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by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, May 13, 2014 1:00PM PDT

A new 'Watch Dogs 101' trailer hits on the major points of the upcoming game, including some you may have missed. Read more

GameStop is hosting a Mario Kart 8 "Test Drive" this weekend, letting players sample a demo of the upcoming kart racer. Read more

It's time, once again, to celebrate Chatty's contribution to the Twitch universe. Three more of Shacknews' best posters are here to offer up a tour of three more amazing games. This week, draco returns with WildStar, while Mmmmoo shows off his momentary mastery of Titanfall and Rydogg1 does his best to survive the harrowing wilderness of Don't Starve and offer a glimpse into the game's Reign of Giants expansion. Finally, witness a Shack Giveaway in action! Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, May 8, 2014 1:30PM PDT

A new Watch Dogs trailer introduces some of Aiden Pearce's supporting cast, ranging from an underground hacktivist to an elderly criminal mastermind. Read more

Several classic releases and sales highlight this week's Nintendo eShop downloads. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, May 8, 2014 9:00AM PDT

As part of its financial presentation, Nintendo showed off a video of the upcoming Wii U update that will provide faster startup times. Read more

Nintendo has announced it will introduce its own line of near-field communication figurines, similar to Skylanders. The figures of popular Nintendo characters will work across different games, for both Wii U and 3DS. Read more

The company only sold 2.72 million consoles, falling short of their own revised figures. "Wii U hardware still has a negative impact on Nintendo's profits," the company said in its latest financial report. "Unit sales of software, which has high profit margins, did not grow sufficiently." Read more

Scram Kitty and his Buddy on Rails, an indie platformer debut from Dakko Dakko, is coming to the Wii U eShop next week. Read more

Shaq-Fu: The Legend Reborn has successfully hit its crowdfunding goal, and expanded its plans to consoles even without hitting a previously stated stretch goal. Read more

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