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If you didn't already have enough cool ways to kill your enemies in Mass Effect 3, then the new Firefight pack is for you, complete with seven new weapons for the single-player game. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Aug 8, 2012 12:30PM PDT

It was Klingons or the Romulans that brought Star Trek: Infinite Space to a screeching halt. It was the lack of a publisher that forced developer Gameforge to scrap the project. Read more

The upcoming "Leviathan" DLC will apparently add some extra dialogue options to the ending as well, according to script files extracted from the Extended Cut. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 8, 2012 10:00AM PDT

Adorably violent platformer They Bleed Pixels has kicked its plans for an Xbox Live Indie Games release into a buzzsaw and will now be coming to PC via Steam. Expect to jump around dangerous retro-styled worlds as a gothy young girl with huge claws, which she can handily use to shred enemies. Read more

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

Square Enix has released a new trailer for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, in advance of its upcoming relaunch. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 8, 2012 7:30AM PDT

It's been three years since Thief 4 was announced by Deus Ex: Human Revolution developer Eidos Montreal yet we still have seen neither hide nor hair of it. New rumours are swirling around, claiming that development on the sneak 'em up revival has switched to next-generation consoles. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 8, 2012 6:00AM PDT

Following a cheeky tease last week, Codemasters today properly announced the return of its race 'em up series Grid in Grid 2. Headed to PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in 2013, Codies says it boasts a new handling system which should "hit a sweetspot between accessibility and simulation." Read more

2008 action RPG Sacred 2 is getting two follow-up games. Publisher Deep Silver has announced Sacred Citadel, a side-scrolling action brawler that serves as a "prologue" to Sacred 3. Read more

The next-gen Final Fantasy teaser from E3 got people talking, but it could hint at a much bigger (and much needed) series shift than just prettier visuals. Read more

Achievements are apparently coming to Windows 8's OS-standard games: Minesweeper, Solitaire, and Majong. Read more