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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Sep 14, 2012 4:00PM PDT

The end of another week, the start of another load of lovely sales. Bargains at digital distributors this weekend include everything Deus Ex for $15, Guild Wars 2 for $42, LA Noire for $5, Borderlands 2 pre-orders for $36, Max Payne 1 & 2 for $4, and all Telltale's Sam & Max games for $15. There's loads more, so tuck in. Read more

BioWare has started testing higher-capacity servers, as a first step toward closing some of the origin servers and moving players to ones with higher loads. Read more

There was never any doubt that Planetary Annihilation would hit its funding goal. The only question was how far over the initial $900,000 it would go. The Kickstarter is complete now, with Uber securing more than $2.23 million in pledges and reaching all of its stretch goals. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Sep 14, 2012 12:45PM PDT

Like so many other ports on Wii U, Black Ops 2 is a relatively straightforward experience with a few minor tweaks that take advantage of the Wii U GamePad. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Sep 14, 2012 12:15PM PDT

As fans bask in the excitement of one new old-school-style RPG being announced, we are hit with some not-so-good news from on Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition. Beamdog has announced the game is being delayed until November 30. Read more

After four days of teases and speculation, Obsidian Entertainment has unveiled Project Eternity as its newest RPG in development. It is looking for $1.1 million for a game that pays homage to the old Infinity Engine games we loved from the Black Isle days. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Sep 14, 2012 9:00AM PDT

Two years later, EA is giving the Medal of Honor series another whirl. This time, there's a brand new engine and a more bombastic, action-packed narrative. But is it any better? That's questionable. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Sep 14, 2012 8:15AM PDT

Black Mesa, a long-in-the-making fan mod that recreates the original Half-Life using the Source Engine, has finally launched today. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Sep 14, 2012 6:45AM PDT

Free-to-play games were once seen as a bit low-budget and janky compared to 'proper' games, but the F2P revolution of recent years has shown they can be just as pleasant and polished as anything wot comes in a box. NCsoft's Blade & Soul certainly has prettiness down pat, and the publisher announced yesterday it's bringing the F2P MMORPG westward following a smash hit launch in South Korea. Read more

Pre-ordering Aliens: Colonial Marines from GameStop will net you multiplayer skins for Hudson, Hicks, Apone, and Drake from the classic movie Aliens. Read more