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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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  • Guardian complaints led to the closure of Destiny’s Loot Cave

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  • Xbox and PC games boss Phil Harrison to leave Microsoft – rumour

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  • Metal Gear Online commentated trailer explains stuffed dog – but not invisibility

    Metal Gear Online developer Kojima Productions has provided significantly more insight into how the multiplayer side of The Phantom Pain works. Metal Gear Online is the online multiplayer component of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. Konami hasn’t shared a great deal about it yet, but we did see a very cool Metal Gear […]

  • Elite: Dangerous Xbox One trailer shows off space MMO

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  • Battletoads to appear in Shovel Knight Xbox One

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  • The Division pre-alpha footage leaks, Ubisoft says it’s well out of date

    The Division fans finally got a look at Ubisoft’s MMO this week, but the publisher has said the footage is not in any way representative. Pre-alpha footage of the The Division was leaked this week, but has since been thoroughly smacked down by takedown notices. All that remains are a few screenshots and a GIF: […]

  • Microsoft HoloLens designer killed in hit and run accident

    Very sad news out of Redmond this week, as Mike Ey was killed in a tragic accident. Ey, 30, was one of the key project designers on Microsoft’s HoloLens AR headset. He was killed on Saturday morning in a rear-end collision. The driver of the second vehicle fled the scene but was tracked down by […]

  • AMD throws support behind VR with new low-latency anti-nausea tech

    GPU manufacturer AMD has released a new SDK compatible with “a broad set of VR devices”. Called LiquidVR, the tech is designed to “bring better content, comfort, and compatibility to VR applications” including games, simulation, entertainment, education, social media, travel, medicine, real estate and ecommerce, apparently. AMD said maintaining comfort and realism in VR environments […]

  • Danganronpa 3 in the works, but a long way off yet

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  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare MLG Pro League 2015 schedule announced

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  • Happy Birthday PlayStation 2, you are almost old enough to drive

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  • Here’s what the final version of Valve’s Steam Controller looks like

    A look at the updated Steam Controller has surfaced via a hands-on post from Polygon. Valve said what you see in the images below is the final version of the controller. The controller has gone through numerous revisions since it was first revealed, but it seems Valve has decided on two touch pads which work […]

  • The Sims, SimCity developer closed down

    The Sims 4 developer Maxis has been shuttered, EA has confirmed. The Sims, SimCity and the rest of the Sim franchise has traditionally been helmed by Maxis, which had its flagship studio in Emeryville, California. Now EA has confirmed with Kotaku that this studio is being closed. “Today we are consolidating Maxis IP development to […]

  • Gigantic MOBA coming to Windows 10 and Xbox One with cross-play

    Today during GDC 2015, Microsoft announced that the new IP from Motiga called Gigantic will be cross-play enabled. Slated for Windows 10 and Xbox One, the five-on-five third-person battle arena game allows the player to select from an array of heroes with distinctive powers and play styles. Players will then make their way through areas […]

  • Here’s a look at Unreal Tournament DirectX 12 gameplay

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  • Wireless adapter for Xbox One controllers out later this year

    Microsoft announced at GDC 2015 today it will that all wireless Xbox gaming accessories will be designed for and supported on both Xbox One consoles and Windows 10 PCs moving forward. Later this year, a wireless adapter will be released, allowing current Xbox controllers and future devices to be used wirelessly on PCs. This will […]

  • Microsoft offers up more details on Spencer’s GDC 2015 talk

    Microsoft has provided more details on Cross-Buy functionality between Windows 10 and Xbox One as well as the Xbox Live SKU and other announcements made during Phil Spencer’s talk today. During the session, the head of Xbox shared “the next step” in the company’s plans for a unified platform across all Windows 10 devices which […]

