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by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Apr 24, 2012 5:00PM PDT

Fighting fans love nothing better than a good crossover. That's why Namco Bandai has managed to cross Tekken into their latest fighting release, Soul Calibur 5. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Apr 24, 2012 4:30PM PDT

Microsoft announced today that it has reached deals with six new companies for advertising space on its dashboard, many of which either already have dedicated Xbox TV channels or will be getting them soon. Read more

Sony has outlined the pre-order bonus for the PlayStation Vita game Gravity Rush. The "Military DLC" pack includes two extra side missions, two challenge missions, and an extra costume. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Apr 24, 2012 3:30PM PDT

Nintendo of America has suddenly decided to re-release Pikmin 2 on Wii, three years after every other territory. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, 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, shacknews.com, Apr 24, 2012 1:30PM PDT

After a few weeks of tweaking, fiddling and reverting, Blizzard has settled on new Battle.net 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

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