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You guys remember that fake PS4 teaser from last week, right? Well, it may not be as flashy and strange as the aforementioned trailer, but Sony unveiled a real teaser trailer today for the console's unveiling at E3 on June 10th.

In the trailer, we get brief, zoomed glimpses at the console's casing, but nothing that really shows us what it'll look like. From what I can get out of the trailer, the PS4 appears to be stylistically similar to the PS3 Slim, at least in shape.

We'll just have to look forward to June 10th at 8 P.M. CDT, when we'll get the scoop on all of Sony's E3 news here on Gamnesia.

Are you excited for the PS4?

Hop inside for a look at the teaser.

As promised, Warner Bros. dropped a massive amount of new Batman: Arkham Origins information on us today, including new gameplay and story details, a brand new trailer, and information about a new playable character, available via preorder DLC.

The trailer tells us a lot about the story and style of the prequel, so we'll have a full rundown of the trailer's details and more after the jump.

Follow at your own risk; spoilers ahead.

Looks like everyone's favorite blue hedgehog might be making an appearance at E3!

According to reports, SEGA has been gobbling up the rights to something called Sonic: Lost World; they have recently trademarked the name and obtained the domains SonicLostWorld.com and SonicLostWorlds.com.

This taking place a few weeks can't be a coincidence; I believe we may be seeing more on this matter on the show floor. After all, wasn't 2013 hyped as a big year for Sonic?

To be honest, I've never played many of the Sonic games, but depending how this turns out, I may give the little guy a chance this go around. What do you think? What would you like to see in Sonic's next adventure?

Warner Bros. released a new teaser trailer today for the latest installment in the Batman series of games, Batman: Arkham Origins, which is set to release on all major platforms on October 25th.

In the trailer, the Dark Knight encounters the villain Deathstroke, and the duo exchange blows. And...that's really it. The end of the video does promise a longer trailer on Monday, May 20, however, for those of you who aren't satisfied with this small glimpse.

Are you excited for Arkham Origins? I am; I played Arkham City on the Wii U when it came out. It was my first experience with the series, and I'm looking forward to more.

Hop inside for a look at the trailer!

EA making positive press lines seems like an anomaly. That being said, under slightly new leadership EA has made their first major change: They are killing off the entire online pass program.

“Yes, we’re discontinuing Online Pass,” EA senior director of corporate communications John Reseburg confirmed to GamesBeat in an e-mail. “None of our new EA titles will include that feature.”

“Initially launched as an effort to package a full menu of online content and services, many players didn’t respond to the format,” Reseburg said. “We’ve listened to the feedback and decided to do away with it moving forward.”

It is a wonder to find out if EA is truly listening to their consumers. In this case, the Online Pass situation didn't spurn more new game purchases, nor did it really gain them much from the used game market either. The idea of the online pass was to lock out online aspects of used games that you had to buy a pass for to ensure the publisher received some compensation on used game sales. Other companies do this as well, but mark EA now as the first company to try it and back down from continuing it. It's not that big of a deal for me, but it at least ensures I have no additional fees to pay if I buy future EA titles used.

The next installment in Ubisoft's highly successful Assassin's Creed franchise, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, received a new trailer earlier today. The video, viewable post-jump, gives us a chance to get to know Edward Kenway, the game's protagonist, on a bit more of a personal level. As we already knew, Kenway is a pirate. But what we didn't know, was why. The new trailer, entitled "Under the Black Flag," gives us some insight into the back story of Black Flag's protagonist.

"I once sailed for a king... I obeyed men of privilege and wealth,"


go the first two lines of Kenway's narration. The protagonist then proceeds to explain the life he now leads and the values he now holds. Kenway's final words come in the form of a forboding promise:

"as long as empires generate wealth and riches, we will be there to bleed them dry"

Head past the jump to see the full trailer.

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is set to release on Xbox 360, Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and -assumedly- the next Xbox. The official date is October 29th 2013.

Konami's 2013 Pre-E3 Show is set to air at 1 PM Eastern Time on June 6th; for those of you wishing to view it, the event will be streamed on Konami's website, GameSpot, the GameSpot app for Xbox 360; you can also check in for updates here on Gamnesia.

To promote these streaming options, special tune-in messages are set to broadcast on CBS and CW television networks in eight major markets, beginning on May 27th. This will mark the first time that online gaming news has been promoted nationwide by a major television network.

At the event, Konami will be discussing the next Pro Evolution Soccer, Metal Gear Solid, and Castlevania games, as well as new announcements.

So, be sure to tune in to Gamnesia on June 6th for up-to-date information about Konami's announcements! What are you looking forward to seeing from the show?

Hop inside for Konami's full press release.

Rayman Legends, the Ubisoft game that suffered a ridiculous delay but nonetheless looks fantastic, just got a new trailer. The "Ocean World Trailer" showcases another one of the game's areas. And, as you probably guessed, there's water and swimming involved. But, as you may not have guessed, this world will also feature a light manipulation mechanic. Check it out in the trailer after the jump!

