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by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Feb 13, 2014 2:38PM PST

Mario Kart 8 is coming on May 30, Nintendo announced today. It accompanied the announcement with a new trailer showing off the Koopa kids in their own racing karts. Read more

Ubisoft's Rabbids are coming to the big screen, as Ubisoft and Sony have announced a partnership to develop the franchise into a feature-length film. Read more

Though Warner Bros. acknowledges that Batman: Arkham Origins suffers game-breaking bugs which stop players from progressing through the game, it may never fix them. Instead, the development team is focused on the upcoming DLC story campaign. Between this and scrapping the Wii U edition of that DLC, it seems WB's commitment to the game is flagging. Read more

Skylanders is getting another iteration this year, and it will be helmed by original creators Toys for Bob. Read more

Ever since his inception back in 1991, Sonic the Hedgehog has been speeding along for Sega. From his early days on the Sega Genesis to his most... Read more

Following big success with Disney Infinity while other departments struggle, Disney Interactive is reportedly planning to introduce its recent Marvel and Star Wars character acquisitions into "new versions" of the game. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 29, 2014 8:30AM PST

While Nintendo does have the best-selling console in the US with the 3DS, all's not well. The company today issued its financial results for the first nine months of this fiscal year, showing profits are down 30% from the same period last year. In an act of contrition, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata is halving his pay for the next five months. Read more

Every Thursday, Nintendo offers new digital content for Wii U and 3DS through its eShop. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Dec 29, 2013 1:00PM PST

What's coming next week? Ah. Well. Dr. Luigi, definitely. Beyond that, though, it's all a bit of a mystery. No one seems certain, and schedules are clogged up with games listed broadly for "2013." Given that Tuesday, the typical retail release day, is New Year's Eve, everyone's probably waiting for things to settle down. Oh, what trouble the holidays bring! Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Dec 11, 2013 10:00AM PST

Square Enix may have tipped its hand for a future Mana game, as a new Christmas compilation CD lists a track from "Seiken Densetsu (Future Project)." Read more