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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 29, 2012 8:30AM PST

If your Xbox is getting a bit lonely, kept offline by a lack of Xbox Live Gold membership, get on your glad rags and dancing shoes because Microsoft is treating it to a few nights on the town. Gold features, like online multiplayer, Netflix, and Internet Explorer will be opened up to all and sundry this weekend, in the hope that you'll be swayed into buying it a little Gold as a keepsake. 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

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 Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 28, 2012 11:45AM PST

Warner Bros has unveiled another pugilist from fight 'em up Injustice: Gods Among Us's lineup, confirming the stabby-shooty Deathstroke for its DC Comics brawl-o-rama. "Who's Deathstroke?" you may ask. He's the mercenary Deadpool ripped off, only less interesting than Marvel's character turned out to be. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 28, 2012 7:30AM PST

Poor PlayStation 3-packing Dragonborn. Though the third piece of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim DLC is approaching next week, technical problems have kept all add-ons off PS3 so far. Sony and Bethesda have joined forces to solve the issues and while we still have no solid word on when DLC might come to PS3, Bethesda has assured that it hasn't given up. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 28, 2012 6:45AM PST

A few years ago, the idea that the sandbox-y first-person stealth-ish shooter could ever find a second wind would be met with sorry sighs. Delightfully, after Deus Ex: Human Revolution last year and now Dishonored, the future's looking grand for the genre time almost forgot. Dishonored publisher Bethesda Softworks has said that sales of Arkane's sneak 'em up are "far exceeding" expectations, and dubbed it "a new franchise." Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Nov 27, 2012 5:00PM PST

Bungie has been mum about its current project Destiny since it was revealed in Activision court documents back in May. We know it going to be an Xbox exclusive coming late in 2013, and we know Paul McCartney is working on music with Bungie. Now Bungie teases us with an image of what could be the sci-fi action shooter. Read more

Yeah, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is already out, and doing incredibly well in sales already, but that hasn't stopped Activision from dropping a new video on us, albeit a pretty good one. We get a behind-the-scenes look at how the live-action-trailer-turned-TV-spot was created. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 27, 2012 1:30PM PST

An online petition asking Rockstar to release Grand Theft Auto 5 for the PC is gaining momentum online, quickly rising toward its goal of 100,000 signatures. Read more

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