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Join Garnett Lee on this episode of Shacknews Daily. Today’s stories: Tomb Raider drops to 2013, and this week's new releases... including Diablo 3. Read more

Black Ops 2 developer Treyarch doesn't believe the annualized franchise needs a "new engine." Mark Lamia, studio head at Treyarch, argues that "engines" are simply a "buzzword," and talks up the "significant" work that went into creating Black Ops 2's visuals. Read more

Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock will come to the PlayStation 3 on May 23, and the Vita on June 13. Read more

EA is rumored to be launching a Battlefield 3 "Premium" service starting on June 4, just before E3. Read more

by John Keefer,, May 14, 2012 11:15AM PDT

Ghost Recon Alpha, the prequel short film to Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, is out today, chronicling the Ghosts' mission leading up to the game. Read more

by Andrew Yoon,, May 14, 2012 10:45AM PDT

Diablo 3 director Jay Wilson was also surprised by the lengthy development time of the upcoming RPG release. "It just took a lot longer than I had anticipated," he admitted. "I was surprised by how long it took to reach it." Read more

New studio Eerie Canal has announced Dreadline, a game that puts you in charge of a squad of monsters who use a time machine to revisit human tragedies and kill people who are already doomed anyway. Read more

by Steve Watts,, May 14, 2012 8:00AM PDT

CD Projekt RED has hinted at a new RPG on its company Web site, hinting that the setting and tropes will be different than the dark fantasy of the Witcher series. Read more

With Diablo III launching tomorrow, Blizzard has explained its plans for online character profiles, as well as how the 'Starter Edition' demo will be limited with guest passes at first. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, May 14, 2012 6:30AM PDT

The next free 'expansion' for EVE Online is preparing to blast off, with the countdown on for May 22. 'Inferno' doesn't bring many huge new features, but it's another fine bag of fixes, tweaks, updates and changes. Read more