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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

XSEED has announced it will publish the Vita games Ragnarok Odyssey and Orgarhythm in North America. Read more

A recent survey shows how Sony is playing with the PS+ formula, seeing what would generate the most interest in the premium PSN service--including access to full retail games and COD Elite. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, May 2, 2012 9:00AM PDT

Persona 4 Golden, the jazzed-up Vita port of Atlus's widely-admired RPG, has been confirmed for a North American release this fall. Read more

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