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  • Rumour PS4 Simulation Racer Project CARS Parks Up Until March 2015

    Update: Yes, back in the workshop it goes

    Slightly Mad Studios appears to have put the brakes on simulation racer Project CARS, which had been set to race onto the PlayStation 4 next month. According to NowGamer, the news was shared with backers on the crowd funded release’s private message board, with an official press release supposedly set to...

  • News LittleBigPlanet 3 Swoops into European Stores a Week Late

    Knit to worry

    LittleBigPlanet 3 looks and plays amazingly, but poor little Sackboy must be cowering in absolute terror at the prospect of releasing in November. The game had originally been set to deploy on 19th November in Europe – the same week as Dragon Age: Inquisition, Far Cry 4,

  • News DisasterClub? Sony Delays DriveClub: PS Plus Edition Due to Server Issues

    Slow clap

    If a publisher wanted to know how to scupper the success of one of their big Christmas games, we reckon that Sony’s ripped up and re-written the rulebook with DriveClub. Not content with delaying the game for a year, pledging a tepid pre-release marketing plan, and making

  • News The Crew Takes Time to Make a Few Additional Recruits

    Ambitious racer spending a few extra weeks in the workshop

    Ubisoft will be taking a little extra time to tinker with its ambitious open world racing release The Crew, as the title has taken a detour into December. The constantly connected ‘CaRPG’ had originally been set to take to the track on 11th November, but will now hit the road on 2nd...

  • News Ubisoft Keeps its Blade Hidden by Delaying Assassin's Creed Unity into November

    October's a bit lighter

    A few months ago, October was looking like this year's most bloated period for new releases, but a few big delays later, and November is beginning to look like 2014's real heavy hitter. It may only be a relatively small delay of two weeks, but Ubisoft has saw fit to push back Assassin's Creed Unity all the same. The next-gen...

  • News PS4 Shooter Evolve Devolves Until February 2015

    Cross it off the Christmas list

    2K Games has announced that co-operative first-person shooter Evolve is the latest title to flee the hectic Christmas release schedule, settling down in the equally busy February window instead. Now due out on 10th February worldwide, the asymmetrical affair will be joined by The Order: 1886, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt,...

  • News EA Cuffs Battlefield Hardline and Throws Away the Key Until 2015

    Dragon Age also dragon behind schedule

    With several of its blockbuster titles not due until next year, EA's non-sports lineup for the rest of 2014 consisted of the ambitious Dragon Age: Inquisition and the unexpected yet thrilling Battlefield Hardline. Sadly, instead of taking a risk and pushing forward with these titles' pre-established release...

  • E3 2014 Why Do PlayStation 4 Games Keep Getting Delayed?

    Shuhei Yoshida speaks

    Back when Sony announced the PlayStation 4, the platform holder declared that the system would offer an easy environment for developers to make games. Marble Madness maker Mark Cerny, who worked as the lead architect on the next-gen super machine, even touched upon the console’s ‘Time to Triangle’, demonstrating how much...

  • News PS4 Sequel Batman: Arkham Knight Bites the Dust Until 2015

    Too late, Two-Face

    Industry veteran Mark Cerny may have paraded the PlayStation 4’s simplistic development architecture prior to release, but it doesn’t appear to have made making next-gen games that much easier. Hot on the heels of The Order: 1886 and a spate of other titles, Warner Bros has confirmed that Batman: Arkham Knight will not release...

  • News PS4 Shooter Tom Clancy's The Division Stockpiled Until 2015

    This will prove divisive

    Far Cry 4 may be making a somewhat surprise appearance on the PlayStation 4 this November, but Tom Clancy’s The Division has been placed back in the gun cabinet until next year. The open world shooter had been set to deploy this Christmas, but developer Ubisoft Massive has stressed that it will not compromise the action...

  • News Techland Dims PS4 Free Runner Dying Light Until February 2015

    Lights out

    We’re approaching that time of the year where games start getting delayed, and following in the footsteps of The Elder Scrolls Online, Polish developer Techland has confirmed that PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 parkour-‘em-up Dying Light will now not deploy until February 2015. The title was originally due out this summer, so...

  • Rumour Elder Scrolls Online for PS4 May Be Suffering a Six Month Delay

    By the Nine

    In slightly troubling news, a recent addition to The Elder Scrolls Online's FAQ page suggested that the MMO's release on the PlayStation 4 would be delayed by six months. Once spotted, the offending answer was quickly removed; however, some crafty Reddit users managed to take a screenshot of the page, and have revealed its contents to...

