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Kingdom Hearts 3 Coming to PS4


By: Marty Sliva Sony dropped a bombshell at their E3 2013 press briefing by announcing that Kingdom Hearts III is currently in development for the PlayStation 4. This came directly on the heels of the company’s announcement  that Final Fantasy Versus XIII is also coming to PS4, under its new moniker: Final Fantasy XV. Kingdom Hearts II, the last numbered installment in theseries, was a PS2 exclusive when it released back in 2006. With Disney’s recent acquisitions of Marvel Entertainment, Pixar, Studio Ghibli, []

Cyberpunk 2077 will have Tarantino vibe


By:  Eddie Makuch What will separate Cyberpunk 2077 from other games is its “rock and roll” vibe similar to the films of Quentin Tarantino. That’s according to lead developers at CD Projekt Red, who explained to IGN in a new interview that most cyberpunk games actually lack punk. “There are lots of cyber games around, but there’s not a lot of punk in those games,” said game director Mateusz Kanik. “We want to put more punk into ours. We do not want to make a dark and []

Chronicle Screenwriter Sets The Record Straight On The Sequel


By: Eric Eisenberg It’s been a few months since we last heard an update about the progress of Chronicle 2, and at that time there was little more than bad news. While the news didn’t come from an official source, just screenwriter Max Landis‘ dad John Landis, the story was more than a little disheartening, with the elder Landis saying that the script for the sequel was having trouble over at 20th Century Fox and that the studio simply wanted a rehash of the movie []

PS4 prototype controller revealed?


By:  Eddie Makuch [UPDATE] A “trusted source” has confirmed to IGN that the leaked PlayStation 4 controller image is indeed real, but is only a prototype. The final design could change. The original story follows below Sony will reveal the future of the PlayStation brand at a New York City event next Wednesday, but one of the company’s surprises may have just leaked. Destructoid has obtained an image of what is rumored to be the PlayStation 4’s new touch-screen-equipped controller. The image matches up with previous reports, which suggested []

Guillermo del Toro’s InSane revived


By: Eddie Makuch THQ may have dropped filmmaker Guillermo del Toro‘s action game InSane, but the project has found a new developer. The Pan’s Labyrinthdirector told IGN that he had shopped the game around to numerous developers and it is now back on track. “We were going to go to a lot of developers after THQ, but it seems like we’re going to be developing it after the first meeting we had,” he said. “I can’t disclose where it was, but we []

Beyond: Two Souls not launching May 25


By: Eddie Makuch Yesterday, an IGN reader sent the site a screencap of the official page for Beyond: Two Souls, which revealed a May 25, 2013 release date for the PlayStation 3 game. However, this date is wrong. Sony told the site that the release date was posted to the site in error and has since been removed. “We have not announced a release date for Beyond: Two Souls outside of the 2013 time frame,” Sony said. “In fact, [Quantic Dream founder []

Bungie releases Destiny concept art


By: Laura Parker Halo maker Bungie have released an official screenshot from their upcoming game, rumoured to be titled Destiny. The screenshot, posted on Bungie’sofficial site, came as a response to a leaked marketing document reportedly provided to IGN by a reader, which outed story details and concept art from the upcoming game. According to IGN, Bungie has confirmed the document was prepared by an advertising agency and that it provides authentic details surrounding the game’s plot. “We weren’t quite ready, but []

Microsoft ‘retiring’ Xbox Facebook, Twitter apps


By: Eddie Makuch Microsoft’s removal of the Facebook and Twitter applications on Xbox Live recently was no mistake. The company confirmed to IGN that the apps will be “retired” with the mandatory Xbox 360 dashboard update that is currently rolling out. It was rumored that Microsoft removed the apps to encourage gamers to use Internet Explorer through their consoles. The company did not deny this, stating their removal was part of an effort to “streamline” app functionality for Xbox 360. Microsoft announced []

Star Wars: First Assault coming to XBLA?


By: Eddie Makuch A new Star Wars game is headed to Xbox Live Arcade, according to an eagle-eyed NeoGAF forum user. Cover art for Star Wars: First Assault (below right) bears the iconic Star Wars font and style, and appears to show a battalion of stormtroopers taking on rebel forces. The game has not yet been announced by LucasArts, but it is not entirely a mystery. In August, the company filed a trademark application for Star Wars: First Assault for “interactive video []

Resident Evil: Retribution


If you ask me (which maybe you are if you’re here – maybe you’re just curious) Resident Evil: Afterlife was a way better movie.  I mean, don’t get me wrong, this was a decent enough movie, a little better than Resident Evil: Extinction and well way better than Resident Evil: Apocalypse.  But I digress.  This movie was way to short, only an hour and a half.  There was no room in this movie to allow a full return for the characters that []