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Tuesday
Mar272012

Daily News - 27th March 2012 - Bioshock Movie On Hold and GAME Closes Down Over 250 Store

Bioshock Movie Is On Hiatus

Bad news for the inevitable Bioshock movie, in that it's lost it's director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo. Fresnadillo said the following regarding the film:

"To be honest, by now, I'm completely out of that, and developing other stuff. Right now it's on hold. The studio and the video game company, they have to reach some kind of agreement about the budget and the rating."

Fresnadillo (28 Weeks Later) took over from Gore Verbinski (The Ring, Pirates Of The Caribbean) in 2009 and until this news was still assumed attached, but apparently there are too many problems with budgeting and ratings for the film to get made any time soon.

My advice would be to shoot this cunt's face off ASAP

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GAME Lay-Off Over 40% Of Workforce, Close 277 Stores

It seems likely we have seen the last of GAME, atleast the store as it used to be. Included in the closures listed above are all but 3 of the entire of Northern Ireland's set of stores, one of which in Dublin is holding a sit-in in protest of unpaid redundancies. It's a terrible situation all round, which leaves 2,100 people jobless. It's worth remembering that this includes Gamestation aswell, a store I remember fondly before GAME bought them out. My local experience was a Gamestation (literally) next to a GAME, and then post buy-out, both stores having the exact same prices on everything, despite being 2 seperate shops right next to each other. It was all handled so shitly, hopefully whoever the next big game chain over here is they can figure it out better.

Sad to see you go, Gamestain, err, I mean, Station

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And Finally...

Epic Mickey Coming To 3DS

The 3DS version of the series was announced today, following news of the sequel on Xbox, PS3 and Wii.

GTA 3 In GTA 4 Engine

Modders are transferring GTA 3 into the GTA 4 engine. Here's hoping for great success.

Amazing Spiderman Getting Move Support

Expect web-slinging action on your PS3, and probably Wii too, at the game's launch.

Darksiders 2 Makers Say Wii U Is As Good As The Current Gen

The dev is making the game for PS3, Xbox and Wii U and have the Wii U keeping up

Phantasy Store Online 2 Will Be Free-To-Play

Platforms so far are PC, Vita, iOS and Android

I don't question the results, I only post them

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