  • News Swish PS4 Shooter Secret Ponchos Holsters Its Handgun

    Yee-aww

    You’ll need to wait a little longer for your first taste of Western action on the PlayStation 4, as developer Switchblade Monkeys has confirmed that its next-gen shooter Secret Ponchos is taking a siesta for the time being. Originally expected to be part of April’s recently announced PlayStation Plus lineup, the studio confirmed on

  • News CD Projekt Taking Extra Time to Tame PS4 Sequel The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

    Trot on

    Lock your favourite mahogany rifle in the nearest gun cabinet, as The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt isn’t coming out to play until at least February 2015. Despite originally being due out this year on the PlayStation 4, Polish developer CD Projekt RED has revealed that protagonist Geralt of Rivia will be sharpening his skills indoors for the...

  • News PS4 Blockbuster inFAMOUS: Second Son Recharging Its Powers in Japan

    This may take a while

    You could argue that the PlayStation 4’s sizeable delay in Japan is punishment for the country’s widespread adoption of mobile software, but we’re not sure that the few remaining console gamers deserve to have to wait for superhero adventure inFAMOUS: Second Son, too. Sadly, that’s exactly what they’re going to have...

  • News Capcom Delays Free PS4 Title Deep Down Because It Doesn't Look Good Enough

    Wait, really?

    You could comfortably argue that Deep Down is the best looking PlayStation 4 exclusive announced at the moment, but publisher Capcom doesn’t agree. Despite originally being poised to poke its way into beta around the time of the next generation console’s launch in Japan, the company has now confirmed that eager game

  • News PS4 Exclusive Basement Crawl Locked Up Due to 'Exciting Opportunities'

    Clown and out

    We don’t know about you, but we were itching to play PlayStation 4 exclusive Basement Crawl this week. Polish developer Bloober Team attached a 29th January release date to the Bomberman meets Twisted Metal multiplayer mash-up recently, but the game was nowhere to be found in

  • News Natural Doctrine Misses PS4's Japanese Launch by a Minor Margin

    Down but not out

    Sony may have delayed the PlayStation 4 in Japan in order to ensure that it has a compelling software lineup, but that hasn’t prevented one of its big launch titles from slipping into March. Kadokawa Games’ strategy role-playing game Natural Doctrine had been set to launch alongside the system on 22nd February, but it will now...

  • News Mercenary Kings Won't Be Targeting the PS4 Until Early Next Year

    It won't be home for Christmas

    Another day, another vague 2014 release date. Indie shooter Mercenary Kings was originally planned to launch sometime in November this year, but developer Tribute Games recently announced that the title has been delayed, and is now pencilled in for

  • News Hohokum Slithers Away from PS4's Japanese Launch

    No laughing matter

    Originally intended for release alongside the PlayStation 4 in Japan, Honeyslug’s intriguing zen-‘em-up Hohokum now has a vague “sometime in 2014” release window attached to it. The title had been set to slide onto the next generation console on 22nd February in the East, but it will now take it easy until later in the...

  • News Blacklight: Retribution and flOw Delayed for European PS4 Launch

    There will be retribution, just not quite yet

    Yesterday we reported on the European launch lineup for the PlayStation 4, and we think that it's safe to say that the impressive list of games will be keeping you busy for quite a while. However, the observant among you may have noticed that two previously announced launch titles were curiously absent...

  • News Don't Worry, Your PS4 Mega Bundle Is Not Delayed in the UK

    It may be elsewhere, though

    Escalating reports suggest that Sony’s generous PlayStation 4 Mega Bundle may be delayed in some parts of Europe – but a spokesperson for the company’s UK branch has informed us that there are no issues in Britain. For those out of the loop, the gigantic launch day package includes a 500GB console, a copy of...

  • News DriveClub Parks Up in Early 2014, Contrast Joins Instant Game Collection

    Out of gas

    Sony’s silence over the past couple of days has been telling, and it’s now officially stated that DriveClub will miss its PlayStation 4 launch day release date. Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida confirmed the bad news on the PlayStation Blog, explaining that developer Evolution Studios required more “time to deliver on its...

  • Rumour Could DriveClub Be Racing Past Its Launch Release Date?

    Pump the brakes

    It was all going so well. With a month left until the PlayStation 4’s launch, Sony was riding on the real-life equivalent of rainbow road. However, it seems that things may be about to get derailed on the victory lap, as rumours are snowballing that DriveClub has been pushed out of the next generation console’s launch lineup. We...

