Report: Lizard Squad, group behind various DDoS attacks, caught and apprehended

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 30, 2014 8:25pm PDT

The nightmare is over. The group behind various DDoS takedowns and the fake bomb threat that brought down SOE president John Smedley's flight have reportedly been caught.


"Wow, there's some immaturity so thick you could slice it with a knife. Hope you enjoy your ..."

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PAX Prime 2014: hands-on with Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor

By Robert Workman, Aug 30, 2014 8:00pm PDT

Let us hunt some Orc.


"That all sounds pretty great. I'm hoping it'll look pretty and play well on the ps4. "

- brickmatt see all 2 comments

PAX Prime 2014: hands-on with Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell

By Robert Workman, Aug 30, 2014 8:00pm PDT

You're in for a hellish party with the Saints this January.


"This sounds pretty dumb, IMHO. It's one thing to make a gonzo, over the top game, but this game ..."

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Chatty Twitch Highlights 32: Labor Day Shackbattles

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 30, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Sending everyone into this three-day weekend with a Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Shackbattle.


Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor trailer introduces a dirty Ratbag

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 29, 2014 4:00pm PDT

Every good agent of justice needs a good informant...or a snitch. Meet Ratbag!


Weekend PC download deals: Steam celebrates Call of Duty

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 29, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Steam sure does love Call of Duty, but there are also some retailers that offering some major blowout deals this Labor Day weekend.


"There's some good mods too that I use now for it. Definitely worth 6"

- k1ld0r see all 7 comments

How to Survive: Storm Warning Edition washing onto Xbox One and PS4 this fall

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 29, 2014 2:25pm PDT

As is becoming the trend, another last-gen game is about to make the jump to the new generation of consoles.


Super Meat Boy sequel is endless runner [Update: It isn't]

By Steve Watts, Aug 29, 2014 1:00pm PDT

Super Meat Boy Forever, an endless runner for PC and tablets, is being shown this weekend at PAX Prime.


"maybe its an endless runner but in levels format. so its still super meat boy but side scrolling"

- Chandler55 see all 5 comments

Shacknews Chattycast 09: COBRAAAA!

By Steve Watts, Aug 29, 2014 12:30pm PDT

In which the gang treats important subjects with the reverence and subtlety of 1980s cartoon references.


"Oooooh I feel like a celebrity for getting my topic in there! Eeeeeeeeee"

- icecreambus see all 9 comments

PlanetSide 2 August update deploys Valkyrie and squad mentorship Ribbons

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 29, 2014 11:45am PDT

Sony Online Entertainment has deployed its August update with many of the additions previously discussed at SOE Live.


Chatty Q&A: Metro Redux with 4A Games CTO Oles Shishkovstov

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 29, 2014 11:00am PDT

Oles Shishkovstov, CTO for 4A Games, took a moment following this week's release of Metro Redux to speak to Shacknews about what makes this the definitive version of Metro on both consoles and PC. He also took some time to answer questions from the Chatty community.


"Oh sweet, I totally forgot I asked that question. Thanks for answering, 4A! Currently going ..."

- Mad Brahmin Disease see all 2 comments

'Gat out of Hell' is a new standalone expansion for Saints Row 4

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 29, 2014 10:52am PDT

Volition returns to Saints Row 4 with a new standalone expansion coming in January.


"The PC version already had some substantial graphics improvements over the consoles, I believe. ..."

- Arcanum see all 31 comments

Costume Quest 2 Steam pre-orders include four original costumes

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 29, 2014 10:15am PDT

Steam pre-orders for Costume Quest 2 will open this weekend and will include four costumes from the original game. There will also be a bundle that includes the first game and its DLC for only $5 more.


"oh nice! it's almost the time of the year to start playing Costume Quest again!"

- waxthirteen see all 4 comments

Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments trailer illustrates interrogations

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 29, 2014 10:00am PDT

Check out what it's like to interrogate people of interest as the legend from Baker Street.


Dying Light dev diary explains natural movement system

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 29, 2014 9:00am PDT

Techland takes some time to discuss the natural movement system set to take center stage in Dying Light.

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