News

« News Home

Paradox Interactive's grand strategy series Hearts of Iron has mainly focused on the whizz-bang action of World War II, but the next instalment is recreating a far frostier era. East vs. West: A Hearts of Iron Game is bringing the thrills, chills and nuclear spills of the Cold War to PC in Q2 2013, and a new video developer diary explains more of what that'll entail. Read more

by Jeff Mattas, shacknews.com, Nov 27, 2012 12:00PM PST

Far Cry 3 gets a new trailer highlighting its separate co-op campaign, which highlights a separate storyline and four different playable characters. Read more

Nintendo is releasing a free "Gold Classics" pack for New Super Mario Bros 2, with courses inspired by elder Mario titles. It will cost $2.50 after February 1, 2013. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 27, 2012 10:30AM PST

Guild Wars 2 developer ArenaNet has directly addressed fan complaints about the new Ascended gear type and what it may mean for the direction of the game. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 27, 2012 10:00AM PST

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale got an advertisement-crossover with the Adult Swim show Robot Chicken last night. Read more

Battlefield 3's "Aftermath" DLC launches today for Premium PlayStation 3 owners, and DICE has rolled out a trailer showing off the new features. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 27, 2012 9:00AM PST

As it does so very kindly like to do, id Software has released another dollop of engine source code. This latest is somewhat less exciting than many, simply offering the updated Doom 3 source from the BFG Edition but hey, now the folks at home can make the best and shiniest D3 games yet. Read more

If you missed a competitive aspect to Dishonored when you played through it, then mark December 11 on your calendar. That's when Bethesda's first DLC pack for the game, Dunwall City Trials arrives, giving you leaderboard recognition for your prowess in killing waves of AI enemies. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Nov 27, 2012 7:40AM PST

The new Wii U is still a big thing, but that hasn't stopped Nintendo from announcing the release of a revamped Wii Mini for the holiday season. It will be available December 7 for only $100, but there is no Internet connectivity, and it's exclusive to Canada. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 27, 2012 6:45AM PST

Source Engine sandbox Garry's Mod has an adorably wonkiness to it, with every toy and machinima made in it coming out looking, well, quite a bit creepy and wrong. This dis-ease will soon grow even greater, as a coming patch will introduce Kinect support to let players control characters' movements with their own bodies. Read more