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by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jul 30, 2012 7:30AM PDT

Skyrim's 30-day DLC exclusivity deal with Microsoft has run its course for Dawnguard, and Bethesda promises more info for other platforms is coming "soon." Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jul 30, 2012 6:45AM PDT

The Indie Gala bundle has launched, offering four games initially and another five if you pay above the average. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jul 30, 2012 6:00AM PDT

Going anywhere nice for the weekend? Why not pay a visit to The Secret World, as Funcom will be opening up its supernatural MMORPG for everyone to play for three short days. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jul 29, 2012 10:00AM PDT

We're sitting pretty in the summer lull, with only a few new games coming out next week, but a pretty nice few games. We'll be getting co-op-y tower-defense-y action-y game Orcs Must Die! 2, Kingdom Hearts 3D, XBLA zombie 'em up Deadlight, the PC revamp of Death Rally, and more. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jul 27, 2012 1:45PM PDT

The summer sales mania has passed, but digital distributors are still offering many hearty deals this weekend. Everyone under the Sun is knocking 75% off Borderlands, and you'll also find Max Payne 3 cheap, along with Darksiders, Metro 2033, Orcs Must Die! and heaps more. Read more

The War Z executive producer Sergey Titov explains his team's views on objectives and living in a zombie-infested world. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jul 27, 2012 10:30AM PDT

Ice-Pick Lodge, the Russian developer behind Pathologic and The Void, has turned to Kickstarter to raise $30,000 for Knock-Knock, a gruesome game of hide-and-seek in a house overrun with ghosts, ghoulies and monsters. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jul 27, 2012 8:30AM PDT

NightSky developer Nicklas 'Nifflas' Nygren is bringing his celebrated platformer series Knytt to PlayStation 3 and Vita with Knytt Underground, a new entry also headed to PC, Mac and Linux. Read more

Darksiders 2 lead designer Haydn Dalton says that depending on the reaction, Vigil may make the next game use a smaller, more focused world. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jul 27, 2012 7:30AM PDT

PC peeps have long enjoyed giving the gag gift of unusual simulators from Europe, and now consolemaniacs can join in on the fun too. Farming Simulator 2013 has been announced for release this October, coming to Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 as well as PC. Read more