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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 18, 2012 11:00AM PDT

EVE developer CCP is cautiously adding new avatar clothing to the spaceships MMO in tomorrow's Inferno 1.1 update, but clearly hoping to avoid another right royal stink over virtual item sales like we saw last year. Read more

CD Projekt RED talks about its story plans for Cyberpunk and lessons learned from the Witcher series. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 18, 2012 8:00AM PDT

Australian players are one step closer to being allowed to blow limbs off virtual foes and bathe in their blood, as the Parliament today passed legislation officially approving the creation of an adults-only 18+ rating. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jun 18, 2012 7:15AM PDT

Ubisoft has registered a handful of Watch Dogs movie domain names, hinting at a tie-in of some kind. Read more

Call of Duty: Black Ops II will indeed support dedicated servers on PC, developer Treyarch has confirmed. And not just any old dedicated servers, oh no, ranked dedicated servers. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 18, 2012 6:00AM PDT

Just Cause 2 screams out for multiplayer, and a modding team is bringing that to us. Having been started back in 2010 then dropping off the radar, JC2-MP resurfaced over the weekend to tease we'll soon be surfing atop aeroplanes as our chums go barnstorming. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 17, 2012 10:00AM PDT

LEGO Batman 2, MMORPG The Secret World, Civilization V's expansion Gods & Kings, Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor, the latest annual Magic: The Gathering, and Portal co-creator Kim Swift's Quantum Conundrum are among next week's new releases. Read more

Overkill Software promised it was working on a Left 4 Dead thing. Well, here it is. Read more

Although Max Payne 3 managed to secure the number two spot in last month's NPD numbers, actual sales figures suggest Rockstar's latest has seriously underperformed, with millions of unsold copies sitting on store shelves. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Jun 15, 2012 1:00PM PDT

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell video game franchise is gathering interest from movie studios, with Paramount Pictures being the front-runner. Read more