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The grand unveiling of Splinter Cell Blacklist at E3 involved an awful lot of man-shooting for a game supposedly in a stealth series but fear not, Sam can be sneaky too. A new trailer plays through the section showcased before, only this time Sam doesn't fill every naughty man he can find with knives and bullets. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 31, 2012 8:20AM PDT

Borderlands 2, then. That's Borderlands with a 2 on the end, right? If you're a bit hazy on what exactly the sequel adds, you'll want to check out a new seven-minute trailer which employs a delightful moustachioed gentleman by the name of Sir Hammerlock to explain it all. Read more

PS3 players were not happy when it was announced that Xbox 360 would get the Hearthfire DLC for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim before they got their version of Dawnguard. Now Bethesda has admitted that the problems it is having with the PS3 version of the vampire lord DLC may not be fixable. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 30, 2012 1:30PM PDT

Capcom is treating nostalgianoids to a double-bill of ye olde fightinge games next month, announcing today that Marvel vs. Capcom Origins will arrive for download on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on September 25 and 26 respectively. $15 will get you tarted-up versions of the classic Marvel Super Heroes and Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes, which seems fair for an afternoon of reliving your youth before the terrible realisation that you are so very old sinks in. Read more

The "season of content" for Modern Warfare 3 is about to end--just in time for the release of Black Ops 2, of course. Activision has released a new trailer, showing off the game's final maps. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 30, 2012 11:00AM PDT

Killing people is pretty important in Assassin's Creed III, it turns out, so Ubisoft has put a lot of work into the open-world murder simulator's killification. A new video developer diary features chaps from the fields of game design, animator, fight choreography, history, and, ah, military re-enactment all talking about killing those blasted lobsterbacks in the American Revolution. Read more

Whore of the Orient, the next title from the director behind L.A. Noire, will be coming to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox 720. A first image from the game was also revealed. Read more

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