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Disney's worlds are on a collision course, though not quite in the way you may expect. Disney Infinity, which was announced yesterday, isn't a "crossover" game in the the traditional sense. It's an entire platform filled with individual games set across the vast spectrum of Disney's animated franchises. However, once you play through those worlds, then it's time to play without limits. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, Jan 16, 2013 9:00AM PST

When Disney Infinity launches, the $75 Starter Set will feature Mr. Incredible, Monster Inc's Sully, and Captain Jack Sparrow. But, how did Disney settle on these characters? Read more

Capcom senior VP Christian Svensson says that the company is planning to release more of its previously released 3DS titles on the eShop "in the coming months." Read more

Is a pirated game truly a lost sale? Do some people buy games after playing a pirate copy? In a way, it doesn't really matter. The mere belief amongst some publishers that hardcore gamers are frightful pirates is why the DS and 3DS are given over to safe bets like licensed games and sequels, according to Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion developer DreamRift's co-founder Peter Ong. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Jan 11, 2013 1:45PM PST

Nintendo of America doesn't always bring special edition systems to America. However, they've decided that Fire Emblem Awakening is deserving of one. Read more

Activision has another money-maker, just in case that "Call of Duty" thing stops working for them. Skylanders has surpassed half a billion dollars of sales. Read more

Fire Emblem: Awakening is coming February 4, and Nintendo has detailed a demo, downloadable content plans, SpotPass and StreetPass features. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jan 8, 2013 9:00AM PST

TT Games and Warner Bros Interactive announced Lego Marvel Super Heroes today, a mash-up that features 100-plus Marvel characters dispatching villains like Loki and Galactus. It's due this fall. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 8, 2013 5:15AM PST

Nintendo's catch 'em allseries Pokémon is finally making the jump from the DS generation of hardware to the not-quite-so-shiny-and-new-anymore Nintendo 3DS, president Satoru Iwata announced during today's Nintendo Direct presentation. Pokémon X and Pokémon Y boast a new story, new Pokémon to poach, and new camera perspectives. Read more

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata said in an interview that the company is open to free-to-play games if it fits comfortably into the development, but doesn't intend to use the model for established franchises. Read more