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by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Aug 2, 2012 1:30PM PDT

EA detailed the custom features of the Wii U version of Madden 13 at its Summer Showcase today, including custom play-calling and hot-routes with the GamePad. Read more

At its Summer Showcase, Electronic Arts announced the first story-driven single player DLC for Mass Effect 3. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 2, 2012 12:00PM PDT

Swish technology doesn't make a game, but it can make it awfully pretty to look at. So come watch an Assassin's Creed III trailer focusing on Ubisoft's AnvilNext engine, which powers it. Read more

Thanks to the console's touch screen, the Wii U version of FIFA Soccer 13 will be a lot like the PS Vita version of the game. A variety of the game's features will be controlled through touch, including passing, tackling, and shooting. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Aug 1, 2012 12:30PM PDT

Jay Z has signed on to executive produce NBA 2K13, and will be personally involved in the music selection and art direction for the game. Read more

All pre-orders of Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed will be upgraded to a "Bonus Edition," which includes an extra track, character, and various collectibles. Read more

Darksiders 2 lead designer Haydn Dalton says that depending on the reaction, Vigil may make the next game use a smaller, more focused world. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Jul 25, 2012 4:00PM PDT

You don't often think of Death as a hero, but the new Darksiders 2 trailer shows the most feared horseman of the Apocalypse beating down baddies to try to save the human race from extinction. Read more

Nintendo has issued its Q1 earnings for the fiscal year, posting another large loss. But, Nintendo announced that the 3DS has become profitable, after selling at a loss due to its large price cut. Read more

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