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Four years ago at San Diego Comic-Con 2010, Bandai Namco (well, Namco Bandai back then, but times have changed!) announced crossover game Tekken X Street Fighter. The game was planned to feature the 3D fighting style of Tekken (unlike Capcom's Street Fighter X Tekken, which featured the 2D style of Street Fighter) with characters from both franchises appearing. Nothing has been said about the game in quite some time, and many feared that it had been cancelled.

Tekken series producer Katsuhiro Harada has eased these concerns today. Speaking in a Q&A panel for Tekken 7, Harada was asked about Tekken X Street Fighter, and he stated that the game has not been cancelled. He went on to say that it will be talked about again at a later date when it can have its own spotlight, and urged fans to "relax." Well, you heard the man! Chill out, and enjoy some Tekken 7 while you wait for Tekken X Street Fighter.

Stories have leaked to the internet over the past few weeks, weaving a tale of Crytek falling apart. The studio responsible for CryEngine and the Crysis series has been rumored to have stopped paying employees, and it's been reported that numerous leaders have left the company. Although all claims thus far have been anonymous, the hubbub that has arisen from the news has caused Crytek to step forward and offer a statement on the subject.

"In recent weeks, there have been repeated reports and rumors relating to financial problems at Crytek. Having already given an update to staff across all our studios, we are now in a position to share more details with members of the press and public. Internally, we have acknowledged that the flow of information to employees has not been as good as it should have, however we hope you understand that communicating details of our plans publicly has not always been possible."

For the whole statement, hit the jump.

Popular cartoon show Adventure Time is set to launch its third video game adventure this Fall, and we received a brand new trailer for the game at San Diego Comic-Con 2014. Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom is a top-down action adventure game (even the genre has to have "adventure" in its title!) that draws inspiration from Zelda classic A Link to the Past. You can catch a sneak peak at Jake the dog and Finn the human in their latest game by hitting the jump and watching the trailer.

In addition to the Uncharted moving getting a release date, another important Naughty Dog franchise is headed to the big screen. It was announced at San Diego Comic-Con that movie maker Sam Raimi (Spider-Man, Evil Dead, and many others) has been pegged as the producer for the upcoming film adaption of The Last of Us. The image to the left is the first promotional poster for the movie.

Additionally, actor Bruce Campbell (who has acted in many of Raimi's movies) has been cast in a major role, although it has not yet been confirmed that he will necessarily play Joel. Actress Maisie Williams (Arya Stark in Game of Thrones) is in talks to play Ellie, but a deal has not yet officially been signed. What do you think of the team assembled for the movie thus far? Sound off in the comments!

With Sony's E3 press conference came the announcement of a new entry in the creative and colorful LittleBigPlanet series, LittleBigPlanet 3. Among other things, the new game adds new characters with unique abilities, and it's planned for release in November of this year. However, it sounds like some will be playing LittleBigPlanet 3 early as a forum post by the LittleBigPlanet Community Manager has just revealed that a private beta for the game is set to start up next month.

The post explains that is an invite-only beta, and as such all the players allowed in will be contacted directly, but the team "thought it would be better than you hear about this Private Beta directly from us than just through the grapevine."

Head inside for more from the quotation.

As evidenced by BioWare's launch of a teaser site for an unidentified trailer last night, the EA-owned developer is likely planning on announcing a new IP at Gamescom this year. The site is pretty small—featuring only a so-called "nightmare" trailer and the caption:

The time is near. They are watching. Your power is rising. Cologne, Germany. You’ve Been Chosen. Watch the new “Nightmare” teaser from BioWare. Sign up for the latest updates.

see the trailer and more details after the jump.

Ubisoft CEP Yves Guillemot recently stated that his company won't be making many new AAA IPs in the future, but according to a report, there may still be one more on the way. According to the LinkedIn profile for Ubisoft Level Artist and Modeler Charles Faubert, the company's Montréal branch is creating an "Unannounced Next-Gen NEW IP."

His profile also states that two other AAA games (one of which is specified as an Action Adventure game) have been cancelled. Ubisoft Montréal is currently focused on Assassin's Creed Unity. Could they be making something new as well?

A couple of months ago we heard a report that Google intended to buy out Twitch for $1 billion. According to "confirmed sources familiar with the matter" the deal between the two companies has been signed, and the acquisition is in motion. It is not yet known at this time what the exact details of the acquisition are or when it will be finalized. Twitch has over 45 million unique viewers each month, so it will combine with YouTube to give Google a serious edge over all others in the realm of video content on the internet. Neither company has released a public statement at this time.

The Kickstarter campaign for Timespinner has just less than 12 hours left to go (at the time of me writing this), and it has reached six out of its seven stretch goals. Timespinner is a classic 2D platform shooter that borrows from classics like Metroid, Castlevania, and Mega Man X while adding in its own unique plot, gameplay mechanics (like freezing time), items, and weapons, all set in a fantasy universe that creator Bodie Lee has been devising since he was a child. If you'd like to know more about the game and get a closer look, it's your lucky day! You can catch a video that combines a gameplay demo with an interview by hitting the jump!

Today, Sakurai unveiled the Main Menu for Super Smash Bros. for 3DS!

The menu, which was featured in Sakurai's Miiverse pic of the day, contains icons for "Smash", "Online", "Challenge", "Smash Run", "Games & More", "Streetpass", and "Wii U". The most interesting items on that list seem to be Streetpass and Wii U; the menu confirms that there will be Streetpass functionality as well as additional Wii U connectivity aside from Amiibo.

Sakurai also shared a screenshot of the bottom screen, which has a description of the selected game mode, a picture for the mode, and icons for "How to Play", "Powers", and more.

What Streetpass and Wii U features would you guys like to see in Smash Bros. 3DS?