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by Alice O'Connor,, Apr 27, 2012 7:00AM PDT

In a virtual bedroom in the 1980s, the Cold War still rages on. Toy Soldiers: Cold War has been bolstered with two new DLC packs, each bringing a new "mini-campaign," units and other shiny new things. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Apr 27, 2012 6:30AM PDT

After whispers and domain registrations, a Rayman Origins sequel is now all but formally confirmed by a leaked trailer for Rayman Legends. That gorgeous art style returns, and the game has some fancy uses for the Wii U's NFC tech too. Read more

SuperBot Entertainment executive producer Chan Park told Shacknews: "This game wouldn't be complete without their involvement. [Fans] can expect third party characters" in PlayStation All-Stars. Read more

Sony has officially announced PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale. As expected, PASBR is a SuperBot-developed Smash Bros-inspired fighter that combines various PlayStation franchises. Read more

As expected, Nintendo plans on selling retail games digitally through the Nintendo Network. The first first-party game to be available at both retail and on the eShop will be New Super Mario Bros. 2. Read more

by John Keefer,, Apr 26, 2012 6:00PM PDT

Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson got the fan vote as the next face of the Madden NFL games, defeating rookie quarterback Cam Newton. Read more

by John Keefer,, Apr 26, 2012 3:45PM PDT

It's been awhile since we've gotten a good naval simulation (without an online requirement, yeah, looking at you Silent Hunter 5), but Ubisoft is taking to the seas again with a new sub sim designed to be online with Silent Hunter Online. Read more

Join Garnett Lee on this episode of Shacknews Daily. Today's stories: Resident Evil's mastermind returns to the survival horror genre, Portal 2 gets a DLC puzzle creator, and NBA Baller Beats gets Kinected. Read more

by Alan Tsang,, Apr 26, 2012 2:15PM PDT

At a recent preview event for Dishonored, Sebastien Mitton, the game's art director, and Viktor Antonov, visual design director for ZeniMax Media, explained how this strange world came into being. Read more

Smash Bros creator Masahiro Sakurai hints at his plans to use the cross-platform nature of the upcoming 3DS/Wii U game to set it apart from the rest of the series. Read more

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