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by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jul 23, 2012 11:00AM PDT

A new exploit found in Diablo 3 allows wizards to become invulnerable, at the cost of a few effects that are rendered useless. Read more

EA is set to pay out $27 million and swear not to renew its exclusivity agreement with the NCAA, as part of the settlement for a 2008 class-action lawsuit alleging such arrangements resulted in price-fixing. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jul 23, 2012 9:30AM PDT

Nvidia dragged its former fairy mascot Dawn out of retirement this year for the tech demo A New Dawn, showing off how realistic a character PCs can render if they throw hefty hardware at the problem. You can now download and run the demo yourself. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Jul 23, 2012 8:15AM PDT

Dance Central 3 will be available this October, and will include a varied setlist featuring Kpop, Vanilla Ice, and more. Read more

Assassin's Creed 3 is rumored to get a special development team devoted to post-launch DLC, and a Season Pass to let fans buy in advance. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jul 23, 2012 6:45AM PDT

Industry luminaries including Tim Schafer, Hideo Kojima, Jordan Mechner, Ken Levine, Sid Meier, John Carmack, Jenova Chen, Richard Garriott and Will Wright feature in Critical///Path, a documentary which aims to "give game designers their due as innovators and influencers of culture." Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jul 23, 2012 6:00AM PDT

Three months after the Kickstarter campaign for Wasteland 2 ended with $3.04 million, developer inXile has released the very first screenshot. Read more

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