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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Sep 30, 2013 7:15AM PDT

When the first crowdfunding campaign for Shadow of the Eternals failed to rouse interest, developer Precursor Games scrapped it and launched a second two months later. After that also failed, well, Precursor is finally giving up on the spiritual sequel to Eternal Darkness. Or, in its words, putting the game "on hold" and disbanding until "when and if the time is right." Read more

Batman: Arkham Origins will feature a new "I Am the Night" mode, which includes only one life. Read more

Innovation can be difficult for Call of Duty after so many years, so Activision and Infinity Ward decided to start from scratch when thinking of new multiplayer modes for Ghosts. Read more

The cheapest console version of Batman: Arkham Origins will be the Wii U version. It will sell for $50, while it will be $60 on PS3 and Xbox 360. Read more

Just Dance 2014 will shuffle into stores on October 8, with Katy Perry's "Roar" available on launch day as free DLC. Read more

Ghost Recon Online is getting a boost from sister franchise Splinter Cell, with new weapons and items, as well as a brand new map. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, Sep 26, 2013 12:45PM PDT

Toon Link is setting course for a Super Smash Bros return, as Nintendo has confirmed him for both the Wii U and 3DS versions of the upcoming brawler. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Sep 26, 2013 10:15AM PDT

As we previously reported, Assassin's Creed 4 will launch with a companion app for touch devices. And this is what it looks like. Read more

Batman: Arkham Origins is getting a Season Pass for $19.99, which also sheds light on its DLC plans. Read more

"Iwannit iwannit iwannit!" you may have screamed, throwing coins at a confused and welted GameStop employee, but the more sensible among you probably didn't immediately buy Batman: Arkham Origins upon hearing that Deathstroke is playable in pre-order bonus DLC. If you'd like to know more about it first, what luck, Warner Bros today released a trailer showing the villain punching many men--100, to be exact. Read more

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