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Alongside today's release of the Arctic Strike DLC on the PC version of Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, Ubisoft pushed out a PC-only Season Pass to get all three upcoming packs for $10 off. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Oct 25, 2012 1:30PM PDT

Warner Bros Interactive has confirmed layoffs to MMO studio Turbine Inc. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, Oct 25, 2012 12:00PM PDT

Though it's a long way from completion, there has been recent buzz surrounding Marvel Heroes, the upcoming free-to-play MMORPG based on the Marvel Universe. Beta invites have started rolling out and developer Gazillion Entertainment recently made an appearance at New York Comic Con to reveal more details about the game. I recently got in touch with Jeff Lind, Gazillion Entertainment studio director, to learn more about their massive interpretation of the Marvel Universe. Read more

Ubisoft has announced that Assassin's Creed 3 is the most pre-ordered game in the company's history--unsurprising given the extraordinary marketing efforts behind the game. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Oct 25, 2012 10:00AM PDT

When the fantasy MMO Rift was first released, it build up a strong following, so much so that publisher Trion Worlds was confident enough to go forward with an expansion called Storm Legion. After two closed betas, the game will hit open beta from November 2-5. Read more

Chris Roberts, developer of Wing Commander and the upcoming Star Citizen, shares his views on the fickle nature of the gaming industry, and further justifies his decision to focus on PC. Read more

Take-Two has announced a massively multiplayer online Civilization being developed for Asian territories, dubbed "Civilization Online." Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Oct 25, 2012 8:15AM PDT

Legendary Entertainment has found a new writer for its Mass Effect movie adaptation, a relatively unknown who has experience with action-espionage films and is a fan of the series. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 25, 2012 7:30AM PDT

If you've been clamouring for more Dishonored, you're in luck, but you'll need to hold on a while longer. Publisher Bethesda today announced three DLC packs for Arkane's sneak 'em up, two "story-driven campaigns" and one challenge mode with online leaderboards. The latter, Dunwall City Trials, will be up first, arriving in December at a reasonable $5. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Oct 25, 2012 6:45AM PDT

Rage has been a frustrating topic for id's John Carmack. The game released on PC in late 2011 with plenty of problems, then he apologized to QuakeCon attendees this year for how the game performed. Now, with a heavy sigh, he has said the long-awaited Rage tools should be released "real soon now." Read more