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LittleBigPlanet 2 delayed to January 2011, delay is “disappointing,” says SCEE

Thursday, 23 September 2010 10:27 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Media Molecule’s confirmed that it has delayed LittleBigPlanet 2 from it’s original November release to January 2011.

The developer said it had “agreed to allow ourselves a bit more time to deliver the experience that our great fans and community deserve,” adding it was “truly sorry.”

SCEE’s told VG247 this morning that the delay is “disappointing,” but that it’s “key” to replicate the quality MM achieved with the original LBP.

“It is obviously disappointing that LBP2 will not be available until January, but as one of the most innovative and fun franchises ever seen on PlayStation platforms, we believe that it is key that the quality of the game lives up to the reputation established by Media Molecule with the multi mullion selling, award winning original,” a Sony rep told us.

“LBP2 is an incredibly ambitious and exciting game and we have no doubt that it will raise the bar even further when it launches in January.”

The news after Sony gave VG247 a no comment yesterday on the rumour of the game being delayed, following a report from French site PS3Gen.

The DIY title was originally due to launch in the US on November 16, with no UK date announced before today’s delay.

The game, which this time allows you to develop your own games, is currently in a closed beta.

The full statement from the LBP website from Media Molcule is below.

“LittleBigPlanet 2 is a crazy dream, a dream to allow players to make whatever kind of game they want, but also to play though a great adventure of drama and excitement, power-ups, and cinematics. But like all of the most ambitious ideas, it can be a considerable challenge to turn these dreams in fun games. We’ve all been working like powered-up space ninjas and we’re almost there, but because we love what we’ve made, and we love our little sack-friends, and most of all we love all our fans out there, we couldn’t let you all get together until we knew we were giving you the best experience imaginable. Which is why we’ve taken the hard decision to delay the worldwide release of LittleBigPlanet 2, originally slated for later this year to January 2011.

“We know this will come as disappointing news for all you LittleBigPlanet fans, and believe us, we are disappointed too. We are a tight-knit team and we take enormous pride in our work, so to raise the bar we’ve set with the original LittleBigPlanet, a game that has been so embraced by all, we’ve agreed to allow ourselves a bit more time to deliver the experience that our great fans and community deserve. We are truly sorry, but hope you understand that we have to build the best possible game, as it is the foundation of our community.
On the upside, we are going to find a way to give more of you a taste of LBP2 prior to launch, so stay tuned.
Thanks for your continued love and support, it won’t be long – we promise.
Lots of love from all at Mm.”

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48 Comments

  1. Redh3lix

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Johnny Cullen

    :(

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Erthazus

    Are you fucking retarded MM?

    I mean thats just crazy.

    So whats for Sony’s exclusives this year? Gran Turismo 5 only? The Fuck?

    This is very bad. I mean seriously bad.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Blerk

    Well, what a surprise! :-D

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Blerk

    Christmas is looking a bit sparse on the platform exclusive front this year regardless of which machine you own. Good job we’ve got the third-parties.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Erthazus

    @4 Oh you sound like a happy person, well i’m not.
    I hope that sackboy will eat you alive. :3

    Sony again fails here… So much pushed to the January, February, march and e.t.c., thats just crazy.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. onlineatron

    Bu-bu-but… It was the only other Sony title I gave a damn about this Q4.

    All that’s left now is GT5!

    #7 5 years ago
  8. Bikki

    This ought to happen.Well, GT5 is still coming. :)

    #8 5 years ago
  9. mington

    #9 5 years ago
  10. sennasnit

    Better late than never!

    #10 5 years ago
  11. sennasnit

    I’m not posting too fast you bastard!

    #11 5 years ago
  12. Patrick Garratt

    Whoops.

    #12 5 years ago
  13. djhsecondnature

    @3 – Short memory? Heavy Rain, God of War III, 3D Dot Game Heroes, Demon’s Souls, ModNation Racers, Move – Just from the top of my head.

