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For $4.9 million, Nordic Games has acquired Darksiders, Red Faction, MX vs ATV, and more from THQ. Read more

A new trailer reveals the gameplay of Ubisoft's The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot, a competitive dungeon-building game for PC. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Apr 22, 2013 2:30PM PDT

Pssh, who'd be interested about a boy who cries tears at manifestations of his abusive relationship with his zealously religious mother? Not Nintendo, certainly. But The Binding of Isaac has sold jolly nicely on PC, recently hitting two million sales according to Edmund McMillen. The co-creator has also spoken more about plans for its remake, Rebirth. Read more

by John Keefer,, Apr 22, 2013 12:09PM PDT

After learning late last week that teamPixel did not get the Homeworld franchise in the THQ bankruptcy auction, we learn today that Gearbox Software was the winning bidder. Read more

Developer Uber Entertainment has kept Planetary Annihilation backers and fans up-to-date regularly with various livestreams, but now they are showing the first alpha footage of the game in action. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Apr 22, 2013 10:55AM PDT

"Wanna be a gunslinger," sang pop star M in his 1979 single Pop Muzik, "don't be a rock singer." Any attempt to tie that into this story would be too contrived and, frankly, too daft. Techland's wild wild west 'em up Call of Juarez: Gunslinger will launch for at $14.99, publisher Ubisoft announced today. It's coming for download on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, while PC gets a retail edition too. Read more

The team at Tango Gameworks details the plot and survival-horror elements of Shinji Mikami's The Evil Within. Read more

by John Keefer,, Apr 22, 2013 8:00AM PDT

Leisure Suit Larry has been getting the HD treatment from Replay Games after its successful Kickstarter, and the awkward little man in search of love should be making his return on May 31, Replay Games CEO Paul Trowe told Shacknews today. Read more

Assassin's Creed 4 lead writer Darby McDevitt talks about some of the unforeseen technical limitations he runs into when ironing out stories. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Apr 22, 2013 6:00AM PDT

Babies are so stupid. They're tiny little idiots who think the world ends if you cover their eyes and are scared of almost everything. They're rubbish. But imagine you were one of these miniature fools in, fleeing unreal terrors in your onesie. That's unpleasant. Among the Sleep wants to do that to you, if you'll help crowd-fund it. Read more