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FarmVille is set to be an animated television series, produced by Brett Ratner. Read more

The joys of asynchronous turn-based naval warfare are coming to PC, Mac, iOS and Android with cross-platform play in Leviathan: Warships. Ever-pleasant PC publisher Paradox Interactive today announced the game by Pieces Interactive, which puts you and your chums in charge of a customisable flotilla to duke it out on the high seas in co-op and competitive multiplayer. Read more

"We're super excited about that and we also want to talk about making movies, either a Portal movie or a Half-Life movie," Gabe Newell said at DICE today. But how far has he gotten in making this idea a reality? Read more

Triumph Studios has announced Age of Wonders 3, a follow-up to the classic strategy RPG series. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Feb 4, 2013 6:45AM PST

Mode 7's tip-top turn-based tactics 'em up Frozen Synapse is coming to PlayStation 3 and Vita later this year, altered in mysterious ways to become Frozen Synapse Tactics. LittleBigPlanet Vita co-developer Double Eleven is making, teasing that it'll "reinvent" the original's lovely looks. Read more

by Jeff Mattas, shacknews.com, Jan 30, 2013 1:00PM PST

We plumb the depths of The Cave, the latest adventure game from Double Fine Productions and adventure game pioneer, Ron Gilbert. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 30, 2013 8:15AM PST

When Nvidia announced its big goofy Android handheld Project Shield earlier in the month, it also quietly revealed Arma Tactics as one of its games. Developer Bohemia Interactive today formally announced that mobile game as a "turn-based close-combat strategy" affair, mentioning the XCOM and Jagged Alliance series as influences. It'll be available for other Nvidia Tegra-powered devices, mind, and may hit other platforms later too. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Jan 30, 2013 6:45AM PST

Disney announced yesterday that it had closed down its Epic Mickey development house Junction Point Studios. Studio chief Warren Spector had been silent to that point other than a vague post on LinkedIn that he was unemployed. But Spector has finally spoken up via Facebook, saying that he still has plans for the future. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Jan 29, 2013 9:40AM PST

After last night's speculation, Disney has confirmed today that it has closed Austin-based developer Junction Point Studios, the brainchild of Warren Spector and creator of the iconic Epic Mickey series. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jan 29, 2013 8:15AM PST

DICE is working on porting the Frostbite engine to the Mac, according to a job listing from the company. Read more