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by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Oct 31, 2012 5:00PM PDT

Blizzard has opened the new Heart of Fear raid dungeon for World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria and has outlined the schedule for the opening of heroic mode and the next raid, Terrace of Endless Spring. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 31, 2012 11:00AM PDT

Gangs are cool, we all know. Little in life is more enjoyable than getting together with your chums, slapping yourselves with tags and symbols, then performing acts of unspeakable violence. When StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm launches, you'll be able to form the video game equivalent, clans, and show the world just how rough, tough and ready The Warriors are. Or Th3 Warri0rz, if someone else takes that name. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 30, 2012 6:00AM PDT

Halloween is a time for surprises so, with that in mind, boo! Sci-fi FPS-RPG Natural Selection 2 was due to emerge from its leathery egg on that fateful day but, developer Unknown Worlds has announced, is coming early. Only a little, given that Halloween is tomorrow, but it's quite welcome. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Oct 29, 2012 12:45PM PDT

We got our first brief glimpse of Angry Birds Star Wars gameplay today in a new trailer. Read more

The fourth annual "Scream Fortress" update adds a magician who haunts King of the Hill maps, brings various spells to alter your equipment or imbue it with special abilities, and replaces the co-op machines with zombies. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 26, 2012 12:30PM PDT

After a few days of fun brutally murdering people in Hotline Miami, you may have been wishing it had fewer bugs. Your wish be granted! A patch hit last night to fix some, but not all, of people's complaints. If you just want more, more, more! murder then you're also in luck, as a little DLC has been teased. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Oct 26, 2012 10:15AM PDT

The Indie Royale Halloween bundle has launched, packaging Sam & Max Season 3, Home, Pathologic, MacGuffin's Curse, and EvilQuest. Read more

StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm is getting a major beta patch soon, which will allow testers to try out the new XP and leveling systems. Read more

Left 4 Dead 2 is offering a free weekend in celebration of Halloween, complete with a new achievement for current players of the game. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 24, 2012 7:30AM PDT

If you were thrilled by the recent lenghty demonstration of SimCity or the peek at its disasters, head on down to the shops now, buy a 2013 calendar, and draw a big heart around March 5. That's when Maxis's city-building sim will launch, see. It was previously slated to arrive in February. Read more