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With so many cross-generation games launching this year, both Sony and Microsoft have announced plans to let gamers "upgrade" from one gen to the next--usually at a cost of about $10. However, there isn't just one way to take advantage of this deal. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, Sep 16, 2013 3:45PM PDT

EA Sports is ready to revive the NBA Live series, announcing that NBA Live 14 would arrive on Xbox One and PS4 on November 19. Read more

EA has announced the official release dates for the next-gen versions of Battlefield 4, Madden NFL 25, and FIFA 14. Each is coming a few days before their respective console launches. Read more

Ubisoft's Patrick Plourde hopes the upcoming Child of Light will create bonding moments between parents and children with its two-player mode. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Sep 13, 2013 4:30PM PDT

The open beta for Battlefield 4 will begin on October 1st. It will be available on all current-gen platforms: PS3, Xbox 360, and PC. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Sep 13, 2013 2:00PM PDT

Sony worldwide studios head Shuhei Yoshida says he'd "like to get that indie flow going in the Japan market as well," since the smaller-studio games are handy for filling in schedule gaps between big releases. Read more

"Criterion is just 17 people these days," Criterion creative director Alex Ward said. Apparently, most of the studio moved to Ghost Games, leaving just a "small team" behind to work at Criterion. Read more

A new report suggests that the lead PS4 has is still "significant" and "obvious," with PS4 offering up to 50 percent more performance than Xbox One. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Sep 13, 2013 8:30AM PDT

Call of Duty: Ghosts senior executive producer Marcus Iremonger explains how the companion app in the works from Beachhead Studio ties into the main game with objective-based XP rewards. Read more

Dragon Age: Inquisition lead designer Mike Laidlaw explains how they're aiming to give a clearer picture of your decisions, without tipping their hand at how it will impact the world. Read more

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