    #13 5 years ago
  14. Blerk

    I think he was talking about the ones that are still to come out, man. The Christmas specials, if you will.

    #14 5 years ago
  15. djhsecondnature

    @14 – Perhaps, but that wasn’t what he said :-p And with all the multi-platform games coming out, how is GT5 bad as the only exclusive? Aside from Kinect do MS have any others?

    #15 5 years ago
  16. Dannybuoy

    @1 NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! was my initial reaction too

    #16 5 years ago
  17. Blerk

    MS have Fable III and… that’s about it. Nintendo have Donkey Kong and…. that’s about it. Seems they all forgot about Christmas this year. Bah humbug.

    #17 5 years ago
  18. cookiejar

    Arr no :(

    Well. GT5 is still coming. And that’ll be big.

    #18 5 years ago
  19. Johnny Cullen

    I’ve been on the beta for the past couple of nights for something we’re planning, and honestly, the amount of originality on it is staggering.

    That Stereo/Mono level is properly amazing. Anyone who’s played it knows what I mean.

    Properly gutted this has been delayed. :(

    #19 5 years ago
  20. Syrok

    Boo, now I have to find a different game to entertain me for a while. :(

    #20 5 years ago
  21. onlineatron

    @17

    The Wii will be the console with the most exclusives this autumn by the looks of things.

    Kirby, Donkey Kong, Epic Mickey.

    I suppose you could list all the Kinect titles on 360, but I’m trying to think of the titles people actually care about.

    #21 5 years ago
  22. Erthazus

    @djsecondnature, i said about Christmas Only.

    #22 5 years ago
  23. Suikoden Fan

    if we are talking ps3 exclusives until christmas, not having to be just pubbed by sony then theres

    atelier rorona
    singstar guitar
    a new buzz
    gt5
    a bunch of move games
    maybe dc universe (not sure on that one)

    and if its allowed as its only coming to wii as well sengoku basara

    #23 5 years ago
  24. Blerk

    Kirby’s not out in Europe until 2011, onlineatron. I’d forgotten about Epic Mickey though, although that’s not first-party.

    #24 5 years ago
  25. Jan

    Sony fails like always

    #25 5 years ago
  26. typeface

    Well even though the holiday exclusive titles seem a bit short, this being released in January works out fine I believe.

    January is sparse for titles (all we have is Dead Space 2 and ME2(for the PS3), maybe a live/psn title somewhere but that’s it. If this gets released in the first week of January that’s good for sales. I mean look at Bayonetta and Darksiders (sure the price for those games dropped ridiculously in the UK after 2/3 months but so did the first LBP).

    January is a good time unlike February or March when it’s overloaded like this October/November. While I dislike delays sometimes it works out great, LBP one was delayed because of a song, Batman AA delayed for a few bug fixes. It’s just two months :)

    #26 5 years ago
  27. onlineatron

    @24
    Oh, really? Awww :(

    #27 5 years ago
  28. AHA-Lambda

    wow

    the sad thing is when i first saw lbp2 announced i thought there is no way this will make 2010 it’ll be delayed but then it looked like it was so far along that it could be done :)

    and now this? Seriously if this is just a marketing move sony then you have failed massively:

    January – lbp2, dead space 2, ME2 PS3, WoW cataclysm?
    February – Bulletstorm, Killzone 3, portal 2, deus ex 3
    March – Crysis 2, Dragon Age 2, Homefront
    April – gears 3
    Q1 – ghost recon, fear 3

    Seriously this is a very stupid move sony

    #28 5 years ago
  29. onlineatron

    I don’t understand the desire to have so many high-budget titles in the first half of the year now.

    Surely they would benifit more from a Summer or Christmas release?

    Summer is usually empty and can make games sell like hotcakes (Mafia II, Batman) and Christmas is Christmas.

    But the first half of the year is when everyone is recovering financially from Xmas, looking at tax bills etc, it’s not good!

