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Ubisoft has mapped out the dates for Assassin's Creed 3's alternate history lesson, "Tyranny of King Washington." It will launch February 19 as previously announced, then continue on March 19 and conclude on April 23. Read more

Triumph Studios has announced Age of Wonders 3, a follow-up to the classic strategy RPG series. Read more

Civilization V lead designer Jon Shafer has kickstarted a new 4X turn-based strategy game called Jon Shafer's At the Gates, coming from his new three-person indie studio, Conifer Games. The game is about half-way complete already and he is looking for a modest $40,000 target to get it officially off the ground. Read more

Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson has indicated he is not planning to fund a Psychonauts sequel, saying he doesn't have the time to research such a large investment right now. Read more

by Kat Bailey, shacknews.com, Feb 6, 2013 6:00AM PST

WildStar is an ambitious project that holds a lot of promise. Maybe Carbine won't make "the next great MMO," but given all the talent and intelligent ideas behind WildStar, it should at least be a fun one. Read more

"Star Wars Pinball." It's pinball. But with Star Wars. And it will be available on pretty much every video gaming device imaginable later this month. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Feb 5, 2013 2:20PM PST

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams is coming to PlayStation Network as well, and is being handled personally by Black Forest Games. bitComposer still owns the publishing rights for the retail PC and XBLA versions, and all three will be coming in early spring. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Feb 5, 2013 12:00PM PST

Rebellion's bone-splintering snipe 'em up remake Sniper Elite V2 is lining up a new target in its sights, the Wii U. After debuting on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in 2012, it'll infiltrate Nintendo's shiny new console this spring, all jazzed up with features for the Wii U GamePad. Read more

The original Assassin's Creed had a co-op element, but it was subsequently cut after the developers had difficulty with the engine and with reconciling it in the story. Read more

"People may ask if this is really going to be the last Witcher game. Yes, it is," studio head Adam Badowski said in the announcement. Read more