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Rocksteady is reportedly working on a prequel to the Arkham series, styled after the Silver Age of comics and detailing Batman's first meeting with the Joker. Read more

Tekken boss Katsuhiro Harada says looking at a second screen could be "pretty distracting" for a fighting game, and so he's thinking of other uses for the Wii U version of Tekken Tag Tournament 2. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jul 10, 2012 6:45AM PDT

Mortal Kombat developer NetherRealm showed off a hearty chunk of its new fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us during EVO over the weekend, with 13 minutes of gameplay from the DC Comics dust up for all to enjoy. Read more

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata says the Wii U and nex-gen consoles won't have as large a gulf as the Wii and PS3/360. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Jul 3, 2012 11:00AM PDT

Both Wii U and 3DS will connect to Nintendo's new online service--but will gamers have to pay for access? The answer, so far, is no. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Jul 2, 2012 4:30PM PDT

WayForward's Mighty Switch Force probably never got the audience it deserved, being a 3DS eShop exclusive game. However, it's getting a second chance at success on Nintendo's next console, Wii U. Read more

Given sequels are supposed to be bigger and more badass than their predecessors, logic suggests that the next Smash Bros game for Wii U and 3DS should have even more characters, right? Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jul 2, 2012 6:45AM PDT

Ubisoft has announced the $120 Limited Edition of Assassin's Creed III for North American consoles, with includes a statue, belt buckle and other gubbins. There'll also be a $65 Digital Deluxe Edition for PC digital distributors. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Jun 28, 2012 10:30AM PDT

2K Sports unveils a special Dynasty Edition for the next installment in its pro basketball franchise, NBA 2K13. Just throw down $99.99 and its yours. Read more

How serious is Nintendo about the future of its online connectivity business? Apparently, serious enough to announce a new hire in a new position, focused exclusively on Nintendo's burgeoning online platform. Read more

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