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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 13, 2012 6:00AM PDT

Rockstar has hit upon a cruel and unusual punishment for cheaters in Max Payne 3's multiplayer: forcing them to play only against other cheaters. Read more

Diablo 3's real-money auction house is now live for players in the Americas. The long-awaited system will allow Diablo fanatics to buy, sell, and trade rare loot from the game with real US dollars. Read more

by Jeff Mattas, shacknews.com, Jun 12, 2012 2:00PM PDT

We get some hands-on time with the Wii U version of Rayman Legends at E3 2012, and come away surprised and impressed by the its innovative use of the tablet controller. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jun 12, 2012 1:15PM PDT

Two Guys SpaceVenture, a new adventure game from Space Quest creators Mark Crowe and Scott Murphy, has hit its Kickstarter goal of $500,000. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jun 12, 2012 12:30PM PDT

Battlefield 3 is offering double XP this weekend, letting you speed up your progress on all ranked matches including in the new Close Quarters maps. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Jun 12, 2012 11:30AM PDT

Blizzard has suspended or banned thousands of Diablo III accounts associated with hacking or botting. Earlier in the day, a post on the game's official site reemphasized the company's stance on cheating. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 12, 2012 10:30AM PDT

Who will the US presidential throne this year--Mick Ronney or Jack Ohama? With election season winding up, sim specialist Eversim has announced The Race for the White House to answer that very question. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jun 12, 2012 8:15AM PDT

Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee HD is going back to the drawing board. Rather than a prettied-up version of the original, the developer has announced it is starting the game over from scratch using the original as a blueprint. Read more

In a double-barrelled blast of Skyrim news, invites are now going out for the Xbox 360-exclusive beta test of Dawnguard, while the patch which introduced mounted combat has now arrived on PC. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 12, 2012 6:00AM PDT

Valve's Dota 2 tournament The International introduced the game to the world last year, and now it's returning to show people how far both it and the professional scene have come. Here's a reminder that tickets go on sale this morning. Read more