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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 26, 2012 4:30PM PST

Making your own Far Cry 3 maps will be as simple as slopping down some terrain, painting on foliage, then plopping in plops. Ubisoft today released a new trailer for the open-world FPS's in-game map editor, which will let players make levels for multiplayer and single-player. Read more

Metro: Last Light has released a live-action trailer, cautioning you not to dismiss the crazy street preachers who warn of the end times. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 26, 2012 2:45PM PST

Hotline Miami's ambitious DLC has been turned into a full-sized sequel, according to the game's creators. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 26, 2012 1:30PM PST

The pre-holidays rush of new releases is slowing to a trickle, but it's still pretty juicy. This week will bring Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition, the PC edition of Super Hexagon, Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault, some classic Sega fighting games, and a few more. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 26, 2012 12:30PM PST

A shocking rash of industry veterans hopping on the crowd-funding gravy train lately have banked on selling the idea by reputation alone, with very little to say about the actual game they're planning to make. David Braben's Kickstarter for Elite: Dangerous was one of these sorry pitches, but after a fortnight it's finally shown off some gameplay footage. Read more

Final Fantasy XIV's new game director, Naoki Yoshida, has made some frank comments about the direction of the game's first launch, calling it a "big mistake" and claiming they should have researched more about the current MMO market. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 26, 2012 11:00AM PST

BioShock Infinite will have no multiplayer, according to Irrational head and series creator Ken Levine. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Nov 26, 2012 10:25AM PST

The super-sized Omega DLC for Mass Effect 3 hits tomorrow, and Electronic Arts has loosed a new trailer that offers a bit more background on the story that will have Commander Shepard and some new allies going up against Cerberus. Watch closely for that female Turian. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 26, 2012 9:50AM PST

Mojang Specifications detailed the next major update to Minecraft at Minecon this weekend, and dropped some hints about the future as well. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Nov 26, 2012 8:45AM PST

007 Legends developer Eurocom has announced that they have laid off more than 150 people, citing a decrease in demand for console games. The studio dropped its staff to under 50 employees to focus on mobile development. Read more