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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 20, 2013 5:30AM PDT

A port of a mobile RPG may not sound wholly exciting, but Nicalis has proven it has an eye for picking games to port (from VVVVVV to The Binding of Isaac), so I'll give it the benefit of the doubt. The publisher has announced it's bringing Kemco's retro-styled RPG Grinsia to PC, Nintendo 3DS, Mac, and Linux, polished up a little. Read more

Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW! may be appearing on more platforms than its predecessor, but it appears all the love is going to the 3DS version. Read more

Nintendo lost a 3DS patent suit in March and was ordered to pay $30.2 million in damages, but a judge yesterday called that amount "intrinsically excessive" and halved the amount. Read more

Warner Bros and Mattel have partnered for Hot Wheels: World's Best Driver. The racing game will hit PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, and 3DS on September 17. Read more

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 picks up right after the first game began. But, if you want the complete story, you'll need to play the 3DS spin-off... or wait for the HD console version. Read more

Disney Infinity is getting a pair of companion apps. Action! is a movie-maker app that will hit tomorrow, and Toy Box will interface directly with the full game when it comes in a few weeks. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, Aug 12, 2013 5:00PM PDT

Two months after releasing Mighty Switch Force on the 3DS eShop, WayForward is bringing Patricia Wagon's new adventure to Wii U, as well. Read more

Skylanders: Swap Force will be available in a "Dark Edition," a collector's set that includes five "Dark" versions of Skylanders instead of the usual three standard paint jobs. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 11, 2013 9:00AM PDT

"Oh, the summer video game drought!" fools lament. Tush and fie! Maybe the shelves are looking a little empty, but download stores are bulging with wonders next week. My pick of the week is first-person explorer Gone Home, and we'll also get Disney Infinity, punk beat 'em up Charlie Murder, co-op heister Payday 2, DuckTales Remastered, shiny tabletop adaptation Space Hulk, and Europa Universalis IV. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Aug 9, 2013 6:00PM PDT

The mobile games Squids are being compiled for the 3DS and Wii U eShops, coming this fall. Read more

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