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Hands-on impressions of Borderlands 2's "Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt" downloadable content. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Jan 14, 2013 11:00AM PST

What do you get when you cross the action RPG elements of Dungeon Siege, the RTS mechanics of Supreme Commander, and the MOBA feel of Demigod? You get Wildman, a new Kickstarter project from Taylor's team at Gas Powered Games. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jan 14, 2013 10:30AM PST

Call of Duty Online has launched in beta in China, and some analysts feel it could disrupt the market of imitators in the country. Read more

Bad news, Dethkilla69[420]! You still can't pay to change the name on your StarCraft II account. But good news, Dethkilla69[420]! To apologise for not adding that long-promised paid option, Blizzard is offering everyone a free name change. Arise, Dethkilla69#YOLO. Read more

Half-Life 2 "Return to Ravenholm" has been publicly canceled for quite a while, but we have a better look at Valve's former partner-project with Arkane Studios thanks to some new concept art and animation tests. Read more

Given the mad success of the Batman: Arkham games, it's unsurprising that Warner Bros is keen to work on another entry in the money-making... Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jan 14, 2013 7:00AM PST

Sega has announced the PC specs for Aliens: Colonial Marines, giving you a chance to confirm that your rig is up to the task before its February 12 release. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 14, 2013 6:00AM PST

Now that Dust 514 is all snuggled up alongside EVE Online on one single server, the PlayStation 3-exclusive MMOFPS is almost ready to let everyone in. After six months of a closed beta which players could pay their way into, it'll enter open beta on January 22, so all and sundry can became pawns in someone else's cross-game scheming. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 13, 2013 8:00AM PST

Next week's another quiet one for new releases, headlined by the rebooted DmC: Devil May Cry. Microsoft and Nintendo are keeping their downloadable releases under wraps, for reasons unknown, so we may have a pleasant surprise or two coming but for now, the highlights are DmC, scare 'em up Corpse Party: Book of Shadows, competitive Vita alarm clock Wake Up Club, and the BioShock Ultimate Rapture Edition. Read more

Street Fighter X Tekken's "version 2013 update" is coming January 29, and Capcom has detailed the changes. Read more