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A lengthy new Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag video shows off several of the open world mechanics including land and sea missions. Read more

Madden NFL 25 will be out on PS3 and Xbox 360 on August 27, well before the launch of any next-gen version. So what's a fella gotta do if he wants to play Madden as soon as the season starts, and wants to continue that experience on next-gen? Well, you buy two copies of the game, of course. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jul 22, 2013 10:30AM PDT

Assassin's Creed 4 writer Darby McDevitt explains how he subtly addressed the subject of slavery in the game, by making it a "fact of life" in the background. Read more

BioWare revealed some new tidbits about Dragon Age: Inquisition, including a greater degree of choice in the dialogue system and how your decisions will influence the world. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Jul 21, 2013 12:00PM PDT

With Xbox One, Kinect is always staring at you, silently judging you. But having an integrated camera system with a console has its benefits. For... Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jul 19, 2013 7:00AM PDT

You'll probably play Battlefield 4's single-player campaign at some point but it's hardly why anyone should buy the game, so who really minds if the story's generic nonsense? EA has revealed a little more of that, rambling on about John Shootman and his chums and communists and wars and sinking battleships or something. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, Jul 18, 2013 5:00PM PDT

Capcom has announced a new side-scrolling Strider at San Diego Comic-Con for Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360, PS3, and PC. Read more

Ubisoft's Julian Gerighty says the company's focus on open-world games is part of a general direction towards games that are designed to take advantage of a constant online connection. Read more

The Watch Dogs Limited Edition will include a collectible SteelBook Case, the official soundtrack, an 80-page hardcover art book, a 9" Aiden statue, and Aiden Pearce's mask. The last bit will be helpful when you go cosplaying... in a bank, perhaps. Read more

EA Sports will continue to make college football games. However, it will do so without the NCAA license. Read more

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