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by John Keefer,, Dec 17, 2012 4:30PM PST

The first trailer in Tomb Raider's "Guide to Survival series delves into how Lara "uses her smarts to become a survivor." Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Dec 17, 2012 12:15PM PST

The Humble THQ Bundle may have raked in more money than almost another other Humble Bundle, but not everyone was thrilled with Humble's first AAA bundle. It was Windows-only, lacking the customary Mac and Linux versions, and also busted the 'no DRM' rule with Steamworks games. Pleasingly, counting the money isn't the only action THQ is taking after that, as the publisher's now looking at making Linux editions of games. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia,, Dec 17, 2012 11:45AM PST

We talk to Mike "Rampancy" Tipul about his first game project, a flight simulator called Enemy Starfighter. Read more

by Steve Watts,, Dec 17, 2012 10:00AM PST

Resident Evil 6's PC version is coming March 22, and will pack all prior console title updates for the game. Read more

Further comments from Dark Souls 2 director Tomohiro Shibuya have shed more light on how he intends to make the game more accessible, focusing on a better learning curve for new players. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Dec 17, 2012 9:00AM PST

A naughty hacker has busted into the database of S2's Heroes of Newerth, gaining access to account login information. If you've played the DotA 'em up and use a password shared with any other online account, you'll want to get changing those passwords and, honestly, start using individual passwords for each account. Read more

Purportedly leaked details and screenshots shed more light on the upcoming Borderlands 2 DLC, Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Dec 17, 2012 6:45AM PST

Robovampire Mega Man is squaring off against the fine men and women of Street Fighter today in Street Fighter X Mega Man, a free PC game made by fans with the blessing of Capcom. The official servers are, as you might expect, a little overloaded, so snag the 34MB download here at Shacknews. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Dec 17, 2012 6:00AM PST

Fallout creator Black Isle Studios was supposed to continue BioWare's RPG series Baldur's Gate a decade ago with a third core game, but that vanished soon after being announced. Years after the developer shut down, though, Baldur's Gate 3 almost happened again, at the studio founded by several Black Isle veterans, Obsidian Entertainment. Feargus Urquhart has revealed that it almost signed with Baldur's Gate owner Atari around 2007 to make BG3, but the deal fell apart. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Dec 16, 2012 6:00AM PST

Only two new games are physically landing on store shelves next week, but virtual shelves will groan under the strain of new digital releases. We'll be getting Street Fighter X Mega Man, Knytt Underground, Double Fine's Kinect Party, Zombie Driver HD, and loads more. Read more