    #29 5 years ago
  30. DJ Deathstar

    Well at least this means i won’t be tempted to get a PS3 this year

    #30 5 years ago
  31. DrDamn

    @28
    It’s not really a “move” though is it? It’s a reality. At least its at the beginning of the crowded period and it distinguishes itself by being nothing like any of the others there. There is also the assumption none of the others are going to slip too.

    Sony have been decidedly rubbish at getting stuff out the door this generation though. One of their biggest failings.

    #31 5 years ago
  32. Johnny Cullen

    @AHA – Not exactly.

    If Sony releases it in a quiet week in January like Darksiders and Bayonetta this year, probably the first week of 2011 (January 3 – 7), then it’ll do alright.

    #32 5 years ago
  33. Nozz

    Aww well, I suppose if they have to iron out the bugs ETC then I’d prefer that than a “we’ll patch it in later” attitude.

    #33 5 years ago
  34. BlueOne

    nice :D
    to save my money for the other games

    #34 5 years ago
  35. Callum

    It’s got to be a hard decision to make, delaying something like this.
    I’m sure MM know what they are doing, the footage so far looks fantastic, and the beta feedback sounds impressive also.
    Looks like you will only be seeing one sack this christmass…Santas.

    Take from that what you will.

    #35 5 years ago
  36. Kerplunk

    Given how many people said “Stupid Sony!” when the original date was announced it’s always funny to see people say “Stupid Sony!” when the date has been changed. Damned if you do, damned if you don’t.

    No matter what the game is, I’d prefer to have a later better game than an earlier, worse one.

    Given the stupendous array of superb games available for all machines in all genres I can’t imagine a two month delay is going to leave gamers stuck with nothing else worth playing. :)

    #36 5 years ago
  37. Man_s

    @Kerplunk

    Totally agree on all fronts. My wallet and my sanity appreciate all the delays as well.

    #37 5 years ago
  38. Anders

    Oh fuck.

    #38 5 years ago
  39. Kuwabara

    it was delayed on purpose so all the spotlight can be on gt5. i myself found it abit odd that they would consider releasing gt5 alongside lbp2. Two first party sony exclusives in the same month isnt a smart decision

    #39 5 years ago
  40. OlderGamer

    Not for nothing, but gift cards are all the rage around here – meaning if MM can get LBP2 out the door just after the first of the year, they may well still be able to cash in on xmass shopping.

    That being said, this, more then any other game, was meant to be under our family tree. Guess will keep our eye on that Rock Band 3 keyboard or maybe something from Move. Or maybe we will just wait, LBP2 should have thousands of hours of enjoyment with it. Looks like a great value, would likly have been my GOTY.

    #40 5 years ago
  41. Psychotech

    @37 and 39 +1

    #41 5 years ago
  42. djhsecondnature

    @Erthazus:

    “Are you fucking retarded MM?

    I mean thats just crazy.

    So whats for Sony’s exclusives this year? Gran Turismo 5 only? The Fuck?

    This is very bad. I mean seriously bad.”

    Errr no you didn’t. If that’s what you meant then okay, but you didn’t state it, hence why it was a stupid remark.

    #42 5 years ago
  43. ExclusivesMostly

    :( but this will be a fantastic game when it ships in Jan 2011 :)

    #43 5 years ago
  44. Madgame

    If you’re going to release a game, do it right. Better to delay than release it with broken code. It’s a tough decision, but the right one.

    #44 5 years ago
  45. Abol_fa

    i’m still listening to debut trailer’s song xD it’s so so so so so so bad that it’s delayed:(

    #45 5 years ago
  46. night_tripper

    This isn’t too bad for me im getting assasins creed brotherhood,gt5,and cod black ops in november so it will save me money and i would rather them get a finished polished game out then rush it.

    #46 5 years ago
  47. mattrobbo670

    to be honest if this would affect the new gameplay mechanics i dont mind waiting a little longer

    #47 5 years ago
  48. Michael O’Connor

    Awwww. =(

    This makes Michael a sad panda.

