Letter from Shacknews

By Asif Khan, Jul 09, 2014 10:30pm PDT

Welcome to the brand new Shacknews!  Read more about what we have planned in the near future...


"I knew we should have just brought back Quakeholio's format..."

- the man with the briefcase see all 21 comments

Shack Snack: July 9, 2014

By Steven Wong, Jul 09, 2014 5:00pm PDT

End your day with a Shack Snack, a short recap of three big stories you should know. It's like a CliffsNotes for video games! If you enjoy, don't forget to subscribe to us on YouTube.


Shadow Warrior slices onto Xbox One and PS4 in late September

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 09, 2014 4:00pm PDT

Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are getting some Wang when Shadow Warrior hits the next-gen consoles in late September.


"Woah! I just noticed that this was actually a PC exclusive all along! How did that happen? ..."

- scary_monster see all 8 comments

Shantae: Risky's Revenge - Director's Cut coming to PC next week

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 09, 2014 3:00pm PDT

WayForward is re-visiting the second game in the Shantae series with Shantae: Risky's Revenge - Director's Cut, revealing a PC version that will hit Steam next week.


Gear-ing Up For Gaming: Evil Controllers

By Robert Workman, Jul 09, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Evil Controllers' build-your-own-controller options will be a nice option for hardcore players.


"Says on their site, u can buy a $20 DIY d-pad for 360 controllers. Tempting. "

- kenclopz see all 6 comments

Team Fortress 2 opens Early Access beta maps with new game mode

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 09, 2014 12:32pm PDT

Team Fortress 2 is opening up beta maps to any player that would like to try them out. And along with the beta maps comes a whole new game mode: Robot Destruction.


"the new mode is dumb. its like ctf with capture points with dota creeps. too complicated new ..."

- Chandler55 see all 3 comments

Grim Fandango coming to PC, Mac, and Linux too

By Steve Watts, Jul 09, 2014 12:29pm PDT

Grim Fandango was announced for PS4 and Vita at E3, but Double Fine has now announced that it's hitting PC, Mac, and Linux too.


"I kinda enjoy DotT as it is. Fandango is hard to run and has the odd controls, but ScummVM makes ..."

- Conan see all 7 comments

Chatty Q&A: Payday 2 devs discuss DLC, upcoming features, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 09, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Payday 2 has been rolling strong since its release nearly a year ago. We talk to Overkill Software about the new Big Bank Heist DLC, as well as the console versions. Then we get to the main event, as we toss the devs Chatty's best questions about AI/balance issues, upcoming ...


"Disappointed that my Lean/Cover question was discarded. Especially with the " it turns into a ..."

- AxeMan808 see all 18 comments

Summer Spotlight: Shovel Knight digs up a diamond

By Steve Watts, Jul 09, 2014 11:00am PDT

We take a closer look at Shovel Knight with an open dialogue.


"I need to play this game. After reading this and hearing people talk about it on Idle Thumbs it ..."

- aethyr see all 2 comments

Letter from the EIC

By Steven Wong, Jul 09, 2014 10:00am PDT

Hi Shackers, Shacknews is relaunching and I wanted to say a quick hello to everyone.


"when is the first official babe hunt being called? is stuff that sucks coming back? can we ..."

- CoRDS see all 26 comments

Hello, and goodbye

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 09, 2014 9:55am PDT

Hey Shackers, I've had a great time being the EIC of Shacknews, but it's now time to say goodbye.


"Goodbye May version of Andrew. I just looked at your present version on twitter and he seems to ..."

- EnhancedInterrogator see all 4 comments

Report: Beyond: Two Souls coming to PlayStation 4

By Robert Workman, Jul 09, 2014 9:51am PDT

Beyond: Two Souls could soon see a transition over to PlayStation 4.


"So let me get this straight. Multiplatform games are no big deal but multigeneration exclusives ..."

- vigilante see all 8 comments

Sharknado: The Video Game lurching towards mobile

By Robert Workman, Jul 09, 2014 9:27am PDT

Sharknado is getting a video game. WE'VE ARRIVED, PEOPLE.


Watch 16 minutes of Dragon Age: Inquisition gameplay from E3 2014

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 09, 2014 9:22am PDT

BioWare has released a full 16-minute gameplay clip from Dragon Age: Inquisition, walking players through the full E3 2014 presentation.


"I wonder if they're going to include the NPC AI controls where you can program their actions, ..."

- ashkie see all 18 comments

Rogue Legacy coming to PlayStation this month

By Steve Watts, Jul 09, 2014 9:19am PDT

The indie game Rogue Legacy is coming to PlayStation platforms on July 29, developer Cellar Door Games announced today. It will hit PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and Vita simultaneously, and features cross-buy and cross-save through all three platforms.


"Cross buy and cross save! why doesn't every game do this! this is a wonderful day!"

- diamondfire05 see all 5 comments
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