The results post for last week’s Kotaku ‘Shop Contest has been pushed to next weekend, while I deal with a very high fever and other fun medical things. Sorry for the inconvenience!
Originally slated for release on July 31, Zen Studios' Pinball FX2 for the Xbox One has been pushed back into August in order to implement changes need to allow players to import tables they've already purchased on the Xbox 360. Thank goodness.
The Saturday Morning Stream will be back next week. Due to visiting relatives and Easter holidays, our regularly scheduled live stream of Barbie's Dreamhouse Party has been pushed to next week. In its place, we present that dog GIF everyone seems to like. Look at that crazy lil' guy.
There have been three editions of Assassin's Creed for PC. Not a one of them released at the same time as the console versions' launch. The closest Ubisoft came was with Revelations, which landed on PC two weeks after it did for Xbox 360 and PS3.
Silent Hill's debut on the PlayStation Vita—Silent Hill: Book of Memories— will not hit its March 27 release date. Amazon and Gamefly both have given the game a May 31 placeholder date, and Konami confirmed the delay to RipTen.
With the console beta test for Monolith's downloadable dose of bat on clown violence still ramping up, Warner Bros. has gently pushed the release date for Gotham City Impostors from January into February. Someone notify Julian Day!
Give it up for Runic Games. Asked to account for why its repeatedly delayed Torchlight II isn't going to release this year, the studio's president just pointed at the other entrees on the holiday gaming buffet and said, hey, with all this great stuff here, you can wait, right?
In a UFC broadcast last week, THQ in slipped word of a publishing delay for UFC Undisputed 3. The game now will release on Feb. 14, after originally being planned for January.
Last we heard, October was going to be a big month for the Silent Hill fan. We'd expected Silent Hill Downpour and the Silent Hill HD Collection in time for Halloween. We'll how does a dark and spooky St. Patrick's Day sound?
Originally scheduled for release in the middle of next month to compete with Battlefield 3, the third installment of Croteam's less-than-serious PC shooter franchise will now hit in mid-November, just in time to take on Modern Warfare 3.
Earlier this week, Polytron released another "long screenshot" for Fez the perspective-rotating indie platformer stuck in development hell for more than three years now. Promised for release on Xbox Live Arcade this year, Phil Fish just tweeted that his game has been delayed, yet again, until 2012.
Assassin's Creed: Revelations was supposed to be the first time in the series that a game released for all platforms on the same day. Well, it won't. Ubisoft confirmed to Kotaku that the PC version of Assassin's Creed: Revelations has been delayed until December. No specific December date was given, nor a reason, but…
SNK Playmore's latest entry in the long-running King of Fighters series won't make its previously scheduled October release. Publisher Atlus, no stranger to minor delays, has pushed The King of Fighters XIII to November 22.
Bad news for PC gamers, as Warner Bros. and Rocksteady push the non-console version of the eagerly anticipated Batman: Arkham City to an unspecified date in November. Perhaps some sexy screens will help ease the pain?
The thinning of the fall and winter 2011 video game herd claims a victim today, as 2K Games delays Digital Extremes' The Darkness II. Originally on the books for an October release, 2K is now aiming the first-person shooter for February 2012.
Sega's side-scrolling ninja game Shinobi and puzzler CRUSH3D, both originally due in September have been pushed. Griptonite's Shinobi is now a November 15 release in North America, with CRUSH3D moving way out to February 21 of next year.
The last time publisher Take-Two talked about Spec Ops: The Line, the sandy, Dubai-based shooter, it was due no later than March 31, 2012. The new Spec Ops now has another new release date drawn in the sand.
Hybrid, the cover-focused Xbox Live Arcade shooter from the creators of Scribblenauts that made a splash at GDC earlier this year, has been pushed back into 2012, the extra time used to "create the highest
quality title possible".
Remember the first trailer for Mass Effect 3? The one that teased us with a "Holiday 2011" release date? Consider it invalidated, as the game's executive producer scootches its release into early 2012.