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Activision has officially announced the "Revolution" add-on for Black Ops 2, which adds four new multiplayer maps, one new zombie map, a new zombie game mode, and a new weapon. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jan 8, 2013 11:00AM PST

Star Trek pre-orders will get an "Elite Officer Pack," a compilation of five costume packs and some assorted weaponry. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Jan 8, 2013 10:00AM PST

BioShock Infinite already has many people excited for its March 26 release (including Jeff and Steve), but if you really need any more enticing, developer Irrational Games has released four more screens showing off some of the combat and environment in Columbia. Read more

Assassin's Creed 3 got its first multiplayer expansion today. The "Battle Hardened" pack includes three new maps and three new characters. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jan 8, 2013 9:00AM PST

TT Games and Warner Bros Interactive announced Lego Marvel Super Heroes today, a mash-up that features 100-plus Marvel characters dispatching villains like Loki and Galactus. It's due this fall. Read more

If you feel like killing some aliens today and jump into XCOM: Enemy Unknown, you will be greeted with a brief download bearing a free gift. Publisher 2K Games has released the second DLC pack for the game entitled Second Wave. Read more

You may have noticed that the standalone version of smash-hit Arma II mod DayZ missed itsplanned December launch, but there's a very good reason for that. Creator Dean Hall explains in a new blog post, "Put simply, DayZ Standalone isn't here because we had the chance to go from making a game that was just the mod improved slightly, packaged simply, and sold - to actually redeveloping the engine and making the game the way we all dreamed it could be." Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 8, 2013 6:15AM PST

For yonks, rumours have buzzed about Valve selling its own pre-built PC, fondly nicknamed the 'Steam Box' by fans. Yesterday Valve and Xi3 announced that the Half-Life creator and Steam mastermind had invested in the fledgling hardware company, and that the pair are working on a mini-PC aimed at living rooms with the codename 'Piston.' Read more

THQ has tried to maintain business as usual since it declared bankruptcy last month, but despite reassuring words from THQ president Jason Rubin, it appears that THQ's game franchises are going to be auctioned off to the highest bidder on a title-by-title basis on January 22. Read more

Indie Developer Cardboard Computer releases Act 1 of its five-chapter "magical realist adventure" game, Kentucky Route Zero, along with a new trailer. Read more