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by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Jan 16, 2014 5:30PM PST

It looks like HBO's exclusive partnership with Xbox has come to an end. HBO GO will be available soon on PS3, with a PS4 release to follow afterwards. Read more

DC Universe Online has added an Armories feature to let you store different character builds and swap them on the fly. The first is free, but after that they're sold for $6 apiece or in bundles of four or eight. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Jan 16, 2014 10:00AM PST

With eight cores and teraflops of processing power, the next-gen consoles are finally equipped to make the best, most-HD version of a classic video game franchise ever. Ubisoft is proud to announce... Tetris. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 16, 2014 7:30AM PST

It quietly entered our world in November, barely noticed. It waited. Now its ready to show just a hint of itself to its world, to us, to creep into our thoughts and rattle around our brains. Heavens no, this is no Slenderman or Amnesiachap, merely a video game! Creator Carnivore Studios has revealed a little of Kodoku, its "horror and exploration game" for PlayStation 4 and Vita. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 16, 2014 6:30AM PST

"Loving father. Caring husband. Secret Octopus." A tagline which might never be bested. Short, funny, and a perfect explanation of what drives Octodad: Dadliest Catch. The joy and tragedy of these three aspects combining are on display in a new trailer, released today to celebrate the news that it'll debut on PC and Mac on January 30. The PlayStation 4 version will follow later. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 16, 2014 6:00AM PST

Thousands of space ships zipping around, swooping, swarming, blowing the heck out of each other--that's what I'd like to see in a 'next-generation' space game. Oxide Games is teasing this possibility with Star Swarm, a tech demo created to show off its game engine for PC, Xbox One and PS4, Nitrous. Stardock has invested in Oxide, and is already using Nitrous for three games. Read more

As promised, Killzone Shadow Fall will offer free multiplayer maps for everyone. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Jan 15, 2014 11:10AM PST

Curiously, Xbox One is one of the few platforms to not get a port of Diablo 3. Read more

While news about new tools reducing development times may not seem hugely exciting to you, bear in mind that this makes games cheaper, which makes publishers less conservative, which means better games for us. Huzzah, then, that Capcom is going around boasting that moving away from the old MT Framework engine to its shiny new Panta Rhei engine, the one powering Deep Down, will bring big dev time savings. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, Jan 14, 2014 8:15PM PST

Major League Baseball is stepping in to fill the void left by the MLB 2K series by reviving the beloved R.B.I. Baseball franchise. R.B.I. Baseball '14 will come to current and next-gen consoles, as well as smartphones and tablets, in Spring 2014. Read more

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