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by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Nov 8, 2013 10:00AM PST

As is all the rage these days, NBA 2K14 has a companion app. Through it, you'll be able to earn Virtual Currency (VC) for use in the console... Read more

Console manufacturers have traditionally had a little trouble getting everyone to realise they can go online even for multiplayer, let alone to get games and music and all that. To really rub the point home, Sony's throwing a few vouchers in the box with every new PlayStation 4, offering $10 credit to spend on the PlayStation store, 30 days' free PlayStation Plus membership, and 30 days of Music Unlimited. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 8, 2013 7:30AM PST

2D fighting game Legend of Raven was originally due on 3DS, before jumping to Vita by popular demand, and now it's coming to even fancier platforms. Publisher Nicalis has announced it'll also be attacking Xbox One and PlayStation 4, tarted up a little and now sporting the popular GGPO netcode. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 8, 2013 6:00AM PST

After kicking the week off with midnight openings, launch parties, and hordes of minor celebrities, Call of Duty: Ghosts wants you to go hard this weekend. The first double XP weekend begins in a few hours, so you can power through the lower ranks and start unlocking fancier guns and perks. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Nov 7, 2013 11:00AM PST

Engineering director Yasuhiro Ootori shows off how easy it is to open up a PS4 and see all the components that have been squeezed into the $400 box. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Nov 7, 2013 10:30AM PST

NBA 2K14 is arguably one of the best-looking games available at launch. 2K Sports has released a new five minute video focusing on its "Eco-Motion Engine." Read more

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