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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

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jul 31, 2012 10:30AM PDT

The US Army is laying the groundwork for a new video game simulation to serve as the backbone of its Games for Training program, and has outlined a few goals to reflect realistic battlefield conditions. Read more

In preparation for Activision Blizzard's Q1 earnings report on Thursday, Cowan & Company analyst Doug Creutz expects Blizzard may delay StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm to 2013. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jul 31, 2012 9:00AM PDT

Paradox Interactive has announced Impire, a dungeon management strategy game from Cyanide Studio which sounds like it's taking more than a few cues from Dungeon Keeper. Read more