Vaporware games you were looking forward to

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  1. BORTZ
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    Man didn't Microsoft cancel a bunch of first party games over the past console generation? Sad to see things like Scalebound go.
    Ohman I remember the Game Informer I had with Tiberium: C&C on the cover. I was genuinely interested in that game. Apparently EA canned it because it looked too much like a certain star wars game at the time.
     
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    The Grinder:


    Winter:
     
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    Man Grinder looks awesome. That's so sad.

    Winter looks cool too.
     
  4. H1B1Esquire

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    Earth, bro-dude.
    Took a look...it seems like 7dadfatherman3.4

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    But none accepted the challenge of Moonwalker 2. sad times.
     
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    Okay...I have one, but it's not a game, and going by the specs it was most likely a prank or a scam to begin with, but still...


    Back when DivX was reasonably new...say 2002-2006'ish, one of our local media magazines had an interview with an ICT technicus. He claimed that he had studied video encryption-decryption algorithms. Rather than improving and redefining the existing standards, he claimed that by starting from the ground up, he ended up with a way to encrypt full motion video's to a degree that his codec would be able to pack (and play) full motion videos of around 2 hours into 30 to 60 megabyte. Meaning: about 10 times smaller than the average DivX movie at that time. The interview even showed a demo, though the technicus claimed that "it wasn't really ready for release yet".

    That first interview was also the last time I've heard of it...
     
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  6. Memoir

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    Scalebound still upsets me. The game looked amazing.

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    Epic games that never saw the light of day. The Wii had a ton of untapped potential, even being Nintendo's most popular console...
     
  7. KiiWii

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    @AmandaRose i have propeller arena on reicast :) it now plays online too :)
     
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