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Captain Olimar and his Pikmin army join the Smash Bros roster. Read more

Nintendo has updated its StreetPass Mii Plaza with four new games. They cost $4.99 each, or $14.99 for the set. Read more

Nintendo is offering $30 in eShop credit (3DS or Wii U) if you purchase and register Fire Emblem: Awakening and Shin Megami Tensei 4 before August 31. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Jul 9, 2013 4:00PM PDT

Scribblenauts Unmasked will be available on PC, Wii U, and 3DS on September 24. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jul 8, 2013 12:00PM PDT

While no decent person is ever pleased to see layoffs in the video games industry, they're generally accepted as part of the way it currently runs. Not so at Nintendo, company president Satoru Iwata has said. Pleasantly, Nintendo's belief is that while layoffs will help finances in the short term, people who justifiably fear losing their jobs will make worse games. Read more

The winners in the annual Game Critics Award have been released for E3 2013, with Titanfall taking the top spot in all six of the categories it was nominated in, including Best of Show. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 30, 2013 12:45PM PDT

For some reason or another, everyone's being very coy about what they're releasing next week. Or perhaps almost nothing is coming out. We're getting the PC edition of gore 'em up Mortal Kombat, drive 'em up Trackmania 2 Valley, vamp 'em up Dark (delayed at short notice from last week), a Wii U re-release of fly 'em up Pilotwings, and potentially some exciting mysteries. Who knows? Read more

Conker's Bad Fur Day designer (and voice) has announced a Wii U and 3DS platformer, The Legend of Rusty Pup. It's aiming for a 2014 release. Read more

Ikaruga is treasured amongst shmup fans. Creator Hiroshi Iuchi has a new game in the works, and it's coming soon to America. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 23, 2013 6:00AM PDT

Next week's positively bulging and throbbing with new releases, ready to cut an artery and spray our open mouths full of wonderful new games. Or something. As well as Company of Heroes 2, we'll be getting Deadpool, PC editions of the Joe Danger Games, Magic 2014, PlayStation versions of Hotline Miami, Muramasa Rebirth, Project X Zone, and so much more. Read more

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