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Blizzard has outlined the new Paragon system coming in Diablo 3's version 1.0.4 patch, which is targeted at giving better late-game progression and fixing frustrations with the Magic Find gear. Read more

If you want to find out more about DmC's specific combat mechanics, this new video will help you understand what the difference between Angel and Demon mode is and how to use Dante's various special moves. Read more

Command & Conquer: Generals 2 will pack eSports features, but won't have a single-player campaign at launch. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Aug 20, 2012 11:00AM PDT

Green Day has invaded yet another video game phenomenon: Angry Birds. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Aug 20, 2012 10:30AM PDT

Project Copernicus, the now-defunct MMORPG from 38 Studios, was going to be a free-to-play game according to founder Curt Schilling. Read more

Having recently teased that jets would return in Grand Theft Auto V, Rockstar today showed off one of the metallic birds we'll get to fly around--a honking great fighter jet. The revelation comes from a trio of new screenshots, which also show the series mainstay supercar Cheetah and a bicycle. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 20, 2012 6:45AM PDT

Daft and unlikely rumours about PopCap making a multiplayer shooter spin-off of Plants vs. Zombies were circulating earlier this month, causing the sensible to groan sceptically. Well, a sequel is officially coming, PopCap announced today, though there was no mention of shooty-shoots--or much else for that matter. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 20, 2012 6:00AM PDT

Valve is pushing the pro-gaming side of Dota 2 pretty hard but isn't quite ready to open the beta up to everyone, so it's released a special spectator client all and sundry can download to watch games. Read more