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Activision and Treyarch announced today that Nuketown Zombies will be available on as part of the DLC Season Pass in Black Ops 2. It is scheduled for release on Xbox Live in December, with other platforms to follow after. Read more

Our talk with Treyarch studio head Mark Lamia turns to the decisions behind the new Score Streaks system, and why that may influence future games in the series. Read more

Treyarch studio head Mark Lamia talks about the future setting and carefully balancing the plausibility with the future-tech nature of Black Ops 2. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 12, 2012 11:45AM PST

Side-on survival horror Lone Survivor is creeping onto PlayStation 3 and Vita, creator Jaser Byrne has announced. Soon consoleers will get to see what pleased our Ozzie so in his review when it debuted on PC earlier this year. Hint: that it's jolly nice. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 12, 2012 11:15AM PST

When StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty launched over two years ago, Blizzard saw fit to lock players up in regional servers, unable to play with all their chums from the four corners of this flat Earth. After years of grumbling from players, Blizzard is finally preparing to change this and open up all servers to everyone. Read more

Final Fantasy XIV had its world-ending events to prepare for "A Realm Reborn" over the weekend, but some users had trouble logging on to see the spectacle. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Nov 12, 2012 10:15AM PST

If you are a loyal Lara Croft fan then the traditional disc-only copy of the upcoming Tomb Raider may not be enough for you. Fear not, fellow spelunkers, as Square Enix has revealed a Collector's Edition that will get you plenty of extra goodies for you to fawn over. Read more

Development of the new game in the Mass Effect series in under way, but not at BioWare Edmonton, which handled the first trilogy. BioWare Montreal has picked up the reins and will be using the Frostbite engine for the new series. Read more

Valve boss Gabe Newell has confirmed the company is working on a new Source engine, along with a sequel to Ricochet. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 12, 2012 6:50AM PST

"What's inside the cube?" the world cried as one, tapping furiously at its many touchscreens. The cube did not answer, for the cube is all overloaded> and a bit wonky right now. Peter Molyneux and his 22Cans studio are now soliciting donations for the tap-tapping experiment to beef up Curiosity's servers so people can continue the quest to uncover the hidden secret at the core which we're fairly confident will be massively underwhelming but still are pretty well, curious, about. Read more