  • News PlayStation 4 Racer The Crew Posses Up in Mid-2014

    Staying in the workshop

    Watch Dogs isn’t the only title packing up its belongings for a little longer than expected. Ubisoft has announced that its next generation racer The Crew will also be staying stationary for the foreseeable future, with the PlayStation 4 release not set to arrive until the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2015. It had...

  • News Watch Dogs Packs Up Its Smartphone Until Spring 2014

    Cut off

    Sony is not going to be happy. It’s invested a mammoth amount of resources into positioning Watch Dogs as one of the PlayStation 4’s primary launch games – you can even pre-order a bundle featuring the hack happy release from some European retailers – but Ubisoft has decided to delay the game on all platforms until a rather ambiguous...

  • News Rayman Legends Winding Up a Little Later on PlayStation Vita

    Land of the Livid

    If you’d hoped to be playing the PlayStation Vita version of Ubisoft’s hotly anticipated Rayman Legends this week, you may want to put your Globox impersonations on ice. The French publisher has revealed that the handheld iteration of its colourful adventure will not deploy until 13th September in the UK. This is so that the...

  • News Wolfenstein: The New Order Fired into Next Year

    Back in the barrel

    Wolfenstein: The New Order, the brash first-person reboot by MachineGames, has been delayed until 2014, Bethesda executive Pete Hines has told Polygon. The title had previously targeted a release on the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 this year, but the developer is supposedly struggling with cross-generation development...

  • News Tearaway Ripped Off the Release Schedule Until 22nd November

    Doesn't matter one Iota

    Media Molecule has screwed up Tearaway’s original 22nd October release date, and tossed it in the trash bin. As part of a candid post on the PlayStation Blog, creative lead Rex Crowle revealed that the developer’s keeping the game folded up for an extra month, while it pulls out the glitter pen and polishes the platformer...

  • News Ashes Cricket 2013 Rained Off Until November Due to Quality Issues

    Game was not good enough

    Much like the sport that it’s based upon, Ashes Cricket 2013 will be standing around in its whites for a few more months. 505 Games has decided to hold back the sleepy simulator until November, due to the title not meeting quality expectations. It will now deploy alongside the second Ashes series, which is set to be played...

  • News Lost Planet 3 Temporarily Mislaid Due to 'Business Reasons'

    Shooter pushed back to late August

    Lost Planet 3 is set to stay frosty for a lot longer than expected. As part of a press release detailing its upcoming line-up, publisher Capcom cheekily confirmed that Spark Unlimited’s snowy sequel has been delayed until 27th August in North America and 30th August in Europe. It had been expected to release at...

  • News Now Europe's Getting Two Free Games with Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault

    Er, thanks

    Sony is really, really sorry about Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault’s delay on PlayStation Vita. So much so, the platform holder’s decided to give European gamers another free game to make up for the wait. Originally, those of you that purchased the cross-buy title would be awarded a complimentary copy of MotorStorm RC to...

  • News The Last of Us Waits in the Shadows Until 14th June

    Picking its moment

    Joel and Ellie’s terrifying tussle with the clickers has been put on hold until 14th June, developer Naughty Dog has announced. The Last of Us had been set to launch on 7th May worldwide, but in a message posted on the PlayStation Blog, c

  • News Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault Vita Delayed Until Spring

    Clock blockers

    Sony has finally broken its silence on the PlayStation Vita version of Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault. The title – which had been set to release in January – will now arrive in the spring. Writing on the

  • News EA Games Fires Insomniac's Fuse into the Spring

    Reloaded schedule

    The handful of you looking forward to Insomniac Games’ divisive Fuse will be forced to wait a few more months, as the title has been delayed. EA Games confirmed the news during an earnings call earlier this evening, stating that it will now launch between the beginning of April and the end of June in 2013. The co-op shooter was...

  • News Ni No Kuni Delayed Until 1st February in Europe

    Wrath of the white witch

    Our very own Katy Ellis is crying into her DualShock as we type. It turns out that publisher Namco Bandai has been forced to delay its upcoming PlayStation 3 exclusive Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White With until 1st February in Europe. The title had been expected on 25th January, but a logistical error has pushed it back a...

  • News BioShock Infinite Delayed Yet Again, Launches 26th March

    Booker DeWhat?

    Bad news: BioShock Infinite has been delayed yet again. The hotly anticipated first-person shooter will now launch on 26th March, as opposed to 26th February. Series creator Ken Levine confirmed the delay at a press event in North America earlier this week, noting that former Epic Games director Rod Fergusson planted the seeds for the...

