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A $10 fee to go from a current-gen game to a next-gen upgrade might sound enticing on paper, until you realize that you won't be able to bring your single-player save progress with you. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Sep 25, 2013 7:00AM PDT

Pre-ordering is, of course, generally foolish unless you're offered something decent in return for buying a game before reviews, whether it be a discount or an awfully snazzy bonus. The new Thief is hoping to lure in nostalgics and crime-lovers with an "exclusive" mission named The Bank Heist. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Sep 24, 2013 3:00PM PDT

Joseph Staten, lead writer of the original Halo, Halo 2, and the upcoming Destiny, has left Bungie. Read more

DICE has detailed changes coming to Battlefield 4's Battlelog, including the ability to challenge your friends to 'Missions' with your own special criteria, letting you compete even when you're not all on at once. Read more

The upcoming cel-shaded adventure from Deadly Premonition director Hidetaka Suehiro ("Swery65") doesn't require Kinect. However, it's precisely the kind of game that will make you want to take advantage of Microsoft's gaming camera. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Sep 23, 2013 7:00AM PDT

Xbox One will launch with a new Dashboard. Taking obvious design cues from Windows 8, Microsoft's approach with its next-gen console is simplicity.... Read more

Kojima Productions showcased a new daytime level from Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes at TGS. Read more

Killer Instinct has debuted a brand new fighter named Sadira, while also teasing the addition of classic femme fatale Orchid. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Sep 20, 2013 7:30AM PDT

Microsoft's Albert Panello says that the Xbox One isn't meant to stand vertically like the Xbox 360, and that cautioned: "do it at your own risk." Read more

42 percent of Xbox Live subscribers watch 30 hours of video content each month. With numbers like that, it's no surprise that Microsoft has been aggressively pushing non-gaming features for Xbox One. Read more

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