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Straight Right building two Wii U games that aren't Mass Effect 3

Straight Right, the developer creating Mass Effect 3 for the Wii U, has two other Wii U games in its workshop, boss Tom Crago tells Eurogamer. One game is an original IP, while the other is "based on another big franchise," set to launch in 2013. "We've made a number of bets on the Wii U, so we're ...

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Lionhead listing for 'MMO-like title for next generation consoles'

Lionhead's latest job post brings up two salient points: That listing for a multiplayer level designer with "a deep understanding of online multiplayer games" may encompass more than a simple FPS title with online capabilities. Microsoft could be looking to bring MMOs to its console market in a b...

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Slant Six outs first original IP, Strata Scavenger

The developer of Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, Slant Six Games, isn't letting a few underwhelming reviews bring it down, boldly moving on with an announcement of its own original IP, Strata Scavenger. Strata is due out in 2013, according to its Slant Six product page, which features a singl...

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God of War PSP studio readying next-gen third-person action title

After declaring themselves as officially done with God of War PSP games, and even going as far as to announce a "story driven action-adventure game based on original IP" back in late 2010, Ready at Dawn staffers promptly revealed they were ... creating a PlayStation 3 port of their previously PSP-e...

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Disaster Report creator working on new IP for Vita and PS3

The creator of Disaster Report 4, Kazuma Kujo, may have suffered a small setback when his game was canceled following the earthquake in Japan last year. But it hasn't turned him off of game development for good: he reports via Twitter that his new studio at developer Granzella is hard at work on ...

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Dimps expanding into original IPs for mobile and social platforms

Takashi Nishiyama has been in the game for about as long as "the game" has existed. Responsible for Moon Patrol, Street Fighter, Fatal Fury, the Neo Geo and more Sonic games than you can shake a stick at, Nishiyama's design portfolio spans 30 years and includes some of the most fundamental design...

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Marvelous plans new IP, 3DS Harvest Moon for next fiscal year

The reduction of new IP coming out of Marvelous Entertainment isn't as total as we'd heard. In a recent investor Q&A summarized by air-be and translated by Siliconera, the company revealed that it will have original IP in the next fiscal year, for "new hardware." The current fiscal year ends Mar...

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Muramasa publisher: UK retailers avoiding original IP

Rising Star Games, the European publishing partner of Marvelous Entertainment, is speaking out against UK retailers declining to stock Muramasa: The Demon Blade, which comes out November 13th in the region. COO Martin DeFries told MCV in an open letter, "Here in the UK, the game will not be availabl...

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Report notes decline in original game IP in UK

Times are tough, which might explain why the industry is "risk-averse" and hesitant to pump out brand new properties this year. A report by the UK's NESTA (National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts) found that 60 percent of the publishers surveyed had either slowed, or stopped, origin...

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