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Do you fancy playing the prototype of a four-player co-op mythological kill 'em up in development at Double Fine? If you do, and you probably do, you can get it by opening your wallet for the studio's latest Amnesia Fortnight experiment, which has turned its regular prototyping process public for we plebs to vote on. Everyone who previously bought the bundle has already received this new addition. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 22, 2012 7:10AM PST

If you play Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 on PC, there's a fair chance you've griped about not being able to set the field of view higher than 80 degrees. Good news! Treyarch has pushed out a PC patch which boosts that cap to 90, meaning it will feel less squeezed and weird on your monitor. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Nov 21, 2012 3:00PM PST

Peter Molyneux has unveiled the next step in 22Cans experiments, a Kickstarter for a god-game called Godus. This step emphasizes cooperation. Read more

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