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by Steve Watts,, Apr 24, 2012 3:00PM PDT

Motorola has won a ruling against Microsoft on a patent dispute with Motorola. The International Trade Commission is reviewing the ruling, which could result in blocking imports of Xbox 360s. More likely, it will be used as a bargaining chip in negotiations between the companies. Read more

Join Garnett Lee on this episode of Shacknews Daily. Today’s stories: this month's PlayStation Plus bonuses revealed, Valve talks incentives for being "nice" in DOTA 2, the Crysis 3 trailer, and the Dragon's Dogma demo. Read more

The CV and show reel of a former Sony lead artist reveals some canceled Sony projects: Heavenly Sword 2, The Getaway 3, and a host of unnamed titles. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Apr 24, 2012 1:30PM PDT

After a few weeks of tweaking, fiddling and reverting, Blizzard has settled on new ladder matchmaking settings for StarCraft II. If you're a middling player, you should find yourself matched against others with a wider range of ability. Read more

A look at the Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings console port, having previously only known the game by its reputation. Read more

Subscriptions for Star Wars: The Old Republic may be holding steady, but user logins have fallen and BioWare is trying "anything and everything" to increase engagement. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Apr 24, 2012 11:30AM PDT

The sea shall deliver more treasures and terrors this fall in an expansion for futuristic build-y strategy Anno 2070, named Deep Ocean. Announced yesterday, it'll bring a new civilization level, over 150 quests, tsunamis, and more. Read more

by Steve Watts,, Apr 24, 2012 11:00AM PDT

A video linked from the official Call of Duty site hints at a future setting for the series, showing off a fictional prototype weapon that won't be on the market for 10-15 years. Read more

by John Keefer,, Apr 24, 2012 10:30AM PDT

The Witch Doctor is unveiled in Blizzard's fourth character class video reveal leading up to the May 15 launch of Diablo 3. Read more

In May, Plus subscribers will be able to download the brand new PSN game, Awesomenauts. In addition, members will also get access to Trine 2 and Rock of Ages from Atlus. Read more

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