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"We're not going to waste any time," the lead writer of Assassin's Creed 4 promised. "He's going to be a pirate when you press Start." Read more

Assassin's Creed 4 will launch with a free companion app for tablets, enabling "second screen gameplay" that's so trendy nowadays. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 10, 2013 6:45AM PDT

No, CGI trailers don't represent gameplay. Yes, they are fluffy marketing to get you unduly excited. But by gum, the cinematic E3 trailer for Ubisoft's open-world cybervigilante 'em up Watch Dogs is awfully pretty, if a bit eerie. We can still enjoy it as an attractive and well-made video for our enjoyment which by pure chance is somehow connected to a video game. Call it tone-setting and world-building, if you must. Read more

Sure, the next generation of consoles will enable prettier, shinier games. But what if you don't care for the draconian policies of Xbox One? What if you're perfectly satisfied with the experienced offered by current-gen? Well, EA plans on making sure you're covered. Read more

Skylanders Swap Force is coming October 13, Activision announced today. Versions will also be released on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, though not necessarily on the same date. Read more

Two new trailers for DuckTales Remastered show off the Transylvania and Amazon stages, all narrated by Scrooge's personal pilot Launchpad. Read more

Scorpion will be available for Injustice: Gods Among us next week, and NetherRealm plans on taking the wraps off the final Season Pass character then too. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Jun 6, 2013 11:30AM PDT

Disney has unveiled its next playset for Disney Infinity, and with all the characters and franchises it could choose from, it has decided to promote its upcoming movie, The Lone Ranger Read more

Konami community manager Adam Bhatti explained today why Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 won't be appearing on next-gen consoles, the Wii U, Vita, or 3DS. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Jun 5, 2013 1:45PM PDT

It appears that the 8GB version of the Wii U console will stop being sold by GameStop on June 18, one week after Nintendo's presentation at E3. Read more

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