News

« News Home

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 21, 2012 2:30PM PST

Nintendo has said that it sells the Wii U console at a loss and hopes the shiny new hardware will become profitable in itself next year, but how much does it lose on each sale? Not too much, it turns out, as Wii U owners buying one single game is enough to push the whole shebang into profit. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Nov 21, 2012 1:30PM PST

Ubisoft has announced the start of a "series" of single-player events for Assassin's Creed 3. Read more

A new Aliens: Colonial Marines trailer shows off the "Survival" multiplayer mode. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 21, 2012 10:00AM PST

Hulu Plus is coming to Wii U today, marking the first video-on-demand service that just barely missed the system's launch. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 21, 2012 9:30AM PST

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 has gotten a title update on the Xbox 360 today, addressing a few pesky bugs on the system. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 21, 2012 9:00AM PST

Resistance is getting its own collection on December 5 for $39.99. It includes the trilogy of games and associated DLC. Read more

A trio of, er, well, maybe not 'classic' Sega fighting games, but certainly vintage ones are coming to Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 next week. Sega has dug up its AM2 studio's face-punchers Fighting Vipers, Sonic the Fighters, and Virtua Fighter 2 and plans to drop them digitally at $5 a pop. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 21, 2012 6:10AM PST

Now that Steam's all couch-friendly thanks to Big Picture mode, it'd be nice if more games were reconfigured for slouching. Oh, what luck! Just after I write that sentence apropos of nothing, I notice that Valve has released a Portal 2 patch enabling split-screen co-op in its puzzle 'em up. Read more

Most Anticipated Games