After a troubled development period on the original Prey, the franchise has continued to be disappointing to internal sources at Bethesda. In fact, Human Head, the team originally developing Prey 2 was shut down last year and the game seemed to be in limbo. This appears to be over as sources are stating Arkane Studios, fresh off the success with the Dishonored franchise, is taking the Development reigns of Prey 2.

At the same time, the game is starting development from scratch. This means all new assets and a new engine will be used from the title originally in development since 2011. 

Pete Hines, head of Bethesda’s PR team, said: “I don’t have a status update on Prey 2.”

The projected release for Prey 2 has been pushed back to 2016. This should make the title appear on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.

How would you like to have a third Darksiders game with cooperative play and the final two Horsemen of the Apocalypse? This was the plan Vigil Games had for the final installment of their planned trilogy. 

Former Vigil Creative Director, Joe Madureira, had this to say: “It was always our hope to do a full four-player co-op game, with all four Horsemen playable. It’s possible we could have pulled it off. I would have liked to introduce Fury and Strife. I know many fans feel robbed that they never got to play the last two Horsemen.”

Nordic Games now owns the rights to the Darksiders franchise and Vigil has been separated from their IP forever.

Looking for more Monster Hunter 4? Can’t wait to learn something new? Capcom and Nintendo have revealed, in a special Nintendo Direct, in Japan, that Monster Hunter 4 will be releasing on September 14, 2013, in the land of the rising sun. At the time of release, there will also be a Limited Release of a Monster Hunter 4 3DS XL. You can see the reveal trailer below.

We should learn more about a North American release at E3 2013.

The 2003 Xbox game, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, has quietly released, on the iPad, from Aspyr Media. Aspyr has been responsible for bringing the vast majority of games, from other Developers and Publishers, to the Mac platform.

This is the full version of the game. Quite impressive that this is playable completely with touch. You can see 30 minutes of gameplay below.

Terraria, a 2D version of Minecraft with a full story and lots of bosses, originally released on the PC in 2011, is heading to mobile platforms. The title was also released on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 several months ago. 

There has been no word on what platforms this will appear on. However, iOS is almost a one hundred percent certainty with Android also likely to see this version of Terraria. The title will include leaderboards and achievements and will be released this summer.

Razer has shown off the updated models of their Razer Blade line of computers. The new 14” will be called the Razer Blade. The 17” will be called the Razer Blade Pro. You can preorder the new computers on June 3 and they will ship mid-June. The cost? the 14” Razer Blade starts at $1799.99 and the 17” Razer Blade Pro starts at $2399.99. This is a $200 drop in price for the 17” model.

Both systems have 8 GB of RAM, a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M, 128 GB SSD, Dolby Digital Sound, and awesome battery power for a gaming notebook. The 14” will go for six hours even while playing. The 17” Pro model adds in Ethernet and a multitouch LCD Display and Trackpad.

By Kaleb Rutherford – 05/31/13

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