Dota 2 'Rekindling Soul' update shakes up some maps

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 23, 2014 4:25pm PDT

Valve is literally shaking the foundation of Dota 2 with a new update that shifts map terrain, while also adding a new rune and a slew of Hero balance tweaks.


PS4 users get free multiplayer this weekend

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 23, 2014 4:00pm PDT

If you have a PS4, but don't have PlayStation Plus, you'll get to use the console's multiplayer features for free this weekend.


Guild Wars 2 gets free one-week trial this Thursday

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 23, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Those looking to try out Guild Wars 2 will get one week to do so, starting this Thursday.


Diablo 3 2.1.1 patch adjusts Kadala rates and pet durability

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 23, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Blizzard has deployed the latest Diablo 3 patch, aimed at adding a few quality of life boosts.


"Only QOL boost I need is a reliable connection. Everytime I load that game now it's lag lag lag ..."

- Thund3rball see all 2 comments

Shack Reels: Touring Destiny's Tower

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 23, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Our own Rumpo offers Destiny newcomers a helpful guide to the Tower.


Triad Wars: what we know so far

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 23, 2014 1:10pm PDT

Sleeping Dogs developer United Front Games took to Reddit to answer questions about their next game, Triad Wars. Here's what we know about the game so far.


"Hmm, an action strategy game sounds like it could be alright. I am interested to see more ..."

- threeup see all 4 comments

Opinion: How Hearthstone may have killed a Titan

By Steve Watts, Sep 23, 2014 1:00pm PDT

Blizzard has finally pulled the plug on Project Titan, and it's likely in part because Hearthstone taught the company some valuable lessons.


"How many people will kill for a spiritual successor to Warcraft 3? I still have a blast going ..."

- Head Rush see all 17 comments

Triad Wars unveiled by Sleeping Dogs developer

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 23, 2014 12:20pm PDT

Sleeping Dogs developer United Front Games has officially pulled the curtain back on the series' next chapter, Triad Wars.


"Looks like it will be Clash of Clans but with Sleeping Dogs combat. IE everything is asynchronous."

- thejay247 see all 11 comments

Shacknews Chatty Community's Top 100 PC Games of All-Time: #79-61

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 23, 2014 12:00pm PDT

After weeks of tabulating the votes, the Shacknews Chatty community has come up with their Top 100 PC Games of All-Time! Today, we count down #79 through #61!


Shacknews Live: Gauntlet

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 23, 2014 11:20am PDT

The new Gauntlet is out today and the Shacknews video crew is weighing in on this PC exclusive.


"Damn, I missed it. Destiny is old news. I was hoping to catch some Gauntlet gameplay. "

- guitarsandbikes see all 3 comments

FIFA 15 review: taking the cup

By Eric Shugg and Steven Wong, Sep 23, 2014 11:00am PDT

FIFA 15 brings world football back for another season, and it's smarter and more realistic than ever. Check out our review to see how many goals it scores.


Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes - the unboxing

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 23, 2014 10:45am PDT

There are a lot of pieces to Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes. That's why the Shacknews video crew's Greg Burke wastes no time unboxing the whole thing.


Blizzard scraps Project Titan

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 23, 2014 10:15am PDT

After years of troubled development, Blizzard is opting to scrap their next big MMORPG and move on.


"I'm really not sure how you can say this now, compared to a few years ago"

- MamiyaOtaru see all 132 comments

Rocksmith 2014 rocking out on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in November

By Daniel Perez, Sep 23, 2014 9:30am PDT

Rocksmith 2014 is making the jump to current-gen as an Xbox One and PlayStation 4 version of the game will be made available this November.


WWE 2K15 first gameplay trailer showcases Hulk Hogan, John Cena and more

By Daniel Perez, Sep 23, 2014 8:50am PDT

The first official gameplay trailer for WWE 2K15 has been released, featuring wrestlers like John Cena, Hulk Hogan, and The Undertaker.

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