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by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jan 15, 2013 9:15AM PST

Double Fine's "The Cave" is coming January 22 for PlayStation 3 and Wii U, and January 23 on Xbox 360 and Steam. It will cost $14.99. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 15, 2013 8:40AM PST

With BioShock Infinite's February 26 launch drawing near, developer Irrational Games has detailed the PC edition's wide range of graphics and control options, along with its system requirements. The BioShock series has suffered from issues like wonky widescreen and missing controller support on PC before, but on paper it sounds like things are shaping up nicely for Infinite. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 15, 2013 7:30AM PST

As someone who largely skipped consoles growing up, the countless modern indie platformers inspired by the likes of Super Mario Bros. and Metroid hold no nostalgic draw for me. But hearing Dustforce developer Team Hitbox cite Quake 3's dizzying potential for "majestic moves" as an influence upon its new platformer Spire, now that makes my nostalgia gland fizz all right. Read more

Hands-on impressions of Borderlands 2's "Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt" downloadable content. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Jan 14, 2013 11:00AM PST

What do you get when you cross the action RPG elements of Dungeon Siege, the RTS mechanics of Supreme Commander, and the MOBA feel of Demigod? You get Wildman, a new Kickstarter project from Taylor's team at Gas Powered Games. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jan 14, 2013 10:30AM PST

Call of Duty Online has launched in beta in China, and some analysts feel it could disrupt the market of imitators in the country. Read more

Bad news, Dethkilla69[420]! You still can't pay to change the name on your StarCraft II account. But good news, Dethkilla69[420]! To apologise for not adding that long-promised paid option, Blizzard is offering everyone a free name change. Arise, Dethkilla69#YOLO. Read more

Half-Life 2 "Return to Ravenholm" has been publicly canceled for quite a while, but we have a better look at Valve's former partner-project with Arkane Studios thanks to some new concept art and animation tests. Read more

Given the mad success of the Batman: Arkham games, it's unsurprising that Warner Bros is keen to work on another entry in the money-making... Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jan 14, 2013 7:00AM PST

Sega has announced the PC specs for Aliens: Colonial Marines, giving you a chance to confirm that your rig is up to the task before its February 12 release. Read more