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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 7, 2014 1:00PM PST

A roguelike-like top-down space shooter citing the likes of Halo games and Far Cry 3 as inspirations for its combat is a game of interest, so how pleasant that Galak-Z: The Dimensional is coming to another platform. Developer 17-bit today announced that it'll blast onto Vita, as well as PC and PlayStation 4, later this year. Read more

A new trailer for Lego The Hobbit poses it as a swanky heist flick. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 7, 2014 9:45AM PST

The thrills, spills, and intricate mazes of tower defense are coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in Defense Grid 2, publisher 505 Games has announced. Hidden Path's original Defense Grid: The Awakening was one of the slickest TDs around in 2008, so its sequel should fit in nicely on next-gen consoles. It's still on for PC, Mac, and Linux editions this year too, of course. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 6, 2014 2:30PM PST

If I were to make a play about how great I am, I'd want as many people to see it as possible. It's a sentiment Baron Dashforth evidently shares, as the Victorian monster hunter's tale Foul Play is coming to PlayStation 4 and Vita too, publisher Mastertronic announced today. It's a downloadable beat 'em up, starring the dashing gentleman and his sidekick recreating their adventures on stage. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Mar 6, 2014 1:00PM PST

Tomb Raider has now not only met its profitability goals, but exceeded expectations, according to studio head Darrell Gallagher. It's also on-track to become the franchise's top-seller. Read more

Jack Tretton is stepping down as president and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA). His last day will be March 31st. According to the... Read more

Why was Watch Dogs delayed? Producer Dominic Guay says the last-minute delay happened because "we still could have shipped" the game on time. "It was not like we were failing miserably, the game didn't work, or it couldn't be played!" Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 6, 2014 9:00AM PST

From mountains to forests and palaces to ruins, a new Dragon Age: Inquisition trailer explores the world of BioWare's trilogy-capping RPG. You know: the sort places found in a fantasy RPG. If you're going to save the world once more, you may as well find out a little about it. Read more

Tropico 5, you may be surprised to learn the debut gameplay trailer reveals, looks an awful lot like earlier Tropico games, and a bit like most other city-building sims. But it also shows more of the centuries-spanning timeline and technology, from the huts of 1800 to gleaming skyscrapers in 2028. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Mar 6, 2014 6:25AM PST

Watch Dogs is coming May 27, according to a newly leaked trailer. Read more

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