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Call of Duty Elite will be a free service upon the launch of Black Ops 2, as DLC is being separated from the plan and sold a la carte or via Season Pass. Read more

Many of the improvements made to the Wii U hardware over the original Wii are quite obvious. But ignoring the system's new HD graphics and snazzy GamePad tablet controller, what else has Nintendo done to enhance the user experience? Read more

It's been 10 years since GameFly shipped its first game -- actually first 36 games, and now, the company is celebrating with a contest and a chance to play NBA 2K13 with superstar spokesman Blake Griffin. Read more

A lengthy new trailer for Batman: Arkham City: Armored Edition shows off how the Wii U GamePad will be used for Bat's various high-tech gadgets. Read more

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

The Mass Effect fan film "Red Sand" has been released, starring male Shepard voice actor Mark Meer. Read more

Wii U pre-orders have sold out across the board, and that can only mean one thing: let the ridiculous price-gouging begin! Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 8, 2012 10:30AM PDT

The Wii U may be launching on November 18 but Nintendo uses a wishy-washy "launch window" term when talking about games, the 23 launch day titles aside. Anything due to arrive before March 31, 2013 is considered a "launch window" game, so it can be hard to know whether you'll be playing a game soon or in a few months. Rayman Legends. Read more

Ubisoft continues to keep its marketing and video teams busy with yet another trailer for Assassin's Creed 3, this one entitled an Assassin's Journey and taking a bit more of an in-depth look at Connor's Native American background. Read more

The next multiplayer DLC pack for Mass Effect 3 is the largest one yet. And surprisingly, it's still free. Read more

Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime says the Miiverse will be the unexpected surprise of the Wii U, claiming that users "may not totally understand it" until they try it out. Read more

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