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by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jan 7, 2013 9:15AM PST

The Walking Dead has sold 8.5 million episodes, according to Telltale, and 25% of those sales were on iOS devices. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 7, 2013 7:30AM PST

The closure of Project Gotham Racing and Blur developer Bizarre Creations was a cruel blow for fans of things what drive fast. If that wound has healed now, here, jab at the scar by watching prototype footage of a new engine and new racer Bizarre was working on when Activision shut the studio down, shared by former art director Chris Davie. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 7, 2013 6:00AM PST

Everyone's getting into the Linux game, it seems, and now Nvidia has tossed its hat into the ring. The graphics card manufacturer yesterday announced its Project Shield, an Android-powered handheld which resembles an Xbox 360 controller with a flip-up touchscreen. Curiously, as well as playing Android games, it can play PC games streamed over WiFi from your gaming rig. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jan 4, 2013 12:15PM PST

Trion Worlds' MMO shooter Defiance will kick off its first beta test January 18-20, featuring a tutorial and a handful of maps and modes. Read more

A new story trailer for DmC: Devil May Cry hints at some socially-conscious hooks for the game. Read more

We may never get a third Dungeon Keeper game, but something awfully similar is coming following a successful crowdfunding campaign. Let's generously say inspired by the Bullfrog classic, War for the Overworld is due to bring the giddying thrill of being an evil dungeon overlord to PC in August. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jan 4, 2013 9:30AM PST

Akaneiro: Demon Hunters developer Spicy Horse says the game needs more funding to reach its full potential, and has turned to Kickstarter to finish the project. Read more

Age of Empires Online has stopped active development, and will not be issuing any new content or features other than some minor updates rolling out over the next few weeks. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 4, 2013 6:45AM PST

If you fancy sending a squad of monsters back in time to murder the doomed passengers aboard the Titanic before its crash, you may need to open up your wallet now. Eerie Canal, a small team founded by veterans of Irrational and Harmonix, is looking to crowd-fund Dreadline, the monstrous action-RPG/RTS thingy it announced last year. Read more

If you have skipped the BioShock series for some reason, perhaps due to a lengthy coma or immense silliness, you'll soon be able to make amends with one handy bundle. Publisher 2K today announced the BioShock: Ultimate Rapture Edition collection, which bundles the first two games together with all their DLC. Super keen BioShock fans may be interested too, as it introduces a new virtual museum level filled with BioShock history. Read more