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Your daily quicky headlines including: I Am Alive Delayed Due to Re-engineering, Tekken Voice Actor Found Dead, Yakuza 4 Exclusive Flask, Grand Theft Auto Chinatown Wars Now on iPhone, and Mass Effect 2 Launches with Free DLC,

Reason Given for Ubisoft I Am Alive Delay

Ubisoft’s game, I Am Alive is suffering more setbacks. According to Ubisoft boss Yves Guillemot, Ubisoft “has been totally re-engineering the product” That maens completely scrapping any and all work that HAD been done on it. But, it’s still in the works. I Am Alive takes place after an earth-shattering earthquake in Chicago and provides players with a first-person perspective on survival. It was originally to be released in March 2010.

Tekken Voice Actor Found Dead

57-year old Daisuke Gouri passed away Sunday morning after he had been spotted wandering the streets with blood dripping from his arm. Investigators also found a sharp object and last will and testament at the scene and are investigating his death as a suicide. Gouri also voiced Bass Armstrong in the Dead or Alive series, Mister Hercule Satan in Dragon Ball Z: Budokai and Heihachi Mishima in the Tekken games — among other titles that include Metal Gear Solid 2, Soulcalibur and Final Fantasy XII.

Yakuza 4 Deluxe Bundle Includes Dragon Flask

The upcoming PS3 exclusive Yakuza 4 packs something a little different in their deluxe bundle; a flash. Laser etched with the tattoo that adorns the back of Yakuza hero Kazuma Kiryu, the deluxe bundle is priced at ¥10,290 (US$113).

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars Now Available on iPhone

GTA Chinatown Wars is now available on iPhone. A disappointing launch for the DS version is hoping to see some turnaround as it’s available on the Apple App store. This faithful port is available for the iPhone and iPod Touch at $9.99.

Mass Effect 2 Release Day DLC to be FREE

In a cryptic announcement, BioWare posted via their Twitter account that there will be release day DLC for Mass Effect 2 and that it would indeed be free. “Addressing rumors: BioWare will not be charging extra for any new Mass Effect 2 content on launch day. More DLC details next week,” says the tweet.

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