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by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, May 20, 2014 10:30AM PDT

Ubisoft has announced that Child of Light will come to Vita in July, as both a digital and retail package. Read more

Both Microsoft and Sony's next-generation of consoles all boast their own set of unique features, but they each have one thing in common: they consume copious amounts of power. In fact, the National Resources Defense Council estimates that U.S. consumers will spend about $1 billion annually in electric bills on these new consoles. Read more

A new trailer for Destiny has emerged, showing off a behind-the-scenes peek at the upcoming first-person shooter. It also takes a closer look at some of the game's classes, straight from the perspective of some of the developers from Bungie. Read more

Slimy invertibrates are set to do battle, once again. The combative Worms are ready to take their ongoing clash into the next generation with Worms Battlegrounds, the latest in the long-running strategy series from publisher Team17. The game is set to hit Xbox One on May 30 before firing onto PlayStation 4 on June 3. Read more

by Robert Workman, shacknews.com, May 19, 2014 12:30PM PDT

EA will be announcing six new projects at its E3 press conference on June 9. Read more

Kinect Sports Rivals studio Rare has reportedly suffered layoffs in light of lower-than-expected sales of the game. Read more

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor is getting retailer-exclusive pre-order bonuses. Ordering from Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop, and Steam will grant you one of four runes to increase your orc-killing skills. Read more

Respawn has released a new Titanfall Companion App for iOS and Android that helps Xbox One and Xbox 360 players not only track their stats on the go, but also keep track of their teammates and points of interest during Titanfall sessions. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, May 17, 2014 2:00PM PDT

Microsoft has begun deploying the May update for Xbox One. The update introduces a number of new features, headlined by a new sound mixer for Snap mode that allows users to control the volume levels of simultaneously running apps. Read more

In the wee hours of the night on Thursday, Respawn made a stealthy announcement that they would be removing Capture the Flag and Pilot Hunter modes from the PC version of Titanfall. After allowing players some time to digest the news, the developer is offering an explanation for why the game modes were removed, while also emphasizing that more content is forthcoming. Read more

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