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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 5, 2012 9:40AM PDT

Showing off some of the big fancy 'hardcore' games coming to the Wii U, Nintendo revealed during E3 that both Mass Effect 3 and Trine 2 are coming to the console too. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Jun 5, 2012 9:00AM PDT

A Square Enix exec claimed that former publisher Activision was "crazy" for dropping the title, and after some time with it, I'd agree. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Jun 5, 2012 9:00AM PDT

The similarities between Portal and Quantum Conundrum are almost too numerous to write up. But that's not really a bad thing, right? Read more

The Painkiller series is all but dead in our hearts thanks to a string of third-rate sequels and expansions, but Painkiller Hell & Damnation hopes to stir up interest again. It's jumping to Unreal Engine 3, and also a third-person perspective. Read more

Sony has announced four exclusive single-player missions for the PlayStation 3 version of Assassin's Creed 3, which can be downloaded at launch. Read more

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