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by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Aug 20, 2012 11:00AM PDT

Green Day has invaded yet another video game phenomenon: Angry Birds. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 20, 2012 6:45AM PDT

Daft and unlikely rumours about PopCap making a multiplayer shooter spin-off of Plants vs. Zombies were circulating earlier this month, causing the sensible to groan sceptically. Well, a sequel is officially coming, PopCap announced today, though there was no mention of shooty-shoots--or much else for that matter. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 20, 2012 6:00AM PDT

Valve is pushing the pro-gaming side of Dota 2 pretty hard but isn't quite ready to open the beta up to everyone, so it's released a special spectator client all and sundry can download to watch games. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, Aug 17, 2012 2:00PM PDT

We jump into a Team Fortress 2 Shacknews server to get a report on the recently released Mann vs. Machine. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Aug 17, 2012 9:30AM PDT

Valve has released a teaser-trailer of its upcoming Dota 2 eSports documentary. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 17, 2012 8:15AM PDT

If you fancy playing a pandaman in World of Warcraft but don't much fancy actually buying the Mists of Pandaria expansion, good news! Blizzard will be opening every race up to all players, whether they own the expansion which introduced them or not. Read more

HTML5 gaming company Goko has launched today. So why should you care? Because their first two releases are based on some of the most popular board games today. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Aug 16, 2012 7:15AM PDT

You really have to hand it to Blizzard. They sure have a way of making something appealing through their cinematics. Whether you like the idea of Kung Fu pandas in World of Warcraft or not, this new opening cinematic for Mists of Pandaria is pretty compelling. Read more

Team Fortress 2's new PvE co-op mode Mann vs. Machine is free to play, but if you fancy extra special loot, you can pay 99¢ for a ticket which offers the chance to earn unique robot-loot. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 15, 2012 12:30PM PDT

As Blizzard prepares to deliver hearty Diablo III updates in patch 1.0.4, the developer's sharing more on exactly what it's planning. This week it's issued dev blog-a-blogs detailing the overhaul of Legendary items, making them far cooler and more useful, and its revamp of Barbarian skills, so more of them are useful. Read more