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Star Wars: The Old Republic is getting its first full expansion next year, titled "Rise of the Hutt Cartel." It will be out in spring, and cost $19.99 regularly or $9.99 for subscribers. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Dec 18, 2012 6:45AM PST

With three days and an awful lot of money left to go, Peter Molyneux and 22cans' crowd-funding campaign for a new god game codenamed Project Godus is looking unlikely to end happily. In the hope of raising interest and that final £80,000 ($130,000-ish), 22cans has put out a trailer with gameplay footage from its early, early prototype. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Dec 18, 2012 6:00AM PST

The Black Mesa mod is a remarkable accomplishment, remaking Half-Life in the Source engine, and now a mapper building upon their work has remade another slice of Valve history. Black Mesa: Uplink remakes HL's classic Uplink demo, which curiously for a demo was a new slice based upon levels cut from the game during development. And now that's available in shiny Source-o-vision. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Dec 17, 2012 4:30PM PST

The first trailer in Tomb Raider's "Guide to Survival series delves into how Lara "uses her smarts to become a survivor." Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Dec 17, 2012 12:15PM PST

The Humble THQ Bundle may have raked in more money than almost another other Humble Bundle, but not everyone was thrilled with Humble's first AAA bundle. It was Windows-only, lacking the customary Mac and Linux versions, and also busted the 'no DRM' rule with Steamworks games. Pleasingly, counting the money isn't the only action THQ is taking after that, as the publisher's now looking at making Linux editions of games. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, Dec 17, 2012 11:45AM PST

We talk to Mike "Rampancy" Tipul about his first game project, a flight simulator called Enemy Starfighter. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Dec 17, 2012 10:00AM PST

Resident Evil 6's PC version is coming March 22, and will pack all prior console title updates for the game. Read more

Further comments from Dark Souls 2 director Tomohiro Shibuya have shed more light on how he intends to make the game more accessible, focusing on a better learning curve for new players. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Dec 17, 2012 9:00AM PST

A naughty hacker has busted into the database of S2's Heroes of Newerth, gaining access to account login information. If you've played the DotA 'em up and use a password shared with any other online account, you'll want to get changing those passwords and, honestly, start using individual passwords for each account. Read more

Purportedly leaked details and screenshots shed more light on the upcoming Borderlands 2 DLC, Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt. Read more