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by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Feb 8, 2013 7:30AM PST

The DICE Awards gave Journey its top honors this year, and another seven awards besides. The event also gave multiple awards to Walking Dead, Halo 4, and XCOM: Enemy Unknown. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Feb 8, 2013 6:45AM PST

Some of the most successful crowdfunding campaigns have been from industry legends, folks whose pockets fans want to stuff full of money so they can make their dream game, such as Tim Schafer, Peter Molyneux, David Braben, and Brian Fargo. The Longest Journey creator Ragnar Tørnquist may have that sort of recognition, but the Kickstarter his new studio Red Thread Games launched today to make a third game in the series, Dreamfall Chapters: The Longest Journey, is asking for a hefty chunk of chang Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Feb 8, 2013 6:00AM PST

Disney Infinity will be getting a Cars playset, complete with track-building tools for the Toy Box. Read more

A retail ad appears to list a "Bug Hunt" DLC mode for Aliens: Colonial Marines. The ad claims it will hit on March 19 for $14.99. Read more

FarmVille is set to be an animated television series, produced by Brett Ratner. Read more

This year's Call of Duty game is expected to fall short of the lofty sales figures of Black Ops 2. While little is known about Call of Duty 10, Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg told investors today that the game will be shipping Q4 this year. Read more

Of course The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct has pre-order bonuses. And look, a new trailer showing off gameplay. Read more

If anyone was holding out hope for a cloud gaming initiative within Steam, don't bet on it. Valve managing director Gabe Newell is not a fan of the service, saying during his DICE 2013 keynote today that it is "more of a feature for demos and spectation. and not as a core architecture for delivering value to consumers." Read more

XYLA Entertainment has put their latest release, Rush Bros., up on Steam Greenlight. The game crosses platforming and competitive racing and puts... Read more

Say goodbye to Connor. Say farewell to America. Ubisoft's next Assassin's Creed game will actually take place in an all new time period with a brand new hero and will be out within a year. Read more