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Microsoft has opened a shiny new studio in the Canadian city of Vancouver (or Washington D.C. as it's known in The X-Files) to work on its "next big entertainment franchise." What that'll be, well, that's a mystery for now, but Black Tusk Studios has declared its existence to the world and is staffing up. Read more

In what seems to be an odd move, Humble Bundle has teamed with publisher THQ to offer seven PC games in its traditional pay-what-you-want packs. It marks the first time Humble has bundled games from a large publisher, while packaging Windows-only games and using the Steam DRM. Read more

Fans have organized a vote to present three character DLC suggestions for Sega & All Stars Racing Transformed, meeting a challenge from developer Sumo Digital. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 29, 2012 6:00AM PST

After a short teaser campaign, Splash Damage has revealed its new PC multiplayer FPS. The lovely chaps behind Brink and Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory are returning to their home turf with Dirty Bomb, with a teaser trailer showing firefights on the streets near London Bridge. It's why taxis never go south of the river, you know. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 28, 2012 4:15PM PST

Do you like rickety robots? Do you like adventure games? Do you- no, I'm not talking about Machinarium. The rickety robot adventure game in question is Primordia, a grimmer and grimier affair which you can try out now in a demo released ahead of next week's launch on PC. Read more

Far Cry 3 gets a new ten-minute launch trailer that gives a thorough breakdown of what players can expect to encounter. Read more

by Jeff Mattas, shacknews.com, Nov 28, 2012 1:45PM PST

Syberia 3, the next chapter in the Microids' acclaimed steampunk adventure series is in development and planned for a 2014-2015 release on multiple platforms. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 28, 2012 12:45PM PST

If you'd like to replay Deus Ex but are put off by the year 2000 graphics, you're a monster. Fortunately, dear monster, help is at hand. While the USA was off giving thanks for something or other last week, the real cause for celebration was that the final version of high-res retexturing mod New Vision was released, giving even the most monstrous of monsters no excuse not to revisit this classic. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Nov 28, 2012 10:15AM PST

Trion Worlds has already had several closed betas for End of Nations, but apparently there is still work to be done. The company has announced that the planned open beta for the game has been delayed indefinitely. Read more