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Star Citizen PAX video gets extended, details stealth & Arena Commander

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Star Citizen PAX video gets extended, details stealth & Arena Commander

It appears many of you are heavily invested (financially or just interested) in Chris Roberts' Star Citizen. With more than $42 million raised so far, the crowdfunded space game has certainly captured our attention.

Cloud Imperium Games showed off a new demo at PAX East, and fans captured much of its proposed gameplay--like dogfighting--on video. If you haven't seen it yet, or simply want to see it again, you can do so right after the break.

Watch: Beyond PAX East »

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The Last of Us art director leaves Naughty Dog, joins Unfinished Swan dev

The Last of Us art director leaves Naughty Dog, joins Unfinished Swan dev

Naughty Dog has lost yet another high-profile employee, following the departures of Uncharted creative director Amy Hennig and Uncharted PS4 director Justin Richmond. Nate Wells, art director of The Last of Us, has confirmed that he too has left the house of Drake.

Read more: Who is Giant Sparrow? »

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Tales of Hearts R confirmed for western release

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Tales of Hearts R confirmed for western release

Bandai Namco has confirmed rumors that Tales of Hearts R is coming to the west, but the publisher apparently jumped the gun and pulled its video announcement. Regardless, the word seems to be out, and the Vita RPG is due this winter.

Read more: GameStop exclusive? »

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New releases for April 21-27

New releases for April 21-27

This upcoming week is filled with a smorgasbord of fine games coming to various platforms, whether it be Trials Fusion on PC, Octodad: Dadliest Catch on PS4, NES Remix 2 on Wii U, or The Walking Dead: Season Two on Vita. But let's face it, people. If anyone's followed this site and its community for any amount of time, you know that there's only one new release that matters. That's right. This is the week that Dark Souls II arrives on PC.

Read more: Our full list of next week's new releases »

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Chatty Twitch Highlights 14: KSP, Dota 2, and Shackbattling in Battlefield 4

Chatty Twitch Highlights 14: KSP, Dota 2, and Shackbattling in Battlefield 4

It's time to go into space for this week's Chatty Twitch Highlights. Mercfox1 is ready to launch a rocket in Kerbal Space Program. It goes as well as you'd expect... and that's to say, not well at all. That's followed up with some community Chatty activity on Dota 2, along with the weekly Battlefield 4 Shackbattle.

Here's a compilation of some of the best Shacknews Twitch highlights for the week of April 19, 2014.

Watch: This week's streams »

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Frozen Synapse 'Red' DLC arrives on iPad

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Frozen Synapse 'Red' DLC arrives on iPad

Mode 7 may be preparing to hit the gridiron, but they haven't forgotten their original top-down strategy game, Frozen Synapse. The developer is bringing the game's Red DLC to the iPad version today, adding in co-op play and a slew of other additions.

Read more: Base game on sale for $1 »

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Weekend PC download deals: Flying into WonderCon weekend

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Weekend PC download deals: Flying into WonderCon weekend

It's Wondercon weekend! And I'm celebrating by spending today cosplaying as Clark Kent and searching tirelessly for the weekend's best PC download deals. Because there are plenty of deals to be found and this is as good a weekend as any to enjoy them!

Mode 7 is offering up Frozen Synapse to Steam users for a free weekend. Green Man Gaming is offering up different deals each day for the next couple of days, including some great discounts on Thief and Kerbal Space Program. Amazon has Borderlands content on sale. GameFly Digital has the best Tropico 5 pre-order offer to date, with their 20% coupon working on top of the free Port Royale 3 promo. And Get Games still has their primo pre-order deals on games like Watch Dogs and Alien Isolation. All this and more after the break!

Read more: Our wide selection of this weekend's deals »

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PSN flash sale includes Retro City Rampage, Braid, and more

PSN flash sale includes Retro City Rampage, Braid, and more

Sony is surprising many of its users with a sudden flash sale, offering discounts on a number of digital games for PlayStation 3, Vita, and PSP. Many of the games on sale are PS2 and PS1 classics, however, there are also some more recent games on the docket, including Retro City Rampage, Braid, and Tokyo Jungle. The sale is expected to last through the end of this weekend. The full list of titles can be found after the break.

