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Guillermo del Toro has confirmed that his video game project Insane is still in production, now under a different developer, but it will still take another two years to finish and may no longer be part of a trilogy. Read more

Few people as devoted to games as modders, who toil away on labours of love long after Joe Player has forgotten the game even existed. Take Star Trek: Elite Force 2. You may have heard of Ritual's boldly-going FPS, and perhaps played and enjoyed it, but mod team HaZardModding has spent six years converting the single-player campaign to co-op. Now, it's finally completed. Read more

Ron Gilbert's sending a curious selection of characters down into The Cave, including a hillbilly, scientist, and creepy orphans. When you're the creator of Monkey Island, people let you run with ideas. A new trailer shows off a few of those eclectic explorers and their motivations for entering. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Dec 2, 2012 6:00AM PST

Far Cry 3 arrives Stateside next week, having curiously already debuted in Europe, but things are quite quiet release-wise aside from Ubisoft's open-world murder simulator. We'll see DJMax Technika Tune, Guardians of Middle Earth, Primordia, and the small and unexciting second wave of Wii U releases, and a few more odds and ends. Read more

Star Wars: The Old Republic lead writer Hall Hood talks about plans for the story now that the game has gone free-to-play. Read more

"This may sound pretentious, but I don't like being thought of as 'the Metal Gear guy,'" Hideo Kojima laments. Read more

Moscow is a shell of it's former self in Metro: Last Light. THQ is using live-action trailers to get emphasize the post-apocalyptic feel of the game, and the latest revolves around a young model who has lost everything. Read more

The first expansion pack for XCOM: Enemy Unknown lands on PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, and PC December 4th. It will be available for $6.99. Read more

Originally outed this summer, it appears "The Scorchers" DLC for Rage is finally inching closer to release. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 29, 2012 2:30PM PST

Indie developer Edmund McMillen has detailed the Binding of Isaac remake that he's working on for consoles, including his co-producer, some bonuses to tempt back existing players, and release target timing. Read more