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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 4, 2013 6:54AM PDT

Following an awfully obvious teaser trailer, Lionhead has announced that yes, it's jazzing up the original Fable for re-release on Xbox 360 this holiday season. Fable Anniversary, as it's called, boasts updated models and textures and lighting and 1080p support, along with more of the usual "remaster" sorts of things. Read more

In one of the stealthiest launches in some time, Aspyr Media has released a port of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic today for iPad. Read more

Watch the unveiling of the next Xbox right here on Shacknews. Read more

In part 1 of Grand Theft Auto DNA, we explored how vehicles and driving physics evolved over the GTA series. Today, we discuss the role of sandbox environments like Liberty City and San Andreas. Read more

by David Craddock, shacknews.com, May 1, 2013 9:00AM PDT

In part 1 of our Grand Theft Auto DNA, we dissect the driving system in GTA 3, Vice City, San Andreas, and GTA 4 to understand how driving evolved over the course of those series, and how it should work in the upcoming GTA 5. Read more

A former Microsoft employee claims that the company considered buying Sega to crack into the game console industry, but Bill Gates felt that it lacked "enough muscle" to compete with Sony. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Feb 7, 2013 6:00AM PST

Remember the 2004 survival horror Obscure? No, that's fine, as the new Obscure announced today has little to do with it beyond licensing the property. The new one is a side-scrolling monster mash, coming for download on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 this spring. Read more

Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson has indicated he is not planning to fund a Psychonauts sequel, saying he doesn't have the time to research such a large investment right now. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Dec 12, 2012 9:45AM PST

A retail listing and sets of achievements/trophies have outed a possible release date and price for the Hitman Trilogy HD, which compiles Silent Assassin, Contracts, and Blood Money. Read more

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is coming to the PlayStation Store tomorrow, according to the PlayStation Blog. Read more