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Ubisoft has mapped out the dates for Assassin's Creed 3's alternate history lesson, "Tyranny of King Washington." It will launch February 19 as previously announced, then continue on March 19 and conclude on April 23. Read more

Digital Foundry has analyzed the Wii U's innards, and "[rules] out any next-gen pretensions for the Wii U." Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Feb 5, 2013 12:00PM PST

Rebellion's bone-splintering snipe 'em up remake Sniper Elite V2 is lining up a new target in its sights, the Wii U. After debuting on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in 2012, it'll infiltrate Nintendo's shiny new console this spring, all jazzed up with features for the Wii U GamePad. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Feb 5, 2013 6:45AM PST

It's a new year so you know what we need: a new game in each major franchise! Actually, Skylanders Swap Force does sound like an interesting upgrade to Activision's $500 million-grossing collectible toy-video game-thing, introducing characters whose parts can be switched and swapped to customise their powers. Read more

Resident Evil Revelations producer Masachika Kawata says that the last few years have taught Capcom that producing a large volume of RE titles "would not necessarily win over gamers." Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Jan 31, 2013 2:00PM PST

Super Bowl Sunday is right around the corner, and in addition to parties, cookouts and a Baltimore Ravens victory, this is also the time when new... Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jan 31, 2013 12:00PM PST

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata said in a recent results briefing that he wanted to make it "absolutely clear" that the company is not planning a Wii U price drop. Read more

Nintendo expects to sell 4 million Wii U consoles by the end of its fiscal year on March 31st. While that's an impressive figure, it's down from an initial projection of 5.5 million due to "lower-than-expected sales." Read more

by Jeff Mattas, shacknews.com, Jan 30, 2013 1:00PM PST

We plumb the depths of The Cave, the latest adventure game from Double Fine Productions and adventure game pioneer, Ron Gilbert. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Jan 30, 2013 6:45AM PST

Disney announced yesterday that it had closed down its Epic Mickey development house Junction Point Studios. Studio chief Warren Spector had been silent to that point other than a vague post on LinkedIn that he was unemployed. But Spector has finally spoken up via Facebook, saying that he still has plans for the future. Read more

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