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Even though BioShock Infinite has Booker DeWitt as its title character, developer Irrational Games has worked hard on the character of Elizabeth to make her believable and compelling. Case in point: a new video showing off the four women that became Elizabeth for the game. Read more

NimbleBit, the studio behind Tiny Tower and Pocket Planes, has announced its next game: Nimble Quest. It's coming to iOS and the Mac App Store on March 28. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Mar 20, 2013 2:30PM PDT

It took more than two years for Mac gamers to get the original BioShock on their OS X machines. However, the wait for BioShock Infinite will be considerably shorter. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Mar 20, 2013 1:30PM PDT

Hotline Miami is now available on the Mac. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 20, 2013 10:00AM PDT

As it creates a simulation of a mid-nineties home so realistic we may perhaps live inside it with some manner of cybergoggles, Gone Home has added some authentic feminist punk music to the explore 'em up VR. Tracks from riot grrrl pioneers Bratmobile and Heavens to Betsy will feature in the tortured teenage tale, developer The Fullbright Company announced today, demonstrating in a new trailer. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 20, 2013 6:00AM PDT

As pleasingly eclectic as ever, Psychonauts and Kinect Party developer Double Fine announced earlier this month that its next game is a rhythmic score-attack game made for a weird hand-tracking controller. If you had trouble imagining just what Dropchord would look like, here, the debut trailer shows off its sparkle-sparkle boom-boom gesture-gesture action. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 19, 2013 4:20PM PDT

Hey, you! Want to see something weird? Download the prototype of SoundSelf, turn on your microphone, and embark upon a "sensual" adventure in the "euphoric exploration game controlled by chanting." Then whip out your credit card to chip in a few bucks to its crowdfunding campaign. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Mar 19, 2013 7:30AM PDT

Our first hands-on of The Elder Scrolls Online reveals a slightly more optimistic portrait than some skeptical early impressions, but the game's fate still rests on its business model. Read more

The Elder Scrolls Online creative director Paul Sage talks about how two players who make different choices will sometimes have their versions of the game reconciled, and other times will split apart. Read more

A sequel to action-RPG tower defense Dungeon Defenders is on the way, imaginatively titled Dungeon Defenders 2. And, like almost anything with even a whiff of towers nowadays, it's picked up a competitive MOBA mode inspired by the likes of Dota and League of Legends. Announced yesterday by developer Trendy Entertainment, it'll be free-to-play on PC, Mac, browsers, iOS and Android. Read more