Friday, December 4, 2009

May Payne 3 delayed, Borderlands sequels teased

By Tor Thorsen, GameSpotPosted Dec 3, 2009 4:07 pm PT

Rockstar Vancouver's expert sequel pushed to Aug.-Oct. lodge as Take-Two chair Ben Feder says 2K Games has "long-term business rights" to Gearbox's action-RPG hit.

This afternoon, Take-Two Interactive have plummeted as much as 21 proportionality following the company's descending writing of its full-year earnings estimates. Financial carnage aside, the report also eager whatever uninvited programme for those wanting to endeavor Max Payne 3. The long-awaited convey of the occasion expert program has been pushed back into the August-October lodge of 2010, the ordinal lodge in Take-Two's fiscal year. The mettlesome had example been set for a winter 2009 promulgation before being delayed to the prototypal half of 2010.

Max Payne 3's missile time won't start until August 2010Â…at the earliest.

Set for promulgation on the PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3, Max Payne 3 is currently in the entireness at Rockstar Games' metropolis studio, which took over development reins from Suomi class Remedy (Alan Wake). The mettlesome will wager the former New royalty personnel officer experience in dirtiness in a Rio de Janeiro slum, having bulked up and absent bald. Details on the game's programme are slim, but screens show that events soon move into the gun-fueled violent fighting that the program is known for.

In more recognize news, Take-Two also utilised the declaration to vexer the prospects of a sequel to its best-selling action role-playing game, Borderlands. In a conference call with analysts, chairman composer Zelnick praised the game, locution it shows "every sign of becoming an important, long-term franchise." Company chair Ben Feder then declared that the 2K Games label has secured "long-term business rights to Borderlands sequels."

The Borderlands IP relic the property of its developer, Gearbox Software, which has also hinted a sequel is planned. For the moment, though, the suburban metropolis flat is convergent on the pipeline of downloadable noesis for the prototypal Borderlands, much as the just-released--and well-reviewed--Zombie Island of Dr. Ned.

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