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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

Author Neal Stephenson has teamed up with an indie developer to make a one-to-one, motion-controlled dueling game. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 11, 2012 7:30AM PDT

Blizzard is showing off the StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm expansion in a 24-minute demonstration match, with the Protoss and Zerg both showing off their new units. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 11, 2012 6:45AM PDT

After eight years of development and several years of silence, it seems Black Mesa may be coming. No, seriously this time. The fans remaking Valve's Half-Life as a Source Engine mod have shared new screenshots, teasing that there's more news to come. Read more

Having your Diablo III account hacked and plundered already sucks, but it'd be far worse if you'd paid money for that gear. So Blizzard will require that players use a Battle.net Authenticator for the real-money auction house. Read more