Tag Archives: slip
Wed, Jan 12, 2011 | 10:17 GMT
Eutechnyx’s upcoming NASCAR title has been delayed, the developer has confirmed, saying the game needs more time for “polish”.
Fri, Mar 19, 2010 | 15:05 GMT
Ubisoft just slipped the PC version of Splinter Cell: Conviction from April 16 to April 30.
Fri, Mar 05, 2010 | 13:11 GMT
Ubisoft just pushed the PC version of the next Prince of Persia game back from May to June.
Tue, Feb 02, 2010 | 06:07 GMT
According to various reports, Koei’s delayed muscly actioner Quantum Theory back from March 25 to “TBA”.
Wed, Jan 20, 2010 | 10:28 GMT
The call to push BioShock 2 back from November 2009 to February 2010 for quality reasons was one that cost 2K “millions of dollars” and was all the more “impressive” for it, Kent Hudson, 2K Marin senior systems designer, has said in an interview.
Wed, Jan 20, 2010 | 06:21 GMT
Wed, Jan 13, 2010 | 08:24 GMT
Tue, Jan 12, 2010 | 08:26 GMT
Looks as though Raven FPS Singularity’s been shunted off into summer 2010, with Activision now claiming no date was ever given for the game.
Thu, Sep 24, 2009 | 12:38 BST
Ubisoft’s confirmed that the PC version of Assassin’s Creed II has been pushed back to Q1 2010.
“A bit more time for the dev team to deliver the best quality game to you,” said the firm.
The console versions are scheduled to ship on November 20.
Mon, Sep 21, 2009 | 13:32 BST
Activision’s delayed Bizarre’s Blur, pushing the shoot-and-racer into 2010.
“We are committed to making Blur a great new racing franchise, and we are very encouraged by the game’s design,” stated Mike Griffith, president and CEO of Activision Publishing.
“The additional time will allow the studio to fully optimise the vision they set out to create for Blur including a distinctive and groundbreaking multiplayer mode that will appeal to a broad audience.”
Mega-shock. Expect more on this soon. PR here.
Fri, Aug 28, 2009 | 12:17 BST
Wed, Aug 26, 2009 | 11:37 BST
Southpeak shooter Section 8′s been pushed back a week, according to EG.
“The game is now being released on September 11 not September 4 due to a small delay in the manufacturing process,” said a rep.
The jetpack blaster’s a PC and 360 title.
Thu, Aug 06, 2009 | 08:04 BST
Speaking in the Acti Blizz Q2 earnings call tonight, Blizzard boss Mike Morhaime caved on the subject of whether or not two Blizzard games would release next year, saying it was “correct to conclude” that StarCraft II’s now-confirmed delay into 2010 means the publisher’s about to double up.
Morhaime stated in a previous earnings call that Blizzard plans to release one major game per calendar year.
“I’d just like to reiterate that we haven’t announced any release dates on any future titles, and I’ll also reiterate that the move of StarCraft into next year does not impact the schedule,” he said after being asked whether or not we’ll see two Blizzard games next year twice by two separate analysts.
“So, it would be correct to conclude that you could expect two releases of Blizzard next year, but I would not make any conclusion on what those titles are going to be.”
The second analyst mentioned Diablo as the 2010 game, but, as you can see, Morhaime was having none of it.
StarCraft II was delayed into 2010 tonight to match up with Battle.net’s relaunch in the first half of next year.
Thu, Aug 06, 2009 | 07:49 BST
Acti Blizz just confirmed that StarCraft II will launch in the first half of 2010 “to coincide with the relaunch of its upgraded Battle.net online -gaming service.”
The news Blizzard fans have been dreading to hear came in the company’s just-released Q2 financial report.
“As we prepare for next year, we have moved the expected release dates for two games, Activision Publishing’s Singularity and Blizzard Entertainment’s StarCraft II, into 2010,” said company boss Bobby Kotick.
The firm had previously delayed Singularity into next year last month.
Wed, Jul 29, 2009 | 13:47 BST
Ubi’s claimed Splinter Cell: Conviction was pushed into 2010 because a slip was the only way of achieving the firm’s “ambitions” for the game.
“After demonstrating the new vision for the game at E3 2009 we won many awards and got a lot of interest from fans and press alike,” said the publisher, speaking on the title’s official site.
“In order to live up to our own ambitions and your expectations, we strongly feel that giving our teams that extra time will allow us to present a game to you that will fulfil that potential.”
The company added: “This extra time will ensure Splinter Cell Conviction becomes every bit the fantastic experience we want it to be.”
Conviction will now release on the first quarter of 2010, as opposed to an originally planned late 2009 date.
Fri, Jul 17, 2009 | 18:26 BST
Sega said today that Bayonetta’s has been delayed until January 2010 in the US.
The Platinum actioner will still release in October in Japan, as planned.
“Bayonetta is an extremely important new IP for SEGA and adds a new level of depth to our growing portfolio. As a result of market analysis we have taken a Publishing decision that January 2010 is the optimum release time in the Western Markets to maximize this exciting new title’s potential,” said Sega boss Mike Hayes.
Tue, Jul 14, 2009 | 08:46 BST
While BioShock 2′s delay into fiscal 2010 quite rightly dominated last night’s confessional press release and subsequent conference call from Take-Two, you may not have noticed that it wasn’t the only big game to take a tumble.
Max Payne 3 has also been pushed into the next financial year, having been originally planned for a “winter” 2009 release.
Said CEO Ben Feder:
“The decision to shift a release date is never an easy one, especially with a product as highly anticipated as BioShock 2. We felt that it was essential to invest the additional time to ensure that this title will deliver what its fans expect and deserve.
“As a result, we will now be launching sequels to several of our strongest franchises – including BioShock 2, Mafia II, Max Payne 3 and Red Dead Redemption – during the next fiscal year. These titles will anchor our lineup for fiscal 2010, and along with other products planned for next year, provide a platform for enhanced financial performance in what we hope will be an improved retail environment.”
Thu, Jul 09, 2009 | 07:19 BST
Raven and Acti Blizz have delayed Singularity until the beginning of next year to keep it our of Modern Warfare 2′s all-smashing super-snowplough. Sensible.
“The level of excitement for Infinity Ward’s Modern Warfare 2 coming out of E3 well exceeded our expectations and therefore we have decided to move Raven’s upcoming sci-fi first person action title, Singularity, from 2009 to Q1 2010,” an Acti rep told GameSpot.
“We believe that the March quarter will provide a better opportunity to establish the new cutting-edge action IP as a ‘must-have’ title and clears the way for Modern Warfare 2 to dominate this holiday season.”
There’s no exact new date as yet.
Mon, Jul 06, 2009 | 15:13 BST
Codemasters said today that the PC version of DiRT 2 will “support the wealth of new performance enhancing features that will be available in DirectX 11.”
In order to get the features in, however, the game needs to “benefit from an extended development program” and ship in December. Not September. As originally planned.
DX11 hardware is expected in the back half of the year. The upgrade will ship with Windows 7 and as a download for Vista.
PR after the break. We’re saying nothing.
Wed, May 27, 2009 | 14:57 BST
Whoops. NetDevil’s delayed Jumpgate Evolution, offering no new time-scale for the MMO’s release.
“Jumpgate Evolution is nearly feature complete, but since entering the Friends & Family phase of testing we’ve been able to bring new eyes onto the game and get solid, crucial feedback from actual players and fans,” said a rep in this forum post.
“Based on these results, it is clear that the product needs more time to meet its objectives.”
Space will have to wait, clearly. Full thing through the link. Thanks, Massively.