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Far Cry 3 was released on December 4th, well after the holiday's heaviest hitters made their debut. Did the strategy work for Ubisoft? Apparently. Read more

by Steve Watts,, Feb 7, 2013 9:15AM PST

OUYA has secured games from Double Fine and the creator of Words with Friends, CEO Julie Uhrman announced at DICE. Read more

Guild Wars 2's "Flame and Frost: The Gathering Storm" is coming February 26, and ArenaNet has detailed the updates that will come along with it. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Feb 7, 2013 6:00AM PST

Remember the 2004 survival horror Obscure? No, that's fine, as the new Obscure announced today has little to do with it beyond licensing the property. The new one is a side-scrolling monster mash, coming for download on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 this spring. Read more

When your last three games are Painkiller, Bulletstorm and Gears of War: Judgment, surely another crazy gory murderfest will follow? Not for The Astronauts. The small studio set up last year by People Can Fly founder Adrian Chmielarz and two fellow veterans today announced its first game, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, a "weird fiction horror" game for PC meant "to be played at night, alone, and in headphones." Read more

The launch of the original Elemental: War of Magic was disastrous for developer Stardock, but a string of patches and the standalone expansion Elemental: Fallen Enchantress got the fantasy strategy series into pretty decent shape. Another expansion will arrive in April, Stardock announced yesterday, ditching the Elemental name entirely in Fallen Enchantress - Legendary Heroes. Read more

by Steve Watts,, Feb 6, 2013 3:15PM PST

Dead Island has sold five million copies, according to publisher Deep Silver. Read more

The joys of asynchronous turn-based naval warfare are coming to PC, Mac, iOS and Android with cross-platform play in Leviathan: Warships. Ever-pleasant PC publisher Paradox Interactive today announced the game by Pieces Interactive, which puts you and your chums in charge of a customisable flotilla to duke it out on the high seas in co-op and competitive multiplayer. Read more

"We're super excited about that and we also want to talk about making movies, either a Portal movie or a Half-Life movie," Gabe Newell said at DICE today. But how far has he gotten in making this idea a reality? Read more

In Spoiler-Talk, we take a no-holds-barred look at some of the biggest games and discuss what the future holds for these franchises. Expect many, many spoilers. This time, we look at Borderlands 2. Read more