Vaporware games you were looking forward to

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  1. BORTZ

    BORTZ Switch Dawg

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    Dec 2, 2007
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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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  2. grossaffe

    grossaffe GBAtemp Psycho!

    May 5, 2013
    United States
    The Grinder:

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  3. Shadowfied

    Shadowfied GBAtemp Addict

    Dec 6, 2014
    Man Grinder looks awesome. That's so sad.

    Winter looks cool too.
  4. H1B1Esquire

    H1B1Esquire RxTools, the ultimate CFW machine.

    Nov 2, 2016
    United States
    Earth, bro-dude.
    Took a seems like 7dadfatherman3.4


    But none accepted the challenge of Moonwalker 2. sad times.
  5. Taleweaver

    Taleweaver Storywriter

    Dec 23, 2009
    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

    Memoir Just a Memory

    Jun 24, 2007
    United States
    Somewhere, over there!
    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

    KiiWii GBAtemp Guru

    Nov 17, 2008
    United Kingdom
    @AmandaRose i have propeller arena on reicast :) it now plays online too :)
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