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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 1, 2012 6:00AM PDT

Aspiring murderers-for-hire who pre-ordered Hitman: Absolution have been able to play the exclusive standalone sniping minigame Hitman: Sniper Challenge since May 15, but PC killers have been left sullently polishing their gun. No longer! It's finally launching on PC today. Read more

The 12-fighter roster update for Street Fighter X Tekken is available today for $19.99. It also includes balance adjustments. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Jul 31, 2012 4:30PM PDT

We already knew that Shackers were interested in the upcoming free to play MMO End of Nations, but would a spiffy new digital collector's edition entice you any more? Read more

Subscription numbers for Star Wars the Old Republic have slipped below 1 million for the first time, and Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitiello called the game's performance "disappointing." Read more

Max Payne 3's multiplayer DLC schedule has been completely revamped, including a free DLC pack in August. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Jul 31, 2012 2:00PM PDT

Electronic Arts' late-arriving attempt to compete with Call of Duty Elite is paying off. Less than two months since release, more than a million players have purchased Battlefield 3 Premium. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jul 31, 2012 1:00PM PDT

Sony Online Entertainment's F2P shooter Bullet Run is available now. Read more

As expected, Star Wars: The Old Republic will be going free-to-play later this year... And as expected, there are tons of caveats. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jul 31, 2012 12:00PM PDT

Minecraft's success was a 'one in a million fluke' according to creator Marcus "Notch" Persson. Read more

The poor quality of the last Medal of Honor game is fueling apathy in the upcoming Medal of Honor Warfighter game, an analyst said in a report released in anticipation of a Q1 earning update from publisher Electronic Arts later today. Read more