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As expected, this year's entry to EA's annual racing franchise comes from Criterion Games, developer of Burnout Paradise and Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Jun 1, 2012 9:30AM PDT

Word of it leaked a while back, but Warner Bros today finally announced LEGO The Lord of the Rings, bringing the movie trilogy to video games in plasticised form. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Jun 1, 2012 8:30AM PDT

As some news is clearly too exciting to wait for E3, Square Enix has released a new Tomb Raider trailer to reveal that Crystal Dynamics' series reboot will arrive on March 5, 2013. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Jun 1, 2012 6:45AM PDT

With E3 almost upon us, trailers created for that odious event are starting to creep out early, lest they be lost in the kerfuffle. The first gameplay trailer for Arkane's first-person emergent 'em up Dishonored arrived last night, and it's oh so lovely. Read more

by Andrew Yoon,, Jun 1, 2012 6:00AM PDT

Exploring the many ways of killing a man in Hitman Absolution. Read more

The Defiants and Guardians get even more real estate in the new expansion pack for Rift, entitled Storm Legion. Read more

Aliens: Colonial Marines offers some interesting perks if you are willing to shell out $100 for a collector's edition. A pre-order bonus from GameStop is also available. Read more

by John Keefer,, May 31, 2012 2:15PM PDT

A settlement has been reached in the case involving Activision, Infinity Ward co-founders Jason West and Vincent Zampella, and 40 ex-Call of Duty developers from Infinity Ward, ending the two-year-old legal dispute. Read more

Join Garnett Lee on this episode of Shacknews Daily. Today’s stories: Bethesda unveils the first Skyrim DLC, and more. Read more

Battlefield 3 is getting a large-scale update on June 4, bringing a fix to an overpowered M26 loadout, colorblind support, and more. Read more