NanoBITES captures those small but important morsels of gaming information that otherwise might slip between the cracks.
ITEM! Mega Man Universe has been cancelled. As reported by Wired, Capcom declined to elaborate on the decision, stating only that it was made for “various reasons”. The game would have allowed fans to create and publish original Mega Man content.
ITEM! The recent change of government in Victoria may not have done the push for an R18+ rating any favours. As reported by The Age, newly appointed Attorney General Robert Clarke has called for further “scrutiny and public debate”.
ITEM! Insomniac Games has revealed that composer Michael Bross will provide the score for its forthcoming PS3 exclusive Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One. Bross is best known for his contributions to the Oddworld series. The game itself is due for release in spring 2011.
ITEM! Could one of the great racing franchises of the past decade be heading back to the track? Gamerbytes has noted that a project entitled Burnout Crash has been granted a PG rating by the Australian Classification Board. The last entry in the series was 2008’s Burnout Paradise. More on this one as it develops.
ITEM! Notorious vampire slayer BloodRayne is being dragged out of mothballs for her first video game appearance since 2004. A 2D action game, Majesco’s BloodRayne: Betrayal is due to arrive on XBLA and PSN in winter 2011.