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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Dec 4, 2012 8:15AM PST

Let's set aside the tedious debate over whether or not games are art and skip to a practical question: how would you display a game as a piece of art? Simply leaving the game running for visitors to play won't mean anything to people who aren't game-literate, especially if it's something complex. EVE Online is facing that problem now, having been selected for the Museum of Modern Art's new permanent video game collection, and is turning to players for help. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Dec 4, 2012 7:30AM PST

You'll have to start a brand new campaign to access any of the new content for XCOM: Enemy Unknown's "Slingshot" add-on. Considering how great the core game is, that's not really a bad thing. Read more

Hip, cool, and jolly nice free roguelike Red Rogue is now available for your dungeon-crawling delight. It's been making waves in certain indie circles for a while, if you've had your ear to the ground, but is only now finished in all its open-source glory. Go, brave warrior, and paint that monochromatic dungeon red. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Dec 4, 2012 6:10AM PST

While I'm still genuinely concerned by the complaints I've addressed here, there's something to be said about a game that feels like I've barely scratched the surface after more than two hours of gameplay. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Dec 3, 2012 3:30PM PST

If you wanted more DLC for Darksiders 2, then get ready to face off against The Demon Lord Belial. THQ revealed details of the third content pack, and it's coming out tomorrow. Read more

The retail disc version of The Walking Dead has been pushed to next week, Telltale Games has announced. Read more

A PlaneScape: Torment successor appears to be in pre-production at InXile Entertainment, minus the PlaneScape name. Black Isle alum Colin McComb is taking the helm of the project with the blessing of original lead designer Chris Avellone. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Dec 3, 2012 12:50PM PST

With new DirectX 11 video cards already hitting the market, Futuremark has released a new benchmarking tool to help developers and players make sure they are getting the most out of their high-perfomance rigs. Read more

Dead Space 3 has is getting two retailer-specific pre-order bonuses: an SMG from GameStop, and an electrical shock weapon from Amazon. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Dec 3, 2012 11:10AM PST

Mutant Mudds is coming to the Wii U in early 2013, with "more unique content" for the platform. Read more