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Fire Emblem: Awakening will be coming to America within a few months, according to the new Nintendo Direct. The company also debuted a new trailer for the game. Read more

Ubisoft has announced that Assassin's Creed 3 is the most pre-ordered game in the company's history--unsurprising given the extraordinary marketing efforts behind the game. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Oct 25, 2012 10:00AM PDT

When the fantasy MMO Rift was first released, it build up a strong following, so much so that publisher Trion Worlds was confident enough to go forward with an expansion called Storm Legion. After two closed betas, the game will hit open beta from November 2-5. Read more

Chris Roberts, developer of Wing Commander and the upcoming Star Citizen, shares his views on the fickle nature of the gaming industry, and further justifies his decision to focus on PC. Read more

Take-Two has announced a massively multiplayer online Civilization being developed for Asian territories, dubbed "Civilization Online." Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Oct 25, 2012 8:15AM PDT

Legendary Entertainment has found a new writer for its Mass Effect movie adaptation, a relatively unknown who has experience with action-espionage films and is a fan of the series. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 25, 2012 7:30AM PDT

If you've been clamouring for more Dishonored, you're in luck, but you'll need to hold on a while longer. Publisher Bethesda today announced three DLC packs for Arkane's sneak 'em up, two "story-driven campaigns" and one challenge mode with online leaderboards. The latter, Dunwall City Trials, will be up first, arriving in December at a reasonable $5. Read more

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