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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Feb 7, 2013 6:00AM PST

Remember the 2004 survival horror Obscure? No, that's fine, as the new Obscure announced today has little to do with it beyond licensing the property. The new one is a side-scrolling monster mash, coming for download on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 this spring. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Feb 5, 2013 6:45AM PST

It's a new year so you know what we need: a new game in each major franchise! Actually, Skylanders Swap Force does sound like an interesting upgrade to Activision's $500 million-grossing collectible toy-video game-thing, introducing characters whose parts can be switched and swapped to customise their powers. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Jan 30, 2013 6:45AM PST

Disney announced yesterday that it had closed down its Epic Mickey development house Junction Point Studios. Studio chief Warren Spector had been silent to that point other than a vague post on LinkedIn that he was unemployed. But Spector has finally spoken up via Facebook, saying that he still has plans for the future. Read more

Hey, remember Prince of Persia? So does Ubisoft. But that doesn't mean you can expect a new game in that franchise any time soon. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Jan 29, 2013 9:40AM PST

After last night's speculation, Disney has confirmed today that it has closed Austin-based developer Junction Point Studios, the brainchild of Warren Spector and creator of the iconic Epic Mickey series. Read more

Junction Point, the Texas-based developer of the Epic Mickey franchise, is in trouble. In fact, Warren Spector's studio may be getting shut down entirely. Read more

Disney Infinity discs will contain assets for the next 12 months of content plans, which means hackers may spoil future movie PR plans. Read more

It's out with the old and in with the new, as Capcom today announced that the shiny revamped Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate will hit Wii U and Nintendo 3DS on March 19, but also that it plans to shut the multiplayer servers for Monster Hunter Tri on Wii down on April 30. Read more

Disney's worlds are on a collision course, though not quite in the way you may expect. Disney Infinity, which was announced yesterday, isn't a "crossover" game in the the traditional sense. It's an entire platform filled with individual games set across the vast spectrum of Disney's animated franchises. However, once you play through those worlds, then it's time to play without limits. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, Jan 16, 2013 9:00AM PST

When Disney Infinity launches, the $75 Starter Set will feature Mr. Incredible, Monster Inc's Sully, and Captain Jack Sparrow. But, how did Disney settle on these characters? Read more

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