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The joys of asynchronous turn-based naval warfare are coming to PC, Mac, iOS and Android with cross-platform play in Leviathan: Warships. Ever-pleasant PC publisher Paradox Interactive today announced the game by Pieces Interactive, which puts you and your chums in charge of a customisable flotilla to duke it out on the high seas in co-op and competitive multiplayer. Read more

"We're super excited about that and we also want to talk about making movies, either a Portal movie or a Half-Life movie," Gabe Newell said at DICE today. But how far has he gotten in making this idea a reality? Read more

In Spoiler-Talk, we take a no-holds-barred look at some of the biggest games and discuss what the future holds for these franchises. Expect many, many spoilers. This time, we look at Borderlands 2. Read more

Ubisoft has mapped out the dates for Assassin's Creed 3's alternate history lesson, "Tyranny of King Washington." It will launch February 19 as previously announced, then continue on March 19 and conclude on April 23. Read more

Triumph Studios has announced Age of Wonders 3, a follow-up to the classic strategy RPG series. Read more

Civilization V lead designer Jon Shafer has kickstarted a new 4X turn-based strategy game called Jon Shafer's At the Gates, coming from his new three-person indie studio, Conifer Games. The game is about half-way complete already and he is looking for a modest $40,000 target to get it officially off the ground. Read more

Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson has indicated he is not planning to fund a Psychonauts sequel, saying he doesn't have the time to research such a large investment right now. Read more

by Kat Bailey, shacknews.com, Feb 6, 2013 6:00AM PST

WildStar is an ambitious project that holds a lot of promise. Maybe Carbine won't make "the next great MMO," but given all the talent and intelligent ideas behind WildStar, it should at least be a fun one. Read more

"Star Wars Pinball." It's pinball. But with Star Wars. And it will be available on pretty much every video gaming device imaginable later this month. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Feb 5, 2013 2:20PM PST

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams is coming to PlayStation Network as well, and is being handled personally by Black Forest Games. bitComposer still owns the publishing rights for the retail PC and XBLA versions, and all three will be coming in early spring. Read more