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Is Final Fantasy XIII-2 in the Offing? Artwork Prompts Speculation

Final Fantasy XIII character designer Tetsuya Nomura fires speculation a direct sequel starring Lightning could be in the works.

Mass Effect 3 Will Lay Waste to the Planet in One Year

BioWare officially announces Mass Effect 3, coming holiday 2011 to ravage an M-class planet near you.

Guillermo del Toro's 'Horrifying' inSANE Set for 2013

Volition and Pan's Labyrinth director Guillero del Toro team up for a horror game we won't see for at least two or three years.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Announced with 100% More Dragons

Bethesda reveals its fifth Elder Scrolls role-playing game set in the frozen northerly province of Skyrim.

Xbox 360 Surges, Wii Rallies, PS3 Slumps in November Video Game Sales

November video game industry sales rallied higher than expected, offering bracing news for everyone but Sony.

Government Botches Case Against Xbox 360 Hacker, Drops Charges

The government drops its case against a man charged with modifying Xbox 360s to play pirated versions of games after the judge pillories prosecution.

I'd Buy a Halo Combat Evolved Remake, Wouldn't You?

Rumor has it Microsoft's working on an Xbox 360 remake of Halo: Combat Evolved, the first (and best) game in the series, now nearly 10 years old.

Do 2.5 Million Kinect Units Sold Equal a Hit for Microsoft?

Sony said it shipped 2.5 million Move units for its PlayStation 3 in 30 days, and now Microsoft's claiming it sold 2.5 million Kinect motion-sensors for the Xbox 360 in November. Are the two peripherals really neck-and-neck?

The Best and Worst Cyber Monday Video Game Deals Rated

Have a look at today's online-only Cyber Monday video game deals, mindful of the principle "not all that glitters is gold."

Microsoft Flip-Flops on Kinect Computer 'Hack'

Microsoft claims Kinect hasn't been hacked and lets users who accessed the 3D camera with open source drivers off the hook, but the company's definition of what constitutes a 'hack' remains arbitrary.