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  • Rumour: 3DS set for December launch

    3DS could be set for a December launch, in a move to emulate that of the Wii.

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  • Ninety Nine Nights 2 gets official NA release date

    Does the idea of beating up earth’s entire population five times over in the span of five minutes have your money practically leaping out of your wallet and into a nearby cash register? Would you like nothing more than to do so while wearing a impractically tiny chainmail bikini? Well then, you kind of scare […]

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  • Splinter Cell: Conviction release date set in stone

    We think Ubisoft means business this time. Instead of simply sending over a press release – or hell, even a snazzy piece of parchment – the publisher’s etched the date “4.13.10″ into a rock. An actual, honest-to-goodness rock. Do we really need to say anything more?

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  • DSi XL hits Europe on March 5 [Update]

    Nintendo confirmed a European release date for DSi XL this morning, saying the territory would get the over-sized handheld in wine red and dark brown.

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  • International version of FFXIII could definitely be out by April 2010, says Square Enix

    But it might not even make that date. Why? Because – even though Square Enix’s Yoichi Wada said during a recent financial briefing that the game’s on track to complete its localization before the end of Square Enix’s current financial year – development’s not the only factor influencing the game’s release date. While he didn’t […]

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  • Final Fantasy XIII NA release date reveal nearly upon us?

    Siliconera sends word of a casting call for an upcoming Final Fantasy XIII ad that, among other things, will dramatically unveil the game’s North American release date. The ad, which is getting off the ground at LA-based ad agency Liz Paulson Casting, will end with a camera pan and a release date, according to the […]

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  • NA retailers list MW2 Xbox 360 bundle for November 10

    According to listings on Amazon and Costco, the big, bad 250GB Modern Warfare 2 Xbox 360 bundle is making its craterous impact on November 10. And hey, so is Modern Warfare 2! Isn’t that a nice coinkydink? These same listings, however, make no mention of component cables, leaving this boastfully Modern bundle woefully behind the […]

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  • Dark Void landing on shelves in January

    Originally set to go head-to-head with Halo: ODST on September 22, Dark Void was recently delayed into the game-munching, er, void that is “Q1 2010.” Now, though, it’s got a release date: January. North Americans can expect the high-flying shooter on January 12, while Europeans will have to wait a few days until January 15. […]

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  • Ninja Gaiden Sigma II brutalizes North American PS3s this September

    Ryu Hayabusa may not be much into that whole “stealth” thing that’s got all the other ninjas talking these days, but that hasn’t kept him from sneaking onto the tail-end of September. Ninja Gaiden Sigma II is actually launching first in North America on September 29, and then in Japan on October 1, reports Kotaku. […]

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  • Forza 3 gets North American release date

    Forza Motorsport 3 has decided to try its luck in the godless (and gameless) wasteland that is the 2009 holiday season — at least, in North America. The game’s coming on October 27, Shacknews reports. We’ve put in an email asking about a European release date, and will let you know as soon as we […]

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  • Bionic Commando PC gets US release date

    Capcom just clarified yesterday’s news that Bionic Commando would release for PC on July 17, saying the US version will, in fact, hit on July 28. The previous date was European. Here’s the tweet, if you don’t believe us.

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  • 1 vs 100 gets European dates [Update]

    Microsoft just confirmed via Twitter that 1 vs 100 will launch in he UK on July 10. French and German versions of 360′s TV-style quiz show will release on July 12. More soon, apparently. Update – Here we go. The UK and German sites are now live. There’s info there on the respective betas.

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  • Assassin's Creed II gets November 20 date for UK [Update]

    Ubisoft just confirmed that Assassin’s Creed II will release on November 20 in the UK. The game was fixed for a November 17 US date at E3 last week. Game of the Year? Unless something goes badly wrong, it looks as though it may well be one of them. Update – Britain’s getting a special […]

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  • Mass Effect 2 coming January 2010, says marketing [Update]

    Mass Effect 2 marketing on Eurogamer has included a January 2010 release date for the RPG. The detail is expected to be formally announced in the EA press conference at 2.00pm PST today. Previously, the BioWare game was pegged for an “early” 2010 ship. Not any more. Update: EA’s just told us that the Eurogamer […]

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  • The Conduit hits Europe on June 26

    Sega’s confirmed via The Conduit’s official site that the Wii shooter will launch in Europe on June 26. It was pinned for a June 23 US release earlier this week. Thanks, NintendoEverything.

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  • inFamous release brought forward to May

    Sony’s confirmed that inFamous will release at the end of May in the US, not in June as originally planned. The superly heroic Sucker Punch open-worlder will hit on May 26, with a preceding demo planned for May 21. No news on the European date as yet. More through there.

