- A few weeks ago there was a report
that a new Michael Jackson
video game was in development, and scheduled to hit consoles for the holiday 2009 season.
Shortly following the news, tragedy
stuck the pop star and there was no word on whether the game would still be released or not.
Today IGN has confirmed it's still being developed, to quote:
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is confirming the rumor, and says the game is being handled by the singer's own company, MJJ Productions.
According to the report, the game has been in development for "several months" and Jackson himself even recorded speech and dialogue before the musician died.
The game has an expected Christmas 2009 "home console release" for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. It will also feature a number of artist's hit songs.
A representative from MJJ Productions was quoted as saying "I am sure it will still be released. Michael loved games."