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Monolith Soft, developer of Xenoblade Chronicles, is working on a brand new open-world JRPG for Wii U. Read more

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is Retro's next game for Nintendo, and it's launching in November. Read more

The upcoming HD remake of The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker will be on Wii U this October. The port includes 1080p visuals and new shaders to make... Read more

Nintendo announced both Wii Party U and Wii Fit U at this morning's Nintendo Direct. Wii Party U will be coming in October, and Wii Fit U will be... Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jun 11, 2013 7:14AM PDT

Today at its E3 Nintendo Direct, the company showed off Mario Kart 8. The trailer had a few tracks in action, showing the anti-gravity mechanics as the karts transformed. It also promises online multiplayer and integrated Miiverse features. It's coming in spring of 2014. Read more

Nintendo Direct has unveiled Super Mario 3D World, featuring four-player co-op and Cat Mario Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 11, 2013 6:00AM PDT

You've watched the cinematic trailer and read our preview (I trust you), which means marketing now deems you sufficiently informed to watch actual Batman: Arkham Origins gameplay. Warner Bros dropped the debut trailer during Sony's pre-E3 press conference last night, showing some merry old BIFF!ing and POW!ing as various villains attempt to cash a bounty on the Bat's head. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 10, 2013 5:42PM PDT

Look, I've written for Shacknews for four years so I'm familiar with the demographic. I know that you, dear reader, are probably not hugely excited about Ubisoft annualising the Just Dance series, even if Just Dance 2014's announcement today does confirm another next-gen launch title. But, get this: of the ten songs revealed so far for Just Dance 2014, a whopping 20% are by Nicki Minaj. Oh, now you're interested! Read more

Assassin's Creed 3 ended Desmond's story, letting go of narrative baggage that was holding the franchise down. "It was a barrier to entry for people that want to pick it up," Darby McDevitt, lead writer of Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, admitted. Read more

"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

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