The 3DS is the king of vaporware...

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  1. spyro3dsguy
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    Seriously! I was looking through some games since launch an noticed a hell of alot of games have been announced but disappeared soon after with no further mention. Just to name a few:

    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    Note that most of these are some of the more ambitious titles too.

    Even the 3D movie partnerships announced since launch have never seen the light of day. And don't even get me started on Nintendo "thinking about bringing Unity over to the 3DS"...
     


  2. xwatchmanx

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    I think you need to fix those youtube links.

    Either way, I'm not sure it's fair to call Ironfall "vaporware," when it's still autumn, and they said we'd have more details in autumn. And we've only had an update a couple months back.

    And honestly, this isn't that much, compared to the amount of vaporware probably on any system out there.
     
  3. spyro3dsguy
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    Seems fine on my computer.

    Ironfall hasn't seen any screenshots or footage since last year. All we've had since then are updates on twitter claiming they are near finished and repeatedly setting dates for more footage to be released which doesn't come. Their last update was in August which is still quite a while now considering Autumn is ending in a few weeks.

    Compared to (ambitious) content being delivered on other platforms in the same time frame, yeah, it's quite alot. I only listed a few.
     
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    Ah, I see. I thought Ironfall was getting real updates till August. You're right, that is worrisome. Especially when the last trailer they had claimed a Spring 2014 release. Honestly, I had almost completely forgotten about that game since it's been so long since the video.

    And the videos are working on my computer now... weird. They weren't showing earlier.
     
  5. GameWinner

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    Holy shit! Where did Kaio go!?
    I just remembered....
     
  6. kongsnutz

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    This was announced at 3DS launch and never happened!!

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  7. Wabsta

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    But that could be because the original Saints Row studio stopped right? (Don't know if I got my facts straight, but if I'm not mistaking the IP was bought by another company that made IV and is now making the hell part?)
     
  8. kongsnutz

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    That was when THQ died yeh but this was announced years before that happend.
     
  9. spyro3dsguy
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    Ugh. Thats why I stopped trusting hardware launch announcements. Remids me of a comment made by Ritch of ReviewTechUSA:
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
  10. kyogre123

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    Where's Bomberman 3DS?
     
  11. Huntereb

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    Some of these shooters look great. What a shame they haven't come out yet.
     
  12. hippy dave

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    Ah shit, so bummed about this one, and the apparent death of the franchise :(
     
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    When was the last time they released a Bomberman game?
     
  14. hippy dave

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    2010 I think, excluding shitty mobile puzzle (ie not actual bomberman) game.
     
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    So he's basically in the same boat as Mega Man? That's a real shame. :(
     
  16. Huntereb

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    [user]hippy dave[/user] [user]xwatchmanx[/user] I think Konami bought Bomber Man's creators (Hudson Software) a while back. They have yet to do anything with the franchise, though. Konami ain't that bad of a company, though. Right?
     
  17. Mario92

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    I remember that pirate game when 3DS was launching. It seems that's not dead either yet, JP release is set to 2014 so we'll see.
     
  18. hippy dave

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    Yeah I know Konami bought Hudson. Not happy with their treatment of Bomberman tho. Don't know why the 3DS game was cancelled when it must have been pretty much finished.
     
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    Away from this shithole
    Still waiting for Solatorobo 2...
     
  20. xwatchmanx

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    Well, considering how they don't even know how to treat half of their own time-weathered franchises (except maybe Metal Gear), and ignore the other half...