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Earthbound is coming to Virtual Console this year, Nintendo has announced. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Apr 12, 2013 6:45AM PDT

Now that the Wii U has been out for a while, Nintendo is making moves to start shutting down most of the 'Channel' services on the original Wii. Come June 28, it'll turn off the Nintendo Channel, News Channel, and more. Fear not, though: by and large, useful ones like YouTube, Netflix, and the Shop Channel will keep running. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Apr 11, 2013 3:00PM PDT

A new trailer for the upcoming Disney Infinity shows off a dream of many kids who have ever witnessed a Disney animated movie: Being able to mix... Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Apr 10, 2013 3:00PM PDT

Disney Interactive is developing Planes games exclusively for Nintendo's platforms. The games will hit Wii U, Wii, 3DS, and DS on August 6. Read more

Harmonix will no longer be releasing DLC songs for its Rock Band series, and a few songs will soon be disappearing from the existing library because of licensing issues. Read more

Warren Spector talks about the lessons learned from Junction Point, and how consulting, teaching, or another start-up are among his possible future plans. Read more

The trouble with dating simulators is that they're so unrealistic. Flowers, fragrances, whiskey and chocolates are awful gifts for one you want to stick it to. Now Pandora's Tower, that knows what to give: hunks of flesh torn from the still-twitching corpses of rare monsters. We can all pick up a few tips come April 16, as publisher Xseed announced today that's when the action-RPG's awfully late North American release will be. Read more

Not only did millions of people join in on the Rock Band craze, they bought DLC. Lots of it. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Mar 22, 2013 4:00PM PDT

April 2nd will be the day the music died. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Mar 20, 2013 2:00PM PDT

Dragon Quest X was spotted on Amazon France, giving our best hope yet that the game is destined for a western release. Read more

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