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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

Riot's League of Legends is the latest to suffer at the hands of hackers, with 120,000 transaction records from 2011 accessed. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 20, 2013 6:00PM PDT

If you were concerned about the Shadow Warrior reboot toning down the racism, hey, chin up you silly sausage: it still cracks jokes about how the hero's surname is Wang. 2 (two) such jokes feature in a new trailer fresh out of Gamescom, which also reveals the FPS will arrive on September 26. Read more

Ubisoft has announced Panzer General Online, a free-to-play browser-based strategy game that takes some cues from trading card games. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 20, 2013 4:30PM PDT

You may think you've been playing World of Warplanes for weeks now, but no, you're wrong. Developer Wargaming.net today announced the free-to-play plane 'em up is taxing out of the open beta hangar and onto the digital runway for a September 26. I'm using plane-based metaphors because it's a video game about planes, see. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Aug 20, 2013 4:00PM PDT

Titanfall's latest trailer shows off the Attrition game mode, while also giving an idea of how story hooks will be weaved into the multiplayer matches. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 20, 2013 2:00PM PDT

Who'd you want to make a video game adaptation of The Terminator and Terminator 2? I was intending to raise your hopes a little only to crush them for my amusement but no, that'd be too cruel. The news: Reef Entertainment, the publisher behind the lacklustre-looking Rambo: The Video Game, has picked up rights to the first two Terminator films and is rolling them together in Terminators: The Video Game. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Aug 20, 2013 11:28AM PDT

Ubisoft's Yves Guillemont took the Sony stage today to announce the two companies are working together on a "blockbuster" Watch Dogs movie. Read more