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BBFC outs possible second level for Resident Evil 5

The BBFC has outed what could possibly be the “to be announced” second level for Resident Evil 5: Alternate Edition. Called Desperate Escape, the listing only cites the name, with no details other than the fact it’s to be included in the retail version, which we all know as Gold. It’s expected to be released […]

  • Video of BottleRocket's The Flash hits the net

    After the break is a video for the canceled superhero game, The Flash game. It’s the one BottleRocket was making before its publisher, Brash, hit the skids. The footage you will see is just six months worth of work, and there was still at the least a year to go on it. Too bad, really, […]

  • Factor 5's US studio closes doors

    San Rafael-based Factor 5, best known for Lair and the Star Wars: Rogue Squadron series, has shut its doors, according to a post on the official website from CEO Achim Moller. Brash Entertainment’s bankruptcy is being blamed partially for the closure, as the company had a multi-game deal with Factor 5.┬áBecause of this, “the continuation […]

  • BottleRocket's The Flash shown in screens

    A few screens of what’s apparently a BottleRocket adaptation of The Flash have surfaced, showing… The Flash. See them here. The game was apparently in development for now defunct publisher Brash. BottleRocket wound up earlier this month when Namco pulled Splatterhouse from the firm. Via Kotaku and superannuation.

  • Lead characters rumoured for SAW game

    Dr Lawrence Gordon and Detective David Tapp will both appear as main characters in the upcoming SAW game, according to this Bloody Disgusting rumour. Gordon was played by Cary Elwes and Detective Tapp by Danny Glover in the 2004 horror. The game is supposedly releasing this year, and is being developed by Zombie. SAW’s future […]

  • Brash sued by developers for non-payment

    According to this Variety report, now-defunct Brash is being sued by developers 7 Studios and Zootfly for non-payment. They’re not chasing a tenner, either. From the piece: L.A.-based 7 Studios says Brash owes it $468,000 for its work on “9,” an adaptation of an upcoming animated film from Focus Features produced by Tim Burton (one […]

  • Report: Brash shutting down

    Variety’s reporting that Brash Entertainment will close tomorrow. The publisher has been beset by problems recently, including the departure of founder Thomas Tull. Investors who had committed $400 million when Brash launched last year have apparently gone cold since Tull left. No money, no business. More through the link.

  • Brash cuts 20 thanks to "tough economic landscape"

    Brash is to cut 20 staff due to challenging conditions, the firm said yesterday. Speaking in a statement published by GameDaily, the publisher said: “Citing the current tough economic landscape, Brash Entertainment has confirmed the company has instituted a strategic cost reduction plan that will see the elimination of over 20 positions across multiple departments. […]

  • SAW confirmed for October 2009

    According to this Evil Avatar post, Brash has confirmed that the SAW game is to release next October, presumably in time for Hallowe’en. As was previously known, the game will take place between the first and second films. More through the link.

  • Brash boss - We've stopped short-cycling games

    Following the departure of founder Thomas Tull from Brash last week, CEO Mitch Davis has moved to assure that the publisher now has a new focus on quality. “First and foremost, we’ve put an end to short-cycle games,” Davis told GameDaily, adding that, “some of our games will benefit from up to three years of […]

  • Tull quits Brash board

    Thomas Tull has resigned from the board of Brash Entertainment, the publisher he co-founded last year after helping to raise $400 million in private equity funding, Variety reports. Tull is believed to have been disappointed with the quality of Brash’s games, as well as the company’s strategic direction. More through the link.

  • Prison Break game planned

    According to this Gamespot story, the Season 3 box set of Prison Break includes an ad for a Brash game adaptation of the show. It’s apparently scheduled for release next February. No other detail to be had, unfortunately.

  • Brash co-founder quits firm

    Nicholas Longano, co-founder and president of film-led US publisher Brash, has left the firm according to this Variety report. The piece hints in rather obvious terms that things may not be going so well at the firm, with the recently-released Jumper game selling a mere 16,000 units since February. “He wasn’t officially fired, as far […]

  • Brash signs deal with Game Republic for movie game

    According to this, Brash and Game Republic have signed a deal to work on a game based on a “popular Hollywood film,” for release in 2010. Game Republic was founded by Yoshiki Okamoto, developer of Resident Evil and Street Fighter II, and most recently delivered Genji: Days of the Blade and Folklore for Sony’s PlayStation […]