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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 28, 2012 4:15PM PST

Do you like rickety robots? Do you like adventure games? Do you- no, I'm not talking about Machinarium. The rickety robot adventure game in question is Primordia, a grimmer and grimier affair which you can try out now in a demo released ahead of next week's launch on PC. Read more

Far Cry 3 gets a new ten-minute launch trailer that gives a thorough breakdown of what players can expect to encounter. Read more

by Jeff Mattas, shacknews.com, Nov 28, 2012 1:45PM PST

Syberia 3, the next chapter in the Microids' acclaimed steampunk adventure series is in development and planned for a 2014-2015 release on multiple platforms. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 28, 2012 12:45PM PST

If you'd like to replay Deus Ex but are put off by the year 2000 graphics, you're a monster. Fortunately, dear monster, help is at hand. While the USA was off giving thanks for something or other last week, the real cause for celebration was that the final version of high-res retexturing mod New Vision was released, giving even the most monstrous of monsters no excuse not to revisit this classic. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Nov 28, 2012 10:15AM PST

Trion Worlds has already had several closed betas for End of Nations, but apparently there is still work to be done. The company has announced that the planned open beta for the game has been delayed indefinitely. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 28, 2012 9:00AM PST

The revamped Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition was supposed to launch today for iThings alongside its PC counterpart, but a last crash bug in the final build has seen it held up. It'll probably be next week before you can return to the Forgotten Realms on your iPad, developer Overhaul Games predicts. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 28, 2012 7:30AM PST

Poor PlayStation 3-packing Dragonborn. Though the third piece of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim DLC is approaching next week, technical problems have kept all add-ons off PS3 so far. Sony and Bethesda have joined forces to solve the issues and while we still have no solid word on when DLC might come to PS3, Bethesda has assured that it hasn't given up. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 28, 2012 6:45AM PST

A few years ago, the idea that the sandbox-y first-person stealth-ish shooter could ever find a second wind would be met with sorry sighs. Delightfully, after Deus Ex: Human Revolution last year and now Dishonored, the future's looking grand for the genre time almost forgot. Dishonored publisher Bethesda Softworks has said that sales of Arkane's sneak 'em up are "far exceeding" expectations, and dubbed it "a new franchise." Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 28, 2012 6:00AM PST

Sure, stomping around inside a storeys-high robot is pretty good, but wouldn't painting a storeys-high robot pretty colours be even more fun? Robot fanciers rejoice, for MechWarrior Online's latest patch added the ability to customise your pretty metal toys, if you can live with your lovelies being dinged and damaged out on the battlefield. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Nov 27, 2012 4:15PM PST

It's been more than a year since Ace Combat: Assault Horizon came out on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, and fans hoping to test their aerial dogfighting skills on PC only got radio silence from publisher Namco Bandai. But now the PC version finally is on the radar for Q1 2013. Read more