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by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Jun 25, 2012 2:30PM PDT

Maxis and Electronic Arts have unleashed yet another way to find yourself mysteriously losing time on Facebook: SimCity Social Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 22, 2012 4:00PM PDT

EVE Online's unforgiving nature may put many off the MMO, but it produces some cracking stories for us all to enjoy. The notorious Goonswarm have pulled another astonishing caper, manipulating galactic war and the markets to supposedly earn absurd amounts of money. Read more

Valve has teamed up with Adult Swim to create something based on Team Fortress 2. Read more

Earlier today, Blizzard posted in its forums that players making a digital purchase of Diablo III would only open up the Starter Edition version of the game for the first 72 hours. No reason was given so we contacted Blizzard to find out why. Late this evening, they issued a rather lengthy response. Read more

Buying a new digital copy of Diablo 3 will now net you the "Starter Edition" for the first 72 hours, which restricts you to level 13 and ropes off features like the Auction Houses and Global Play. Read more

Troubles with Diablo III in South Korea have forced Blizzard to go against policy and offer refunds to dissatisfied gamers after prodding from the Korean government. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 20, 2012 1:30PM PDT

Dota 2 boasts a jolly impressive in-game spectator system, supporting multiple audio streams from commentator and oodles of camera options. How natural, then, that Valve plans to sell in-game spectator passes for tournaments, much like web streams are sold now. Read more

A Barbarian and a Wizard combined for four complete runs through Diablo III without dying to earn the world first complete hardcore Inferno run. Read more

Dragon Age Legends was pulled from social networks earlier this week, but it's now being offered as an offline downloadable game. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Jun 19, 2012 3:15PM PDT

Could DLC be in the works for id Software's open-world shooter, Rage? A new PEGI rating makes it sound very likely. Read more