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How exactly can one sell a turn-based tactical game to the E3 audience, who clap and roar because they recognise a character in a video game? The approach taken by XCOM: Enemy Unknown is pretending you're something else entirely with a very flashy E3 trailer. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Jun 4, 2012 4:00PM PDT

The quintessential elements of Far Cry seem to be intact, which should sate fans of the original games. However, what makes Far Cry 3 such an interesting experience is what it tries to do new. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Jun 4, 2012 4:00PM PDT

Connor is easily the deadliest assassin Ubisoft has created. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 4, 2012 3:57PM PDT

Ubisoft has shown off the fancy use for Wii U's tablet in Rayman Legends, an extra character named Murphy who helps control the environment. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 4, 2012 2:49PM PDT

Having previously said that Crysis 3 would arrive in the first quarter of 2013, EA used its E3 presentation to narrow down that a little further--to February, specifically. Grab your bow, because it'll be a warm winter. Read more

Need for Speed: Most Wanted is coming on October 30, EA announced today at its press briefing. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 4, 2012 1:47PM PDT

As suspected, Battlefield 3's optional Premium service has launched today at the price of $49.99. Your 50 bones get you early access to all five DLC expansions, which'd otherwise cost $15 each, along with other perks. Read more

Star Wars: The Old Republic is going free-to-play through level 15 in July. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jun 4, 2012 1:34PM PDT

SimCity Social was announced today at EA's press conference, coming to Facebook in a few weeks. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 4, 2012 1:21PM PDT

There's been plenty of whispers about Dead Space 3 in the run-up to E3, and today EA finally revealed the poorly-kept secret. Visceral's decidely action-packed shooter is coming to PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 in February 2013 and yes, it will pack drop-in, drop-out co-op. Read more