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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Apr 23, 2012 6:45AM PDT

Botanicula starring in a 'pay what you want' Humble Bundle on the very day it launched certainly was an unexpected treat for many, but less so for those who pre-ordered it. In apology, pre-orderers are being given goodies including Machinarium. Read more

by Jeff Mattas, shacknews.com, Apr 22, 2012 9:00AM PDT

This week, I check out The Splatters, developer SpikySnail's recent XBLA downloadable about defusing bombs with the innards of cheerful, liquid-filled blob-creatures. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Apr 22, 2012 7:00AM PDT

Cor, a new week already? You'd better learn what's coming out, then. Next week's new releases include Prototype 2 on consoles, the bloody Bloodforge, and the PC editions of Binary Domain and Risen 2: Dark Waters. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Apr 20, 2012 9:00PM PDT

Nintendo has unveiled the identity of its secret 2D Mario game for 3DS. It's New Super Mario Bros 2. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Apr 20, 2012 8:45PM PDT

Nintendo is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Kirby franchise by releasing a compilation disc "featuring all your favorite Kirby games" for Wii. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Apr 20, 2012 4:15PM PDT

Is an official PlayStation 3 price drop looming? Perhaps new SKUs are on the horizon? Two retailers have dropped the price of the PS3 from $249 to $199. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Apr 20, 2012 3:45PM PDT

Prep your best Sean Connery impersonation, folks--because 007 Legends appears to support Kinect. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Apr 20, 2012 3:00PM PDT

Capcom has announced Marvel vs Capcom 2 for iPhone and iPod Touch, coming next week. Read more

Square Enix is offering two campaigns aimed at winning back fans with two campaigns: Legacy, to reward fans who have stuck with the game; and Welcome Back, to offer a free trial to lapsed players. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Apr 20, 2012 1:00PM PDT

Sony has patented an odd handlebar controller that looks to serve as a wheel or handlebars. Read more