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Join Garnett Lee on this episode of Shacknews Daily. Today’s stories: God of War gets multiplayer in the upcoming PS3 game, Ascension. Then, new info on Metal Gear Rising and this week's new releases. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Apr 30, 2012 1:30PM PDT

Frictional Games has been making horror games for many moons but really proved its chiller-chops with Amnesia: The Dark Descent. Co-founder Thomas Grip is a little disappointed in how slowly the genre's developed, though, laying his hopes for the genre's future. Read more

Ever accidentally deleted or disenchanted an item in World of Warcraft? A new Blizzard policy no longer makes it a headache to get it back. Just don;t do it more than once a month. Read more

by Steve Watts,, Apr 30, 2012 12:00PM PDT

NVIDIA has announced its latest flagship graphics card, the GeForce GTX 690, for a whopping $999. Read more

Blizzard unveils a new TV commercial spotlighting the Lord of Terror and his impending return to PC on May 15. Read more

Capitalizing on the "huge success" of Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing, the prolific publisher of hedgehog has announced a sequel: Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Apr 30, 2012 10:00AM PDT

A trio of devs who worked on the BioShock series, including Minerva's Den lead designer Steve Gaynor, have set up their own indie studio, The Fullbright Company. Expect "immersive places" and a "deep, personal story" from their "nonviolent" first game. Read more

by Steve Watts,, Apr 30, 2012 8:15AM PDT

Riot Games outlines the "Spectator Mode" coming in the next update for League of Legends. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Apr 30, 2012 7:30AM PDT

Toy Soldiers was a pleasant surprise when it hit Xbox Live Arcade in 2010, a tip-top tower defense masquerading as a tabletop wargame in a young chap's bedroom. Last Friday it made the the jump onto PC, coming complete with its two DLC packs for $10. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Apr 30, 2012 6:45AM PDT

After Shadowrun Returns Kickstarter hit its original fan-funding goal of $400,000 within 28 hours, it was clear the cyberpunk RPG had cybernetic legs. Funding finally wrapped up yesterday with a whopping great grand total of $1,895,772. Read more