Many games have been canceled in this industry over the years. There have been some famous game cancellations like Thrill Kill or some games you may not have even known existed like Kameo 2. This weeks cancellation of Mega Man Universe has gotten us thinking at GamePlay Today, what game did you want to play that never was released?
Austin Cox: Laura Cruz on the Atari Jaguar CD would have to be the canceled game that I wish had been released. Laura Cruz was supposed to be a major game that would push the Jag CD and potentially move some systems. Instead it was canceled and reemerged as Lara Croft: Tomb Raider on Saturn and PSone.
AJ Lysiak: Dead or Alive 5. Sure it "might" still be in the works, but considering it was originally announced almost half a decade ago and we've yet to receive even a logo for the game; let alone screenshots or a teaser trailer. Then you factor in Team Ninja's relative dissolve, and their focus on the Nintendo 3DS with Dead or Alive: Dimensions. I'm pretty confident I'll never get another proper DOA for quite some time. Hell, I'd have even enjoyed Dead or Alive Code: Cronus.
Samuel Evans: "Kirby" for Gamecube and eventually Wii looked like a true Kirby game. It featured a strange totem pole system of using animal friends and looked to expand on the power system found in Kirby 64 and Kirby's Dreamland 3. Instead we got Kirby's Epic Yarn after all that time.
Brandon Salazar: Dead Phoenix is the game I was most looking forward to before it was canceled. This was back in the day when I only had a Gamecube so there wasn't all that much to get excited about other than Nintendo releases. You can imagine my excitement then, when I learned about this thing that looked like Panzer Dragoon, but way crazier and involving flying on a phoenix, fighting massive mythical creatures. Only a few trailers were ever released and they were teasers, but holy shit did they work. I think how depressed I was when it was canceled was a huge factor in finally making me break down and buy an Xbox.
"Carnage": True Crimes 3. I was looking forward to that game
Nick Gearhart: Marvel Universe Online because I am a huge Marvel fan boy and the thought of fighting along side the heroes/villains from those comics really excited me, much more than DC Universe.
Sean Talarico: Mother for the n64