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Rumour: Assassin's Creed IV Due This Year, Features Pirates

Assassin's Creed IV Due This Year, Features Pirates

Ooh-arrr, and so on

It's rumoured release time again, just as today threatened to pass without any new additions. This time around it's an all new entry in the Assassin's Creed series, which will apparently be called Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, moving beyond all of that silly non-numbered spin-off business. It's apparently due this fiscal year,...

Rumour: Has Junction Point Hit A Dead End?

Has Junction Point Hit A Dead End?

Troubling tales regarding Warren Spector's studio

Various reports have been circulating around the internet in the past couple of hours saying that Warren Spector's Junction Point has been suffering some problems, with the development studio being closed down by Disney. A tweet originating from Roberts Space Industries sparked the chatter, but it...

Rumour: Pikachu 3DS XL Makes It To Chile, North America Is Next?

Pikachu 3DS XL Makes It To Chile, North America Is Next?

Chilean 3DS is the same used in North America

The spectacularly yellow limited edition Pikachu 3DS XL originally started off as a Japan-only system, but since then it's been on a bit of an adventure, making it over to European shores last December. It now appears to have found another home, with the system apparently being announced for pre-order...

News: Capcom Comments On Monster Hunter 4 Vita Rumours

Capcom Comments On Monster Hunter 4 Vita Rumours

Best not to believe everything you read

Not so long ago we reported on a rumour that was spreading like wildfire across the internet. According to Japanese magazine GameLab, the upcoming 3DS title Monster Hunter 4 hasn't been delayed for further quality enhancements - as Capcom has officially stated - it is in fact simultaneously being developed for...

News: False Alarm! Wii U GamePads Not Going Solo Just Yet

False Alarm! Wii U GamePads Not Going Solo Just Yet

UK retailer blames listing error

A few outlets were reporting earlier this morning that UK catalogue store Very.co.uk had become the first retailer in the world to begin selling the Wii U GamePad as a standalone item - which was surprising news given that there's nothing to use two GamePads for right now, unless you like really expensive bookends...

Rumour: 3DS Gearing Up For Another Price Drop

3DS Gearing Up For Another Price Drop

Not quite as drastic this time

Today's confirmation of Wii Mini, initially in Canada alone, is an intriguing move that is as surprising as it is creative. After all, our very first report of the rumour had a cheeky tagline referring to flying pigs; consider it a lesson learned, never underestimate Nintendo logic. Rumours of a fresh 3DS price drop...

Rumour: SEGA Looking To Bring Classic Titles To 3DS eShop

SEGA Looking To Bring Classic Titles To 3DS eShop

Space Harrier coming first?

The 3DS eShop is the perfect place for old favourites from yesteryear to gain a new lease of life, and rumour has it SEGA has made plans to port some of its biggest classic titles to the service. According to gamer.ne.jp, SEGA is bringing the extremely popular arcade title Space Harrier to the 3DS in what will be known...

Rumour: Splinter Cell: Blacklist Sneaking Onto Wii U

Splinter Cell: Blacklist Sneaking Onto Wii U

The pre-E3 rumour returns, courtesy of GameStop

Just before L.A.'s E3 extravaganza this year, rumours emerged that Splinter Cell: Blacklist was coming to Wii U, yet Ubisoft's press conference passed without any mention of the multi-platform release arriving on Nintendo's new system. Whether fans would have been particularly disappointed depends on...

Rumour: Youkai Watch Coming To 3DS

Youkai Watch Coming To 3DS

New Level-5 IP looks promising

According to the latest edition of Japanese magazine CoroCoro Comic, Youkai Watch is heading to 3DS; the game was first announced by developer Level-5 one year ago at its Vision event. Youkai Watch is all about a boy who wears a special watch that allows him to see and interact with ghosts, and similar to...

