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Chris Roberts, developer of the Wing Commander series and the upcoming Star Citizen, talks about his hiatus from game making and shares his thoughts about the state of the games industry. Read more

Nintendo has lowered its forecast for the 2013 fiscal year, following lower-than-expected sales of the 3DS. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 24, 2012 7:30AM PDT

If you were thrilled by the recent lenghty demonstration of SimCity or the peek at its disasters, head on down to the shops now, buy a 2013 calendar, and draw a big heart around March 5. That's when Maxis's city-building sim will launch, see. It was previously slated to arrive in February. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 24, 2012 6:45AM PDT

When your game is already about killing mutated monstrosities, you really need to push the boat out for Halloween. Killing Floor has always handled events with gusto and this year is no different, with zombie hillbillies after your blood and delicious brains in a new map. The Hillbilly Horror update also adds four new weapons, and the game and its DLC are on sale t'boot. Read more

Microsoft has detailed the games and apps that will utilize SmartGlass support within a few months of its impending launch. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 23, 2012 4:00PM PDT

Have you ever expressed even vague interest in Family Guy in the presence of a relative who doesn't know you well or see you often? Congratulations, you're probably receiving Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse this holiday season. Activision quietly announced last week that it'll hit Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on November 20, the perfect time to appear on in-store displays and remind your loving relative that they still need to buy you a present. Then, today, Activision showed off a little of th Read more

Sony has been teasing something all week with three short snippet ads entitled The Reload, The Arrival and The Aftermath. It has finally unveiled the full version, a live-action ad for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, made by the creators of the ingenious Michael ad. Read more

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