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The Project Eternity Kickstarter came to a close yesterday, collecting more than $3.98 million, making it the crowd-funding site's most successful videogame project. Add to that the more than $140,000 in PayPal contributions, and Obsidian Entertainment blew past all its stretch goals with more than $4.1 million. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 17, 2012 7:30AM PDT

If you commute on public transport but fancy recreating the pure murderous rage inspired by driving to work, you're in luck, as Stainless Games today launched the iOS edition of its vintage bloody racer Carmageddon. As Stainless promised during its Kickstarter campaign for Carmageddon: Reincarnation, the pocket edition is free for the first 24 hours. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 17, 2012 6:45AM PDT

If you've enjoyed shooting men with the likes of the Piranha shotgun and Typhoon assault rifle in Mass Effect 3's multiplayer, you may be pleased to hear that a selection of the shiny new guns introduced in MP are now available in single-player, with two all-new weapons too. BioWare will charge you for that privilege, of course. Read more

Though MechWarrior Online will be free-to-play when it launches, players have already coughed up more than $5 million to play the beta version through its Founder's Program. Things are looking good for the stompy robot sim, then, and publisher Infinite Game Publishing is pretty excited about its slate of "premium" free-to-play games. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Oct 16, 2012 5:00PM PDT

BioShock Infinite developer Irrational Games has had its share of staff turmoil recently, and it looks to be continuing as both its AI lead and combat lead have left the company for Microsoft. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Oct 16, 2012 4:30PM PDT

It's been awhile since developer Tilted Mill has done anything new, but finally the developer of such city-building titles as Caesar, Zeus, Children of the Nile and Pharaoh has announced Medieval Mayor for PC. Read more

If you're interested in picking up 007 Legends, you may want the PS3 version for its exclusive features. Read more

Although the game isn't set to come out until next month, Activision has released the "launch trailer" for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. It's undoubtedly the most revealing trailer yet. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Oct 16, 2012 12:35PM PDT

Remember that old Reese's commercial where two people collide and get their peanut butter and chocolate mixed up? Well, Ubisoft and Mojang have run into each other and put a bit of Far Cry into Minecraft with a new map and texture pack coming later this month. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Oct 16, 2012 12:05PM PDT

It's time for a trip back to hell as Doom 3 BFG Edition launches today with a scary-as-hell trailer. Appropriate, no? Read more