News You Can Use: The Biggest Stories of the Week (3/26-3/30)

There are a couple of bits of good news coming out of the news mill this week in gaming, but it’s unfortunately outweighed by the bad. Massive financial losses, consumer unfriendly hardware rumors, studio closures and even a beloved producer stepping down for health reasons all grabbed headlines this week.


Confirmed: Sony Closes Zipper Interactive [IGN]

The Next PlayStation is Called Orbis, Sources Say [Kotaku]

Yoshinori Oni Temporarily Stepping Down As Street Fighter Series Producer [Shoryuken]

Sega shake-up: Job cuts, game cancellations, push to digital [Vox Games]

Sony pulls two PSP games from PSN to prevent Vita hack [Joystiq]

Mega Man creator says many Japanese teams lack a ‘creative vision’ [Gamasutra]

Mortal Kombat comes to Vita May 1st [Vox Games]