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Nintendo is often berated for failing to introduce new properties, but given the output of the last few years, it's time to put that criticism to bed. Read more

Activision has confirmed the return of Escalation mode in the new Transformers game. Read more

by Robert Workman, shacknews.com, Jun 17, 2014 8:32AM PDT

Deadpool makes his return to video games in a hilarious new pinball game. Read more

Mario Kart 8 has gotten good buzz, but it has been difficult to tell if it was the elusive system seller the Wii U really needs. The answer,... Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jun 13, 2014 10:30AM PDT

Nintendo quietly debuted two new games from famed creator Shigeru Miyamoto at E3 this week, both intended to showcase the GamePad's unique strengths. The results were unfortunately mixed. Read more

Plenty has been said about Super Smash Bros. during this year's E3, but the time for talk is over for the Shacknews staff. Now it's time for action! Three members of the Shacknews crew took their grievances to the nearest Super Smash Bros. on Wii U station to determine, once and for all, who is the true champion of E3. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jun 12, 2014 10:00AM PDT

A hands-on look at the Zelda game that isn't. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jun 12, 2014 8:00AM PDT

Mario Maker is an interesting concept and the tools work intuitively, but a lot of its success will rely on sharing features that haven't been detailed yet. Read more

This year's E3 marked one of the first opportunities for fans to go hands-on with Super Smash Bros. on both Wii U and 3DS. Has the wait been worth it so far? Shacknews' own Sam Leichtmer heads to the West Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center to get reaction from players fresh off their hands-on time with the new brawler from Nintendo. Read more

Masahiro Sakurai headed up a developer roundtable for Super Smash Bros. late Tuesday night. After breaking down a 2+ hour discussion, I came out with these five main takeaways from the informative session. Read more

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