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Calling out rumors, insiders and "sources"

.Pennywise

Member
I'll use this thread to call out all the TAKE IT WITH A GRAIN OF SALT, THINGS MAY CHANGE mf

Please share any actual rumor and I'll add it.
I won't add any rumor from totally unsustained sources (i.e. a random post in 4chan/reddit from unknown accounts)



Absolute pieces of shit whose words worth less than dog's vomit and from whom I won't ever be bothered to waste space for rumors in the table and I recommend you to not share here nor anywhere regarding gaming rumors:

Roberto Serrano

Colteastwood




RUMOR​
BY​
DATE​
TRUE/FALSE​
MORE​
PlayStation to make big announcements this week. We'll get another look at and release dates for highly anticipated games in State of Play.​
This week (March 7th, 2022)​
❌
False. Despite actually being a State of Play in March 9th, 2022. The showcase was far from big announcements.
New Sly Cooper & Infamous games in development​
N/A​
❔
Hogwards Legacy new trailer​
March 2022​
✅
True: Hogwarts Legacy gameplay from Avalanche on March 17.
Microsoft to remaster major franchises​
N/A​
❔
TLOU Remake and Factions to release latter half 2022​
Second Half 2022​
❎
Partially true. TLOU Remake to release latter half 2022. Factions to release 2023.
BluePoint working on Bloodborne​
N/A​
❔
Xbox events in May and September (2022)​
May/September 2022​
❌
False. No event in May.
Xbox E3-style showcase in June​
June 2022​
✅
True. Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase
Remedy working on a AAA Doctor Strange videogame (PS5 exclusive)​
N/A​
❔
This rumor is being talked about a lot now (March 2022) but has been refloated and it goes back as far as 2019.
Codemasters next game is not Dirt Rally but WRC (World Rally Championship)​
N/A​
❔
Ubisoft's massive games showcase (20 games lineup)​
N/A​
❔
Ubisoft set to reveal Ranbow Six Siege mobile next month (April 2022)​
April 2022​
✅
True: Rainbow Six Mobile Official Announcement Trailer
Activision to release remastered CoD titles to fill up empty space between premium CoD entries. (World at War, CoD 1 & 2 and backwards compat with CoD 4: MW Remastered)​
N/A​
❔
EA to drop FIFA brand and now to be called EA FC (EA Sports Football Club)​
N/A​
✅
True. EA SPORTS FC is the future of interactive football
Sony to unveil PlayStation Subscription as soon as next week​
Next week (March 27th)​
✅
True. New PS Plus subscription announcement
PlayStation tiers and pricing for its subscription service (Project Spartacus): PS+ Essential 10$, PS+ Extra 13$, PS+ Premium 16$​
N/A​
❎
Partially true. Naming and tier offerings on spot. Pricing wrong.
GoldenEye 007 Remaster to be announced within a few weeks (13th February, 2022)​
"Few weeks" from 13th Feb, 2022​
❌
False. More than a month has passed and rumor author backpedalled on its initial statement.
NetEase to acquire Quantic Dream​
Summer 2022​
❔
Ubisoft developing New PvP Battle Arena "Project Q"​
N/A​
✅
True. Introducing "Project Q"
Game Pass Family Plan​
N/A​
❔
Ubisoft is developing a new third person IP called 'Pathfinder'​
N/A​
❔
Dead Island 2 to be released late 2022/early 2023​
Early 2023​
❔
Need For Speed 2022 will adopt a “photo-realistic” art style mixed with anime elements​
2022​
❔
“Autolog is back for multiplayer, you can customise all the pieces of your car, that’s back”
Finally, Grubb claimed that the game would be set in a fictionalised version of Chicago called Lake Shore City.
Kojima's Xbox project​
N/A​
✅
True.
Halo Infinite Battle Royale​
2022​
❔
Crazy Taxi and Jet Set Radio reboots​
Two to three years (From April 2022)​
❔
Part of the SEGA's Super Game Initiative. Games would be big budget.
Quake reboot. TES and Fallout remasters via inXile​
N/A​
❔
2K Games is developing Rocket League competitor "Gravity Goal"​
"Releason date soon" (From April 27th, 2022)​
❔
Gravity Goal allows players to drive TRON-like bikes rather than cars.
Two of the Warcraft mobile games are copycats, Pokemon Go and Clash-ish"​
N/A​
❎
Partially true. Warcraft Arclight Rumble
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order sequel to be current gen only (Xbox Series/PS5/PC)​
Announcement at Star Wars Celebration (26-29 May)​
✅
True. Announced to be current gen only.
Sony acquiring Square Enix​
N/A​
❔
New Silent Hill being developed (more than one)​
N/A​
❔
Original images in tweet said to be taken down due to KONAMI DMCA strike. Image backups : Image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4
Bloober Team developing Middle Ages Alien game​
N/A​
❔
Sony event​
First week of June, 2022​
✅
True. State of Play on June 2, 2022.
Silent Hill 2 remake by Bloober Team​
N/A​
❔
Modern Warfare 2 VR mode. Exclusive of PSVR 2.​
N/A​
❔
Indiana Jones game not exclusive to Xbox​
N/A​
❔
Street Fighter 6 trailer at State of Play​
June 2nd, 2022​
✅
True.
New Multiplayer Crash Bandicoot game by Toys for Bob to be announced​
Summer Game Fest 2022​
❌
False. No announcement either Summer Game Fest nor Xbox showcase.
Hideo Kojima making a horror game called 'Overdose'​
N/A​
❔
Can be played in first and third person. Starring Margaret Qualley (Mama from Death Stranding)
Xbox game demos. Xbox game streaming directly on Samsung's Smart TVs and expansion of xCloud to other countries​
Several hours before Summer Game Fest show on June 9th​
✅
True.
God of War Ragnarok's November 2022 release date to be announced later this month​
Later this month (June 2022)​
❔
Forza Motorsport to be released Spring 2023.​
Spring 2023​
✅
True.
Kojima's Xbox Cloud game is Overdose​
N/A​
❔
PlayStation 5 Pro Controller​
N/A​
❔
EA to reveal Skate 4, FIFA and Need for Speed in July​
July 2022​
❔
Sony to reveal 3 new headsets and 2 new monitors​
Last week of June, 2022​
❔
Ubisoft to re-reveal Skull and Bones​
Beginning of July, 2022​
❔
Metroid Prime Remaster​
Holiday 2022​
❔




