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Electronic Arts has announced Need for Speed Rivals, coming from Criterion Games and EA's newest studio Ghost Games. The popular racing franchise is set to come to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on November 19, as well as PlayStation 4 and Xbox One later this year. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, May 23, 2013 6:00AM PDT

Zombies are still in vogue, but it's surprising to see Dead Island developer Techland move onto an entirely different first-person zombie game. While Dead Island could be described as an undead take on The Elder Scrolls, their new game, Dying Light, could be quickly summed as Mirror's Edge with walkers. Read more

Battlefield 4 producer Patrick Bach says that DICE is designing the single-player campaign to make the player feel "autonomous" rather than "locking the player in situations where things go boom." Read more

Infinity Ward has been working on an all new engine for Call of Duty: Ghosts, and while we discussed it our our first preview of the game, a picture--or trailer--is worth a thousand words. Activision has released a new video comparing the current graphics to Modern Warfare 3. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, May 22, 2013 8:00AM PDT

Gosh, wasn't the big reveal trailer for EA Sport's new next-gen engine Ignite exciting? To think, that's how sports games will be on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4! Ah. Well. Not quite. As you may have guessed, that wasn't in-game footage. No, EA says, that was pre-rendered footage which did at least use in-game assets and is supposedly "in line with" how the games actually are. Read more

With the next generation of consoles now revealed, EA has announced that Battlefield 4 will, surprise surprise, hit both Xbox One and PlayStation 4. It also confirmed a release date for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 of October 29 but, as neither new system has a launch date yet, merely said it'll be on them this holiday season. The pre-order bonus will be BF4's first multiplayer DLC pack, named 'China Rising.' Read more

We got an early look at Call of Duty: Ghosts and got a bit of detail on the story, a new character, multiplayer and the new engine. Read more

More details have finally been revealed for Call of Duty: Ghosts, courtesy of the Xbox One reveal event on the Microsoft campus. All DLC for the... Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, May 21, 2013 10:50AM PDT

A new generation of consoles means a new generation of engines, and EA has shown off its new 'Ignite' engine which is the foundation of new EA Sports titles. Technically it's only confirmed it for Xbox One, announced during Microsoft's big reveal event, but we all know what's going on. It appears to be quite pretty, and will make you cry or something. Read more

It is expected that Call of Duty: Ghosts will be a big part of the reveal of the Next Xbox tomorrow, but it is highly doubtful the selling point will be what was teased in a Vine image released by developer Infinity Ward. Read more

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