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by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Feb 11, 2013 7:30AM PST

EA has issued a statement that a seeming glitch in Dead Space 3 allowing for infinite resource-farming isn't actually a glitch at all, but rather a deliberate design decision. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Feb 11, 2013 6:45AM PST

Don't worry! The world was almost out of jump-scare games for people to create YouTube videos of themselves playing and shrieking at, not just yet. Slender: The Arrival, Parsec and Blue Isle's official expanded remake of the most famous Slender 'em up, has now opened pre-orders with a 50% discount and instant beta access as bonuses. Godspeed, bad Let's Players everywhere. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Feb 11, 2013 6:00AM PST

Ten months after its smash-hit Kickstarter ended, inXile Entertainment has shown off the first proper footage of the crowdfunded Wasteland 2. The trailer packs a whopping fifteen minutes of post-apocalyptic RPG fun, narrated by dev director Chris Keenan, looking a fine follow-up to the 1998 classic. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Feb 10, 2013 9:00AM PST

For decades you've dreamed about being a space marine, gunning down those rubbery black aliens every night with your pulse rifle. Next week, those dreams will become virtual reality with the PS3 and Vita release of Team17's remade Alien Breed. Oh, and Aliens: Colonial Marines is coming out too. Plus, unrelated to that long-winded introduction, so is the Dungeon Keeper-ish Impire. Read more

The Witcher 3 promises to end CD Projekt's trilogy. Because this will be the last game starring Geralt, the story has been crafted to be much more personal than in The Witcher 2 Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Feb 8, 2013 2:05PM PST

Square Enix is teasing a new game titled Murdered: Soul Suspect. It has kicked off a viral campaign with a series of clues. Read more

Why did Resident Evil 6 fall short of Capcom's expectations? "We are currently analyzing the causes, which involve our internal development operations and sales operations," they said. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Feb 8, 2013 10:00AM PST

SimCity is getting another beta test, this time specifically meant to stress test the servers. It will last one day, from the morning of February 16-17. Read more

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

The Rage tool kit will be available later today on Steam. The 35 GB download includes the idStudio, tutorials, game maps and assets. Read more

Playing real-time strategy games competitively online can be downright terrifying, so StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm hopes to ease players in gently. A new video shows off the redesigned multiplayer menu system and various helper systems intended to stop you from swearing off multiplayer forever after two placement matches, not to mention the options and goals for people who already know their micro from their macro and can run through builds in their sleep. Read more