By Ozzie Mejia   //   March 1, 2015 8:00 AM

Weekly Game Release Highlights, March 2-8

Spring releases are starting to come in and this looks to be the calm before the storm. So get ready to welcome in ScreamRide, Helldivers, OlliOlli 2, and more!

By Shack Staff   //   February 27, 2015 5:00 PM

Shack Reels: Top 10 Disappointing Games

Some games simply don't live up to the hype. Today, Greg Burke breaks down ten of the most glaring instances of games that set a high bar and just couldn't clear it.

Interesting list, I think that despite your caveats people are always going to read this as saying they're bad games tho... - qwpeoriu
By Ozzie Mejia   //   February 27, 2015 4:00 PM

Weekend PC download deals: Marching into GDC and PAX East

Next week is a big week for games, but before we venture into that rabbit hole, we take a look at the best in PC gaming deals for the weekend. That includes Amazon with fantastic EA deals, Green Man Gaming fighting off Aliens, and Steam celebrating with Disney Interactive.

Getgames still has Space Engineers for $17 - Degenerate
By Steven Wong   //   February 27, 2015 2:30 PM

Oblitus Review: An Unending Cycle

Oblitus is a challenging 2D platformer where you have a shield, a spear, and one life. Dying means restarting the game from beginning and doing everything all over. Is it possible to break the cycle? Our review.

It's a roguelike, then? - crummynz
By Ozzie Mejia   //   February 27, 2015 12:15 PM

Chattycast 035: Live Long

It's the first episode of the Shacknews Chattycast without host Steve Watts, who is taking care of his first child. In the meantime, Ozzie Mejia is here to keep the party going with Steven, Daniel, and Josh, but not without first acknowledging and discussing the passing of sci-fi icon Leonard Nimoy.

This is the Floe playthrough that I was referring to at the 39-minute mark: http://youtu... - OzzieMejia