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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

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Jun 11, 2012 6:00PM PDT

European players of League of Legends are being notified of a recent hack that has compromised personal information. Read more

Vancouver-based developer Slant Six has laid off "more than a quarter" of its employees today. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, Jun 11, 2012 2:30PM PDT

The Walking Dead's second episode, titled "Starved for Help," is set to arrive later this month. We go hands-on with the first twenty minutes. Read more

by Jeff Mattas, shacknews.com, Jun 11, 2012 12:30PM PDT

We grab some hands-on impressions of an Xbox 360 build of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive at E3 2012, and get some more details about a couple of additional game modes. Read more

Zenimax Online has a lot riding on the The Elder Scrolls Online, a game that has been in development for five years so far. I would have thought they would have wanted to make a bigger splash with their E3 presentation. Read more

As expected, Apple announced new hardware at its WWDC keynote. Of most note to gamers is the upcoming MacBook Pro refresh, which includes a Kepler video card. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jun 11, 2012 10:45AM PDT

A British magazine has reportedly outed plans to port Black Ops 2 to the Wii U this November. Read more

A historically reliable tipster has provided rumored details on the next Mass Effect 3 multiplayer pack, which is said to add Earth maps, new weapons, and six new human classes. Read more

MMO's are fun and all, but imagine if there was technology to bring your face into the game. Sony Online Entertainment has taken a big step towards perfecting that technology with its new SOEmote software, which they showed off at this year's E3. Read more