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by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Jan 29, 2013 9:40AM PST

After last night's speculation, Disney has confirmed today that it has closed Austin-based developer Junction Point Studios, the brainchild of Warren Spector and creator of the iconic Epic Mickey series. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jan 29, 2013 8:15AM PST

DICE is working on porting the Frostbite engine to the Mac, according to a job listing from the company. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 29, 2013 6:00AM PST

If the new SimCity has you all excited about urban planning but it's public transportation that really gets your mojo working, the first trailer for Cities in Motion 2 may be up your street. The sim charges players with planning and running cities' transportation networks, and may introduce American audiences to exotic European concepts like "trains." Read more

Torchlight 2 has gotten an ambitious mod called "Synergies," which adds a new class, more loot, and end-game bosses. It has plans for the future to introduce even more classes and dungeons. Read more

Junction Point, the Texas-based developer of the Epic Mickey franchise, is in trouble. In fact, Warren Spector's studio may be getting shut down entirely. Read more

by Jeff Mattas, shacknews.com, Jan 28, 2013 12:30PM PST

2012 proved that indies could compete with the rest of 'em. Here are six titles that you may have missed last year. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jan 28, 2013 11:00AM PST

Mass Effect 3 executive producer Casey Hudson and producer Mike Gamble tweeted images today that give a glimpse of its next DLC plans. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 28, 2013 6:45AM PST

Did an entire floating city cruise around the skies over America in the 20th century? It hardly seems likely, as it's patently absurd and the plot of BioShock Infinite and all, but publisher 2K Games has put out a new video today exploring just that subject, resembling a documentary from the 1980s. It's perhaps not definitive proof, but when has television ever lied to us? Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 28, 2013 6:00AM PST

The 'Take Down the Terror' title of Dead Space 3's launch trailer feels like a misnomer at first. It's not even scary, for one thing, let alone terrifying. But then the background music coalesces, stirs, and rises, and it hits you like a ravenous reanimated corpse: you've been listening to Phil Collins. We'll have nightmares for weeks, EA. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 27, 2013 8:00AM PST

Next week's a busy one for new releases, on PC at least, headlined by stonking stroll 'em up Proteus. We'll also see baffling puzzler Antichamber, turn-based strategy Skulls of the Shogun, mobster sim Omerta - City of Gangsters, Dungeonland, Hitman: HD Trilogy, and more. Read more