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Microsoft has detailed the games and apps that will utilize SmartGlass support within a few months of its impending launch. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 23, 2012 4:00PM PDT

Have you ever expressed even vague interest in Family Guy in the presence of a relative who doesn't know you well or see you often? Congratulations, you're probably receiving Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse this holiday season. Activision quietly announced last week that it'll hit Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on November 20, the perfect time to appear on in-store displays and remind your loving relative that they still need to buy you a present. Then, today, Activision showed off a little of th Read more

Sony has been teasing something all week with three short snippet ads entitled The Reload, The Arrival and The Aftermath. It has finally unveiled the full version, a live-action ad for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, made by the creators of the ingenious Michael ad. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 23, 2012 2:00PM PDT

Hands up, who wants more XCOM? You do. It's you. All of you. Delightfully, more is coming "soon" in the 'Slingshot' DLC, announced today by publisher 2K. The trio of Council missions will see your squad "meet an enigmatic Triad operative, divert an alien ship's course, and do battle with the aliens in the skies over China." Ooh, exciting! Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Oct 23, 2012 1:30PM PDT

An updated policy document from EA confirms that you will need an Origin account to play EA games online on the Wii U. Read more

Earlier today, we got a video look at Benedict Arnold's treachery in Assassin;s Creed 3 for PlayStation 3, but another just-released trailer lets viewers choose Connor's path to assassinate a British officer at Bunker Hill. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Oct 23, 2012 12:00PM PDT

The Xbox Live poll results showed a strong win for President Obama in the third and final presidential debate, with undecided voters leaning in his direction on most major issues. Read more

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