more information with the following statement: "The top backer does not get the prototype. There will be a funding amount (undetermined) to get ...   read

 
 
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Saint's Row: Undercover

Want to play that cancelled Saint's Row game? You can!

Less than a week ago I reported that you could check out a few clips of Volition's cancelled Saint's Row: Undercover, a PSP game that never was. I thought it was cool that Volition even let it out the door considering how maniacally protect...   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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Star Wars 1313

LucasFilm president: 'We're spending a lot of time looking at' Star Wars 1313

Remember Star Wars 1313? Instead of being all about the Force and lightsabers, 1313 was going to be a grittier look at the Star Wars universe from the perspective of someone who was neither Jedi nor Sith: everybody’s favourite space b...   read

 
 
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Silent Hills

Norman Reedus says Silent Hills still 'needs to happen'

If you're still salty over the cancellation of Silent Hills, you are not alone. Norman Reedus - who's likeness was used in the (terrifying) Silent Hills interactive teaser P.T. -- is still "super bummed" about the whole thing, but recently ...   read

 
 


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Arcanum

Design documents for a sequel to Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura uncovered

Way back in 2001, gone-but-not-forgotten developer Troika released Arcanum: Of Steamworks of Magick Obscura. It was an utterly fantastic (if buggy) RPG set in a vast, strange steampunk fantasy world where the long-established magical forces...   read

 
 
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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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Darth Maul

A cancelled Darth Maul game from a few years ago might still happen

A few years ago, Red Fly Studios was tasked with making a Star Wars game known only as Battle of the Sith Lords. Featuring Darth Maul being an absolute badass, prototypes of it were made until eventually the game got cancelled, potentially ...   read

 
 
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Moonrise

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

 
 
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Mooncrest

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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Rare's cancelled horror title Sundown looks hellish

Rare Replay is available now and includes unlockable videos of canceled games with concept art, stories, and gameplay that have never been show to the public. Unlocking the videos means completing various challenges and achievements t...   read

 
 
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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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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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Windborne

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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Hellraid

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

Developers offer their games to Greed Monger backers

Last week on Destructoid we reported on the colossal failure that was Greed Monger. Cancelled after three years of development and $100,000 raised via crowdfunding, those who pledged to the game would no longer be receiving the MMO after a ...   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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Mad Max

What happened to Fallout dev's cancelled Mad Max game?

If Mad Max: Fury Road had been released twenty years ago, the accompanying video game - currently in development by Avalanche Studios and scheduled for release this coming September - might've been created by Fallout developer Interplay. Un...   read

 
 
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Magnet gun

A cancelled Half-Life episode included a magnet gun

Everyone who yearns for more Half-Life content might take solace (or find frustration) in the fact that more has been created. However, it's also been scrapped. And, at least some of it had the intent of introducing a new tool to go ri...   read

 
 
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Confirmed: Prey 2 has been cancelled

Well you certainly could have seen this one coming. During an interview with Pete Hines, the Vice President of Bethesda, CNET confirmed that the long elusive and troubled development of Prey 2 has come to an end. Taking place at PAX AUS, Hi...   read

 
 
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