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by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Oct 25, 2012 8:15AM PDT

Legendary Entertainment has found a new writer for its Mass Effect movie adaptation, a relatively unknown who has experience with action-espionage films and is a fan of the series. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 25, 2012 7:30AM PDT

If you've been clamouring for more Dishonored, you're in luck, but you'll need to hold on a while longer. Publisher Bethesda today announced three DLC packs for Arkane's sneak 'em up, two "story-driven campaigns" and one challenge mode with online leaderboards. The latter, Dunwall City Trials, will be up first, arriving in December at a reasonable $5. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Oct 25, 2012 6:45AM PDT

Rage has been a frustrating topic for id's John Carmack. The game released on PC in late 2011 with plenty of problems, then he apologized to QuakeCon attendees this year for how the game performed. Now, with a heavy sigh, he has said the long-awaited Rage tools should be released "real soon now." Read more

You can play as 300's King Leonidas, complete with armor and spear, in God of War: Ascension's multiplayer if you pre-order from GameStop. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 24, 2012 1:45PM PDT

It's a hard job, being Death, as there are always more people dying to deal with, especially if you go around whacking them with your scythe. Death's troubles in Darksiders II aren't over yet, as THQ today announced it'll release a second sizeable helping of downloadable content next week. 'Abyssal Forge' will see the horseman looking into the eponymous forge, which has been used to construct an army that "threatens all creation." That's probably bad. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Oct 24, 2012 1:15PM PDT

Far Cry 3's drug-induced jaunt through a tropical island paradise continues to get more interesting with the introduction of a new bad guy to hate. A new trailer shows off Hoyt, a human trafficker that you will need to eliminate with the help of one of his key lieutenants. Read more

Rockstar Games has been awfully quiet about Grand Theft Auto 5, but that will change next month. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Oct 24, 2012 10:10AM PDT

While Resident Evil 6 has already sold millions of copies, Capcom isn't ignoring criticism. In fact, an upcoming patch promises to fix the game's problematic camera by adding a wider camera option. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Oct 23, 2012 4:00PM PDT

Have you ever expressed even vague interest in Family Guy in the presence of a relative who doesn't know you well or see you often? Congratulations, you're probably receiving Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse this holiday season. Activision quietly announced last week that it'll hit Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on November 20, the perfect time to appear on in-store displays and remind your loving relative that they still need to buy you a present. Then, today, Activision showed off a little of th Read more

Sony has been teasing something all week with three short snippet ads entitled The Reload, The Arrival and The Aftermath. It has finally unveiled the full version, a live-action ad for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, made by the creators of the ingenious Michael ad. Read more

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