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by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 15, 2012 7:30AM PST

Black Ops 2 design director David Vonderhaar says that "several" additional modes for the game are being play-tested internally, and the developer plans to choose from among them for additional content. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 15, 2012 6:45AM PST

The Dark Knight Rises' Bane, Tom Hardy, is set to star as super-secret agent Sam Fisher in the movie adaptation of Ubisoft's sneak 'em up series Splinter Cell. It's still early days for the movie, which has yet to be picked up by a studio, but the pieces are starting to come together. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 15, 2012 6:00AM PST

The fifth and final episode of Telltale's The Walking Dead will claw at your door next week, bringing the adventure game series to a most-probably-distressing conclusion. Will Lee and Clementine live happily ever after? Will that jerk you chose to spare bite you in the bum, perhaps even literally? Will you wake up and find it's all been a dream? That last one's probably a 'no.' Read more

Whore of the Orient, Team Bondi's follow-up to L.A. Noire, is apparently in pre-production and is aiming for a 2015 release, according to some job listing uncovered by super sleuth superannuation. The title will supposedly go into full production next year. Read more

It's a bit sad when you have to burn things in your home to keep from freezing to death. But Tomorrow Corporation does want you to be sad. Burn your toys, collect coins and buy more things to burn in your new Little Inferno Entertainment Fireplace! A launch trailer for the game shows just how much fun pyromania can be. Read more

The urban rainforest of New York City is the playground for Crysis 3, unless you are the CELL troopers trying to stay alive as Prophet silently picks them off with his bow from stealth in his nanosuit. A new trailer shows off single-player action in a new area of the Seven Wonders of the Liberty Dome, called The Fields. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 14, 2012 12:45PM PST

Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light has joined Hitman: Blood Money and Mini Ninjas on Core Online, Square Enix's ad-supported, browser-based gaming portal. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 14, 2012 11:30AM PST

Ah, FPSs! They don't make them like they used to, do they? No, in many ways and for a number of reasons. But if you find yourself nostalgically longing for The Good Old Days and sniping at the likes of Call of Duty: Black Ops II, then have I got the Doom 2 parody mod for you! Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 14, 2012 10:00AM PST

Funcom has prided itself on deviating somewhat from the standard MMORPG mould in The Secret World, and the fourth update--the "biggest update yet," so it says--demonstrates that fairly nicely. Along with a new 10-person raid set across New York City, Issue #4 will add a theatre you can hire to put on your own plays for people to come and see, a new video demonstrates. All right, that's pretty unexpected for an MMORPG. Read more

Pre-ordering Scribblenauts Unlimited on Steam gets you a "Rooster Hat" for Team Fortress 2, in the style of Scribblenauts' protagonists. Read more