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Although Sony has taken the lead in courting smaller developers this generation, Microsoft's ID@Xbox program has been winning back indies. The fruits of their labors will be seen starting March. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, Dec 16, 2013 2:00PM PST

Bungie is providing a look into the various factions of Destiny. The Fallen, Cabal, Vex, and Hive are all at war and they're all looking to kill you. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Dec 16, 2013 7:00AM PST

Microsoft entertainment president Nancy Tellem says they hope to kick off their first original series on Xbox Live either in the second quarter of 2014 at the latest. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Dec 16, 2013 6:30AM PST

With hobbits and dwarves now frolicking around the screen of a cinema near you, Warner Bros. today released the first trailer for its latest plastic adaptation, LEGO The Hobbit. As with TT Games' LEGO The Lord of the Rings, this is lifting dialogue and plot from the movies, then slapping in a hearty dose of LEGO silliness. Read more

Adding night racing and weather effects to Forza Motorsport 5 would require at least nine months of additional work to account for new physics and lighting effects, meaning these features may never come to Turn 10's Xbox One racer. Read more

Rainbow 6 Patriots has had a tumultuous development cycle and it's reached the point where Ubisoft acknowledges that development had to begin again from scratch. Read more

The November NPDs mark the first head-to-head between PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and which sold more depends on how you look at the numbers. Read more

If you've already rushed out and bought an Xbox One, one imagines that Dead Rising 3 was a high-priority buy too. Still, for those uncertain whether they'd enjoy smashing zombies in a sandbox world, a demo out today gives them 40 minutes to find out. For folks already breaking skulls, new story-based DLC is on the way too. Read more

The music of the upcoming Strider reboot will be recognizable to fans of the franchise, as it modernizes many of the classic franchise's most iconic tunes. Read more

A new title update, which can arrive as early as next week, will drastically reduce the price of cars while also increasing the rate at which racers earn money. Read more