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Set 10 years before the events of last year's Madden NFL 25, the prequel promises to delve deeper into the back stories of fan-favorite characters of the franchise. How did he get that scar? How did those two meet? What's inside the box? All secrets will be revealed. Read more

A new video pits the game against real life, with BMW cars racing a lap at Laguna Seca in the real and virtual worlds. And which version reigns supreme? Unfortunately for reality, we'd say the game wins. Read more

Remember when games like Banjo-Kazooie were pretty much all you could find at GameStop? The 3D platformer has waned in popularity since, but that... Read more

Aiden Pearce is not a good guy. In the opening moments of Watch Dogs, you'll see him do some pretty terrible stuff--all in the name of vengeance. We spoke with lead writer Kevin Shortt and asked him: are you supposed to like the "hero" of the game? Read more

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare is coming to PC on June 24, with all the content from the Garden Variety and Zomboss Down packs. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Apr 28, 2014 6:30AM PDT

While it's entirely possible that these series could be included as part of an Xbox Live Gold subscription, Xbox Entertainment head Nancy Tellem told us that the company is "exploring the stages of whether or not it will be behind a paywall." Read more

Microsoft has a rather extensive lineup planned for its "Xbox Originals" program, including new comedies from Seth Green, Sarah Silverman, and Michael Cera, a soccer documentary series, and an exclusive livestream of the Bonnaroo music festival. At a preview event, Shacknews had a chance to see more of Microsoft's plans. Read more

Chatty wraps up the month of April by offering up some memorable Twitch highlights. This week's batch is led by Sapiens taking a look through the Steam Early Access zombie survival game, Project Zomboid, as he literally tears through dozens of the undead. That's followed up with ChiefSquattingBear practicing his missile-firing skills in Battlefield 4 and zakk bailing repeatedly in Trials Fusion. Read more

The 20th anniversary edition of Another World that released on iOS a few years ago appears to be making its way to several consoles, according to a German ratings board. Read more

by Robert Workman, shacknews.com, Apr 25, 2014 12:00PM PDT

Strike Suit Zero: Director's Cut is a decent space shooter, but not nearly as good as it could've been. Read more

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