Read more: The full list of games on sale »

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Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition now on Android

Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition now on Android

It's taken a while, but Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition is now available on Android devices. It costs $9.99 (with some DLC that costs extra), and can run on any Android 4.0 or later.

Read more: Beaten to the punch by its own sequel »

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Big Band marches onto Skullgirls Encore on Tuesday

Big Band marches onto Skullgirls Encore on Tuesday

Skullgirls Encore has welcomed in all sorts of female combatants since its 2012 debut, but Lab Zero's fighting game is about to receive its first male combatant. And he can probably make his own theme music! The musical monstrosity known as Big Band will make his debut on Tuesday on PS3 and PC, free for a limited time.

Watch: 'Now that's just bassist' »

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Concursion demo lets you try out the genre-mashing game

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Concursion demo lets you try out the genre-mashing game

Earlier this year, we showed you Concursion, a game that attempts to blend five genres together in one. Players will have to switch between platforming, space combat, hack-and-slash action, aerial exploration, and Pac-Man-like mazes as rifts instantly switch players between the genres.

Play: the demo »

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Cel Damage HD releases on PS4, PS3 & Vita on April 22

Cel Damage HD releases on PS4, PS3 & Vita on April 22

Cel Damage HD is coming to PS3, PS4, and Vita on April 22 for $9.99. As promised, it will support Cross-Buy across all three systems.

Originally released on Xbox and GameCube, the car combat game includes the original six characters, three game modes, and 13 arenas, albeit with HD graphics. The PlayStation 4 version adds four-player split-screen as well.

Watch: First look at HD gameplay »

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Amazing Spider-Man PS3 Bundle coming to Walmart

Amazing Spider-Man PS3 Bundle coming to Walmart

The console most closely associated with Spider-Man is getting a hardware bundle to mark the wallcrawler's new movie. The PlayStation 3 "Amazing Spider-Man" bundle includes the console, Amazing Spider-Man 2 game, and a download of the first ASM movie.

Read more: $269 for the bundle »

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Trials Fusion review: ride along

Trials Fusion review: ride along

The Trials games have to find the perfect amount of frustration to entice gamers. Levels need to be challenging enough to have gamers say "just one more time," without having them burst a blood vessel. When you finally nail a level, it's incredibly liberating, whetting your appetite for more.

Developer RedLynx captured that sensation with both Trials HD and Trials Evolution. With Trials Fusion, they're able to maintain the status quo. While the game adds a few new features, the latest entry in the series is still all about staying on your wheels and finishing the race.

Read more: Ride onward and upward »

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Battlefield 1942 is free from Origin's On the House program

Battlefield 1942 is free from Origin's On the House program

Last month, EA gave away free copies of Dead Space on Origin. Today, they've made Battlefield 1942 free. Like before, there's no catch. Simply add the game to your cart and checkout, and it'll be added to your digital library forever.

Read more: Get your free download »

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Top Games

  1. Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord
  2. Resistance 3
  3. Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
  4. Frozen Synapse
  5. DayZ
  6. Space Pirates and Zombies 2
  7. Hearts of Iron IV
  8. MX vs. ATV Supercross
  9. Batman: Arkham Knight
  10. Grand Theft Auto V

Most Anticipated

  1. Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord
  2. DayZ
  3. Space Pirates and Zombies 2
  4. Hearts of Iron IV
  5. MX vs. ATV Supercross
  6. Batman: Arkham Knight
  7. The Walking Dead: Season Two
  8. Survarium
  9. Frozen Endzone
  10. Kerbal Space Program

Top Rentals

  1. Grand Theft Auto V
  2. Beyond: Two Souls
  3. Batman: Arkham Origins
  4. Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
  5. Call of Duty: Ghosts
  6. Battlefield 4
  7. NBA 2K14
  8. Diablo III
  9. Madden NFL 25
  10. The Last of Us