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In an upcoming patch in Japan, Dark Souls 2 will get a special item that eases the game difficulty, but awards players with fewer souls. Read more

I know it's been a long time since I've written for Shacknews, but I just couldn't hold back the excitement for this Titanfall DLC. I can't believe it! How did they get Optimus Prime from Transformers to be a playable Titan? Also, I love how they even offer an explanation as to why someone can control Optimus Prime. It's AMAZING. Read more

The third episode of The Wolf Among Us is coming soon. At least, that's what we're assuming given this new "Launch Trailer" that Telltale has released. "A Crooked Mile" has Bigby "just steps behind the prime suspect" in his case, but according to Telltale, "he's not the only one." Read more

Bungie announced a $7 billion Destiny "Collector's Edition" today, April 1, which includes body augmentation and suspended animation while they figure out how to send you to space. Read more

Baseball games have come a long way over the years. Here's a look back at some of the best. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Mar 31, 2014 12:30PM PDT

The free-to-play shooter Warface has reached the milestone of 25 million registered users, Crytek has announced. Read more

Microsoft has revealed its "Games with Gold" freebies for April, which will have you murdering men in the shadows and surviving the undead. Coming... Read more

Square Enix president Yosuke Matsuda recently admitted that making games for a global audience actually does the opposite of what it was intended to do. "In the past, when we developed console games with a worldwide premise, we lost our focus, and not only did they end up being games that weren't for the Japanese, but they ended up being incomplete titles that weren't even fit for a global audience," he said. Read more

Burial at Sea marks the end of Irrational Games' work on the BioShock series. Nay, it marks the end of Irrational as we know it. The studio has been doing a number of send-offs, including the most recent "thank you": the release of three full-length songs from the BioShock expansion. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Mar 31, 2014 7:10AM PDT

However, not everyone is ready to leave the last generation behind. Ubisoft has confirmed it plans on supporting Xbox 360 and PS3 for "years after." Read more

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