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The first DLC for Borderlands 2 has been outed by PS3 trophies and PC source files. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 9, 2012 4:00PM PDT

Puzzling stealthy hack 'em up Gunpoint will have a level editor, creator Tom Francis has confirmed. It looks like a pleasingly simple click-and-drag affair with pre-built pieces, so you should be making your own facilities for your hacker to infiltrate in no time at all. Once it's released, whenever that happens. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Oct 9, 2012 12:00PM PDT

Pre-ordering Tomb Raider from Best Buy, GameStop or Amazon will get you a variety of bonuses when the game hits shelves. It's up to you which perks you want. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Oct 9, 2012 11:30AM PDT

A fake Bad Piggies application for Google Chrome promises to let users play the game for free, but instead installs adware and potentially compromises security. Read more

Painkiller Hell & Damnation is coming to PC on Halloween, along a spiffy Collector's Edition. The PS3 and Xbox 360 versions--and a scaled back PC version for the squeamish--will be available on January 22. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Oct 9, 2012 9:30AM PDT

The Mass Effect fan film "Red Sand" has been released, starring male Shepard voice actor Mark Meer. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 9, 2012 8:45AM PDT

A neon haze of ultraviolence is descending upon PC later this month, as publisher Devolver Digital has announced top-down murderfest Hotline Miami will launch on October 23, priced at $9.99. That's two weeks to dig out your finest pig mask and sharpen your reflexes for a gaudy world of messy one-hit kills and leaderboard rivalries. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 9, 2012 8:00AM PDT

Are you buying Crysis 3 for its multiplayer? No, of course you're not: you're interested in the single-player campaign. However, as you'll be paying for multiplayer anyway, you may as well give it a go before you return to your online vice of choice. A new trailer out today details two of the FPS's eight modes, so go on, give it a look. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 9, 2012 6:45AM PDT

Borderlands 2's fifth class, Gaige the Mechromancer, was slated to arrive next Tuesday as paid DLC but oh! She'll be available today. If you pre-ordered the FPS-RPG, or plan to cough up $10, you should be playing as her by the end of the day, but you can get a head start by planning your build on her newly-released skill tree. Read more

It's clear that Resident Evil 6's shortcomings come from misguided direction. Producer Yoshiaki Hirabayashi admitted that the game wasn't necessarily to create a horror game. Read more