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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Sep 25, 2012 6:00AM PDT

Mac gaming has come a long, long way over the past few years, but apparently not everyone has received the memo yet. While Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is mere months away for launching on PC and consoles, the original Cod Blops from 2010 is only just making its way to shiny white Apple things this week. Read more

Trion Worlds and Shacknews have teamed up again for an End of Nations beta key giveaway for the final beta test of the upcoming free-to-play real-time strategy MMO End of Nations. At stake are 20 keys and the chance to join in on an exclusive five-on-five Shack Battle with the devs. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Sep 24, 2012 3:00PM PDT

StarCraft 2 lead designer Dustin Browder says the company is looking into the possibility of F2P for the multiplayer, but doesn't know how to monetize the idea. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Sep 24, 2012 1:30PM PDT

Shooting faces is all good and well, but sometimes a bit of wandering about is just what you need. We live in fine times for first-person explore 'em ups, with the likes of Proteus, Dear Esther, At a Distance, and Richard Perrin's Kairo. Perrin released a demo for his explore-o-puzzler over the weekend, and announced that it'll be released for PC and Mac on October 21. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Sep 24, 2012 11:30AM PDT

THQ announced "Saints Row The Third: The Full Package" today, a set including the game and all its associated DLC. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Sep 24, 2012 11:00AM PDT

An extended hands-on look at the single-player campaign in Assassin's Creed 3. Read more

Assassin's Creed 3 lead writer Corey May talks about leaving room for more sequels while closing up the current arc, and how the ending won't come out of left field. Read more

Three episodes of the Stay Awhile and Listen stories from author David Craddock are in the books, and today's new installment, we find out about several ideas for Diablo and Diablo II that never made it into the games. Read more

A hands-on look at Assassin's Creed 3's new multiplayer modes, Domination and Wolf Pack, with thoughts from multiplayer director Damien Kieken. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Sep 24, 2012 8:15AM PDT

Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford says Borderlands 2 will have "even more" DLC besides the Mechromancer class and Season Pass content. Read more