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by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, May 9, 2012 11:30AM PDT

The Angry Birds series has surpassed one billion downloads, only six months after celebrating a milestone of half a billion. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, May 9, 2012 7:00AM PDT

The Amazing Spider-Man will be getting playable Rhino and Stan Lee as retailer-specific pre-order bonuses. Read more

Join Garnett Lee on this episode of Shacknews Daily. Today’s stories: Elder Scrolls Online trailer debuts, Draw Something loses players and gains branded words, and the fate the befell Star Wars Battlefront 3 and the studio behind it. Read more

Publisher Nicalis has canceled La-Mulana for WiiWare, saying that a shrinking market on Wii has made selling sufficient units "near impossible." Read more

Ubisoft has released a trailer for Ghost Recon Alpha, a short film tie-in to the upcoming Ghost Recon: Future Soldier. Read more

Developer Frontier Development's WiiWare platformer, LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias, is being ported to iOS. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, May 1, 2012 5:00AM PDT

The official reveal of the next Call of Duty game was supposed to happen during the NBA playoffs tonight, but someone at Activision pulled the switch a little early and confirmed that yes, it is indeed Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. And yes, it is jumping into the near-future. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Apr 27, 2012 6:30AM PDT

After whispers and domain registrations, a Rayman Origins sequel is now all but formally confirmed by a leaked trailer for Rayman Legends. That gorgeous art style returns, and the game has some fancy uses for the Wii U's NFC tech too. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Apr 26, 2012 6:00PM PDT

Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson got the fan vote as the next face of the Madden NFL games, defeating rookie quarterback Cam Newton. Read more

Free Radical co-founder Steve Ellis shares details on how shifts at LucasArts and failing milestones led to the cancellation of Star Wars Battlefront 3. Read more

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