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  • Atari changes Champions Online date from June to "spring"

    Atari just sent out a mail saying its previously confirmed Champions Online date has been changed from June to “spring”. No reason was given for the move. The game will be the studio’s first release since being bought by Atari in December. The studio’s also working on Star Trek Online, which is pencilled in for […]

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  • Dissidia: Final Fantasy Euro date to be announced "later this month"

    Square Enix has just confirmed that Dissidia: Final Fantasy will be given a European release date in the coming weeks. “We’ll be making an announcement on the release timing later this month,” a rep told VG247 this morning. The PSP action game has only been released in Japan so far, where it’s been doing “quite […]

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  • Star Ocean: The Last Hope NA release moved up, no changes elsewhere

    Square Enix RPG Star Ocean: The Last Hope is officially hitting the streets one week early – at least, if you live in North America. According to an email received by GameCyte, Square Enix has decided to give the Xbox 360-exclusive’s release date a slight tummy-tuck, resulting in a February 24 release date. Other territories’ […]

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  • North American Killzone 2 release date officially announced

    On a recent episode of G4 television program X-Play, Sony officially announced the drop date for next first-person man-penetration sim, Killzone 2. And contrary to an earlier Gamespot report, it’s February 27, 2009 – not February 17. However, as of now, that date only applies to North America. Other territories are still TBA. More Killzone […]

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Release Date Latest

  • EA still tight-lipped on Mirror’s Edge PC release date

    Like not knowing things? Then you’ll be happy to hear that EA is still keeping Mirror’s Edge’s PC release date bundled within its heart’s innermost of chambers. When contacted by Eurogamer, the mega-publisher kept the silence alive, simply stating that no public release date has been revealed. Perplexing, considering that the PC iteration seems poised […]

  • LittleBigPlanet gets November 5 UK release date

    SCEE has told GI that LittleBigPlanet will be released in the UK on Wednesday November 5. Earlier today we were told that the game will be released for the week commencing November 3, but now we finally have a cast-iron date. Two weeks to go. By Mike Bowden

  • LittleBigPlanet will ship in US “in week of” October 27, says SCEA

    SCEA has posted an update on the US PS Blog on the issue of a US release date of LittleBigPlanet, saying the game will ship to retail in the week commencing October 27. The note comes after confirmation that all units currently at retail are to be recalled globally after it was found that one […]

  • Prince of Persia dated for both US and Europe

    Ubisoft’s confirmed Prince of Persia for release on December 2 in the US and December 5 in Europe. That’s it, really. Go wild.

  • EndWar releasing on November 7

    According to this MCV story, Ubisoft’s confirmed that Tom Clancy’s EndWar will release on November 7. The voice-controlled RTS will hit both 360 and PS3, and news of a solid date will be welcomes by those looking for something a little different this Christmas. More through the link.

  • LittleBigPlanet confirmed for October 24

    SCEE’s confirmed LittleBigPlanet as an October 24 release. This appears to be the European date only – no US date has been conformed as yet. The Media Molecule PS3 platformer’s already been confirmed as an October 30 release in Japan. Press release after the link.

  • Euro WipEout HD confirmed for September 25

    You can relax now. SCEE just sent this through: “WipEout HD will be released on September 25th for £11.99.” The game was confirmed earlier today to be launching in the US on September 25, so the news will no doubt be met with delight for Europeans waiting for the future racer. Eurogamer gave this 9/10 […]

  • Confirmed: Blizzard press releases Wrath of the Lich King street date, CE detailed

    Blizzard just officially confirmed that World of Warcraft expansion Wrath of the Lich King is to release in the UK – in both standard and Collector’s Editions – on November 13. The game will hit North America, Europe, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and Russia on November 13; November 14 in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, and […]

  • Euro WipEout HD release date announcement expected later today

    SCEE’s just told us that an announcement of the European WipEout HD date is likely to happen today. Don’t get your knickers in a twist if it doesn’t: PR’s waiting on the final confirmation, from the sound of it. Either way, you’re going to get a press release very soon. The US date has now […]

  • WipEout HD releasing in the US on September 25

    The US PS Blog‘s confirmed that WipEout HD has a confirmed release date of September 25. From the site: Your wipEout HD thirst will be quenched on September 25. Yes, that’s right, just 10 days from today. For just $19.99, wipEout HD will be available for download only and includes the following awesomeness: Full HD […]

  • Rumour: Lich King date announced

    According to this WoWInsider story, a date of November 13 has been included on a WoWHead ad for Wrath of the Lich King. Just to be clear, there’s no confirmation of this as the expansion’s final release date as yet, so hold those horses. More through the link.

