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Crytek's CEO has stated that he'd love to see the TimeSplitters franchise return, though it'd likely be a free-to-play title, rather than a retail release. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 20, 2012 1:30PM PDT

Dota 2 boasts a jolly impressive in-game spectator system, supporting multiple audio streams from commentator and oodles of camera options. How natural, then, that Valve plans to sell in-game spectator passes for tournaments, much like web streams are sold now. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 20, 2012 10:30AM PDT

"What if your content-design motivations aren't driven by the need to create mechanics that keep people playing as long as possible?" asks GW2 lead content developer Colin Johanson. The answer for ArenaNet's subscription-free MMO, he says, is to ask "Is it fun?" Read more

A Barbarian and a Wizard combined for four complete runs through Diablo III without dying to earn the world first complete hardcore Inferno run. Read more

Dragon Age Legends was pulled from social networks earlier this week, but it's now being offered as an offline downloadable game. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, Jun 20, 2012 9:00AM PDT

Shack Tactical has been making war for more than six years. We chat with the Chatty group's commander, Andrew "dslyecxi" Gluck about how the growing company of soldiers formed and how the amazing videos are created that document the group's missions. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jun 20, 2012 7:15AM PDT

Facebook has announced that it is trading in its Credits for real local currency values, and expects all developers to follow suit by the end of the year. It also announced plans to launch a subscription model in July. Read more

As THQ tries to get its house in order following financial crisis, the publisher has announced that Volition's standalone expansion Saints Row: The Third - Enter the Dominatrix will be rolled into a "full-fledged" sequel due out next year. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Jun 19, 2012 4:00PM PDT

GameFly's summer road trip is coming to a close and, if you missed any of the sales at it's various "stops" within the past two weeks, you can still get some really good games for between 50-75 percent off until tomorrow. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Jun 19, 2012 3:15PM PDT

Could DLC be in the works for id Software's open-world shooter, Rage? A new PEGI rating makes it sound very likely. Read more