  • Wasteland 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 this summer

    Wasteland 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 as a Game of the Year Edition. inXile Entertainment announced the news on the PS Blog, noting the edition contains enhancements and improvements. The game has been ported to Unity 5, which was announced over the weekend, providing upgraded visual effects, “improved character models, upgraded environments, and Unity […]

  • Cross-Buy detailed for Windows 10 and Xbox One; Elite: Dangerous coming to Xbox One

    During Xbox boss Phil Spencer’s session at GDC 2015 today, it was announced Elite: Dangerous would release on Xbox One. Spencer also outlined cross-buy functionality across Windows 10 and Xbox One. Spencer’s talk started off with Frontier Developments announcing Elite: Dangerous for release this summer as a console debut on Xbox One, suggesting the Elite: […]

  • Longbeards Culture Pack available now for Total War: Attila

    The Longbeards Culture Pack is now available for Total War: Attila and it comes with three new playable factions. The Langobards, the Burgundians and the Alamans can be played in both single and multiplayer campaign modes as well as custom and multiplayer battles. A new feature called The Lay of Ybor is also included. It […]

  • Nvidia unveils Titan X as world’s “most advanced GPU” – video

    Nvidia revealed Titan X as “the world’s most advanced GPU” during Epic founder Tim Sweeney’s State of Unreal session a t GDC 2015 today. Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang took the stage during the panel stating it contains “8 billion transistors,” and has 12GB of RAM. Pricing wasn’t announced, but it was rumored back in January […]

  • Steam sale discounts titles announced for SteamOS

    With many of the year’s most popular games heading to SteamOS, Valve has decided to host sale in celebration. Here’s a short list of titles on sale. The full list of PC, Linux, Mac and SteamOS discounts can be found through the link. The Banner Saga Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Batman: Arkham […]

  • PayDay 2 announced for SteamOS, celebrating with franchise sale

    PayDay 2 is coming to SteamOS, Overkill has announced. Still under development, a release date will be announced at a later date. “Making sure PAYDAY 2 is available on SteamOS felt like a no-brainer,” said Bo Andersson Klint, CEO of Starbreeze in the press release. “With PAYDAY 2: Crimewave Edition coming to the next generation […]

  • Magicka 2 has a release date and a crazy new trailer

    Magicka 2 has a release date for PC and the PlayStation 4, and Paradox Interactive has released a trailer featuring “Vlad’s latest lyrical triumph,” which is his rendition of the Game of Thrones theme. Magicka arrived on PC and PS4 May 26 and the game can be pre-ordered on PC beginning today, with PS4 pre-orders […]

  • Nintendo eShop schedule: Don’t Starve: Giant Edition, Never Alone, others

    Nintendo has sent over a list of titles heading to the eShop in 2015. The schedule contains titles such as Affordable Space Adventures, Runbow, Swords & Soldiers 2, Don’t Starve: Giant Edition, Never Alone and Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars. Below a preliminary list of games scheduled to launch in the Nintendo eShop on […]

  • Week 8: Can you win the weekly VG247 GTA Online playlist? Play tonight at 8pm UK time!

    We’re hotdogging tonight. I don’t even know what that means. Eight weeks of ridiculous death. Such a brave, true milestone. We’re going to celebrate two entire months of playing weekly GTA Online playlists with VG247 readers with Hotdogging, a set of six jobs I named completely at random. This one ends with a straight-up border […]

  • Puzzle platformer Four Sided Fantasy coming to PC, consoles in early 2016

    Curve Digital and developer Logan Fieth’s studio Ludo Land are bringing puzzle platformer, Four Sided Fantasy, to PC all major consoles in early 2016. Ludo Land are developing the PC version, with Curve Digital handling the console and Vita versions. Four Sided Fantasy tasks players with venturing across “dreamlike levels” by controlling and manipulating the […]

  • Tropico 5 arrives on PS4 in April – video

    A release date for Tropico 5 on PlayStation 4 has been announced. This is the franchise’s first foray onto PlayStation consoles. It arrived in Europe on April 24 and in North America on April 28. A Limited Edition has also been announced, and it includes The Big Cheese DLC and the Bayo Del Olfato sandbox […]