    But hey, if it means the final product is all the more polished because of this, its a delay that’s worth it. I want LBP2 to be the best game it can be when its finally released.

    #48 5 years ago

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    Stealth Inc. 2: A Game of Clones will soon be available on PlayStation platforms, if a trophy list is to be believed. Stealth Inc. 2 initially launched as a Wii U exclusive, disappointing fans of Curve Studios’ tough action game. We’ve heard nothing to contradict this, but Exophase, a generally reliable source, has dug up […]

  • Runescape developer has an “undisclosed MMO” in the works

    Runescape developer Jagex is working on something new. According to Jagex’s careers page, the developer has a new, unannounced game in the works. Its advertisement for a lead programmer makes explicit mention of an “undisclosed MMO”. The ad mentions the new title is in “the preliminary stages of redefining the cross platform MMORPG genre” and […]

  • Destiny PvP rewards system to be addressed

    Destiny developer Bungie has said it will change the way Crucible rewards work. Destiny players are always complaining about the perfidy of RNGesus, but there’s one area where it particularly hurts: the Crucible. PvP players often receive nothing at all for excellent performances, and sometimes Guardians receive the best drops merely for logging in as […]

  • Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 in the works for 3DS

    Azure Striker Gunvolt is getting a sequel. Azure Striker Gunvolt developer Inti Creates has confirmed that the sidescroller has been popular enough to warrant a second instalment. The sequel will also be released on 3DS, the team said on Facebook. Very little information is available at present, unfortunately. “As time goes on we will have […]

  • Life is Strange Episode 2 not delayed, says developer

    Life is Strange developer Dontnod Entertainment has said the second episode is on track for release this month. I guess it would know. Life is Strange Episode 2 has been expected on March 13, but late last week Square Enix told Destructoid it had been delayed. Dontnod has since denied this report, describing it as […]

  • First SteamVR game reveal is Job Simulator

    Job Simulator is the first game to be announced specifically for SteamVR, Valve’s virtual reality tech. Shoot Many Robots and Aaaaa! For the Awesome! developer Owlchemy Labs is the first team to put its hand up and say it’s worked with SteamVR. In a blog post, the studio unveiled Job Simulator, which will be playable […]

  • HTC, Valve partner for Vive VR headset

    The first SteamVR announce is a headset a manufactured by HTC, the Taiwanese mobile company revealed over the weekend. Valve told us last week it planned to unveil virtual reality hardware at GDC, calling it “SteamVR” at the time. Now HTC has pre-empted Valve by revealing Vive, a headset developed thanks to a collaboration between […]

  • Watch the Evolve Chappie Challenge tomorrow on Twitch

    Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2K and Turtle Rock Studios have announced a tournament being hosted by ESL, which will see Evolve players take on newest movie robot, Chappie. The ESL has teamed up with Twitch for the live 4 on 1 competitive event, and you can watch as it all unfolds tomorrow, March 1 at 3pm […]

  • If you’re attending PAX East, stop and have a look at Necropolis

    We haven’t heard much on Harebrained Schemes’ latest since it was announced in November, but today, the team has seen fit to release some interesting gifs of its a new project, Necropolis. Necropolis is a third-person action rogue-like with procedurally generated which can be “re-rolled mid-playthrough” and is headed to Linux, Mac and PC sometime […]

  • Dragon’s Dogma Online really is lovely, as these screenshots prove

    More Dragon’s Dogma Online screenshots have been released, and this batch is just as lovely as the last gallery we posted. Since this game will likely never leave Japan, the images are a bit of a salt rub for fans of the IP, but hopefully another entry in the series will be released at some […]

  • Action-RPG Death’s Gambit has a classic-Castlevania feel to it

    How would you like to become an agent of Death and rid the world of immortals? Then Death’s Gambit may just be the game for you. Announced by LA-based studio White Rabbit, the action-RPG with platforming elements tasks players with fighting gigantic enemies on an alien, medieval planet. Players will also encounter formidable beasts, knights, […]

