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The modern-day storyline of Assassin's Creed 4 has you playing as an employee of Abstergo Entertainment. It's content that Ubisoft has described as optional. But it's meaty if you want to explore it. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Oct 10, 2013 8:30AM PDT

THQ has filed suit against Electronic Arts and UFC parent company Zuffa, claiming that EA shared confidential financial information as it attempted to grab the UFC license for itself. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Oct 10, 2013 7:30AM PDT

The Battlefield 4 beta has started rolling out the new "Obliteration" game mode, in which teams try to grab a bomb and detonate it on enemy ground. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Oct 10, 2013 6:00AM PDT

Peggle 2 sure looks like more Peggle. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, Oct 10, 2013 5:15AM PDT

Ubisoft announced Assassin's Creed 4's single-player DLC, Freedom Cry, yesterday across all announced platforms, except one. Sadly, any DLC for the Wii U version will remain lost at sea. Read more

Modern stealth action games typically give the player a choice: do you play aggressively, leaving a wake of bodies behind--or do you play silently,... Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Oct 8, 2013 11:30AM PDT

Madden NFL 25 will get an exclusive "CoachGlass" feature on Xbox One, using the SmartGlass functionality to let you pick defensive plays on your smart device. Read more

The hard-working folks at Ubisoft manage not only to create a brand new Assassin's Creed every year, but a Season Pass as well. Read more

Call of Duty: Ghosts will have dedicated servers. And not just on PC--for all versions of the game. "Dedicated servers will be used on current gen, next gen and PC with Ghosts." Read more

Watch Dogs borrows a bit from Splinter Cell, letting you make your way through most of the game stealthily if you're so inclined. Read more