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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

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 29, 2013 6:00AM PST

If the new SimCity has you all excited about urban planning but it's public transportation that really gets your mojo working, the first trailer for Cities in Motion 2 may be up your street. The sim charges players with planning and running cities' transportation networks, and may introduce American audiences to exotic European concepts like "trains." Read more

Torchlight 2 has gotten an ambitious mod called "Synergies," which adds a new class, more loot, and end-game bosses. It has plans for the future to introduce even more classes and dungeons. Read more

Junction Point, the Texas-based developer of the Epic Mickey franchise, is in trouble. In fact, Warren Spector's studio may be getting shut down entirely. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, Jan 25, 2013 12:01PM PST

The Walking Dead for PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Mac, and iOS is Shacknews' 2012 Game of the Year Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jan 24, 2013 11:10AM PST

League of Legends has produced a Mac beta client, currently in the Public Beta Environment and ready to go into open beta once PBE testing is done. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 24, 2013 6:45AM PST

For times when you simply want to shoot men, the PC edition of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has added a deathmatch mode. Modders hacked such a thing into the game months ago, of course, but now it's all proper and official and shiny. Yesterday's patch also brought a whole heap of balance changes. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 24, 2013 6:00AM PST

Defense Grid: The Awakening developer Hidden Path may have fell short of its Kickstarter dream of funding a sequel to the tower defense, but it did raise enough money to make new DLC. That expansion, Containment, is out now on PC for $4.99, bringing eight new maps with a new story, including voicework from Firefly’s Alan Tudyk. Read more