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Following a string of successful crowd-funding campaigns, the old-school RPG may well be the new new-school RPG. Wizardry series veteran Brenda Brathwaite, along with Tom Hall, co-founder of both id Software and Ion Storm, and the rest of the gang at Loot Drop are now hoping to make one of their own, seeking $1 million from you and me to fund it. Read more

Ubisoft has finally announced official details for Assassin's Creed 3's DLC Season Pass. Two DLC packs will expand the multiplayer experience with more maps and characters. The other three will make up a brand new single player campaign called "The Tyranny of King Washington." Read more

Rockstar has apologized for the long wait on its "Hostage Negotiation" map pack for Max Payne 3. The company has released some more details, but isn't ready to give a release date. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 3, 2012 7:30AM PDT

Now that you've had a few weeks to prance gaily around the definitely-not-Asian land of Pandaria, it's time to put on your raiding trousers and get down to serious business. Blizzard yesterday opened up the Mogu'shan Vaults, World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria's first raid for you to throw your corpses at in the hope of striking shiny loot. Read more

Another round of multiplayer downloadable content is coming to Ghost Recon: Future Soldier next week for $10. The 'Khyber Strike' packs three new regular multiplayer maps, another co-op Guerrilla Mode map, a level cap boost, and a new 'Takeover' mode. Read more

As previously speculated, Assassin's Creed 3 will be getting a Season Pass for its DLC. There's no indication of what DLC will be, or how many packs will be included for the extra $30 above and beyond the game price. Read more

The League of Legends "Honor" system has launched, and Riot Games has detailed a few of its intricacies. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 2, 2012 12:00PM PDT

Life after the apocalypse can be difficult and lonely, so wouldn't it be nice to bring a friend? That'll soon be possible in post-apocalyptic Sweden, as Krater developer Fatshark today announced that it's adding co-op to its squad-based action-RPG on October 23. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 2, 2012 11:00AM PDT

Classic Counter-Strike map de_vertigo has arrived in CS: Global Offensive's latest patch alongside a brand new map for Arms Race mode, the snowy ar_monastery. The update also shakes up matchmaking for Classic mode, making would-be terrorists and counter-terrorists queue rather than tossing them into games in progress. Read more

The executive producer, director, and producer of Resident Evil 6 talk about the tricky balancing act between making the series more mainstream and retaining its identity for the fans. Read more