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by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Jun 10, 2013 4:30PM PDT

Sony's E3 press conference will be broadcast live from Los Angeles this evening at 6 p.m. PT (9 p.m. ET). We know you can't all be in LA to watch it live, so just watch it here instead. Read more

Assassin's Creed 3 ended Desmond's story, letting go of narrative baggage that was holding the franchise down. "It was a barrier to entry for people that want to pick it up," Darby McDevitt, lead writer of Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, admitted. Read more

"We're not going to waste any time," the lead writer of Assassin's Creed 4 promised. "He's going to be a pirate when you press Start." Read more

Assassin's Creed 4 will launch with a free companion app for tablets, enabling "second screen gameplay" that's so trendy nowadays. Read more

Today at its E3 press conference, Ubisoft introduced not one but two new Trials games: the futuristic, next-gen Trials Fusion, and the rustic, dirty mobile game Trials Frontier. Read more

Ubisoft debuted The Crew today, a racing game with social hooks and online persistence akin to MMOs. Read more

Unsurprisingly, EA Sports' Madden NFL 25 will make it in time for the console launches of both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Read more

Today at EA's press conference, the company showed off a trailer for the much-anticipated (and leaked) Mirror's Edge 2. Read more

EA Sports' upcoming UFC game will be available in Spring 2014 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 10, 2013 1:36PM PDT

Oh how much gnashing of teeth there was after LucasArts cancelled Star Wars: Battlefront 3, from fans and makers alike. But the boldly-going Battlefield-style shooter will live long and hopefully prosper after EA picked up the Star Wars license, as the publisher today announced it's working on its own Star Wars: Battlefront game. Read more

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