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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 24, 2012 8:30AM PDT

Dota 2 may still be in semi-closed beta, but it's already one of the most 'eSports'-friendly games going--in terms of the client, at least, as Dota is still terrifyingly opaque to casual observers. Valve yesterday launched a new update adding in-game pennants for fans to show their support for their favourite professional teams, and maybe scoop some unique items too. Read more

A Kickstarter project has started for Broken Sword: The Serpent's Curse. It's up to roughly $50,000 so far, aiming for a total of $400,000. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Aug 23, 2012 10:30AM PDT

Lead designer Stone Librande sheds a little more light on the ways you and your friends can work together, or against each other, in the upcoming SimCity. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Aug 23, 2012 9:30AM PDT

Angry Birds hit space earlier this year and they have followed NASA's Curiosity Rover to the Red Planet in an update that is now available on iOS and Android. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Aug 23, 2012 8:20AM PDT

Diablo 3 director Jay Wilson has issued a public apology for his remark about former Blizzard member Dave Brevik, after Brevik's comments about the game led to some team members insulting him. Read more

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

Humble Android Bundle 3 has added four extra games from the first HAB--Anomaly: Warzone Earth, Edge, Osmos, and World of Goo. New customers who pay above the average price get them for free, while everyone who's already bought it will receive them too no matter what they paid. Read more

Robert Kirkman, the creator of The Walking Dead comic book, shares his thoughts on the game series, and how he helped shape the tone but stayed hands-off with the game itself. Read more

EA COO Peter Moore showed a vote of confidence in BioWare, despite a string of recent problems. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 21, 2012 6:00AM PDT

While you twiddle your thumbs waiting for Diablo III to come back online after patch 1.0.4 rolls out, which is expected to happen around 1pm Pacific, why not have a gander at the full changelog? While earlier patches mostly brought small tweaks and changes, Read more