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In an attempt to make Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag more accessible, the modern-day story has been rendered "optional." Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jul 10, 2013 10:15AM PDT

A pirate without a ship is like a, well, a Dracula without a coffin, or something. A new seven-minute gameplay trailer for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag focuses on how much 'hero' Edward loves his ship, The Jackdaw. He'll be exploring in it, upgrading it, fighting other ships with it, and assaulting naval forts. Read more

Game director Tetsuya Nomura says it would be "great" to add Star Wars into Kingdom Hearts 3, but notes that he's not sure what will happen due to Disney's restrictions on the property. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Jul 9, 2013 9:30AM PDT

Bungie released the E3 gameplay demo for it's upcoming RPG Destiny last week, but if you want a bit more insight into exactly what is going on, the developer has gathered three members of the team to talk you through some of the more interesting parts. Read more

Electronic Arts has announced that it has removed former Patriots tight end (and accused murderer) Aaron Hernandez from Madden NFL 25, and will be doing the same for his appearance in NCAA 14 via a title update. Read more

What happens when a new generation of consoles rolls around and suddenly you have a whole load more power people expect you to play with? Why, it's no trouble at all for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, as Ubisoft has been using PC releases to play with shiny tech on fast hardware for years. But what sort of shinies can we expect? Three words: "next gen bush." Read more

Bungie has released an official HD version of its Destiny E3 demo. Read more

Microsoft wants to tackle the online nastiness of Xbox Live with a new system on Xbox One--but how? A new Reputation system will track player behavior and attempt to separate hostile players from the more sportsman gamers. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Jul 3, 2013 10:15AM PDT

Insomniac Games' Sunset Overdrive is an Xbox One exclusive published by Microsoft. So of course it's going to use that fancy Xbox Live Cloud that Microsoft's been so keen to talk about. So, how does Sunset Overdrive take advantage of all that internet-based computing power? Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jul 3, 2013 8:30AM PDT

Responding to fan outcry, Avalanche Software head Christofer Sundberg has confirmed that Mad Max will have an Australian accent after all. Read more

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