How A Big Video Game Was Killed

The last-minute cancellation of EA Sports' NBA Elite 11 this fall isn't supposed to happen to any video game. How? Why? Kotaku learned the unusual story this week from EA boss John Riccitiello. » 12/02/10 4:00pm 12/02/10 4:00pm

EA Cuts Loose Bottom Third Of Its Game Lineup

During a conference call regarding the company's 2nd quarter financial results, EA's John Schappert revealed that more than a dozen unannounced EA titles had been cut from production as part of its cost reduction plan. » 11/09/09 6:20pm 11/09/09 6:20pm

SCEE: We're Dedicated To Our First Party Studios, No Problems Here

Following a rumor this morning that Heavenly Sword 2 had gotten the ax at Sony Cambridge, and that Ninja Theory might be primed for a break away from Sony Europe, Kotaku checked in with SCEE to see if the studio could be undergoing a change of strategy - or whether it might be facing some issues. After all, if what… » 6/17/08 1:40pm 6/17/08 1:40pm

Why Did Sony Cancel Eight Days?

When new Sony Computer Entertainment Studios boss man Shuhei Yoshida brought the axe down on The Getaway and Eight Days, we just assumed it was because they never really existed anyway. Oh sure, they existed in some form as PlayStation 3 titles, but we just assumed they were both cute CG mock ups that helped to pad… » 6/16/08 10:40pm 6/16/08 10:40pm

Eight Days And Getaway 3 No Longer Going Concerns

Remember late this past April when we warned you that PlayStation 3 titles The Getaway 3 and Eight Days, first showcased during the early preview days of the console, wouldn't be seeing the light of day for a while? According to a statement released today by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, that while is now… » 6/04/08 10:20am 6/04/08 10:20am