  • US gets Far Cry 2 on October 21

    According to this Gamespot story, Far Cry 2 will release in the US on October 21. The news comes after a UK announcement yesterday confirmed the game will hit this side of the Pond on October 24. The Collector’s Edition was detailed in the same announcement. Wooden boxes for the win.

  • Dead Space release moved forward again

    We must be in some kind of parallel game universe where good things happen to release dates. EA’s confirmed that Dead Space has been brought forward yet again, this time to October 14. The horror was previously moved closer thanks to the game being finished earlier than expected, and will now hit the US a […]

  • SCEE: Euro Resistance 2 date to be confirmed “fairly soon”

    Following confirmation of specific Resistance 2 release dates for both Japan and the US, SCEE has said it isn’t ready to do the same for Europe right now. “In European territories we’ve only ever said November,” a spokesperson told VG247. “We’re not making announcements as of the specific date just yet.” When can we expect […]

  • Resistance 2 confirmed for US release on November 4

    An American press release has today confirmed that Insomniac’s Resistance 2 will release in the US on November 4. The date came as part of an announcement about the game’s Collector’s Edition. From the release: Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. (SCEA) announced today that Resistance 2(TM), from independent developer Insomniac Games, will release in North […]

  • Dead Space release date moved forward in Europe

    EA’s moved Dead Space’s release date forward a week in Europe. The game will now launch on PS3 and 360 on October 24. The PC version, however, will still release on October 31. The date’s been moved for the console version’s, apparently, as the game’s been finished early. Press release after the link.

  • WAR date to be announced “extremely soon”

    GOA just told VG247 that a WAR date announcement is imminent. “Yes, we will be announcing a release date extremely soon,” said a rep. The comment came after a weekend of uncertainty on the MMO’s release, in which EA Singapore apparently confirmed the game for a September 23 launch before rolling the official site back […]

  • Confirmed: Firmware 2.40 for July 2 release

    Just got this from Sony: “I’m pleased to announce Firmware 2.40 will be released Wednesday 2nd July.” The following games are now confirmed to include Trophy support: BUZZ! Quiz TV LittleBigPlanet MotorStorm Pacific Rift NBA 09 – PS3 PAIN PixelJunk Eden Resistance 2 SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation Warhawk Press release after the link.

  • Bioshock PS3 still set for October release date

    2k games has confirmed to videogaming247 that Bioshock PS3 is still on for an October release, despite PSU.com rumours suggesting a November 4 date. “Good old ‘insider sources’,” said a 2k games spokesperson. “I have October on my schedule. Hope that helps!” So, nothing to see here. Move along. By Mike Bowden

  • MGS4 dated as June 12 for America

    Konami has confirmed that MGS4 will release in America on June 12. It’s made no confirmation of a European date as yet. The publisher also included details on a pre-order program in America, which will see those buying the game early getting a bonus DVD and access to the Metal Gear Online beta test in […]

  • Three MGS4 packs planned for Japan

    According to this, Japanese gamers are going to be able to choose between three ways of buying MGS4 when it hits this summer. The game’s base pack includes MGS4 and Metal Gear Online. Then there’s a Special Edition box set, which includes a Blu-ray disc featuring all the trailers released so far along with making-of […]

  • “No plans” for MGS4 or GoW bundles in Europe

    Looks as though you may not want to hold your breath if you’re banking on a European version of the MGS4 or God of War: Chains of Olympus bundles announced in the US yesterday. “We have no plans to release either bundle at the moment,” a SCEE spokesperson told videogaming247. If we were betting men, […]

  • June 12 for MGS4?

    A June 12 release date for MGS4 is being rumoured here. The news has apparently come from a retailer conference. Don’t expect any confirmation from Konami until its German office is good and ready to give it.

  • Mario Kart Wii dated for Europe

    Says so here. The Wii racer is going to be released Europe-wide on April 11, according to that report, and will come bundled with the Wii Wheel. Click through for more information. Update : Full press release after the link. It’s going to be £40, apparently.

  • GT5 Prologue date set for US

    Gran Turismo 5 Prologue will launch in America on April 17, says this, priced $39.99. The precursor to the full game, which currently has no fixed date, will be available via PSN or on Blu-ray disc. Over 60 cars will be included in the release, as will online racing for up to 15 people simultaneously. […]

  • Wii Fit gets rumour-dated

    According to a fresh rumour, Wii Fit is to release in April in the US and June in Europe. There’s nothing official about this, and Nintendo hasn’t made any announcement as yet regarding a date for the super-selling Wii title, currently only on sale in Japan. The story originated on German site Gamefront.de and, as […]