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News: Dead Nation 2 Concept Art Stumbles into Sight

Dead Nation 2 Concept Art Stumbles into Sight

Bullet to the brain

It seems like a sequel to Housemarque’s popular dual-joystick shooter Dead Nation was on the cards at one point. The official website of concept artist Amar Djouad features three pieces of artwork from the hypothetical follow-up, one of which includes dinosaurs. Sadly, according to the employee’s CGHub portfolio, the...

News: Take a Look at the PlayStation 4 Game That You'll Never Play

Take a Look at the PlayStation 4 Game That You'll Never Play

Got to getaway

No matter how longingly you stare at the artwork embedded within this article, the game’s never coming out. It was canned, alongside developer Studio Liverpool, back in late August 2012. The concept art – penned by industry veteran Darren Douglas – demonstrates a slew of dramatic heist scenes, which match up with rumours...

News: Sony Cancels Former LittleBigPlanet Developers' Vita Game

Sony Cancels Former LittleBigPlanet Developers' Vita Game

Mismatch of expectations

A team comprised of former LittleBigPlanet developers has turned to Kickstarter following the cancellation of its first PlayStation Vita project. Ambient Studios – which was founded in 2011 – had been working on a Sony-funded handheld title for a year before the platform holder decided to pull the plug. “We'd been...

News: What Was Bizarre Creations Up to Before It Closed?

What Was Bizarre Creations Up to Before It Closed?

Making magic

Hands up if you've played Blur? Not many of you, huh? That’s a real shame, because the Bizarre Creations developed combat racer is one of our favourite titles on the PlayStation 3. Not only does it have a solid single-player campaign, but it’s also augmented with one of the slickest online components we’ve ever had the fortune to...

News: Move Stripping Game Dancing Eyes Canned

Move Stripping Game Dancing Eyes Canned

For shame

What do you get when you combine PlayStation Move, tiny monkeys and stripping? Dancing Eyes is the answer — or, at least, it was. Famitsu (via Andriasang) reports the game is now cancelled and won't see the light of day. Namco Bandai hasn't given any reason for the cancellation, but we imagine it's something to do with the tiny monkeys...

News: SEGA Cans Games, Focuses on Big Name IPs

SEGA Cans Games, Focuses on Big Name IPs

Blue sky gaming

SEGA has revealed it will cancel games and focus on sales-proven IP in the future. The company's report cites Sonic the Hedgehog, Total War, Football Manager and Aliens as examples of the strong series it'll support in the next period and beyond. SEGA didn't reveal which titles would be canned, with a look through our list of

News: Trio Of Cancelled PlayStation 3 Titles Revealed

Trio Of Cancelled PlayStation 3 Titles Revealed

A list of three cancelled PlayStation 3 titles have been revealed via the LinkedIn portfolio of Sony Santa Monica's Steve Johnson

The God Of War studio was apparently working on three titles, including High Rise, Hand Of God and Psynapse. All three releases have since been cancelled. Johnson's profile also acknowledges work on two unannounced projects, one of which is sure to be the successor to..