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EA's announcement of a new Star Wars: Battlefront at E3 was, well, it was nothing. EA has since dribbled out a few more details, saying "DICE wants to put its own flavour" on the classic Battlefront formula. As Battlefront was essentially Battlefield with Star Wars, well, you probably know what to expect. Read more

EA is assuring fans that the reboot of Mirror's Edge will not be turned into a shooter, but will be more action-adventure. Read more

Series creator Hideo Kojima apparently has some ulterior motives for bringing Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain into an open-world environment. He wants to incorporate mobile devices into the MGS5 experience, along with user-created content. Read more

The announcement of Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade this week was quite confusing, both because it was light on details and because, well, it's made by the folks behind Wet and Naughty Bear. But, new details: it'll be a free-to-play PlanetSide-y PvP fight for control of planets, with a splash of AI Tyranids on the side to add extra trouble. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 13, 2013 2:45PM PDT

The Xbox One introduces a new kind of No-Prize to lust after and work towards in the form of challenges, which will co-exist alongside plain old regular achievements. Challenges are only available for a while and can be more varied--perhaps spanning games or challenging a whole community--Microsoft has explained in the sort of excessive detail one would expect from a newly-revealed console. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Jun 13, 2013 2:15PM PDT

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is meant to finish off the story of Geralt of Riva, and developer CD Projekt Red is hoping to end the series in a big way.... Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jun 13, 2013 2:00PM PDT

Microsoft walks us through Project Spark, its ambitious shared creation game that will be hitting in the "launch window" of the Xbox One. Read more

Twisted Pixel's LocoCycle continues the developer's trend for off-the-wall humor, but seems more mechanically sound. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jun 13, 2013 10:00AM PDT

Dead Rising 3 is an Xbox One exclusive, turning the once cult hit franchise into a more polished, user-friendly action game. Read more

Commander Mode and "Levolution" add interesting new possibilities to Battlefield's multiplayer. Read more

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