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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 7, 2013 9:45AM PST

As someone who pretends on the Internet to be a video games expert, people often ask me whether they should buy an Xbox One or a PlayStation 4. The truth is, I don't rightly know. But if your favourite game is backgammon, oh boy, definitely choose the PS4, as Backgammon Blitz is coming to PS4, PS3 and Vita this winter. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 7, 2013 8:45AM PST

Diablo III has topped 14 million sales, which means that it moved 2 million units since the start of 2013. Blizzard credited the console launches, but didn't mention exactly how many of that 2 million figure was from them. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 7, 2013 7:30AM PST

"Haha yeah I am like a robot, completely dead inside," I laugh, then turn away to blink down black tears. Thankfully Doki-Doki Universe is coming in December, developer HumaNature has announced, and its tale of a robot facing the scrapheap if it can't become more human may help me discover fee-lings of my own. Read more

Sony would like you to be aware that the PlayStation 4 is far more than a video game console: it's a "computer entertainment system." A grand eleven third-party streaming video services will be available when the PS4 launches on November 15, Sony confirmed today, showing everything from anime to hockey. Read more

EA Sports outlined the online connectivity features in NBA Live 14 today, including daily updated challenges and a season play mode that tracks your skill to move you throughout the tiers. Read more

Obviously, there's going to be another Call of Duty game. Infinity Ward producer Mark Rubin talked about their next game. Players that have finished the short campaign already have some idea what's going to happen, and Rubin confirms that they're already "working on" the story of the next game. Read more

Knack's Quest begins PlayStation's foray into making games for iOS devices. Now available on the App Store, the free-to-play game is part of Sony's... Read more

DC Universe Online will share servers across PS3 and PS4, letting you play with your existing crime-fighting buddies even if one of you has jumped on the new system. Read more

For the past four years, the day after the launch of a new Call of Duty game has seen Activision boldly declaring its latest man-shooter the new biggest entertainment launch ever. This year, the broken record skipped. Perhaps due to staggering success of Grand Theft Auto V, Activision has changed this year's boast. $1 billion of Call of Duty: Ghosts has gone out to stores, the publisher said, declining to mention how much it actually sold. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Nov 5, 2013 5:30PM PST

The Need for Speed franchise is switching labels, away from EA's general gaming label to EA Sports. It's in the game now! In many ways, the... Read more

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