  • Modder adds offline co-op into Resident Evil: Revelations 2

    PC users lamenting the lack of local, offline co-op in Resident Evil: Revelations 2 will be pleased to know a modder has remedied the omission. The mod, created by FluffyQuack, adds offline co-op mode to Episode 1 but the only caveat is players will need to use gamepads instead of mouse and keyboard (via Gamespot). […]

  • Number of Steam accounts with Dota 2 installed hits over 42 million

    Dota 2 has seen its installation rate jump 85% year-over-year, resulting in the MOBA now having close to 43 million installations worldwide. The figures were published via a report from video game research and consulting firm EEDAR, which studied Steam accounts daily to better understand the service’s player behavior and title performance. According to statistics […]

  • Nintendo issuing Eon Ticket codes for Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

    Nintendo is handing out an Eon Ticket to Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire owners which will allow them to visit the Southern Island. Once a player arrives, depending on which version of the game they own, Pokemon Latios and Latias are able to be caught. The Eon Ticket was originally issued via StreetPass, but […]

  • Here’s a couple The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt screenshots to brighten your day

    Two images for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt have surfaced on the game’s Facebook page. Grabbed by Gamekyo, the images show Gerlat and Vesemir chatting with a fellow, and the other shows Geralt riding up to some ruins where some people have been hanged. CD Projekt Red will make an appearance at PAX East next […]

  • Hyrule Warriors Boss Pack DLC contains unlockable character – potential spoilers

    While you already know the next DLC for Hyrule Warriors will allow you to play as the gigantic beast Ganon, there’s a rather humorous unlockable character contained in it as well. Potential spoilers follow below. When the DLC arrived in Japan February 26, YouTuber moccos-tan IsedelicaAs posted a video of the unlockable character, which is […]

  • Star Trek Online players gather on Vulcan to pay respects to Leonard Nimoy

    Star Trek Online players paid tribute to Leonard Nimoy yesterday by gathering around a fountain on Vulcan, the home planet of Spock in the Star Trek series. According to a post by barnacle999 on reddit, when he logged into the MMO “there were around 20 full instances and several partial,” culminating in around 1000 players […]

  • Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin gameplay video shows invasion of The Forlorn

    A new Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin gameplay video has been released, and provides the viewer with a look at the NPC invader system. Watch below as The Forlorn hunts down the player through the game with “with deadly skill and tenacity.” He even teams up with other enemies, making your fight […]

  • Visual upgrade for Wasteland 2, improved modding tools in the works

    A visual upgrade and improved mod tools are in the works for Wasteland 2, according to a blog post from inXile Entertainment. The upgrades will come about as the game’s codebase is migrated from Unity 4.5 to Unity 5. “A major benefit of moving to Unity 5 is that 5 will include many of the […]

  • Battlefield Hardline brings “Hollywood crime drama” to single-player campaign

    In the fifth developer diary for Battlefield Hardline, the team discusses how it’s bringing “Hollywood crime drama” to the shooter’s single-player campaign. The video was released a couple of days ago, so apologies are in order if this has been posted already, but I promise I searched the site and never found it. Visceral Games […]

  • Masquerada: Songs and Shadows is a pause for tactics isometric RPG coming in 2016

    Masquerada: Songs and Shadows is a 2.5D isometric RPG, built in the vein of Baldur’s Gate and Dragon Age in the works at Withing Hour Studios. The game allows the player to pause combat to plan party tactics. “Set in the Venetian-inspired fantasy city of Ombre where rare masks are the key to casting magic, […]

  • Underworld Ascendant surpasses Kickstarter goal

    Underworld Ascendant which was launched on Kickstarter earlier this month, has met its  $600,000 funding goal. With six days left 10,786 backers pledged $610,541 In light of being funded, the team has also switched up the stretch goals as bit, as you can see in the image below. The studio, OtherSide Entertainment, is fronted by Paul Neurath, […]

  • Latest Evolve patch fixes progress and save game data loss on Xbox One

    A patch for Evolve has been released on Xbox One which fixes lost progress and save game data users had reported. The patch also fixes an issue with shadows and flashlight, makes incremental improvements to matchmaking, invites, and rejoining, and there were progressions balance changes. “The issue with lost progress and saved games was mostly […]

  • Online servers for Ridge Racer Unbounded shut down in Europe

    Online functionality for Ridge Racer Unbounded is no longer available, Namco Bandai Europe has announced. Solo mode and the track editor are still playable, minus the sharing options. Ridge Racer Unbounded was released on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in March 2013. Thanks, MCV.

