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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 12, 2012 6:50AM PST

"What's inside the cube?" the world cried as one, tapping furiously at its many touchscreens. The cube did not answer, for the cube is all overloaded> and a bit wonky right now. Peter Molyneux and his 22Cans studio are now soliciting donations for the tap-tapping experiment to beef up Curiosity's servers so people can continue the quest to uncover the hidden secret at the core which we're fairly confident will be massively underwhelming but still are pretty well, curious, about. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 12, 2012 6:20AM PST

You're reading this from a lawnchair outside your favourite video games retailer, where you've been camped out for a week awaiting the launch of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. But wait! When that shiny box is in your hands and you rush home for your happiest moment of this year, take care that you don't get carried away and do something regrettable, or it'll be all tears at bedtime. Treyarch has laid out its ban policy, is what I'm saying. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 11, 2012 7:00AM PST

What kind of a maniac game would try to launch in the same week as a brand new console, thinking it had any chance of being noticed? Well, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is having a go. Yes, next week is rather quiet aside from the stomping great games monsters that are Cod Blops 2 and Nintendo's shiny Wii U. Read more

Left 4 Dead 2 is getting another community campaign this weekend, along with a private beta for the Workshop features that make finding and subscribing to campaigns easier. Read more

Regardless of how you feel about Ninja Theory's reboot of Devil May Cry, it's hard to deny that the studio knows how to make a cinematic game. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 9, 2012 9:35AM PST

Ne'er-do-wells, beware! Blizzard is still casting a watchful eye over Diablo 3 and has issue issued further rounds of bans for naughty hackers and cheats. Along with the usual bots and whatnot, naughtiness punished includes a hack which zoomed the game out further to attack monsters from so far away they AI doesn't trigger and they don't retaliate. Read more

For someone who is supposed to stay unseen, Codename 47 is being spotted quite a bit lately in new trailers pushing the upcoming release of Hitman: Absolution. The latest trailer asks if you have the instincts for his job. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 9, 2012 6:45AM PST

The past three days have been the most satisfying in the entire lives of iOS and Android gadgeteers, since Peter Molyneux's Curiosity launched. "What's inside the cube?" The question that drives us all. We wake up screaming it. We form mashed potato into gigantic cubes. Pity the poor PCnauts, who have yet to reawaken in this new world, and may never, unless 22Cans can get some support. Read more

The US Navy has disciplined seven members of SEAL Team 6 for consulting with EA on man-shooter Medal of Honor Warfighter. The special ops chaps spent two days with EA without authorization from a commander, during which classified material slipped past their lips and they showed off their official combat gear--pretty big no-nos. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 8, 2012 4:30PM PST

BioWare Mythic has gone back to its previous name, simply Mythic. It promises that all current projects are on-track. Read more