 
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@Shpeshal_Nick and @JezCorden get their rumours from the same sources. They know the same people. That's why that @DEALER_GAMING's "Ikishima" tweet makes sense; he got the news from them.

Correction, Shpeshal Nick just makes plausible, informed, guesses and when another leaker says something, he hops on the bandwagon and says "My sources (my ass) say the same thing."

The idea that anyone has sources at Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, and a few big name publishers is not realistic.
 

.Pennywise

Member
Who was pushing all those silent hill rumors that have now gone quiet? Call that shit out.
Most of old rumors about a new Silent Hill being in active development came from Dusk Golem (a somewhat reliable source on Resident Evil stuff). He moved the goalpost for years until he disappeared.

Present rumors of Silent Hill being in development come from the community twisting stuff around Sony, Kojima and several developers.

None of these are either actual rumors nor come from a known source.
 

Razvedka

Member
I'll use this thread to call out all the TAKE IT WITH A GRAIN OF SALT, THINGS MAY CHANGE mf

Please share any actual rumor and I'll add it.
I won't add any rumor from totally unsustained sources (i.e. a random post in 4chan/reddit from unknown accounts)






RUMOR​
BY​
DATE​
TRUE/FALSE​
MORE​
PlayStation to make big announcements this week. We'll get another look at and release dates for highly anticipated games in State of Play.​
This week (March 7th, 2022)​
✅
Partially true until now. State of Play announced. Yet to see if "big announcements" and "release dates" make it to the 20 minutes showcase.
New Sly Cooper & Infamous games in development​
None​
❔
Hogwards Legacy new trailer​
March 2022​
❔
Microsoft to remaster major franchises​
None​
❔
TLOU Remake and Factions to realse latter half 2022​
Second Half 2022​
❔




The irony is that alot of the 4chan rumors tend to be correct. You just have to cast a wide net.
 

Zeroing

Gold Member
Pff weak rumors!


Guerrilla second team is almost finished with the game.
Sony Bend game has gone into production
PixelOpus game is very ambitious comparing with what the team previously released
 

Elder Legend

Yoir Aee Member
these are all gon be lies
Ehhh Tom Henderson has been always on the dot though
But hey let's be ignorant shall we and not do proper research or history of actual leaders.

Shinobu
Verendus
Demonite

Were always right and true from the old gaf days.

Also, that avatar of yours... talk about art imitating life.
 
