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PlanetSide 2 is poised to have a huge 2014, so Shacknews got in touch with creative director Matt Higby to discuss the developer's approach to fan feedback, the upcoming PS4 version, and take questions from the Chatty community. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Feb 4, 2014 9:20AM PST

When an Xbox One version of Murdered: Soul Suspect was announced yesterday, publisher Square Enix was a little coy about whether Airtight Games' ghost detective game might haunt PlayStation 4. "Chase me, chase me!" it seemed to giggle. Well, lo and behold, here we are now, with news that it is indeed coming to PS4 too. What an exciting exclusivity period that was. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Feb 4, 2014 8:20AM PST

Cor, what's this then, a game about stealing things? Clever name, Thief. So what's it about then? If you haven't been paying attention to Eidos Montreal's continuation of the classic Looking Glass series, here, a new trailer titled 'Thief 101' gives a fair rundown of the game. It's gone gold t'boot, publisher Square Enix announced today. Read more

A 2.3GB patch for Assassin's Creed 4 on PlayStation 4 fixes the connection errors for players with large friend lists. It also fixes a variety of other bugs, adds tutorial streaming, and changes the fight balance to make double attacks more frequent. Read more

With an upcoming movie and excellent reviews for Rivals, the Need for Speed franchise seems to be doing quite well. However, Electronic Arts has... Read more

Ubisoft has temporarily lost the trademark for Watch Dogs as someone pretending to be CEO Yves Guillemot requested the "express abandonment" for... Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Feb 3, 2014 12:00PM PST

At this point, a big publisher launching a potential new series (what original game from a big publisher isn't a potential new series?) solely on current-gen systems feels a little quaint, nostalgic, silly. It's not wholly surprising, then, that Square Enix has confirmed Murdered: Soul Suspect will spook Xbox One too. Read more

According to a new poster ad, SEGA is already working on a new Sonic game that will be coming to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Read more

Firmware update 1.60 will boogy onto PlayStation 4 tonight, adding support for Sony's official headsets with 7.1 virtual surround sound, Pulse and Pulse Elite. Sony has also announced its new 'Gold Wireless Headset,' which will cost $100. A new companion app is coming too, offering special sound profiles created specifically for certain games. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Feb 2, 2014 7:00AM PST

Pinch, punch, first new releases of the month! (Check your retailer's returns policy.) We'll see the launch of Fable Anniversary, Bravely Default, Jazzpunk, The LEGO Movie Videogame, Outlast on PS4, Dustforce on PlayThings, and oodles more. Read more

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