  • OlliOlli will be a cross-buy title on 3DS and Wii U

    Curve Digital has announced OlliOlli will be a cross-buy title when it releases on 3DS and Wii U. The Roll7 title will be the first third-party title to offer the functionality on the systems. OllliOlli will be released on the eShop March 5 The game launches on Nintendo’s eShop on March 5th, followed by Xbox […]

  • Darkbeast electrifies latest Bloodborne video

    The latest Bloodborne video shows off another monster in the game. This one is Darkbeast and he’s full of electricity. The video is the last of IGN’s month-long coverage of the title.

  • Future Assassin’s Creed games will have greater focus on modern timeline

    Ubisoft plans to focus more on modern timelines in future Assassin’s Creed games, the company suggested during its latest community livestream. During the Twitch stream, one of the lead writers for the Assassin’s Creed series, Darby McDevitt, said the modern timeline for Brotherhood’s town of Monteriggioni could inspire future development. “That only came about because […]

  • Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 is coming to Xbox One next month

    Halfbrick has announced Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 for Xbox One will release next month. The mobile title made its way onto Xbox 360 garnering 1 million downloads as of March 2012. It has a new multiplayer mode for up to four players with Battle and Party modes along with a new progression system. An announcement […]

  • New GTA 5 PC screens – shit the bed!

    Rockstar has pumped out 15 new screens for the PC version of Grand Theft Auto 5. Don’t touch them, because they’re electric. And if you touch them, you’ll get shocked. The PC version of GTA 5 has been delayed until April 14, which both sucks and blows. BUT! There’s a new trailer coming between now […]

  • Sony Japan accidentally erases 20th Anniversary PS4 contest entries

    Sony Japan has accidentally erased all information obtained from PlayStation owners who entered to win a 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4. Those who purchased PlayStation 3, PS4, Vita or Vita TV between December 4 – January 15 were handed a calendar with a code which entered them into the contest. Somehow, all data collected from the […]

  • Hearthstone datamine suggests Blackrock Mountain expansion on the way

    Hearthstone’s next update may be based on World of Warcraft’s Molten Core raid, if datamined information posted on Hearthpwn is spot-on. According to files mined from the latest patch, three new cosmetic card backs are on the way, one of which is called Molten Core. The data suggests that pre-ordering the Blackrock Mountain expansion will […]

  • Using Battlefield Hardline single-player gadgets increases your metagame rewards

    Gadgets contained in Battlefield Hardline’s campaign mode have been detailed, and each provides the player with various ways in which to solve crimes. According to design director Scott Warner, one way to “diffuse” a conflict when confronted with criminal activity is to flash your badge and ordering the criminal to freeze. Putting your gun on […]

  • Mortal Kombat X video is all about story mode, new characters

    After promising a new Mortal Kombat X reveal “soon”, NetherRealm Studios has made good on said promise by releasing the story trailer. The video shows parts of the story mode featuring Mileena, which takes place 25 years after the events of 2011′s Mortal Kombat. Outworld has become a larger threat and new fighters joining the […]

  • Destiny’s shotgun and pulse rifle buffs mean it’s time to rethink your load-out

    Destiny’s most-ignored weapons got major boosts this week. It’s time to start thinking about how to work them into your set-up. Even if you’re used to using scout rifles and sniper rifles as a general loud-out (neither class was touched by 1.1.1), the buffs to pulse rifles and shotguns should make you rethink your contextual […]

  • Battlefield Bad Company 2: five years later, what did it do so right?

