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The news in brief – Friday 26 June

The news in brief – Friday 26 June

In the News

SONY UNFAZED BY ACTIVISION’S THREATS TO STOP SUPPORT
Hardly surprising given that it was the most blatantly hollow threat ever. Activision’s still supporting the PS2 ferchrisakes!

OFFICIAL EA SITE LISTS LEFT FOR DEAD 2 ON PS3
By mistake obviously, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it isn’t going to happen.

PS3 SLIM WILL HAVE FEATURES AND COMPONENTS REMOVED
But there is no PS3 Slim. Sony said there wasn’t so there can’t be.

SQUARE ENIX SUED OVER FINAL FANTASY XI FEES
We’re going to sue Square Enix for not making a Final Fantasy VII remake, and claiming damages for all the stress, anxiety and depression it has caused us.

SONY TELLS PLAY.COM GT5 DUE IN NOVEMBER
But it’s still not an official release date until there’s been a press release. Them’s the rules.

GUERRILLA LETS SLIP ABOUT KILLZONE 3
But it still doesn’t exist until there’s been a press release. Them’s always the rules. Seriously, if you thought you heard Kaz Hirai fart, you didn’t. Not unless there was a press release.

SONY CALL CENTRE SAYS PLAYSTATION CLOUD IS FACEBOOK FOR PSN
Yeah, but a Virgin Media call centre said they would refund us the money they stole from our bank account, but they didn’t. You can’t trust call centres. Besides… the rules!

INFINITY WARD SAYS TWO IS THE MAGIC NUMBER FOR CO-OP
Yet Bob Dorough still maintains that three is the magic number. We can see a bitter feud in the making.

BETHESDA AQUIRES ID SOFTWARE
No, actually Bethesda’s parent company Zenimax Media aquired id. This could still spell Doom for Bethesda though.

CHRISTIAN BALE HASN’T BEEN APPROACHED TO STAR AS SOLID SNAKE
But only because Kojima is afraid Bale will “f*cking kick his f*cking ass” if he doesn’t shut up for a second. Kojima doesn’t understand what it’s like working with actors, y’see.