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Composer says Wii's 'Sadness' was cancelled, releases soundtrack

Finally, resolution to a story we've been following for several years -- though it's a bit disappointing. Nibris's Wii horror title Sadness (what did you think we were talking about?) has been canceled, after years of disappearing websites, slipping release dates, nonexistent demos and a generally g...

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Sadness website is gone ... don't even feign shock

With posts that go back to 2006, the public embarrassment that is Sadness is far more interesting than the game could have ever been. The epic tale of vaporware, which is comparable to Duke Nukem Forever, receives another notch in its timeline today. The latest is that the Sadness website is gon...

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Big Download awards 2009's vaporware

In response to Wired's own 2009 vaporware awards, our pals at BigDownload have complied their own list of software and hardware that woulda, coulda and shoulda seen the light of day this year. Topping the list is the streaming service OnLive, which was slated to release in "winter 2009," following ...

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WarDevil resurfaces in bizarre (original) Xbox demonstration

After five years in the making and hardly any time taken out for interviews or status updates, you'd imagine Digi-Guys' WarDevil would be just about wrapped up and ready to grab some GOTY awards, right? Not so much, as Edge discovered during a studio tour. Although Digi-Guys does have some very cool...

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Wired hails Duke Nukem Forever as 2008's vaporware king, baby

Wired, embracing the redundancy of doing so, has named Duke Nukem Forever as the top piece of vaporware in 2008. As we've made abundantly clear in the past, much has happened since Nukem's latest adventure was first announced back in 1997. Wired was going to leave the perennial favorite off the li...

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Cipher Complex, not quite vaporware yet

Starcraft: Ghost. The Phantom. And let's face it, Sadness, too. Video game history is littered with the corpses of titles and projects that choked on their own ambition before making it to the finish line. So much so that we've become accustomed to second guessing games that stay out of the spotli...

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3D Realms: 'Several hours' of Duke Nukem Forever sort of done

Is that the sound of Satan sharpening his skates? According to a new interview with Team Xbox, 3D Realms boss George Broussard implies that – dare we say? – development of Duke Nukem Forever is going along swimmingly. You know, just like it has been since ... 1998. All most kidding asid...

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Rub your eyes: Sadness 'footage' emerges, disappears again [Update 1]

Go Nintendo's RawMeatCowboy recently received an email from an anonymous, shadowy figure calling themselves "rabbits can't be sad." That's pretty weird, but stranger still, the email contained something we almost never expected to see: footage of Nibris' "vaporware" title, Sadness. Despite the un...

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Nibris Web site promises Sadness for Fall 2009

Previously on The Young and the Sadness. *A mysterious stranger, Nibris, enters the scene* Nibris: Come away with me, and I'll make all your mature-themed, Wii horror gaming dreams come true. Joystiq: Can it be? Is it true? Nibris: It is true! Just listen to my story and you'll know in your heart t...

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Sadness website does nothing to dispel vaporware rumors

Hold on, what's all this? A Sadness rumor that actually came true? This can't be right -- and it sort of isn't. The website is there, and it's got stuff on it, but the stuff is old and it's a pretty amateur attempt at a website. It's just, you would think that the creators of the most talked-about...

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