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Microsoft has named its new CEO: former Cloud VP Satya Nadella. Meanwhile, former CEO Bill Gates will be taking a more hands-on role on the board, as a "Technology Advisor" to help shape the direction of the company. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Feb 4, 2014 8:20AM PST

Cor, what's this then, a game about stealing things? Clever name, Thief. So what's it about then? If you haven't been paying attention to Eidos Montreal's continuation of the classic Looking Glass series, here, a new trailer titled 'Thief 101' gives a fair rundown of the game. It's gone gold t'boot, publisher Square Enix announced today. Read more

With an upcoming movie and excellent reviews for Rivals, the Need for Speed franchise seems to be doing quite well. However, Electronic Arts has... Read more

Ubisoft has temporarily lost the trademark for Watch Dogs as someone pretending to be CEO Yves Guillemot requested the "express abandonment" for... Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Feb 3, 2014 12:00PM PST

At this point, a big publisher launching a potential new series (what original game from a big publisher isn't a potential new series?) solely on current-gen systems feels a little quaint, nostalgic, silly. It's not wholly surprising, then, that Square Enix has confirmed Murdered: Soul Suspect will spook Xbox One too. Read more

According to a new poster ad, SEGA is already working on a new Sonic game that will be coming to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Feb 2, 2014 7:00AM PST

Pinch, punch, first new releases of the month! (Check your retailer's returns policy.) We'll see the launch of Fable Anniversary, Bravely Default, Jazzpunk, The LEGO Movie Videogame, Outlast on PS4, Dustforce on PlayThings, and oodles more. Read more

A GoPro video app will hit Xbox 360 this spring and Xbox One this summer, allowing users to watch videos or purchase cameras and accessories directly through the app. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jan 31, 2014 12:20PM PST

Forza Motorsport 5 is getting a 'Smoking Tire Car Pack' next week, which will give you 10 cars for $10. The 1968 Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale will be available from the start, while the rest will need to be unlocked in-game. Read more

Spinal makes his debut in Killer Instinct today and he brings along with him some new rules aimed at deterring rage quitters. Read more

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