By Steven Wong   //   April 1, 2015 1:30 PM

Ronin Impressions: Strike Decisively

We go hands-on with an early demo of Ronin, a turn-based action platformer where you play as a ninja assassin sent to kill five heads of an evil corporation. You have to use the shadows to your advantage, and make every move count, because it only takes one bullet to kill you. Here's how we fared.

By Shack Staff   //   April 1, 2015 12:30 PM

Indie Shoutout: Axiom Verge

Thomas Happ doesn't just deliver an homage to games of the past. He creates a smorgasbord of the best ideas of the past and offers his own ingredients to create a Metroidvania that stands on its own. Andrew is here to offer a video overview.

Played for an hour and it is awesome - kainen1
By Ozzie Mejia   //   April 1, 2015 12:00 PM

AIAS President discusses Into the Pixel and the progression of video game art

Into the Pixel is a video game art exhibit that debuts a new batch of game-related art at E3 every year. Prior to this year's exhibit, Shacknews reached out to Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences president Martin Rae to learn more about how Into the Pixel got started.

$100 to submit 3 pieces of art work at that site. Is that a normal thing? - jane911