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The revamped boss fights of Deus Ex: Human Revolution's Director's Cut on Wii U won't make the jump from to its home platforms, I'm sorry to say. While Wii U players will get to sneak and hack through the expanded fights, the rest of us will be forever stuck shooting faces. Read more

Ubisoft Montreal head Yannis Mallat explains why the sales response to Assassin's Creed games hasn't slowed its annualization, and how a yearly game doesn't mean a yearly development cycle. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 31, 2013 6:30AM PDT

After all the fun of GDC, next week is a bit light on new releases. We'll see the launch of jumping hit 'em up BattleBlock Theater, build 'em up Cities in Motion 2, TV show 'em up Defiance, and video game history 'em up Evoland. What fascinates me most, however, is Lords of Football, which appears to be a remarkable combination of Football Manager and The Sims. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Mar 28, 2013 5:50PM PDT

The Miiverse app for smartphones is coming in April or May, Nintendo said at GDC. The company also promised an impending 3DS version, but didn't give a release window for it. Read more

Crytek USA CEO David Adams has said he plans to bid on the Darksiders IP when it goes up for auction, claiming he wants to bring it "home with its creators." Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Mar 28, 2013 1:55PM PDT

At its 2012 earnings call, GameStop called sales of the Wii U "disappointing" and said the year was "challenging" for consoles, but expects its fortunes to turn around late in the year with the launch of Sony and Microsoft's systems. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Mar 27, 2013 2:10PM PDT

NetherRealm is developing an iOS version of Injustice: Gods Among Us. Read more

Mention of the Wii U was conspicuously absent from yesterday's official announcement of Battlefield 4, even though it would seem to have enough muscle to carry the Frostbite 3 engine. Developer DICE is skipping Nintendo's new console, creative director Lars Gustavsson has said, so it can focus on making a solid game with what it knows rather than stretching too far and risking failure. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 27, 2013 6:00AM PDT

Nintendo promised it'd bring faster Wii U menu loading in a system update, and it certainly seems it'll deliver. The company has released a video showing the main menu loading a good fifteen seconds faster after quitting a game under the upcoming firmware--a whopping 60% improvement. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Mar 26, 2013 11:15AM PDT

We get a hands-on with DuckTales Remastered, and some insights from producer Rey Jimenez. Read more

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