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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

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Sep 24, 2012 7:30AM PDT

Stabby sneak 'em up Mark of the Ninja is indeed leaping from Xbox Live Arcade to PC via Steam on October 16, developer Klei Entertainment confirmed this morning. It'll cost $15 and no, just in case you were worried, it won't use Games for Windows Live. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Sep 24, 2012 6:45AM PDT

Attentive horror fans may have spotted the bilious Boomer and other Left 4 Dead monsters snuck into Joss Whedon's delightful scare 'em up movie Cabin in the Woods, but L4D's involvement was once supposed to be far greater. Director Drew Goddard has revealed that a CitW expansion was planned for Left 4 Dead 2, but sadly got scrapped. Plainly, this post contains spoilers for the film, which you really should see if you haven't. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Sep 23, 2012 7:00AM PDT

Ooh, doesn't Christmas start earlier each year? The holiday season flood seems to kick off next week, with heaps of new games coming. These include the astonishing Tokyo Jungle, a little-known expansion pack by the name of World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria, jiggle 'em up Dead or Alive 5, create-a-jump 'em up LittleBigPlanet Vita, kick 'em ups FIFA Soccer 13 and PES 2013, and the long-awaited PC edition of Castle Crashers. Start decking the halls, gang. Read more