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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Dec 16, 2013 6:30AM PST

With hobbits and dwarves now frolicking around the screen of a cinema near you, Warner Bros. today released the first trailer for its latest plastic adaptation, LEGO The Hobbit. As with TT Games' LEGO The Lord of the Rings, this is lifting dialogue and plot from the movies, then slapping in a hearty dose of LEGO silliness. Read more

The November NPDs mark the first head-to-head between PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and which sold more depends on how you look at the numbers. Read more

Sonic Lost World had a lot of issues at launch. Sega is attempting to address at least a few of them in a new title update. Read more

Tomorrow, "The Wolf" DLC will launch on Xbox platforms. For $2, this will transform the Guard Dog killstreak into a wolf. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Dec 9, 2013 2:30PM PST

Warner Bros. has released an "announce trailer" for The Lego Movie Videogame, revealing a February release. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Dec 8, 2013 10:00AM PST

Oh friends, not these sounds! Let us instead strike up more pleasing and more joyful ones! Joy! Peggle 2 arrives next week, see. Also on deck are The Novelist, Doki-Doki Universe, Tiny Brains for PC, and more. Read more

Cranky Kong is coming to Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze and his arrival also heralds a release date: February 21 on Wii U! Read more

A survey from Ubisoft gauges interest in a pirate game similar to the elements in Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, but removed from the AC series. Read more

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

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