  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Limited Edition PS4 releasing in Asia

    A limited edition Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain PlayStation 4 system will be released in Asia. The system and its DualShock controller were designed in collaboration with Konami Digital Entertainment and targeted for the Asia region, per Gematsu. It will be released as part of PS4 Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain […]

  • This video shows Sid Meier’s Starships being played on iPad

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  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood announced as standalone prequel to Wolfenstein: The New Order

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, a standalone prequel to The New Order, will release May 5 on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The game takes pace in 1946, and and players take on the role of B.J. Blazkowicz as he embarks on a two-part mission in Bavaria. Part one, Rudi Jäger and the Den of Wolves, […]

  • Observer Mode coming soon to Evolve as a free update

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  • Dragon Quest Heroes and PS4 top Media Create charts in Japan

    The PlayStation 3 and PS4 skus for Dragon Quest Heroes were the top sellers on the Media Create charts in Japan, moving a combined 594,749 units. Elsewhere on the chart, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D was in third place with 39,751 units moved, and last week’s top seller, God Eater 2: Rage Burst, […]

  • Watch Hideo Kojima answer lots of your burning Phantom Pain questions

    What’s better than learning the official release date of MGS5: The Phantom pain? Hideo Kojima talking more about it, of course! Hideo Kojima has decided to answer a few fan questions about Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, to help boost everyone’s hype to insane levels. He talks about the game’s story, his relief […]

  • MGS5: The Phantom Pain Day 1 and Collector’s Edition revealed

    Konami has officially revealed the release date of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain alongside the game’s Day 1 and Collector’s Edition. Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will release September 1, worldwide, as previously leaked. It will be available on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. The PC Steam […]

  • EU Club Nintendo: Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds soundtrack back in stock

    Club Nintendo members in Europe can once again pick up The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds soundtrack. For 3000 Stars, members of the program will receive the double-CD soundtrack which features 89 tracks with liner notes from Ryo Nagamatsu and 12 sheet music excerpts. It also comes with 16 Milk Bar Musician pieces. […]

  • HTC apologises over “confusing” Half-Life VR comments

    HTC has misspoke when it talked about Half-Life coming to VR headset Vive. HTC chairwoman Cher Wang has apologised over the comments she made yesterday about the possibility of Half-Life coming to Vive, the VR headset it’s manufacturing with the help of Valve. Sources close to Valve, have indicated to the BBC that the developer […]

  • What do Heists and Daily Objectives tell us about the future of GTA Online?

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  • Breaking down Hardline Premium, is it worth it?

    Having been announced just a few days ago, the Premium service for Battlefield Hardline has been a topic of constant debate among the Battlefield community. Many look at Hardline as a Battlefield off-shoot that will just tide everyone over until Battlefront comes out in the fall. EA has other plans however, announcing a $50 Premium […]

  • Watch Dogs sold more than GTA 5 and FIFA 15 in Australia in 2014

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  • Watch PC footage of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt from GDC 2015

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a new gameplay video available that shows a bit of action from the PC version. The video below was captured from Nvidia’s GDC conference live-stream. Developer CD Projekt RED was on hand to show off The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt‘s graphical prowess running on a PC. Thanks, GamesHQMedia.

  • Dying Light: Hard Mode and Ultimate Survivor Bundle out March 10

    Dying Light’s second DLC drop, the Ultimate Survivor Bundle, and the free Hard Mode, have been given a solid release date alongside a new trailer. Dying Light developer Techland has confirmed that the Ultimate Survivor Bundle, the game’s second DLC drop, will release March 10. The DLC is part of the season pass, but will […]

  • Exploration puzzler Ether One is coming to PlayStation 4

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  • Larian “murdered” Divinity: Dragon Commander to focus on Original Sin

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