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by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Aug 6, 2013 11:30AM PDT

Team17 is planning to take a break from Worms games, focusing on a new IP that may appear on next-generation consoles. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Aug 6, 2013 11:00AM PDT

Polarity, a first-person puzzler previously planned as an Ouya exclusive, is aiming to release on PC now as well. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Aug 6, 2013 10:00AM PDT

Doom 4 now has the full focus of id Software, following the project restarting earlier this year. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Aug 6, 2013 9:30AM PDT

Bohemai Interactive has announced that the campaign for Arma 3 will be added post-launch, in the form of three downloadable episodes. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Aug 6, 2013 9:05AM PDT

After a few delays, SimCity is finally coming to Mac on August 29, EA and Maxis have announced Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 6, 2013 7:30AM PDT

Yes, yes, the murder and mayhem of Saints Row IV are fun and all, but aren't they essentially just window dressing for a game of dress-up? Now we can have a head-start on making pretty pretty Presidents, as publisher Deep Silver has released its character creator as the free standalone 'Inauguration Station' on PC and Xbox 360. Sorry, PlayStationeers, you may need to wait a week. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 6, 2013 6:45AM PDT

Planning is everything in a heist, but that's a mite difficult when people drag their heels on confirming dates. So, good news: Payday 2's release date has been narrowed from some time this month to next Tuesday. The heist FPS is hitting PC via Steam, and is getting both digital and retail releases on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 6, 2013 6:00AM PDT

World of Warcraft already supports raids, dungeons, and arena battles with players on other servers, and the next patch will take another big step to combat dwindling populations. 5.4 will introduce Connected Realms, linking--but not formally merging--certain underpopulated servers so people can do everything together. Read more

Poor Australians. Not only do they live in a land purpose-built to murder them, they still struggle with video game censorship--even after adding an adults-only rating. Volition's open-world murder simulator Saints Row IV has finally jumped through enough hoops to be approved for an Australian release, but the changes mean they won't be able to play co-op with people in other regions. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, Aug 5, 2013 5:00PM PDT

Despite the many issues its had since launch, the Rage series isn't dead, according to id's Tim Willits. Read more