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rofif

Gold Member
I hate this. Just let things be announced god damn it.
They are ruining it for everyone
 

XXL

Member
Meme Reaction GIF by MOODMAN
 
Another few are the Metroid Prime Trilogy Remaster done and sitting on the shelf.
Wolfenstein 3 extremely far done and ready to show last year @ xbox show.
I'm going to see if i can dig up where they came from again.
 

HeisenbergFX4

Gold Member
Problem with this is no one is going to be 100% thats willing to share it

So whats a good hit rate? 50/50?

You write off everyone who has gotten something wrong at least once you wont be hearing much
 
Ehhh Tom Henderson has been always on the dot though
But hey let's be ignorant shall we and not do proper research or history of actual leaders.

Shinobu
Verendus
Demonite

Were always right and true from the old gaf days.

Also, that avatar of yours... talk about art imitating life.
you should have tried to hide from this thread
 

.Pennywise

Member
Problem with this is no one is going to be 100% thats willing to share it

So whats a good hit rate? 50/50?

You write off everyone who has gotten something wrong at least once you wont be hearing much
We'll see down the line. I wouldn't go retroactively searching on past rumors, as I, unfortunately, have a life.
After some time and some rumors settle down (ending up being true or not), I'll make a list with a % of how reliable these people are.

What rate is good or not, it's up to the people.
 

Elder Legend

Yoir Aee Member
We'll see down the line. I wouldn't go retroactively searching on past rumors, as I, unfortunately, have a life.
After some time and some rumors settle down (ending up being true or not), I'll make a list with a % of how reliable these people are.

What rate is good or not, it's up to the people.
Sadly people will find a way to blame you even though your not responsible for the leaks.
 

bitbydeath

Member
Most of old rumors about a new Silent Hill being in active development came from Dusk Golem (a somewhat reliable source on Resident Evil stuff). He moved the goalpost for years until he disappeared.

Present rumors of Silent Hill being in development come from the community twisting stuff around Sony, Kojima and several developers.

None of these are either actual rumors nor come from a known source.
VGC and Gematsu.
Gematsu specifically went all in.
Gematsu has also heard that a new Silent Hill is in development at a prominent Japanese developer. That studio is Kojima Productions, according to a publishing source that wishes to remain anonymous, who also said that the game is funded by Sony Interactive Entertainment.

And if you’re referring to the Abandoned aspect of the rumour, that has been locked into release on March 10 for a number of months now.
Now guess what’s also just been scheduled for that day? (March 10 in Japan)

 
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NonPhixion

Member
He was right about Demon's Souls Remake being developed by Bluepoint close to 2 years before it's reveal.
 
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Swift_Star

Gold Member
Most of old rumors about a new Silent Hill being in active development came from Dusk Golem (a somewhat reliable source on Resident Evil stuff). He moved the goalpost for years until he disappeared.

Present rumors of Silent Hill being in development come from the community twisting stuff around Sony, Kojima and several developers.

None of these are either actual rumors nor come from a known source.
Dusk golem also made terrible claims over resident evil village, he was demodded because of it. I don’t think he’s realiable at all.
 
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You’re being very generous










Ehhh Tom Henderson has been always on the dot though
But hey let's be ignorant shall we and not do proper research or history of actual leaders.

Shinobu
Verendus
Demonite

Were always right and true from the old gaf days.

Also, that avatar of yours... talk about art imitating life.

Not every crop of insiders is gonna have the same level of credibility/reliability as those before them 🤷‍♂️
 
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Elder Legend

Yoir Aee Member










Not every crop of insiders is gonna have the same level of credibility/reliability as those before them 🤷‍♂️
yes I am aware of that and I agree. My point was simply to say that real insiders do exists. Just because one insider is wrong or consistently not accurate doesn't mean that every leak is fake from other individuals and that every rumor should be cast out and called a lie.

I have no clue where those people went. Right now the only ones I believe the most is Shinobi (who's still around) and Tom Henderson.

As far as Shpeshal Ed goes, he is inconsistent, and tends to be very strange. I do not trust his sources, not enough consistency.
 
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Holammer

Member
PS5 Bloodborne backwards compatibility added with 60fps patch and a PC version revealed along with HL: Alyx for PSVR2.
Claimant: moi.
Source: it was revealed in a dream.

But seriously, great thread! We should have 'em before other reveals too. I hate phony insiders trying to divine what's coming for clout.
 
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