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by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Dec 7, 2012 2:00PM PST

Petroglyph has officially confirmed it is no longer involved with End of Nations, and has laid off 19 people as a result. Read more

by Kat Bailey, shacknews.com, Dec 7, 2012 12:00PM PST

At a holiday showcase event dominated by shooters on Wednesday, Crysis 3 stood out as being the most polished and impressive of the bunch. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Dec 7, 2012 9:30AM PST

PopCap is seeking an engineer with Frostbite 2 experience, seemingly the next step of its rumored plans for a Plants vs Zombies multiplayer shooter. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Dec 7, 2012 9:00AM PST

After playing the first two hours of the game, my confidence in the game has been more than restored. Nay, the same inquisitive excitement I felt when I first saw the game has been renewed. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Dec 7, 2012 7:15AM PST

English developer Eurocom laid off a whopping 150 staff in November after several console projects fell through. The The maker of 007 Legends and Harry Potter for Kinect brought in administrators to help seek profitability and planned a shift to mobile, but it wasn't enough. Today it made the remaining 42 employees redundant and ceased trading, after 24 years in the business. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Dec 7, 2012 6:05AM PST

BioWare had a Bond-y, Bourne-ish espionage RPG in the works several years ago but it ended up scrapped, Trent Oster has revealed. Codenamed 'Agent,' it was the BioWare co-founder's last project before he left in 2009, and hoped to showcase the full spread of a secret agent's talents. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Dec 7, 2012 5:00AM PST

BioShock Infinite is delayed yet again. The new date is exactly one month after the original ship date: March 26th. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Dec 6, 2012 1:10PM PST

Between the indefinite delay of the open beta of MMORTS End of Nations and reported layoffs at developer Petroglyph, publisher Trion Worlds has taken the troubled title under its wing and will continue to develop the game in-house. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Dec 6, 2012 11:55AM PST

The new Hidden Secrets DLC for Assassin's Creed 3 apparently had on secret that even the developers didn't know about. Apparently a bug in the pack is deleting the save games of some players and forcing them to replay certain content. Read more

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

Toss Minecraft and Team Fortress 2 into a blender and you'll come out with a horrible jagged mess of bits which could take your eye out. Draw influences from those games, however, and you may come out with something like build-o-destroy-a-FPS Ace of Spades, which publisher Jagex has announced will launch next week. Read more