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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

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Aug 9, 2013 4:30PM PDT

If the prospect of making Pokemon go Super Saiyan with Mega Evolution wasn't Dragon Ball Z enough, you'll be able to "Super Train" them as well. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Aug 8, 2013 11:00AM PDT

Pokemon X and Y will be introducing a brand new gameplay element--one of the biggest changes to the core Pokemon battle system. "Mega Evolution" will allow Pokemon to transform to new, more powerful forms. Read more

Animal Crossing is on Wii U! Well, sort of. Nintendo has announced Animal Crossing Plaza for Wii U, which is available to download off the eShop right now. Read more

Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright has finally been confirmed for a western release, and is set to come out in 2014. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Aug 7, 2013 7:30AM PDT

Here's the least shocking character reveal for Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS so far. Luigi. Read more

A new Nintendo 3DS firmware update adds StreetPass "Relay Points," which store user data to pass on to the next person who shares that game. Read more

XSEED Games announced today that it is bringing Senran Kagura Burst to the US, a 3DS action-adventure game based on the anime and manga series. Read more

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