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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Sep 11, 2012 12:00PM PDT

It's no fun, having no idea if cool games are coming to your favourite platform, waiting and hoping that one day they'll be brought over. Chin up, you downtrodden consoleers, Re-logic's digging-building-crafting-killing sandbox Terraria is indeed coming to consoles too, having sold a whopping 1.6 million copies on PC. The downloadable release on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 is lined up for early 2013. Read more

After playing through nearly the first half of Resident Evil 6, I'm disparaged to say that the game has not gotten any better. But, at least now I know exactly why the game is so flawed. Read more

Transformers: Fall for Cybertron has gotten another DLC packs today, with yet another on September 25. Each adds some notable new multiplayer characters, like Dinobots, Insecticons, and more. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Sep 11, 2012 10:00AM PDT

Battlefield 3's "Premium Edition" launches today, including all five expansion packs and a multiplayer head-start kit for the standard $59.99. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Sep 11, 2012 9:30AM PDT

A hands-on look at Torchlight 2 as it prepares for its fast-approaching launch. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Sep 11, 2012 9:00AM PDT

As the October 9 release date for Dishonored approached, Bethesda is ramping up the promotion of the game, this time with a new developer diary video discussing how Arkane Studios goes about immersing the player in the rat-infested setting of Dunwall. Read more

Greece has arrested two members of Arma 3 developer Bohemia Interactive, accusing them of committing espionage as they took photos and videos of military facilities on Lemnos. The Greek island, you see, is one of several in the Aegean Sea which Iran invades in the near-future military simulator. Their highly likely-sounding defence is that they were gathering reference material. Read more

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

Long before Unity or the Unreal Development Kit, the Torque engine brought hope to the hearts of indie developers who dreamt of making their own shiny 3D games, charging only $100 to license the tech behind Tribes 2. Now, eleven years later, maker GarageGames is preparing to set Torque 3D free and open-source it. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Sep 11, 2012 6:00AM PDT

Diablo III came out so long ago and Torchlight II is so far away, so how can you possibly survive another whole weekend without new monsters to click on until they explode in showers of swords and coins? Fear not, gentle clickfiend; Grinding Gear Games is hosting an open beta for its multiplayer action-RPG Path of Exile this weekend. Read more

When is a game too successful to be considered indie? Frictional Games' indie horror game, Amnesia: The Dark Descent has become a million seller. Read more