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Gamers really wanted to meet their maker, apparently. Prototype 2 topped software sales in April, the latest sales figures from the NPD show. Other strong performers include Shacknews Game of the Year The Witcher 2. Read more

by Steve Watts,, May 10, 2012 10:30AM PDT

Sony has posted a loss for this fiscal year, and its PlayStation business saw declining system sales. The Vita's short time on the market garnered 1.8 million units, which Sony president Kaz Hirai called "a good start" for the system. Read more

by Andrew Yoon,, May 9, 2012 12:30PM PDT

Zombie Tycoon 2: Brainhov's Revenge, is a bit more ambitious than its predecessor. Unlike the Mini that inspired it, the sequel is a full PlayStation Network title, with cross-play support across both PS3 and PS Vita. Read more

by Steve Watts,, May 9, 2012 10:30AM PDT

Keiji Inafune's game "Soul Sacrifice" has been detailed by a Japanese magazine, explaining the dark story of a slave who sacrifices body parts for powerful spells. Read more

by Steve Watts,, May 9, 2012 8:00AM PDT

LittleBigPlanet Vita is getting its beta test "very soon," and Sony has opened sign-ups for it. Read more

Join Garnett Lee on this episode of Shacknews Daily. Today’s stories: Star Wars: The Old Republic subscribers drop, PixelJunk gets a dollar sale, and a demo for Spec Ops: The Line. Read more

by Andrew Yoon,, May 7, 2012 4:00PM PDT

A new game must take up the mantle of "worst-kept secret in the games industry." That's looking more and more to be the next Need for Speed game, largely rumored to be Most Wanted 2. Read more

Sony's San Diego studio is known for their quality work on the MLB The Show series. But the studio also worked on NBA The Inside, a series that disappeared after its 2008 release. So what happened? Read more

GameFly Media, parent company of Shacknews, has launched a brand new digital magazine. Called GameQ, it is the "official magazine of GameFly"--and best of all, it's free. Read more

by Steve Watts,, May 4, 2012 3:15PM PDT

Zen Studios has announced an upcoming set of Avengers tie-in pinball tables for Zen Pinball 2 and Pinball FX 2. Read more

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