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by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Aug 21, 2013 3:45PM PDT

One-man programming genius Brian Provinciano is at it again, porting his Retro City Rampage to yet another platform: 3DS Read more

A trailer for Battlefield 4's "Paracel Storm" map shows off a variety of vehicles, environments, and engagement types, all taking place within one sprawling 64-player combat zone. Read more

XCOM: Enemy Within lead designer Ananda Gupta explains how obtaining the new "meld" currency is designed to encourage more risky play, as conservative players won't gain as much from exploring the map. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Aug 21, 2013 11:15AM PDT

EA has announced it is bringing back Dungeon Keeper as a mobile game this winter. You'll construct your keep, set traps, defend against invaders, and invade other players' dungeons. Read more

Dragon Age: Inquisition puts you in the role of the inquisitor, and BioWare has explained just what that means by explaining your "rights and powers" in the role. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Aug 21, 2013 7:30AM PDT

Dead Island: Epidemic eschews the first-person view the series has been known for, and instead goes for the same top-down view of so many other MOBAs. Still, it stays true to the series' focus on crafting Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 21, 2013 7:00AM PDT

Ooh, how ovel! The Elder Scrolls Online may be a late-comer in the rush of fantasy MMORPGs but it's boldly sticking to the plans other also-rans have since abandoned, of launching with $15 monthly subscription fees. So I suppose now we know that, the question becomes: how long until it too goes free-to-play? Read more

Warner Bros. has revealed another of the eight assassins hunting poor little Batboy in Batman: Arkham Origins, the fiendish Firefly. He both flies and has fire! The new Gamescom trailer and screenshots also show off more of The Bat's adventures and escapades with other heroes and villains, including his meeting with Jim Gordon. Read more

Following a little tease, Blizzard today announced an expansion pack for Diablo III, named Reaper of Souls. It'll add a new act with new enemies and locations and all that, as well as the Paladin-y-sounding Crusader class and a level cap boost to 70. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 21, 2013 2:30AM PDT

Just as XCOM: Enemy Unknown was a wonderful callback to days of yore, so's its expansion pack. Enemy Within, announced today by 2K, is far more than a mere mission pack, adding add oodles of shiny newness including new enemies, maps, augmentations, abilities, weapons, equipment, and upgradeable mech suits. Read more