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by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 14, 2012 12:45PM PST

Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light has joined Hitman: Blood Money and Mini Ninjas on Core Online, Square Enix's ad-supported, browser-based gaming portal. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 14, 2012 11:30AM PST

Ah, FPSs! They don't make them like they used to, do they? No, in many ways and for a number of reasons. But if you find yourself nostalgically longing for The Good Old Days and sniping at the likes of Call of Duty: Black Ops II, then have I got the Doom 2 parody mod for you! Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 14, 2012 10:00AM PST

Funcom has prided itself on deviating somewhat from the standard MMORPG mould in The Secret World, and the fourth update--the "biggest update yet," so it says--demonstrates that fairly nicely. Along with a new 10-person raid set across New York City, Issue #4 will add a theatre you can hire to put on your own plays for people to come and see, a new video demonstrates. All right, that's pretty unexpected for an MMORPG. Read more

Pre-ordering Scribblenauts Unlimited on Steam gets you a "Rooster Hat" for Team Fortress 2, in the style of Scribblenauts' protagonists. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 14, 2012 6:00AM PST

Gearbox pushed out a chunky patch for the PC edition of Borderlands 2 yesterday, jam-packed with fixes and tweaks. Issues targeted include wonky inventory scrolling, the overpowered shield 'The Bee,' lost profile progress, and bugged missions like 'Get To Know Jack.' Read more

When your games are purchased by millions of people, you are bound to have some dissatisfied customers, some willing to take you to court. Blizzard is staring down a class action suit by two gamers who have accused the company of herding players to buy Battle.net authenticators instead of doing a better job of securing player information. Read more

Star Citizen is winging its way to the conclusion of a highly successful crowdfunding campaign, with only six days remaining and more than $3.4 million collected. But developer Chris Roberts still wants to hit the $4 million mark, so his company Cloud Imperium Games has released a new video showing a very early version of gameplay and pilot AI responding to commands. Read more

Beyond Good & Evil 2 has been stuck in limbo since it was first revealed the game existed in 2008. Ubisoft has continued to assure those anticipating the sequel to the well-received adventure game that it is still in development, but now we know a bit more on why there has been little movement on the game. It's all because of Rayman. Read more

We chat with the folks at Airtight Games for a closer look inside the studio that created Quantum Conundrum. Read more

Square Enix detailed downloadable content packs coming to Sleeping Dogs this holiday season, including a large tournament with its own cutscenes, the ability to dress like other Square Enix franchise characters, and more. Read more