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by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Jun 12, 2012 11:30AM PDT

Blizzard has suspended or banned thousands of Diablo III accounts associated with hacking or botting. Earlier in the day, a post on the game's official site reemphasized the company's stance on cheating. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 12, 2012 10:30AM PDT

Who will the US presidential throne this year--Mick Ronney or Jack Ohama? With election season winding up, sim specialist Eversim has announced The Race for the White House to answer that very question. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 12, 2012 6:00AM PDT

Valve's Dota 2 tournament The International introduced the game to the world last year, and now it's returning to show people how far both it and the professional scene have come. Here's a reminder that tickets go on sale this morning. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, Jun 11, 2012 2:30PM PDT

The Walking Dead's second episode, titled "Starved for Help," is set to arrive later this month. We go hands-on with the first twenty minutes. Read more

by Jeff Mattas, shacknews.com, Jun 11, 2012 12:30PM PDT

We grab some hands-on impressions of an Xbox 360 build of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive at E3 2012, and get some more details about a couple of additional game modes. Read more

Zenimax Online has a lot riding on the The Elder Scrolls Online, a game that has been in development for five years so far. I would have thought they would have wanted to make a bigger splash with their E3 presentation. Read more

As expected, Apple announced new hardware at its WWDC keynote. Of most note to gamers is the upcoming MacBook Pro refresh, which includes a Kepler video card. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 11, 2012 7:30AM PDT

Blizzard is showing off the StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm expansion in a 24-minute demonstration match, with the Protoss and Zerg both showing off their new units. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 11, 2012 6:45AM PDT

After eight years of development and several years of silence, it seems Black Mesa may be coming. No, seriously this time. The fans remaking Valve's Half-Life as a Source Engine mod have shared new screenshots, teasing that there's more news to come. Read more

Having your Diablo III account hacked and plundered already sucks, but it'd be far worse if you'd paid money for that gear. So Blizzard will require that players use a Battle.net Authenticator for the real-money auction house. Read more