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Whore of the Orient, the next title from the director behind L.A. Noire, will be coming to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox 720. A first image from the game was also revealed. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 30, 2012 9:30AM PDT

Deathmatch is about the least interesting of all competitive multiplayer modes Aliens: Colonial Marines could offer, yet the first revealed. It's nice, then, that Gearbox and Sega today announced the objective-driven 'Escape.' The 4v4 mode sees marines fleeing various bad places, while the aliens try to scupper their plans. Yes, like Left 4 Dead's Versus mode. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Aug 30, 2012 9:00AM PDT

The ArenaNet dev team has been spending a lot of time on Reddit recently discussing Guild Wars 2. Now, a list of issues with the game and the status of fixing said issues has appeared on the site. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 30, 2012 6:45AM PDT

Knowing what you do about Gearbox and the DLC it released for the original Borderlands, would you be happy paying $30 in advance for $40's worth of Borderlands 2 DLC? Publisher 2K Games certainly you won't feel a need for reviews, as it's launching an oh-so-trendy DLC season pass for the FPS-RPG. Read more

Ramblings and musings of occasional significance to the Shacknews audience. This is the morning edition for August 30, 2012. Topics include: Spec Ops has inoperable 'cancer'; PS3 users are mad about Hearthfire; more desertions hit Zynga. Wake up, scrubs, it's the Morning Caffeinated! Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, Aug 29, 2012 1:00PM PDT

We track the trials and travails of Ozzie's Syvari Mesmer as he gets comfortable in his new surrounding of Guild Wars 2. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Aug 29, 2012 12:00PM PDT

Supergiant's gorgeous Bastion is making its way to iPad in just a few hours. It will be available for $4.99 on the App Store. Read more

Edmund McMillen's cult hit The Binding of Isaac is being remade by a new team courtesy of a to-be-revealed publisher. The goal is to bring the remake to consoles and PC some time next year. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Aug 29, 2012 11:00AM PDT

Unreal Engine 3 continues to expand its reach to new devices. Epic Games has announced that the ubiquitous multiplatform engine will be available on Windows RT when it launches later this year. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 29, 2012 7:30AM PDT

Two-person studio Vlambeer has made a name for itself with tight arcade-y games like Super Crate Box, Radical Fishing and Serious Sam: The Random Encounter, and it seems set to continue that streak across PC and consoles with Luftrausers. The sequel to free 2D dogfight 'em up Luftrauser sends you into the skies in a plane of your own design to destroy oodles of enemy planes and ships, because something something they're naughty. Read more