Rumour: Square Enix Triple-A Title Being Ported to Wii U

Square Enix Triple-A Title Being Ported to Wii U

Straight Right employee can't keep a secret

Straight Right is the Australian development studio that's becoming a little better known to Nintendo gamers, courtesy of it handling the Wii U port of Bioware's Mass Effect 3. The company is showing plenty of enthusiasm for Nintendo's new system, saying the following when addressing its desire to meet...

Rumour: GameCube Coming to Wii U Virtual Console

GameCube Coming to Wii U Virtual Console

It's bound to happen, right?

The Wii U eShop is still a mystery, to the extent that we're assuming that it'll be branded as "eShop" on the basis of new pre-paid funding cards spotted in North America. Another mystery is the Virtual Console, as we've only been introduced to new download titles scheduled for the launch period, with few clues as to...

Rumour: Fire Emblem 3DS Hitting Europe In January 2013

Fire Emblem 3DS Hitting Europe In January 2013

UK retailer posts launch date

UK online entertainment retailer Zavvi has listed the forthcoming 3DS tactical RPG Fire Emblem: Awakening on its site with a release date of 25th January, 2013. We've previously not had any precise date given to us by Nintendo - all the company will say is that the game is due to hit the west sometime in 2013. While...

Rumour: Nintendo Land May Not be Bundled With Wii U

Nintendo Land May Not be Bundled With Wii U

Displayed for pre-order by Australian retailer

With just five days until Nintendo's expected to lift the lid on Wii U launch plans, some retailers are starting to accept deposits for the system and advertise its arrival later in the year. Specific details are missing, of course, but one major store in Australia — JB Hi-Fi — is listing Nintendo...

News: Job Listing Leaks Big Budget Fantasy RPG For Wii U

Job Listing Leaks Big Budget Fantasy RPG For Wii U

Massive budget and a team of gaming industry veterans involved

Job listings are great. Not only do they offer people a welcome route into this crazy industry that we know and love, but they also inadvertantly provide leaks on forthcoming titles we currently know nothing about. Take this listing as an example. It's for a 'big budget' European RPG...

Rumour: Sega Is Working On Skies of Arcadia Remake

Sega Is Working On Skies of Arcadia Remake

Trademark renewal suggests the cult RPG could be getting a new set of wings

Skies of Arcadia is one of Sega's most beloved RPGs, having turned heads on both the Dreamcast and GameCube a few years ago. The GameCube version is now quite a collector's item, as it added content and generally improved on the Dreamcast original. It would appear that Sega...

News: More Tantalising Wii U Pricing Rumours Emerge Online

More Tantalising Wii U Pricing Rumours Emerge Online

Starting at $249.99, release date 11th November

Got your pinch of salt ready? Video Product Distributors have posted up some information relating to the possible SKUs for Nintendo's Wii U console. In case you didn't know already, VPD is a distribution company which counts Amazon, Blockbuster and Overstock as some of its customers. The launch date...

Rumour: Legend Of Zelda: Majora's Mask Coming To 3DS

Legend Of Zelda: Majora's Mask Coming To 3DS

UPDATED: It was a fake

UPDATE: GAME has confirmed that the screen-grab was a hoax. Read the full story here. Nintendo could be prepping a 3D remake of The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask, if a listing on UK retailer GAME is to be believed. Spotted by an eagle-eyed shopper, the listing - which has since been removed - went live around 10:00AM...

Rumour: Nintendo to Launch Wii U on 18th November in North America

Nintendo to Launch Wii U on 18th November in North America

Oops!

The launch date for Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U console looks set to be 18th November for North America, if rumours are to be believed. During a presentation at the GameStop managers’ conference in Texas the Wii U launch date was leaked by an employee of PDP, who make gaming accessories. PDP’s community manager went into damage control...

Rumour: Dragon Ball Heroes Heading For 3DS

Dragon Ball Heroes Heading For 3DS

It's over 9000!

There have been reports suggesting that Namco Bandai may be bringing the arcade title, Dragon Ball Heroes, to the 3DS in Japan: it's a Japanese card-based arcade game, originally released in late 2010 and developed by Dimps. The 3DS version will apparently be called Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission, and is said to include a...