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by Alice O'Connor,, Aug 15, 2012 12:30PM PDT

As Blizzard prepares to deliver hearty Diablo III updates in patch 1.0.4, the developer's sharing more on exactly what it's planning. This week it's issued dev blog-a-blogs detailing the overhaul of Legendary items, making them far cooler and more useful, and its revamp of Barbarian skills, so more of them are useful. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Aug 15, 2012 6:30AM PDT

As 1980 sci-fi's vision of space is awesome, so permadeath is terrifying. Combine the two and you have Routine, a first-person exploration game set aboard a lunar base where something has gone terribly, terribly wrong. Read more

If you've wanted to try Diablo 3's Starter Edition, but never had a friend who could send you a guest pass code, you can finally give the game a try. Blizzard announced today that anyone with a account can now try the game. Read more

by Steve Watts,, Aug 14, 2012 2:00PM PDT

SimCity will be hitting the Mac next February, and allow cross-platform play with PC owners. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Aug 13, 2012 6:00AM PDT

Valve's up to something again. Team Fortress 2 is, as we all know, an epic tale about the rivalry between two siblings, but now a third brother has appeared on the scene to shake things up. A new TF2 comic and several sneaky in-game secrets hint that something big, shiny and metallic is coming, possibly the long-speculated PvE mode nicknamed 'Mann vs. Machine' by fans. Read more

Perhaps it's been too long since you've reset your password in a mad attempt to secure your privacy? Blizzard has announced that they have discovered "unauthorized and illegal access into our internal network." Read more

While Kickstarter has seen successful campaigns to revive out-of-favor genres like adventure games and classic turn-based RPGs, the tactical FPS hasn't fared so well. Undeterred, the team behind Half-Life 2 mod Insurgency have turned to KickStarter to fund a commercial sequel. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Aug 7, 2012 8:00AM PDT

Developer Big Robot today released the first trailer for Sir, You Are Being Hunted, revealing that Johnny Foreigner too will get to experience the joys of being chased through the English countryside by robotic gentlemen in 2013. Read more

by Steve Watts,, Aug 6, 2012 1:30PM PDT

Character profiles have been added to Diablo 3's community site, letting you check stats, track your progress, or compare builds. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Aug 6, 2012 6:45AM PDT

Diablo III's first hotfix of the month popped out on Friday, aiming at patching up 'rubberbanding' so you shouldn't see your Killy Man jerking back and forth in the throes of lag as much anymore. Read more