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Ron Gilbert's sending a curious selection of characters down into The Cave, including a hillbilly, scientist, and creepy orphans. When you're the creator of Monkey Island, people let you run with ideas. A new trailer shows off a few of those eclectic explorers and their motivations for entering. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Dec 2, 2012 6:00AM PST

Far Cry 3 arrives Stateside next week, having curiously already debuted in Europe, but things are quite quiet release-wise aside from Ubisoft's open-world murder simulator. We'll see DJMax Technika Tune, Guardians of Middle Earth, Primordia, and the small and unexciting second wave of Wii U releases, and a few more odds and ends. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 29, 2012 1:30PM PST

A purported Ubisoft survey implies possible features for the next Assassin's Creed game, like co-op and increased inspiration from the Uncharted franchise. Read more

Satoru Iwata has said he feels "very sorry" for the large day-one Wii U update, saying it goes against his philosophy that functionality should be available out of the box. Read more

Fans have organized a vote to present three character DLC suggestions for Sega & All Stars Racing Transformed, meeting a challenge from developer Sumo Digital. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 28, 2012 11:45AM PST

Warner Bros has unveiled another pugilist from fight 'em up Injustice: Gods Among Us's lineup, confirming the stabby-shooty Deathstroke for its DC Comics brawl-o-rama. "Who's Deathstroke?" you may ask. He's the mercenary Deadpool ripped off, only less interesting than Marvel's character turned out to be. Read more

The previously leaked Yoshi's Land has resurfaced yet again. And based on a newly outed product listing, it sounds like the Wii U adventure is, indeed, a continuation of the Yoshi's Island series of games. Read more

Yeah, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is already out, and doing incredibly well in sales already, but that hasn't stopped Activision from dropping a new video on us, albeit a pretty good one. We get a behind-the-scenes look at how the live-action-trailer-turned-TV-spot was created. Read more

Wii U is theoretically improved over the Xbox 360, equipped with "an improved, more modern AMD Radeon graphics core, twice as much RAM available to developers." However, a look at the Wii U version of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 shows that there may be one weak link in the console's design: the CPU. Read more

As expected, Nintendo has "essentially sold out" of Wii U's initial launch supply. The company has sold 400K units of its new-generation tablet-integrated console. Read more

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