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"New game is going to be amazing", says man with vested interest in game's success

Of course it is. No developer or publisher is going to come out and say on record that their game is shaping up like a stinking barrel of monkey stools. Neither are they going to admit that the three-year long project they've poured an unhealthy amount of man hours into and has damned near cost them their marriage as well as their sanity is actually not as good as other similar games out there but it's at least going to be a solid six or seven. We're grateful for the blatantly biased insight, but we'll continue to reserve judgement on a game's awesomeness until, you know, we've actually played it for ourselves.

Game scheduled for impending release has 'gone gold'

Alternative headline for this could would be 'Game being released soon is not delayed'. If a game is down to be released at a specified date in the near future, we'll just assume that everything's going according to plan unless we hear something to the contrary. A game being delayed is news. A game being not delayed is not news.

Developer working on new unannounced project

No shit. When one game gets pushed out the door we always figured that the development team just sat around sleeping and playing waste-bin basketball until the money ran out. Apparently not. Perhaps being a developer isn't as easy as we imagined.

December 17, 2009

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  • ranaraptor - December 23, 2009 4:11 p.m.

    This whole article is a product of there being very little news in late Dec!!!
  • curly_jefferson - December 23, 2009 12:02 p.m.

    the last entry made me giggle
  • TheWebSwinger - December 20, 2009 5:01 a.m.

    Good to know the stock photos are being put to good use.
  • lovinmyps3 - December 19, 2009 6:34 p.m.

    Not worth reading yet I still insist on clicking on it!
  • jackthemenace - December 18, 2009 5:28 p.m.

    This artcile made me laugh like hell, but isnt' #3 exactly GR does anyway...?
  • idlemindkiller - December 18, 2009 4:17 p.m.

    Good read as usual GR. also at skyguy... are you gay?
  • rxb - December 18, 2009 1:10 p.m.

    The ones I hate the most are ' announcement of an announcement' stories. Either tell me now or get lost.
  • deedob - December 18, 2009 12:41 p.m.

    Devs go into hibernation for 6 months? Considering the amount of time and "over"time they put during the final stretch of making a game, i'm not surprised...
  • gamesradar_george1 - December 18, 2009 8:26 a.m.

    @CwF2008 In fairness we've almost certainly run most of these types of stories in the past - doesn't mean we can't poke fun at them though...
  • Cwf2008 - December 18, 2009 5:53 a.m.

    Hmm doesnt gamesradar tend to run speculative articles? So should we just ignore them?
  • Kruiser - December 18, 2009 2:23 a.m.

    @ Pocotron Melissa Theuriau is notoriously hot, this whole article was probably just an excuse to post her sexy mug. You should probably google her with SafeSearch turned off.
  • SausageLozenge - December 18, 2009 1:55 a.m.

    Thanks for looking out for us G-dar!
  • CH3BURASHKA - December 18, 2009 1:41 a.m.

    Technically, black holes are 'gold mines' of information: it's just nigh impossible to retrieve the information, let alone understand it. However, once we understand the way a black hole scrambles information, we'll probably be able to observe the Hawking Radiation, or the evaporation of strings on the horizon of the black hole, and decipher it. In short, there's quite a lot of information in and outside a black hole... So technically, that's not correct. *'that's not correct' music*
  • 435 - December 18, 2009 1:26 a.m.

    Thank you for essentially calling Michael Patchter a charlatan. He and his ilk are one of the banes of the industry.
  • Hurricrane - December 18, 2009 1:10 a.m.

    LMFAO @ the ""New game is going to be amazing", says man with vested interest in game's success" entry. I completely agree with that.
  • d3athcr4ft - December 17, 2009 11:43 p.m.

    @skyguy343 I wouldn't mind checking out her toe... lol
  • skyguy343 - December 17, 2009 9:42 p.m.

    @Pocotron Meh, she kinda looks like a camel.
  • Pocotron - December 17, 2009 8:48 p.m.

    Woah! That newswoman on page 2 is frickin hot!
  • Montag - December 17, 2009 8:36 p.m.

    I thought I was the only one who indulged in the old 5 finger knuckle shuffle about Shenmue
  • michaelmcc827 - December 17, 2009 8:11 p.m.

    The gamer's guide to N4G basically...

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