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Activision released a new trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2's "Revolution" downloadable content, in which it promises to take care of all the things you'll abandon while you play the new maps. Read more

To tie 2012 up all nice with a bow before burying it in the woods out back, Microsoft has revealed the most popular Xbox Live, Xbox Live Arcade, Xbox Live Indie Games, and Games for Windows Live titles from that dead year, dead dead dead dead. Unsurprisingly, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 was the most-played Live game, while, you've guessed it, Minecraft topped XBLA. Read more

Not much was revealed about Platinum Games upcoming superhero smash-em-up The Wonderful 101 (formerly Project P-100) in today's Nintendo Direct,... Read more

Nintendo spent a lot of time talking about the Miiverse in today's Nintendo Direct promising updates and new features in the near future. It also announced work on a new Miiverse app for smartphones that would allow people stay connected to the community while on the go. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 23, 2013 6:40AM PST

So you've got yourself a shiny new Wii U, but you're longing for old games to play. Fear not, gentle player, Nintendo announced this morning that the Wii U's Virtual Console is on its way soon. Old games sold on the Wii U will come jazzed up with game saves, Miiverse Communities, and the ability to play them away from your TV on the Wii U GamePad. Read more

Resident Evil: Revelations is getting ported to the PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Wii U on May 21. It will sport HD visuals, a harder difficulty level, and Hunk as a playable character. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Jan 21, 2013 12:00PM PST

New Super Mario Bros. U for Wii U is #10 in our Best of 2012. Read more

Aliens: Colonial Marines Brian Burleson says they left some "dangling threads" for other story writers to pick up. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 20, 2013 5:00PM PST

Now this is more like it! New week shall bring a respectable slate of new releases, including the Ghiblicious RPG Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, Ron Gilbert and Double Fine's adventure game The Cave, mecha space shooter Strike Suit Zero, the PC edition of DmC: Devil May Cry, and loads more. Read more

Assassin's Creed 3 has gotten the first two downloadable content packs on Wii U now, putting it in step with the other console versions. Read more

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