Shack Snack: May 13, 2014

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EA announces dozens of games going offline due to GameSpy closure

Electronic Arts announced a sizable list of games that will go offline after June 30, as a result of the GameSpy online services closure. Though it still says it is investigating "community-supported options," no official solution is in place yet for games like Battlefield 2, Battlefield 1942, and various Command & Conquer games.

Diablo 3 'Ultimate Evil Edition' bringing Reaper of Souls to PS3, PS4, 360, and Xbox One

Another console version of Diablo 3 is on the way, and this time it will hit PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls - Ultimate Evil Edition, as you might expect, includes the Reaper of Souls expansion. It's set to hit the new generation of consoles, along with PS3 and 360, on August 19.

A Story About My Uncle swinging to Steam later this month

A Story About My Uncle, a whimsical first-person platformer, will launch on Steam at the end of this month. Developer Gone North Games announced today that it's slated for May 28, and a new trailer shows off its visual style.