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by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Nov 21, 2012 1:30PM PST

Ubisoft has announced the start of a "series" of single-player events for Assassin's Creed 3. Read more

A new Aliens: Colonial Marines trailer shows off the "Survival" multiplayer mode. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 21, 2012 6:10AM PST

Now that Steam's all couch-friendly thanks to Big Picture mode, it'd be nice if more games were reconfigured for slouching. Oh, what luck! Just after I write that sentence apropos of nothing, I notice that Valve has released a Portal 2 patch enabling split-screen co-op in its puzzle 'em up. Read more

Telltale is moving to a larger studio space and plans to beef up its staff over the next few years, to support more projects on a yearly basis. Read more

A nuclear testing town will never be the most stable of places, but Nuketown 2025 has had a right old time of things these past few days. Touted as a pre-order bonus for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, the revamp of classic Cod Blops map Nuketown was pulled from rotation yesterday, only to return in a new playlist following complaints from fans. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Nov 20, 2012 3:00PM PST

Far Cry 3's single-player has been the focus of much of the news coming out of Ubisoft, especially with the game set for release on December 4. But a new trailer offers a glimpse of the new multiplayer modes, as well as letting the winning team's best player choosing the fate of the best losing player. Read more

Sony Online Entertainment's free-to-play FPS PlanetSide 2 launches today on PC, and a new trailer shows just how massive the MMO is. Players are able to jump into futuristic vehicles and gear, and start killing the enemy without dropping a dime. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 20, 2012 10:30AM PST

A "Doom Classic Complete" set is set to hit PlayStation Network today, which includes Doom, Doom 2, and Final Doom. In other words: lots of Doom. Read more

Another Kickstarted game is preparing to transition from the nebulous crowd-funding world of wishes and dreams to gleaming reality, as developer DoubleSix has announced its Strike Suit Zero will launch for PC on January 24, 2013. As for what that dream is, one word: robot-space-ship-mech-transforming-thingamajig. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 20, 2012 6:55AM PST

The Internet certainly wasn't quiet with its thoughts on Mass Effect 3, leading to BioWare taking the remarkable step of expanding its ending in free DLC. With the mysterious next game in the series, BioWare is asking fans for feedback early, currently curious about whether you fancy a sequel or prequel. Read more