Namco Bandai’s gravity-defying shooter, originally expected on 7 February, has been delayed to an estimated release date of… “early 2012”. Erm, isn’t February early 2012? “This additional development time will allow the team to polish several key aspects of the game ensuring Inversion is of the highest quality.” So says the a Namco Bandai bod. [Source]
Boo! Hiss! Etc. CVG is reporting that Rockstar’s Max Payne 3 has been hit with a two month delay, shuffling it on to a May release. This is to ensure “the highest quality” for the game. Oh well, at least that gives more time to play through Mass Effect 3 a few more times. **UPDATE** The exact dates have been…
…that’s in case you haven’t noticed yet. As per Major Nelson’s Tweet around three hours ago: “FYI: The timing for Xbox 360 dashboard update has been slightly delayed. I’ll have a status update later today”. Two hours later and “We are still working to get the release out. Stay tuned, we’ll have an update this afternoon (PT) on when it…
X-COM has fallen foul of a Take Two re-shuffle which will see it join Borderlands 2 as part of their 2013 fiscal year releases. No reason was given, but considering there’s still Max Payne 3 and The Darkness II due from the publisher in this fiscal year, it just makes financial sense. The 2103 fiscal year starts on 1 April…
Yep. Delayed again. But thankfully, it’ only by one week. The new release date for Batman: Arkham City in Europe is now 25 November. Press Release: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today confirmed that the Games for Windows PC version of Batman: Arkham City will be available in the UK beginning November 25th. Published by Warner Bros. Interactive…
**UPDATE** The DLC is definitely not coming out today. Chris Wynn tweeted “no” in response to the question “is there a chance the dlc will be coming out today? even if its 11:59pm?” Pretty emphatic that. **ORIGINAL** Well, that’s not a good way to start the DLC ball rolling…According to a post on the game’s forum the first major DLC…
Bethesda has poured cold water on this rumour. In response to a Tweet by Eurogamer Operations Director Tom Bramwell wondering about the rumour, Bethesda’s VP of PR and Marketing Pete Hines said bluntly: “complete bollocks”.
Id’s Matthew Hooper has also tweeted that the studio is not only working on Doom 4, but RAGE too: “@id_Hooper: Doom4 rumor is a bit silly… We’re still cranking away on Doom & Rage … and btw, we’re still looking to hire even more talent.”
Kotaku are reporting on a source claiming to be close to Bethesda who says that a decision has been made to “indefinitely postpone” the development of Doom 4 after RAGE’s disappointing launch.
NAG Online is reporting that there is bad news for South African PS3 gamers hoping to get their hands on the Collector’s Edition of Batman: Arkham City this Friday – unfortunately you will have to wait until “early next week”.
All other versions of the game on Xbox 360 and PS 3 are unaffected by the delay.
It’s starting to look like the Collector’s Edition on the Xbox 360 has also been delayed in South Africa. This information comes via some disgruntled buyers who are receiving email notifications of the delay from the retailers.
Sony has confirmed that this weeks promised GT5 DLC has been delayed in the US until 25 October. The publisher has promised a “special bonus” because of the delay, which has not effected Asia and Europe.
The DLC offers two new tracks, an array of new cars, as well as some paints jobs and racing suits – details of which you can find here.
Ubisoft’s music game has been delayed in Europe until 2012 due to “music licensing and other external factors”.
Before you run out and import the game, be warned… you “do so at your own risk”, as the game is region locked on Xbox 360 and the US PS3 version does not support PAL.