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As expected, Nintendo has "essentially sold out" of Wii U's initial launch supply. The company has sold 400K units of its new-generation tablet-integrated console. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 26, 2012 12:30PM PST

A shocking rash of industry veterans hopping on the crowd-funding gravy train lately have banked on selling the idea by reputation alone, with very little to say about the actual game they're planning to make. David Braben's Kickstarter for Elite: Dangerous was one of these sorry pitches, but after a fortnight it's finally shown off some gameplay footage. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 26, 2012 12:00PM PST

MLB 13 The Show is coming on March 5, and this year the cover athlete will be voted on by the fans. Read more

Final Fantasy XIV's new game director, Naoki Yoshida, has made some frank comments about the direction of the game's first launch, calling it a "big mistake" and claiming they should have researched more about the current MMO market. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 26, 2012 11:00AM PST

BioShock Infinite will have no multiplayer, according to Irrational head and series creator Ken Levine. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Nov 26, 2012 10:25AM PST

The super-sized Omega DLC for Mass Effect 3 hits tomorrow, and Electronic Arts has loosed a new trailer that offers a bit more background on the story that will have Commander Shepard and some new allies going up against Cerberus. Watch closely for that female Turian. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 26, 2012 9:50AM PST

Mojang Specifications detailed the next major update to Minecraft at Minecon this weekend, and dropped some hints about the future as well. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Nov 26, 2012 8:45AM PST

007 Legends developer Eurocom has announced that they have laid off more than 150 people, citing a decrease in demand for console games. The studio dropped its staff to under 50 employees to focus on mobile development. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Nov 26, 2012 7:15AM PST

When Kickstarter campaigns go well and stretch goals are met, everyone is thrilled. But occasionally lost in the shuffle is what that feature creep does to a planned release date. Harebrained Schemes has found that out, pushing the release date back from January to sometime in May or June. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Nov 26, 2012 6:15AM PST

It's a new week, which means a new set of co-op missions for Halo 4's Spartan Ops mode. This week's missions revolve around the discovery of the Sangeheili terrorist known as the "Didact's Hand." And for those of you who like her, Catherine Halsey makes another appearance in the preview trailer. Read more

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