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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 2, 2012 9:45AM PDT

All the hepcats are out in Dallas today to celebrate fragging at QuakeCon 2012, but we squares can still get in on the fun. The larks and merriment are being streamed online, with some sort of newfangled technology, so we can all press our faces to our screens and pretend we're really there. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 2, 2012 9:30AM PDT

The stompy robot world of Heavy Gear is returning to PC, consoles and mobile doodads, as the appropriately-named Stompy Bot Productions has licensed the rights to the franchise. Read more

by Thierry Nguyen, shacknews.com, Aug 2, 2012 8:30AM PDT

Year and years ago, MW2 didn't automatically translate into "Modern Warfare 2"; PC gamers were using that shorthand to refer to the fine giant... Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 2, 2012 7:45AM PDT

Minecraft developer Mojang had said that its second dig 'em up shindig would be held in Europe, following its debut in Las Vegas last year. Today it announced the location, which turns out to be just about the most American place in Europe imaginable--Disneyland Paris. Read more

Fresh off revealing that the third round of DLC for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 will introduce a proper pilotable helicopter, Activision has dropped more info on the rest of that DLC and the fourth and final pack. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Aug 1, 2012 4:30PM PDT

When is Grand Theft Auto 5 coming out? While Rockstar Games has been mum, it might not be as far away as you'd think. In fact, it appears viral marketing for the hotly anticipated open world game has already begun. Read more

Thanks to the console's touch screen, the Wii U version of FIFA Soccer 13 will be a lot like the PS Vita version of the game. A variety of the game's features will be controlled through touch, including passing, tackling, and shooting. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 1, 2012 1:30PM PDT

Jagged Alliance: Crossfire, the standalone expansion to Jagged Alliance: Back in Action, is now slated to launch in September. It adds a new campaign lasting 15-20 hours, along with extra mercs, weapons, and other jazz. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 1, 2012 1:00PM PDT

Far Cry 3's separate four-player co-op mode is on show in a new narrated gameplay demo, looking pretty swish. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Aug 1, 2012 12:30PM PDT

Jay Z has signed on to executive produce NBA 2K13, and will be personally involved in the music selection and art direction for the game. Read more