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Today appears to be a day, so it's time for another pay-what-you-want indie game bundle to kick off. Indie Royale's latest is a pretty little thing, including ever-so-pleasing claymation adventure game The Dream Machine, Telltale's solve 'em up Puzzle Agent 2, tower offense Anomaly: Warzone Earth, and more t'boot. Read more

Hitman: Absolution's Contracts mode was supposed to be locked off behind a single-use code included with new copies, but no longer. All and sundry will be able to challenge their chums, no code required, to match their feats of killing men in a way of their choosing. Read more

Ooh, aah, Grand Theft Auto V, how awfully exciting. Last week brought a shiny new trailer, more screenshots and a flood of new details but, sadly, no new word on release platforms beyond Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Though the series' core games have always hit PC, it seems this is still up in the air for V, or at least that's the official marketing message for now. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 16, 2012 4:15PM PST

Torchlight 2 has issued a new patch that fixes several bugs, adjusts some classes, and adds an Owl or Badger pet to your menu options. Read more

The Baldur's Gate series was a classic for the PC, and the announcement that it was being enhanced with updated technology and new content created quite a positive buzz in RPG circles. Now, with the game set to launch in less than two weeks, we had a chance to chat with Beamdog president Trent Oster about the game's initial delay, the new content, plans for DLC and, eventually, Baldur's Gate 2 Enhanced. Read more

A large-scale Assassin's Creed 3 patch is set to hit next week, bringing several multiplayer and single-player fixes. Read more

A gathering of the world's finest StarCraft 2 and World of Warcraft Arena players are fighting to the virtual death at Blizzard's own Battle.net World Championship this weekend. While the event is both in China and sold out, perhaps making it a little tricky for you to attend, the action will be streamed live in HD for free. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 16, 2012 9:30AM PST

Square Enix and IO Interactive released the launch trailer for Hitman: Absolution, due out next Tuesday. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 16, 2012 9:00AM PST

The pay-what-you-want Humble Android Bundle #4 was already a pretty flipping great offer, and now it's ludicrously so. As is customary, Humble Bundle has boshed in a whole load more multiplatform games for those who pay above the average price, namely Canabalt, Cogs, Zen Bound 2, Avadon: The Black Fortress, and Swords & Soldiers HD. Read more

Activision has gone over the launch-day figures for the latest Call of Duty game and once again declared the latest instalment the biggest-selling yet. Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 sold-through an estimated $500 million, according to data from market research firm Chart-Track and its own internal sources. You may personally be growing tired of annualised Call of Duty sequels, but the world certainly isn't. Read more