    It’s been five years since the release of Battlefield Bad Company 2. What did the much-loved entry in the franchise do for the Battlefield series? Westie’s played Battlefield Bad Company 2 for over 1,260 hours on PS3 and PC. That’s dedication. In his latest video he discusses the stand out moments from a FPS classic, […]

  • War is hell in this Zombie Army Trilogy gameplay trailer

    Here’s five minutes of headshots, shambling zombies and an undead Hitler from Rebellion’s upcoming Zombie Army Trilogy. The Sniper Elite spin-off arrives on PS4, PC and Xbox One March 6 and includes three games (obviously) and a new Horde mode.

  • Titan Souls releases on PS4, Vita, PC on April 14

    Ace indie giant-slayer Titan Souls will be released on PS4, Vita and PC on April 14. Publisher Devolver confirmed the date to Eurogamer. Those of us in Europe will have to wait until a day later for release. Titan Souls is a tough-as-nails indie game where you have one life to slay a giant enemy. […]

  • Destiny weekly update: lowdown on Inferno Crucible, Vault Transfer improvements

    Destiny’s weekly update has made some pretty significant changes – let Arekkz Gaming take you through them. Bungie has revealed the first release date for the new Inferno Crucible mode, and made it a lot easier to access your vault. You should subscribe to Arekkz Gaming. It will improve your life.

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory Feb 27, 28

    It’s Xursday again – what treats does he have for you this week? He’s in the North Tower, to the right of the Stranger’s room. Let’s take a look at the latest weapons and gear from your favourite Destiny trader. No Backup Plans [Titan Gauntlets] – 13SC ATS/8 Arachnid [Hunter Helmet] – 13SC Heart of […]

  • Battlefield Hardline will be stable on PC at launch, Visceral assures

    PC format is “by far the best gaming platform around,” says Hardline producer. “We’re doing what we can to take advantage of people’s different system with the graphics, framerate, controls, etc. We’re not just porting it over.” Battlefield Hardline developer Visceral is reassuring players that there will not be a repeat of the disastrous Battlefield […]

  • Win Pneuma: Breath of Life for Xbox One

    We have 10 download codes for new indie puzzler Pneuma: Breath of Life for Xbox One to give away. The be in with a chance of winning a code, just enter your details below and we’ll pull the winners from the hat on Monday March 2nd, after 2pm GMT. Pneuma: Breath of Life is a […]

  • Life is Strange Episode 2 delayed

    Life is Strange Episode 2 won’t make its expected release date. The first Life is Strange episode released on January 30, and we had expected the second to follow on March 13. Square Enix has since confirmed to Destructoid that the next chapter won’t make its release date. There’s been no word of the new […]

  • Mortal Kombat X: which character will be revealed tomorrow?

    Mortal Kombat X director Ed Boon is teasing a new character reveal. During today’s Mortal Kombat X livestream, NetherRealm said that a new character would be revealed “very soon”. Boon followed up with this teasing tweet suggesting the reveal will occur tomorrow: Very soon? As in tomorrow? :/ — Ed Boon (@noobde) February 26, 2015 […]

  • Halo played by Twitch is an exercise in great patience

    TwitchPlaysHalo is ridiculous. Halo: Combat Evolved is the latest game to be sucked into the “TwitchPlays” phenomenon, and the results are somewhat painful to spectate. If you’re not familiar with the setup, which debuted with TwitchPlaysPokemon, the game accepts commands from the channels’ chat stream. Although it doesn’t have the strategic RPG elements of Pokemon, […]

  • Gold Amiibo sold out, selling at five times RRP on auction sites

    Gold Mario Amiibo are expected to sell for pretty astounding profits on eBay and other auction sites. The Walmart-exclusive Gold Mario Amiibo is already completely sold out. Plenty of people managed to snaffle them to resell, though. There are now dozens of listings on eBay and other auction sites. One of the average asking prices […]