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A gorgeous hand-drawn 2D game is coming to PAX Prime in a few weeks. Harold has you controlling a guardian angel manipulating the environment to guarantee Harold as a victor. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Aug 22, 2012 2:15PM PDT

Gearbox has released a Borderlands "demake" styled after classic 2D overhead shooters. Read more

Robert Kirkman, the creator of The Walking Dead comic book, shares his thoughts on the game series, and how he helped shape the tone but stayed hands-off with the game itself. Read more

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot says that only 5-7% of users pay for boxed retail PC games, the same percentage of people who pay into free-to-play titles. Read more

EA COO Peter Moore showed a vote of confidence in BioWare, despite a string of recent problems. Read more

There was a surprising casualty in yesterday's PopCap layoffs: George Fan, creator of Plants vs Zombies. Read more

Lord of the Rings Online's "Riders of Rohan" expansion has been delayed to October 15, and pre-orders are getting a free gift of consumable items and points to make up for the delay. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 22, 2012 8:30AM PDT

Lest your games of online cops & robbers grow stale, Rockstar today confirmed that Max Payne 3's free multiplayer DLC pack 'Disorganized Crime' will launch next week. With a new map set on the rooftops of Hoboken and new Score Attack modifiers, it'll hit PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on August 28. It'll also add a cheeky little single-player option for classic noir fans. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 22, 2012 8:00AM PDT

Imagine, if you can, that a Peter Molyneux game has been delayed. Ha ha! Oh, how we joke! But Curiosity, the first of his strange experiments at new setup 22Cans, was delayed and is now due in September. I don't mind, though; I needed a little longer to save up for the $80,000 in-game chisel anyway. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 22, 2012 7:00AM PDT

"The world doesn't need more dragons," Undead Labs boldly declared it announced a multiplayer zombie sandbox game codenamed 'Class3' back in 2009. Oh, how little they knew! Now, one zombie craze later, the studio founded by Blizzard veteran and ArenaNet co-founder Jeff Strain is finally showing off the rotting fruits of the labour, now named State of Decay and coming to PC and Xbox 360. Read more