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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jul 28, 2013 8:30AM PDT

New weeks' lineup of new releases includes Pikmin 3, the new Rise of the Triad, the PC edition of CastleStorm, PixelJunk Monsters: Ultimate HD for Vita, procedurally-generated platformer Cloudberry Kingdom, Skulls of the Shogun freed from Windows 8, and more. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, Jul 26, 2013 2:30PM PDT

Nintendo has taken a less-public approach with courting indie developers, a method that some indies are praising. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jul 26, 2013 6:00AM PDT

Precursor Games has relaunched its crowdfunding campaign for Shadow of the Eternals, a "spiritual successor" to GameCube survival horror Eternal Darkness made by some of the folks behind the original at Silicon Knights. Which proved to be a bit of a problem, as many don't have much confidence in them anymore. Still, it's trying again, this time with a less ambitious goal of $750,000. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jul 25, 2013 5:30PM PDT

An eco resource site estimates the energy costs of various consoles, with Ouya leading as the most energy-friendly, and the first-generation PlayStation "Fat" coming in dead last. Read more

You know how it goes: after a pleasant double-date everyone bundles back to your place for a nightcap, then another, and more, and before you know it, someone's spinning a bottle. Come August 8 you'll be able to defuse that awkward tension safely by turning on your Wii U, as Spin the Bottle: Bumpie's Party has no kissing, just lots of silly fun. Read more

Call of Duty: Ghosts has been officially announced for Wii U, along with a number of other games from Activision. Read more

Smash Bros director Masahiro Sakurai told Japanese magazine Famitsu that the upcoming game will not include a story mode or cutscenes. And the reason? The internet, of course. Read more

Nintendo is making a push to bring in more U.S. and European indie devs for their platforms, but look to be excluding Japanese indies. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Jul 24, 2013 11:00AM PDT

Yet another possible end for Shepard has surfaced through Matt Rhodes, concept artist on the series. This potential ending draws from one of Mass Effect 1's crucial decisions and alludes to Saren. Read more

Nintendo wants you to buy their games digitally. So, they've launched yet another generous eShop promo--this time, for Wii U. From now through July 28, you can receive a bonus for funding your eShop account. Read more

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