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by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Dec 21, 2012 9:25AM PST

Garry Schyman, who composed the original score for the first two BioShock games, has returned for BioShock Infinite according to Irrational creative director Ken Levine. Read more

A short trailer for Aliens: Colonial Marines shows off how Gearbox recreated the doomed colony Hadley's Hope for the game. Read more

Got yourself a big shiny DirectX 11 video card, have you, but furious that few games seem to do much with it? You'll be pleased to hear that Company of Heroes 2 dabbles in DX11 for a few shiny effects, then, shown off by publisher THQ in a trio of new screenshots from Relic's WW2 RTS. Read more

As GOG has unearthed and re-released vintage video games from EA's catalogue, the digital distributor has come up short a few expansion packs. Ever the kind soul, it has now secured a few more, for Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri, Wing Commander 1 and 2, and Wing Commander Privateer, and given them to free to people who've already bought the games on GOG. A merry Winterval to one and all! Read more

A report claims that "Disney Interactive" is a large open-world sandbox game that brings together various Disney properties, to debut next January. Read more

by Jeff Mattas, shacknews.com, Dec 20, 2012 12:30PM PST

We revisit City Interactive's Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 in a hands-on preview to surmise how the sequel will fare, compared to the original. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Dec 20, 2012 10:55AM PST

Saber Interactive subsidiary Old School Games has announced God Mode, a 4-player co-op shooter that takes place in a desolate hellscape. It's due out in 2013. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Dec 20, 2012 10:05AM PST

DICE has detailed Battlefield 3's final announced downloadable content, End Game. Read more

The Team Fortress 2 "Mecha Update" brings a new Mecha-Engineer to the Mann vs Machine mode, along with a large new MvM map, three new weapons, and the return of Naughty and Nice crates. Read more