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Both Microsoft and Sony's next-generation of consoles all boast their own set of unique features, but they each have one thing in common: they consume copious amounts of power. In fact, the National Resources Defense Council estimates that U.S. consumers will spend about $1 billion annually in electric bills on these new consoles. Read more

A new trailer for Destiny has emerged, showing off a behind-the-scenes peek at the upcoming first-person shooter. It also takes a closer look at some of the game's classes, straight from the perspective of some of the developers from Bungie. Read more

Slimy invertibrates are set to do battle, once again. The combative Worms are ready to take their ongoing clash into the next generation with Worms Battlegrounds, the latest in the long-running strategy series from publisher Team17. The game is set to hit Xbox One on May 30 before firing onto PlayStation 4 on June 3. Read more

Arrowhead Studios has announced that their procedurally-generated shooter Helldivers will hit PS4, PS3, and Vita this summer. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, May 19, 2014 2:00PM PDT

PlayStation Now takes another step forward tomorrow when the Private Beta hits PlayStation 4. Read more

Harmonix has revealed the bands that will contribute to its new Amplitude project. Read more

by Robert Workman, shacknews.com, May 19, 2014 12:30PM PDT

EA will be announcing six new projects at its E3 press conference on June 9. Read more

The Last of Us creative director Neil Druckmann explains why porting the game from PS3 to PS4 was harder than you might think. Read more

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor is getting retailer-exclusive pre-order bonuses. Ordering from Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop, and Steam will grant you one of four runes to increase your orc-killing skills. Read more

Guerrilla Games recently announced Killzone: Shadow Fall Intercept, a new class-based co-op expansion, and Shacknews got to try it out. Read more