Deep Down Still In Development, Has Undergone Some Changes, Says Capcom’s Ono

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Capcom first teased its PlayStation 4 title, Deep Down, way back on February 20, 2013. If that date sounds familiar, it’s because it was when the PlayStation 4 was formally announced by Sony in New York City.

Since then, we’ve learned the game is free-to-play and set in New York City. It has a strange time-travel vibe, with elements taking place in the future, while combat appears to occur in a gothic setting.

Unfortunately, it’s going to be a while before we get our hands on it. Speaking with Japanese outlet 4Gamer, Ono says the title has undergone some revisions. In a translation from Siliconera, Ono says that parts of the game weren’t good enough.

Todd McFarlane Says He’s Open To Spawn Appearing In NetherRealm Games

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Todd McFarlane Says He’s Open To Spawn Appearing In NetherRealm Games

When Warner Bros. announced the collector’s editions and season pass for Mortal Kombat X, we took notice of one of the items. The publisher promises a “guest character” for NetherRealm’s tenth Mortal Kombat game.

In a Toy Fair interview with Todd McFarlane, GamerFitnation has sussed out who that might be. There are no guarantees that he’ll be included, but Spawn creator McFarlane says that he’s given his permission to incorporate the dark anti-hero into the game.

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Sega Buys Shoot Many Robots, Marvel Puzzle Quest Dev Demiurge

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Sega Buys Shoot Many Robots, Marvel Puzzle Quest Dev Demiurge

Sega recently announced a re-alignment of its priorities, putting more focus on mobile and PC gaming. The company, which recently announced major layoffs and a move from its long-time western headquarters in San Francisco, has just acquired a new studio.

The company announced today it has purchased Demiurge, the Boston-based developer behind Shoot Many Robots and Marvel Puzzle Quest. Sega has also announced moves with two other studios that serve its new priorities.

The publisher has purchased a majority share of Ignited Artists, a San Francisco-based start-up working on its first game. The company has also made investments with Space Ape Games, which specializes in mobile and tablet titles.

Screenshot Support And Spam Reporting Coming As Part Of Xbox One's March Update

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Screenshot Support And Spam Reporting Coming As Part Of Xbox One's March Update

Microsoft has fully detailed Xbox One's March update, and it includes screenshot capabilities, the ability to report spam messages, and more.

You can find the full list of upcoming updates here (the update is available now for preview participants). The biggest update is the ability to save a post screenshots to social media. To take a screen you just double tap the home button. It automatically takes a screen when you do that, but you will have the option to save the screen after the menu comes up. You can also take screenshots with voice commands. From there you can pull it into the recently updated Upload Studio to take advantage of a number if different options, including sharing your screen on social media, or setting it as your background image.

Other updates include the ability to report spam (something I have personally been experiencing lately), the ability to share your real name with everyone if you choose, an automatically curated list of suggested friends, and settings for how transparent you would like your tiles to appear.

District 9 And Chappie Director Neill Blomkamp Tackling Alien Franchise Next

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District 9 And Chappie Director Neill Blomkamp Tackling Alien Franchise Next

After tweeting last month that he was working on an Alien sequel at one time but had abandoned or been taken off the project, District 9 director Neill Blomkamp tweeted today that Alien is officially his next project.

In a remarkably casual message, Blomkamp tweeted, "Um... So I think it's officially my next film," alongside the image you see above and the hashtag #alien.

Um... So I think it's officially my next film. #alien http://t.co/QO5WrH2d6x

Broken Age Nears Final Stretch And Tim Schafer Defends Molyneux In Double Fine Video Message

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Broken Age Nears Final Stretch And Tim Schafer Defends Molyneux In Double Fine Video Message

In a new video from Double Fine, Tim Schafer shares an update on Broken Age and reacts to the recent controversies surrounding Peter Molyneux and Godus.

Schafer recorded the video after finishing a voice over session for the game with Elijah Wood, who plays one of the game's main characters. The game is running on PlayStation 4 and Vita, and the team is focusing on bug fixing and minor tweaks as the full game nears final release.

Watch Kids Rage Quit Super Meat Boy

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Watch Kids Rage Quit Super Meat Boy

Super Meat Boy is exceptionally difficult, especially when compared to many mainstream video games. This bloody, unforgiving indie platformer received immense success and popularity when it released in 2010. Now you can watch a group of kids stumble their way through the game’s increasingly infuriating first world.

One girl points out how she dislikes only playing as a boy, whilst another realizes meat grinders are something to cautiously avoid. The video is amusing, as is their adverse reactions to failing repeatedly. Some of them improve with practice, and others just outright give up after giving a handful of tries.

This video is part of the React series, created by Fine Brothers Entertainment. The team gets teens and kids to watch controversial media or play through certain games, and records their reactions for YouTube. The YouTube channel React has done other gaming segments, such as teens playing the original Mega Man for the first time and Mario Kart 64.

Rumor: The Gold Mario Amiibo Appears On Retailer Signage

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Earlier this month, listings for silver and gold variants of the Mario Amiibo from the upcoming Super Mario Bros. line appeared online. It seems that the latter of these is soon to be a reality and a retailer exclusive.

A Reddit user by the name of “pituvision” snapped the image below that labels the Gold Mario figure as a Walmart exclusive. Given Nintendo’s propensity for retailer Amiibo exclusives (Rosalina at Target, Lucario at Toys R Us, Meta Knight at Best Buy, and Shulk at GameStop - Disclaimer: GameStop is Game Informer’s parent company), this fits right in line with previous strategy.

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PSA: Retailers Are Giving Away PlayStation TV With PlayStation 4 Purchases

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If you’re in the market for a PlayStation 4 over the next couple of weeks, you might walk away with something extra. Retailers are finding creative ways to offload PlayStation TV units, which is good news for you.

GameStop (Disclaimer: GameStop is Game Informer’s parent company) is offering Sony’s small console with the purchase of a new PlayStation 4. In addition, rumor suggests that Best Buy will be joining this approach in the coming days (we searched for the referenced leaked ad and were unable to find it to confirm, but mention it as something to keep watch for).

The PlayStation TV has faced some challenges, with the device only compatible with approximately 50 percent of Vita games. For a device that was branded as Vita TV in Japan when it launched, that doesn’t inspire confidence.