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Chronicles of Riddick and Syndicate developer Starbreeze today finally lifted the wraps from its mysterious project 'P13' codenamed, revealing Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons. A far cry from its usual ultra-violent FPSs, the collaboration with Swedish film director Josef Fares is a grand fairytale adventure of two brothers on a journey to save their dying father. Read more

"For as popular as it is, there are still a lot of people that don't play multiplayer," David Vonderhaar, game design director at Treyarch said. "And quite frankly, that bugs the sh*t out of us." Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Sep 27, 2012 6:45AM PDT

Fine free-to-play tank 'em up World of Tanks is now substantially prettier, as update 8.0 and its graphical overhaul is now live on both North American and European servers. 8.0 also overhauls the physics system, meaning tanks can no longer casually hang over the edge of a cliff to take a pot-shot. Sorry, heavy tanks. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Sep 27, 2012 6:00AM PDT

When it comes to a game's exciting first "gameplay trailer," far too many publishers are weaselly little cheats, slapping together a mega-montage of exciting moments with a pumping soundtrack. Not Codemasters with Grid 2, no sir. Codies today put out two actual gameplay trailers for its long-awaited race 'em up sequel, showing complete laps from two tracks. How refreshing! Read more

The next episode of The Tales from Dunwall series is out for Dishonored, this time, focusing on a young boy who gets a visit from the Outsider, the same entity that gives Corvo the powers players will get to use in the game. Read more

We have a detailed chat with Assassin's Creed 3 lead game designer Steven Masters about Ubisoft's design process for implementing new ideas, how it deals with aging consoles, and the effort put into historical accuracy. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Sep 26, 2012 1:00PM PDT

The Creative Assembly has released a new trailer for Total War: Rome II, showcasing a cinematic battle in Carthage. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Sep 26, 2012 11:00AM PDT

Every now and then, something goes forgotten, a delightful surprise waiting to be rediscovered when you first dig your coat out your cupboard the next winter and put your hand in a pocket. This seventeen-minute Dead Space 3 gameplay walkthrough isn't quite that old, released by EA earlier this month, but it is a pleasant treat to discover. Read more

What we expected: the return of zombies in Treyarch's Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. What we didn't expect: for it to be a massive "open world" of sorts. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Sep 26, 2012 9:30AM PDT

Star Wars: The Old Republic has updated to version 1.4, offering a new Operation, an improved Group Finder tool, and some cosmetic features. Read more