XCOM might have become a third-person shooter

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 about the latt...


Rumor: Half-Life 3 is open world, coming after 2013

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 Freeman will underta...


Mark of the Ninja might be coming to Steam

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 the wilds of t...


Pretend to be shocked: Rockman Online is likely cancelled

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 MMO that managed ...


Resident Evil 6 might feature a fourth Ada Wong campaign

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.  Apparently, Ad...


Rumor: Half-Life 2: Episode 3 artwork leaked

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 expansion, and ...


Dead Space 3 allegedly features co-op (yawn)

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 f*cking game.&...


Rumor: Prey 2 actually delayed due to developer strike

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 a better contr...


Valve on Half-Life 3 rumors: You're being trolled

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 has arrived to cr...


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

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. It's register...


Steam registry entry suggests fabled Alan Wake PC version

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 when it comes t...


Rumor: Army of Two sequel is Army of Four

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 of Four is said...


Just Cause dev Avalanche 'not releasing any game in 2012'

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 require of the ...


Rumor: Isaac gets a mean new friend in Dead Space 3

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 halves aren't going ...


Leaked Dota 2 screenshots look like what you would expect

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 products to the pub...


Valve and friends tease Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

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 teased by ...


Trademarks point to possible Alpha Centauri revival

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, while the second i...


Another TimeSplitters 4 rumor for the pile

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), hinting that a...


Will Valve unveil Dota 2 at gamescom or not?

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 talk from the worl...


Ms. Splosion Man spotted on Steam

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 library of one o...


Rumor: Mass Effect 3 to feature Horde-style co-op mode

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 closely to the Horde...


Rumor: Next Call of Duty map pack is 'Retaliation'

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 promotional flyer has...


Pre-order Arkham City at Best Buy, get playable Robin

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 Best Buy, you ...


Severed doll's head = Aliens: Colonial Marines at E3

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 this particular ...


Massive amount of Modern Warfare 3 details leaked

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 battles take pla...


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