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Resident Evil 6 will introduce a new online service for Capcom called "Resident Evil.net." Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 15, 2012 12:30PM PDT

As Blizzard prepares to deliver hearty Diablo III updates in patch 1.0.4, the developer's sharing more on exactly what it's planning. This week it's issued dev blog-a-blogs detailing the overhaul of Legendary items, making them far cooler and more useful, and its revamp of Barbarian skills, so more of them are useful. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Aug 15, 2012 11:30AM PDT

If you've been waiting to learn more about how the Reapers fit into the Mass Effect universe, you only need to wait a couple more weeks. The Leviathan DLC for Mass Effect 3 is coming out on August 28. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Aug 15, 2012 10:30AM PDT

Day Z developer Dean Hall says he plans to lead on PC, but wants to take the game to Mac and consoles as well -- and is even meeting with console developers at Gamescom. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 15, 2012 10:00AM PDT

How would you like to play Ghost Recon for free? Well, that depends on how it's monetised, doesn't it? Ubisoft launched the Ghost Recon Online open beta today at Gamescom, letting all and sundry try the free-to-play multiplayer FPS and judge whether the fun of shooting men outweighs the annoyance of microtransactions. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Aug 15, 2012 9:00AM PDT

Metal Gear Solid Rising: Revengeance has a new trailer from Gamescom, announcing a February release date for the game. Read more

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

Final Fantasy VII is now available on the PC through Square's site, for $9.99. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 15, 2012 7:30AM PDT

James Bond's merry adventures in Die Another Day and Licence to Kill will appear in the movie-spanning FPS 007 Legends, publisher Activision announced today. Those are the Timothy Dalton film with the scuba diving and the Pierce Brosnan one with Halle Berry and all that ice. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 15, 2012 6:30AM PDT

As 1980 sci-fi's vision of space is awesome, so permadeath is terrifying. Combine the two and you have Routine, a first-person exploration game set aboard a lunar base where something has gone terribly, terribly wrong. Read more

Though the announcement of Command & Conquer: Generals 2 was welcomed by many, EA really needed something a little more drastic to revive the flagging strategy series. Drastic it has indeed delivered, announcing at Gamescom that Generals 2 will be free-to-play as part of an online F2P service, with more free C&C games to come. Read more