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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Dec 6, 2013 6:30AM PST

Amidst all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, a little peace and quiet can be welcome. Arriving in the nick of time, Nifflas' charming exploration puzzle-platformer Knytt Underground now has a Wii U release date of December 18. Why get this over the PC, PS3 or Vita versions? Well, it has shiny new bits. Read more

Rain Games' magnetic steampunk Metroidvania game, Teslagrad, is ready to debut on PC, Mac, and Linux on December 13. Console folks will have to wait a little longer, as it'll hit PS3 and Wii U sometime in 2014. Read more

Batman: Arkham Origins shows the early days of Batman, but what happened before then? Come tomorrow, Warner Bros. confirmed today, Batfans will get to play as an even younger Bruce Wayne going through ninja training in the 'Initiation' DLC. The publisher also dropped a new trailer showing a little of Bruce's ninja antics and his scrappy Batbeard. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Dec 2, 2013 8:00AM PST

We enjoyed playing Shovel Knight, but alas you hoi polloi shall need to wait a while to have a go yourselves. Developer Yacht Club Games has confirmed its retro throwback old-school etc fighty platformer will launch in early 2014, narrowing down the previous release window of 'some time this winter.' Read more

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If you're like Steve Watts, then you've probably spent an embarrassing amount of money working on building your Skylanders collection. Today, a new app will let you more easily manage your collection of toys and share them for the world to see. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 25, 2013 9:00AM PST

Lego: The Hobbit has been confirmed, after being outed by a toy set last week. It will cover the first two films in the trilogy and release in spring 2014. Read more

Disney Infinity has added a few more characters to its line-up: Rapunzel from Tangled, Ralph and Vanellope from Wreck-It Ralph, and Anna and Elsa from Frozen. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 22, 2013 7:45AM PST

A Lego: The Hobbit video game teaser was reportedly spotted inside recent toy building sets, teasing a 2014 release. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 15, 2013 7:00AM PST

We haven't heard from Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty in a while, so let's have a look in. Ooh, hark at that, the remake of Abe's Oddysee has only gone and got a release window of spring 2014. Oooh, and a new trailer is out, introducing the story that launched a series, now in shiny HD-o-vision. Read more

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