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Dead Island Riptide will release in North America on April 23. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 30, 2012 9:30AM PDT

If you're picking up Assassin's Creed 3 today, you'll want to make sure you go online to download the launch-day patch. Ubisoft has detailed a big long list of things the patch fixes with its open-world murder simulator, which you'll want unless you fancy imagining that the in-game Animus itself is on the fritz and glitching out. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 30, 2012 6:45AM PDT

Spare a thought for the poor video game store employee who'll be receiving a stern talking-to after sharing a photo of Grand Theft Auto V promo materials stating it'll launch in spring 2013, ahead of any official announcement. Consider this launch window unofficial, but a pretty safe bet. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Oct 29, 2012 4:15PM PDT

Amazon Germany has listed a "Premium Edition" of Skyrim for release later this year, which includes a t-shirt, map, novel, and more. Bethesda says this edition of the game is only for certain European territories. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 29, 2012 7:30AM PDT

Live-action trailers are, of course, silly pieces of marketing intended even more than regular trailers to sell a perception and brand rather than an actual game. With that in mind, look, let's watch the new live-action trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, because it is just so weird and awkward and kind of unpleasant. But, on the bright side, you may recognise people in it from movies or YouTube. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 29, 2012 6:00AM PDT

This week's groaning with new releases, including Assassin's Creed III, the side-game AC3: Liberation, Natural Selection 2, Need for Speed: Most Wanted, Okami HD, portable versions of LEGO The Lord of the Rings, Painkiller Hell & Damnation, and so many more. Read more

A new report details how Eternal Darkness 2 distracted Silicon Knights from X-Men Destiny--and how shipping such a poor product may have derailed the studio's chances on ever finishing that project. Read more

Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault is coming November 27 for $19.99, Insomniac announced today. The company also gave word that it will hit retail stores as well as PSN, and physical versions will also include the PS3/Vita cross-buy offer. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Oct 26, 2012 9:15AM PDT

A new Hitman: Absolution trailer touches (briefly) on the question of justified murder, interspersed with lots and lots of it. Read more

The anime movie Mass Effect: Paragon Lost is coming November 13, and a new nine-minute sneak peek gives us a longer look at it than ever before. Read more

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