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There was a surprising casualty in yesterday's PopCap layoffs: George Fan, creator of Plants vs Zombies. Read more

Lord of the Rings Online's "Riders of Rohan" expansion has been delayed to October 15, and pre-orders are getting a free gift of consumable items and points to make up for the delay. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 22, 2012 8:30AM PDT

Lest your games of online cops & robbers grow stale, Rockstar today confirmed that Max Payne 3's free multiplayer DLC pack 'Disorganized Crime' will launch next week. With a new map set on the rooftops of Hoboken and new Score Attack modifiers, it'll hit PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on August 28. It'll also add a cheeky little single-player option for classic noir fans. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 22, 2012 8:00AM PDT

Imagine, if you can, that a Peter Molyneux game has been delayed. Ha ha! Oh, how we joke! But Curiosity, the first of his strange experiments at new setup 22Cans, was delayed and is now due in September. I don't mind, though; I needed a little longer to save up for the $80,000 in-game chisel anyway. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 22, 2012 7:00AM PDT

"The world doesn't need more dragons," Undead Labs boldly declared it announced a multiplayer zombie sandbox game codenamed 'Class3' back in 2009. Oh, how little they knew! Now, one zombie craze later, the studio founded by Blizzard veteran and ArenaNet co-founder Jeff Strain is finally showing off the rotting fruits of the labour, now named State of Decay and coming to PC and Xbox 360. Read more

Spec Ops: The Line is getting a free co-op update today, offering four objective-based scenarios for two players. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 21, 2012 4:00PM PDT

An online multiplayer service with stats and unlockables and all that jazz might not have been at the top of your wishlist for Resident Evil 6, but you're getting one. Capcom today dropped a trailer showing off what Resident Evil.net will bring, along with word that the console editions have gone gold. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Aug 21, 2012 3:30PM PDT

Funcom, developer of the recently released subscription MMO, The Secret World, has confirmed layoffs. Read more

Ubisoft announced the next DLC for Ghost Recon: Future Soldier today. "Raven Strike" will include three new campaigns and one new Guerrilla Mode map for $14.99 on September 11. Read more

Zombie Studios has announced its next game, called Special Forces: Team X. The game will be out this fall, and on display at PAX. Read more