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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Dec 19, 2012 7:30AM PST

TVii wasn't ready in time for the Wii U's launch and ended up slated to launch some time in December, which indeed it shall. The video-on-demand hub will hit the shiny new console on Thursday, Nintendo announced today, giving you a few days to master it before your relatives come around at Christmas and complain about how confusing new-fangled technology is. Read more

Assassin's Creed 3 has sold 7 million copies in its first month, according to Ubisoft estimates, which makes it the fastest-selling game in the company's history. Read more

The Nintendo Land development team gave a post-mortem in a Japanese magazine, revealing thoughts on how the game came together, why some games are more deep than others, and why the game lacks online play. Read more

Here in modern times, we have realised that the best way to release DLC is to stagger it in multiple tiers according to platform, premium membership, eye colour, and name. So, Xbox 360 owners of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 with a DLC season pass, you may now download the Nuketown Zombies map, provided you also have hazel eyes and are named June. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Dec 10, 2012 8:00AM PST

The VGAs unveiled some interesting tidbits on Friday, from a release date for The Last of Us to the debut of a new title called The Phantom Pain (Metal Gear Solid 5?). There were also plenty of new trailers and here's they are in case you missed them. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Dec 9, 2012 6:00AM PST

Next week's another quiet one for new releases as we head into the holidays, but a few items of interest are coming out. We'll see sandbox build-o-FPS Ace of Spades, Darkfall: Unholy Wars, Grasshopper's Black Knight Sword, Big Sky Infinity, Tale of Tales' latest, and a few more. Read more

We run down the winners of the 2012 Spike Video Game Awards. Read more

The Wii U "Digital Deluxe" promotion that came with the Deluxe model console has gone live, offering 10% in eShop points on any prior or new purchases through the eShop. Read more

Nintendo's president revealed this early prototype of the Wii U, which literally tapes together two Wii Remotes and a monitor. Read more

Next week, the eShop will be updated with a demo for the Wii U-exclusive platformer, Rayman Legends. Read more

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