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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 7, 2014 9:45AM PST

The thrills, spills, and intricate mazes of tower defense are coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in Defense Grid 2, publisher 505 Games has announced. Hidden Path's original Defense Grid: The Awakening was one of the slickest TDs around in 2008, so its sequel should fit in nicely on next-gen consoles. It's still on for PC, Mac, and Linux editions this year too, of course. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 7, 2014 9:00AM PST

Twitch streaming will finally launch on Xbox One next Tuesday, with the launch of an update which makes the Twitch app actually useful. Microsoft has whipped together a video demonstrating exactly how it'll all work, from setting up your own stream to watching your chums. You know: streaming. Read more

Microsoft has released a set of manual update instructions for the Stereo Headset Adapter. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Mar 6, 2014 1:00PM PST

Tomb Raider has now not only met its profitability goals, but exceeded expectations, according to studio head Darrell Gallagher. It's also on-track to become the franchise's top-seller. Read more

The next Call of Duty: Ghosts, titled Devastation, is coming to Xbox systems on April 3. It will pack four maps, a new hybrid weapon, and another episode of the ongoing Extinction campaign. Read more

Why was Watch Dogs delayed? Producer Dominic Guay says the last-minute delay happened because "we still could have shipped" the game on time. "It was not like we were failing miserably, the game didn't work, or it couldn't be played!" Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 6, 2014 9:00AM PST

From mountains to forests and palaces to ruins, a new Dragon Age: Inquisition trailer explores the world of BioWare's trilogy-capping RPG. You know: the sort places found in a fantasy RPG. If you're going to save the world once more, you may as well find out a little about it. Read more

Forza will be included for free with Xbox One consoles starting next week. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Mar 6, 2014 6:25AM PST

Watch Dogs is coming May 27, according to a newly leaked trailer. Read more

There Came an Echo, a PC voice-controlled RTS for PC that received successful crowd-funding last year, is also coming to the Xbox One. Read more

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