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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 14, 2012 8:00AM PDT

Battlefield 3 isn't the easiest game for unsuspecting shooting fans to get into right now, so EA has very kindly announced the BF3 Premium Edition, which includes the base game, a Premium subscription and a selection of instant unlocks for a reasonable discount. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 14, 2012 6:00AM PDT

Cyberpunky action-adventure game Adrift was shown off by French studio Dontnod Entertainment at Gamescom 2011, then looking for a publisher, but drifted out of sight afterwards. Today Capcom announced that it picked Adrift up and has renamed it Remember Me for release in May 2013. Read more

While Yager's decision to take 2K's Spec Ops series into psychological territory was commendable, there's one feature that irked many gamers the wrong way: achievements. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Aug 13, 2012 3:30PM PDT

Square Enix hopes that you'll enjoy your stay in Sleeping Dogs' rendition of Hong Kong. In fact, the publisher has announced plans for six months of post-release DLC. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Aug 13, 2012 2:15PM PDT

Given Battlefield 4's quick turnaround after 3, it's probably unsurprising to hear that the game won't be straying too far from its predecessor. Read more

We visit with indie developer Dark Vale Games to get an early look at Forge, an upcoming fantasy themed, action-driven multiplayer game that features MMO-like abilities. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, Aug 13, 2012 12:00PM PDT

There are numerous class-based shooters available in the gaming landscape. So far, none of them feature playable dinosaurs. Indie developer Lukewarm Media looks to change that with Primal Carnage, an online multiplayer class-based shooter that pits a team of human mercenaries against a team of dinosaurs. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 13, 2012 11:00AM PDT

Coreplay jazzed-up turn-based strategy for modern audiences with Jagged Alliance: Back in Action, and now it's turning its revamp-o-tron onto to ye olde turne-based RPG. Publisher bitComposer today announced Chaos Chronicles, revisiting that ancient genre with modern intentions. Read more

Epic Games has bought People Can Fly, the developer of Gears of War: Judgment. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 13, 2012 6:00AM PDT

Valve's up to something again. Team Fortress 2 is, as we all know, an epic tale about the rivalry between two siblings, but now a third brother has appeared on the scene to shake things up. A new TF2 comic and several sneaky in-game secrets hint that something big, shiny and metallic is coming, possibly the long-speculated PvE mode nicknamed 'Mann vs. Machine' by fans. Read more