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Ubisoft is channeling the power of first-party collaboration. Yes, you'll be able to play the game with Mario & Luigi costumes. Do you feel less betrayed, bitter Nintendo fan? Read more

Why is there no new Assassin's Creed game for Vita this year? It's all Assassin's Creed 4's fault, apparently. Ubisoft Sofia, the team that made Liberation, was tasked to help with AC4 instead of making a brand new game for the handheld. Read more

What will you be able to do in the modern day in AC4? There will be "various hacking games that reveal tons of secret Abstergo content." Read more

Splinter Cell: Blacklist will not feature offline co-op play on Wii U, Ubisoft has confirmed. Read more

Assassin's Creed 4 game director Ashraf Ismail says that Ubisoft has an idea of how the series will end, but since it's annualized they've "given room to fit more in this arc." Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 4, 2013 12:00PM PDT

A new week means a new round of new releases. Next weeks' lineup of new games includes Dragon's Crown, Mario & Luigi: Dream Team, Tales of Xillia, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons for XBLA, and PC editions of Guacamelee and the revamped Spelunky. All shiny and new. Read more

Nintendo has been quiet about its plans for indie developers, but expects to see a growth of about 20-30 indie titles on the Wii U before the holiday season. Read more

The central problem of Invisible Predator Online, Akrham Origin's new multiplayer mode: Batman isn't enough of a badass. In fact, he barely seems relevant. Read more

Activision's Eric Hirshberg has confirmed that pre-orders for Call of Duty: Ghosts are "well below" that of last year's game. But the reason may surprise you. Read more

Batman: Arkham Origins will have online multiplayer. You're now free to debate the merits of this decision. Read more

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