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Thanks to a two-part survey conducted by IHS in conjunction with GamesIndustry, we have a pretty good idea of what gamers thought of the E3 presentations by Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo. One thousand gamers were polled just before E3 regarding their interest in the consoles, and a second poll took place soon after E3. The results show that interest in PlayStation 4 actually dipped slightly after E3, while Xbox One interest saw a slight improvement. Nintendo was the big winner, with interest in the console jumping 50% compared to its pre-E3 numbers.

This actually puts Wii U slightly ahead of Xbox One in terms of interest from gamers, with Xbox One right at a 20% interest rate among gamers polled and Wii U just above 20%. Despite the slight decline in interest, PlayStation 4 still has a solid lead with around 28% of polled gamers showing intent to buy. For a full breakdown, as well as a list of the most-wanted games in the poll, hit the jump!

Sakurai loves dropping tidbits of information on Miiverse regarding the new Smash Bros. games, and the latest is the announcement of a new stage, The Great Fox from Star Fox: Assault. The screenshot is from afar, so we still don't know precisely how the stage will work. Given the top left corner of the picture, we know for sure that it'll be in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, but there was no word on its 3DS sibling.

I suppose the fact that it's a stage is never blatantly stated, but it's made pretty clear when Sakurai mentions that "it'll probably have fighters running around on top of it without the pilot's consent."

Head inside for the full Miiverse post including a larger version of the picture.

If you're looking to pick up The Last of Us Remastered on PlayStation 4, make sure you have plenty of available space on your hard drive. The updated game (which includes all DLC from the PlayStation 3 version) will require a whopping 50GB install to play. That is essentially an entire dual layer Blu-ray disk worth of data, or right around 10% of the total space available on a standard PlayStation 4 hard drive. You can get your hands on Remastered when it launches in one week on July 29.

Media Molecule has been hard at work on a new game for PlayStation 4 (they aren't in charge of LittleBigPlanet 3) and they're making a lot of progress on its development, but virtually nothing is known about this mystery game. Today the Sony-owned studio released a short, bizarre video teaser to clue us in, but I'm really not sure I know any more than before! According to Media Molecule, a rendering error caused "colourful nonsense that begged to be shared," so they've released it for the public to see. Hit the jump to check it out and see if you can make any sense of it.

In addition to the fantastic reveal of three more playable characters for Hyrule Warriors, we've also got a new trailer today. Link stars in his third character trailer (we already saw him in action with a sword and Fire Rod), and this time he's wielding the Ball and Chain from Twilight Princess. This heavy duty weapon may have been used a little lightly in Twilight Princess, but it looks to be a devastating force in Hyrule Warriors. You can catch Link crushing waves of enemies by clicking below.

Yesterday the Hyrule Warriors Japanese Twitter page teased that we'd be getting another reveal soon, and that it might be a Goron. As it turns out, we're getting a lot more than that! The latest issue of Famitsu confirms not one, but three new characters for Hyrule Warriors. Darunia the Goron joins the battle, and so does Princess Ruto of the Zoras and the mysterious Sheik! Fans have frequently requested Sheik to be playable ever since his (her?) debut in Ocarina of Time, and now that's finally been granted. Head inside for the Famitsu scans!

Last night, a Wii U system update went live; the update, which ups the system software to version 5.1.0 U, added some highly anticipated features to the system.

For starters, Wii U to Wii U system transfers are now available; much like the process for 3DS consoles, Wii U owners can now transfer game saves and other data to a new console if they so choose. In addition, the Wii U eShop also received an update; it is now possible to navigate through the eShop using a Wii Remote, Wii U Pro Controller, or Classic Controller.

What could this update mean for the system? Head inside for more!

A hot topic in the news lately has been about women's rights and the suppression thereof. This real world issue has also found a place in the gaming universe with the lack of women characters in the Assassin's Creed franchise. In response to all the controversy, The Last of Us voice actress Ashley Johnson recently shared her thoughts regarding the matter with VideoGamer.com.

Make the jump to see what she has to say!

The Last of Us has been a massive success for Naughty Dog thus far, achieving one of the highest aggregate review scores of all time and establishing itself as the fastest-selling new PlayStation IP of all time. Now, a year after the release of the game, Naughty Dog is just over a week away from launching The Last of Us Remastered on PlayStation 4. Remastered is an updated version of the original PlayStation 3 game with all DLC, improved graphics, and a steady 60 frames per second at 1080p.

The gaming community is a bit divided on The Last of Us Remastered at this time. Some gamers question the point of remaking a game just one year later, while the $50 price tag ($10 shy of the normal retail release price for new games) is also raising a few eyebrows. Sony has defended the game and its price tag with one developer calling it a steal at that price. Is the $50 release justified? To answer that, you have to understand that most gamers are looking at the game all wrong. Read on to see why.

UPDATE: Two more retailers have listed a November 21st release date for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. Toys R Us Canada and Video Products Distributors have both listed the rumored date. It's looking more and more likely at this point. The original story can be found below.

Last week, a rumor surfaced that stated that Super Smash Bros. for Wii U will be releasing on November 21st, and that the game will include one free Amiibo figure. Now, another retailer has corroborated at least part of this rumor.

According to a post on NeoGAF, another retailer has started advertising that the release date for the Wii U version of Smash Bros. will be November 21st; it's unclear which retailer is using this flyer (which can be seen after the jump).

What do you guys think? Is Smash Bros. for Wii U coming on November 21st?