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by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Aug 8, 2013 9:30AM PDT

PlayStation 4 won't require a Plus subscription to record and stream video, Sony has confirmed, after reports circulated that the Xbox One game DVR functionality will require Gold. Read more

Infinity Ward executive producer Mark Rubin says that the dramatic shift actually benefited the company and the brand by better preparing the studio for the rigors of next-gen development. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, Aug 6, 2013 5:30PM PDT

We may not have much of an idea of what Capcom's Deep Down is, but the new Panta Rhei engine that powers it looks pretty hot, if the tech demo is any indication. Read more

Why is there no new Assassin's Creed game for Vita this year? It's all Assassin's Creed 4's fault, apparently. Ubisoft Sofia, the team that made Liberation, was tasked to help with AC4 instead of making a brand new game for the handheld. Read more

What will you be able to do in the modern day in AC4? There will be "various hacking games that reveal tons of secret Abstergo content." Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Aug 5, 2013 3:30PM PDT

DICE has detailed some of the vehicles in Battlefield 4, including some new aquatic vehicles and more combat options on the water. Read more

Cross-platform play won't be possible for the PC/PS4 versions of PlanetSide 2, so Sony is looking into a workaround, including transferable characters. Read more

At E3, one of the big features DICE showed off was second-screen functionality through "Battlescreen." That feature won't be coming to PS3 or Xbox 360 versions of BF4, however. Read more

Assassin's Creed 4 game director Ashraf Ismail says that Ubisoft has an idea of how the series will end, but since it's annualized they've "given room to fit more in this arc." Read more

SOE revealed plans for the next seven DLC packs for DC Universe Online Read more

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