  • News Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault Delayed on Vita

    We blame Captain Qwark

    Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault will still adhere to Sony’s cross-buy initiative when it releases on the PlayStation Network next week – but unfortunately you won’t be able to redeem the PlayStation Vita version until January. Despite the best efforts of third-party developer Tin Giant, the portable port...

  • News Redesigned PlayStation Store Launch Temporarily Postponed

    Utter disaster

    Yesterday’s European PlayStation Store re-launch did not go according plan. Following a catastrophic roll-out marred by slow loading and bugs, the platform holder has decided to delay the release of the new digital storefront in some territories for the time being. “The phased launch of the new PlayStation Store has been...

  • News PSN Platformer Ibb & Obb Postponed Until 2013

    Time to find a friend

    Despite originally being pencilled in for a release later this year, promising co-op platformer Ibb & Obb has been pushed back into 2013. Developer Sparpweed announced the delay on its Facebook page, pointing to the silly season of retail releases as the reason for its deferral. The studio will be using the additional...

  • Rumour PlayStation All-Stars Delayed Until 20th November

    Whoopsies

    SuperBot Entertainment’s upcoming PS3 and Vita mascot mash-up, PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, may have been delayed. A featured article on the homepage of the PlayStation Blog notes that the brawler has been pushed back until 20th November in North America. Unfortunately, the full article – which we're assuming includes a reason...

  • News Skyrim's Dawnguard DLC "Unsatisfactory" on PS3

    Long wait ahead

    Most developers have come to terms with the PlayStation 3’s unique architecture. Unlike at the start of the generation, it's now rare for a multiplatform title to perform significantly worse on Sony’s black box of tricks – but Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim remains a notable exception. The title launched in a...

  • News Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 Misses Its Release Date Target Again

    Firing blanks

    For a game all about precision, Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 really is a rubbish shot. The shooter, which was originally due out in August, was pushed back until October earlier this month. But now it won’t see the light of day until January 15th 2013, distributor Namco Bandai has announced. UK marketing and PR director Lee Kirton...

  • News Robomodo Polishing Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD for PS3

    Doing everything it can

    Keen tricksters will have noticed that Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD is already available for the Xbox 360. The nostalgia infused skateboarding compilation hit Microsoft’s platform as part of the manufacturer’s popular Summer of Arcade promotion. That means it's guaranteed a window of exclusivity by default – but...

  • News Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 Misses Its Release Date Target

    Out of range

    Developer City Interactive must have got nervous before it pulled the trigger on Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2, as it has pushed back the title’s European release date by several weeks. The game will now don its ghillie suit on 9th October, a substantial delay on its original 31st August launch target. No reason was given for the change...

  • News Far Cry 3 Bottles the Madness Until 4th December

    Holding it in

    Don’t go spare, but Ubisoft has pushed back Far Cry 3 until 4th December in North America. The title had originally been scheduled for release in early September, but now has an additional three months in the oven. Those of you in the UK will get to play the game a few days early, when the title arrives overseas on 30th November...

  • News Inversion Release Upturned in Europe, On Track in US

    Gravity daze

    While the status of Namco Bandai’s topsy-turvy shooter Inversion remains unclear in Europe, publisher Namco Bandai has confirmed that the title is still on track for its scheduled 5th June release in North America. A representative confirmed the fist-pumping news in a statement to Joystiq earlier this evening. It's unfortunate news...

  • News Anarchy Reigns Release Date Unclear

    Chaos ensues

    Don’t ask Platinum Games when the upcoming Anarchy Reigns is set to release in North America and Europe – the developer doesn’t know. Despite being localised and ready to go, SEGA has switched the title’s Western release date to TBC. “That means to be confirmed, not to be cancelled,” the developer joked. SEGA’s yet to even...

  • News Inversion's Release Date Reversed Again

    Upside down

    Saber Interactive’s intriguing gravity-based shooter Inversion has been delayed until July. The game was originally scheduled for release on 5th June, but is now back on shaky ground. Namco Bandai has yet to comment on the delay, leaving us a little baffled by the late change. We can only assume that the publisher wanted to avoid...

  • News 2K's XCOM Shooter Delayed Another Year

    Surprise

    XCOM: Enemy Unknown might be happily flaunting its release date like there’s no tomorrow, but times are a bit tougher for 2K Marin’s first-person XCOM reboot. Originally announced in 2010 – and delayed ever since – the controversial shooter is now due out between 1st April 2013 and 31st March 2014, according to publishing overlord...