In other Rayman Legends news, Ubisoft has announced preorder bonuses for the game in the form of console-specific skins. If you preorder Rayman Legends for Wii U, you'll get an Assassin's Creed III: Liberations skin of Aveline de Grandpré, wearable by the character Barbara; If you preorder the game for PlayStation 3, you'll get an Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag  skin of protagonist Edward Kenway, wearable by Rayman; and if you preorder Rayman Legends for Xbox 360, you'll get a  Splinter Cell skin of Sam Fisher, also wearable by Rayman.

Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?! was developed by WayForward and published by D3 Publisher. The title plays tribute to classics such as Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, while also delivering fan service to followers of the show. The game released to Nintendo DS and Nintendo 3DS last fall and was met with a positive reception. Perhaps, that is why a sequel is on its way.

WayForward is developing another Adventure Time game, but this time the title is going beyond Nintendo handhelds. The brand new experience will release on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC, 3DS, and Wii U this fall! Even better, the latest game will feature voice acting, something that was sorely missed from Hey Ice King!.

Of course, I'm sure you're wondering what ridiculous title will be dubbed upon the expansion on the TV series. Don't worry, you won't be disappointed.

Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW! releases later this year. Come on grab your friends. We'll go to very distant lands.

It feels like every week we have to report a story like this; it's getting really sad...

According to eurogamer, WWE2K14, being published by 2K Games due to THQ having fallen apart, will not be coming out for Wii U when it releases on October 29th (November 1st for the UK), this fall. The game is confirmed to be launching on both the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, but as of yet there's no word on a next generation release.

I really hope we stop having to publish frustrating news like this once Nintendo starts releasing their big name first party titles and (fingers crossed) Wii U starts selling a lot more units.

Namco Bandai has just announced that one of gaming's most well known icons, Pac-Man, is going to star in a new game. Entitled Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures, the game will be launching on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U, and 3DS in North and Central America this fall, and in Australia and Europe this winter. 


Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures
is a tie in to the upcoming TV series by the same name, and will be a new take on the gaming franchise. The console version of the game will be a 3D action-platformer, and the 3DS will be getting its own exclusive side-scroller version. Be sure to check out the trailer after the jump!

Earlier today, publisher Square Enix released the official logo for the upcoming Thief, as well as an official portrait for the game's protagonist, Garrett. The portrait appears to just be a screenshot from the trailer, perhaps with some slight editing. The black-and-white logo, viewable above, uses an interestingly stylized font which bears no resemblance to the original series' logo, and seems to solidify "What's Yours Is Mine" as the game's tagline

Thief takes place in a corrupt and plague-ridden world known simply as "The City". Perhaps the closest game in recent memory to which Thief can be compared is Dishonored, as they are both first person stealth titles which also employ several role playing elements. Development on Thief is being handled by Eidos Montreal, the studio behind 2011's Deus Ex: Human Revolution.

For those unfamiliar with the Thief franchise, as a fan of the games, I've written a brief retrospective for the series, which is viewable after the jump.

You know that awesome PlayStation 4 trailer that has been circulating the internet? You know, the really cool one that has been getting you pumped up for Sony’s new console? Yeah? Well it’s fake. Don't feel to bad if you were fooled by the teaser, after all it does look professionally made... Except it isn't. With E3 fast approaching it is easy to believe anything that is being thrown at you. However, with some research it soon becomes apparent that every shot included in the teaser can be found elsewhere online. The game shown in the teaser is the already-announced PlayStation 4 game Infamous: Second Son.

Read more and check out the fake trailer after the jump!

Another trailer for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag has come out today, depicting what happened during the later years of the Golden Age of Piracy. It's an interesting backdrop for any game, pirating/assassinating game or not. I'm interested what they will do with it, and how it'll affect Edward Kenway, our new protagonist. And Blackbeard is awesome in any form of media he appears in.

To fresh up your history knowledge, click on the jump.

Many of us remember back when the GameCube was first released, and there weren't very many games — much less a JRPG. While the GameCube only managed to obtain a few JRPGs, one game stood above them all, and that game was Tales of Symphonia. Tales of Symphonia is a prequel to the very first Tales game, Tales of Phantasia. Tales of Symphonia stars Lloyd Irving and Colette Brunel, who are on a quest for world restoration... or so it seems.

Now a rumor from a hispanic website has surfaced stating that the PlayStation 2 director's cut of Tales of Symphonia might be remastered in HD for the PlayStation 3. Tales of Symphonia would look wonderful in HD because of the bright colors and cel-shading. This would also be the second time the director's cut of a tales game has made it to the US, assuming, of course, that the game gets localized.

Have you played Tales of Symphonia? How would you feel about an HD rerelease? Please share in the comments section.