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Shack Snack: July 16, 2014

End your day with a Shack Snack, a short recap of the day's big stories.


Kick back and treat yourself to a Shack Snack, a short recap of the big stories you should know. It's like a CliffsNotes for video games! If you enjoy, don't forget to subscribe to us on YouTube

Disney Infinity 2.0 debuts Tinkerbell and Stitch

Disney Infinity 2.0 is primarily focused on Marvel heroes, giving the studio a chance to bank on the wild popularity of characters like The Avengers as well as introduce up-and-coming franchises. Of course, it still has "Disney" in the name, so naturally some of its famed cartoon characters will be making appearances as well.

Ubisoft announces San Diego Comic-Con 2014 plans

Last year, Ubisoft had an immense presence at San Diego Comic-Con, not only bringing a huge pirate ship filled with party people, but also a bunch of games for good measure. This year's showcase is no exception, as the publisher has promised to bring plenty of excitement this year…including an obstacle course!

Adam West to appear in Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

Evildoers, beware! Adam West is stepping out of Mayor mode long enough to return to Batman form. Well, as himself, anyway. WB Games recently announced that the actor, who appeared as the Caped Crusader in the 60's Batman TV series, will appear as himself in the upcoming video game Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, which will arrive later this year.

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