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by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Oct 12, 2012 12:00PM PDT

NBA 2K13 sold 49% more in its first week than the previous record holder, NBA 2K11, according to 2K Sports. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Oct 12, 2012 9:00AM PDT

Mass Effect 3 is getting a large "Omega" add-on, focusing on taking back the titular station from Cerberus. It will hit on November 27 for $15. Read more

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

Street Fighter X Tekken will get a large "v2013" balance update in December. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 12, 2012 7:45AM PDT

Halloween will be a spooky time, between macabre costumes, monster movie marathons, and chilling new releases like Natural Selection 2 and Painkiller: Hell & Damnation, but thankfully there's one ray of light (or two, actually). Charming puzzle-platformer Pid will also launch on that dark night, developer Might & Delight has announced, tossing levitating light beams around to lift you up and out of the mire. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 12, 2012 7:00AM PDT

If you're somehow tired of popping enemies' heads, stinging them to death with bees, mowing them down with an 18-wheeler, or calling in a tyrannosaurs rex to devour them, you may need to freshen up Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit. As luck would have it, two DLC packs are coming later this month for Arkedo's kill-o-platformer, one adding more cosmetic goodies and the other bringing virtual reality missions. Read more

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

Obsidian Entertainment has shared the gorgeous first environment screenshot of its crowd-funded retro RPG Project Eternity, showing a WIP version of the old-school art style it is aiming for. If you dug the look of vintage RPGs like Icewind Dale and Baldur's Gate, you'll be thrilled. Go on, have a closer look. Read more

City Interactive's CryEngine-powered World War II shooter has lost its designer, Stuart Black. Read more

Linden Labs has detailed four new games it will be launching within a month of each other, as part of an effort to become known for more than just Second Life. Read more

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

Dust 514 may outlive the PlayStation 3, as CCP executive producer Jonathan Lander says the team has a 5-year plan for the game, and other ideas that could make it last much longer. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Oct 11, 2012 11:15AM PDT

If you have been getting lost in Dishonored, or are just a completionist and want to grab everything you can, then the new official map app from Brady Games should help you out. Read more