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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 8, 2012 7:30AM PDT

It's been three years since Thief 4 was announced by Deus Ex: Human Revolution developer Eidos Montreal yet we still have seen neither hide nor hair of it. New rumours are swirling around, claiming that development on the sneak 'em up revival has switched to next-generation consoles. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 8, 2012 6:00AM PDT

Following a cheeky tease last week, Codemasters today properly announced the return of its race 'em up series Grid in Grid 2. Headed to PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in 2013, Codies says it boasts a new handling system which should "hit a sweetspot between accessibility and simulation." Read more

2008 action RPG Sacred 2 is getting two follow-up games. Publisher Deep Silver has announced Sacred Citadel, a side-scrolling action brawler that serves as a "prologue" to Sacred 3. Read more

The next-gen Final Fantasy teaser from E3 got people talking, but it could hint at a much bigger (and much needed) series shift than just prettier visuals. Read more

Achievements are apparently coming to Windows 8's OS-standard games: Minesweeper, Solitaire, and Majong. Read more

Black Ops 2 takes the franchise to the near-future. So, how will the new setting change multiplayer? Treyarch and Activision has released a brand new trailer showing off the game's new online offerings. Read more

GaymerCon, a gaming convention created for LGBT video game-likers, is going to be considerably more flashy when it launches next summer, thanks to KickStarter. Having set out to raise $25,000 to expand plans for the con, the GaymerCon KickStarter has already raised around $32,000 with 24 days left to go. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 7, 2012 8:00AM PDT

Developer Big Robot today released the first trailer for Sir, You Are Being Hunted, revealing that Johnny Foreigner too will get to experience the joys of being chased through the English countryside by robotic gentlemen in 2013. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 7, 2012 7:15AM PDT

The Half-Life remake mod Black Mesa really is coming, and now a leaked video confirmed as real has surfaced with a peek at its jazzed-up 'On a Rail' chapter. You know, that frightful section with the tedious trains then glorious rocket launch. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 7, 2012 6:00AM PDT

DayZ creator Dean 'Rocket' Hall has spoken before about a standalone version of the smash-hit Arma 2 zombie mod, but now it's properly official. The day after the mod hit one million players, Hall has announced he'll be leading the standalone project at Bohemia, following the 'Minecraft model.' Read more