Watch 35 minutes of The Witcher 3

By Steve Watts, Aug 19, 2014 8:15am PDT

A lengthy new gameplay video for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt picks up right where the last one left off: with Geralt riding into town with a griffon head in tow.


"im going nuts waiting for this game. Sitting in my steam list unable to be played.. taunting me. "

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Freedom Wars coming to Vita in October

By Steve Watts, Aug 19, 2014 7:30am PDT

Sony has announced the release date for Freedom Wars, along with how to snag pre-order goodies both at retail and digitally.


Madden NFL 15 EA Access trial limited to six hours

By Steve Watts, Aug 19, 2014 7:05am PDT

The early access to Madden NFL 15, which will be offered 5 days before release, will be limited to six hours of gameplay, according to the company.


"It's not a big deal. People wanted the full five days so they could power through most of the ..."

- mancide see all 7 comments

DC Universe Online producer talks Legends PvE and the shift to monthly DLC

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 18, 2014 4:00pm PDT

DC Universe Online executive producer Larry Liberty talks about the change from 3-month DLC to a monthly model, while also talking about Legends PvE, new Legends, new power sets, and upcoming story arcs.


Gang Beasts is Double Fine's next indie partnership

By Steve Watts, Aug 18, 2014 2:40pm PDT

The playful retro brawler Gang Beasts is the next member of the Double Fine Presents line-up, and will be playable later this month at PAX or on Steam Early Access.


"Wow, I wasn't planning on watching the video, but you weren't kidding. I dare anyone to find a ..."

- Sephiras see all 15 comments

Destiny gameplay trailer ventures to Venus

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 18, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Bungie unveils another environment not seen in last month's beta.


Swing Copters is the next game from the creator of Flappy Bird

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 18, 2014 1:45pm PDT

It's more of that addictive Flappy Bird-style action, only now you're going up!


"This is the most brilliant thing I've seen since flappy bird, how does he do it? Going vertical ..."

- Sephiras see all 6 comments

Guacamelee: Super Turbo Championship Edition steps into the Steam ring on August 21

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 18, 2014 1:10pm PDT

The beefed-up version of Guacamelee will hit PC this Thursday with new Steam Workshop support.


"If I finished the game and unlocked challenges in Gold, will it transfer over to STCE?"

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EverQuest 2 producer talks Altar of Malice and 'spiderbears'

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 18, 2014 1:00pm PDT

EverQuest 2 is set to deploy its 11th expansion just in time for the game's 10th anniversary. Shacknews recently had the opportunity to talk to senior producer Holly Longdale about the new Altar of Malice and its slew of contents.


Opinion: Pokemon on iPad will change Nintendo's fortunes

By Steve Watts, Aug 18, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Nintendo is finally developing a full-fledged game for a smart device, after years of reluctance. Could this finally be the development that turns its fortunes around?


"I wonder who won that and starts their new job in a few weeks."

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7 Days to Die update adds randomly-generated worlds

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 18, 2014 11:30am PDT

The Fun Pimps have deployed the biggest update yet to their zombie survival game.


"I HIGHLY recommend you check out gameplay videos before touching this one. It tries to ..."

- Vogerl see all 4 comments

How Landmark's players are determining the next races for EverQuest Next

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 18, 2014 11:00am PDT

If you liked the Dark Elves for EverQuest Next, take pride in knowing it was a player-driven effort, with EQN's development team working side-by-side with Landmark's players to help build the game's race lineup.


Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire adds Mega Slowbro

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 18, 2014 10:30am PDT

It has a face that just screams "Help meeeeeee!"


PSA: Xbox One August update now available

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 18, 2014 10:00am PDT

Social features, a low controller battery notification, and 3D Blu-ray support headline this month's additions.


"Turning off notifications during video playback a key one there. So annoying to have those ..."

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Pokemon Trading Card Game coming to iPad

By Steve Watts, Aug 18, 2014 9:15am PDT

The popular Pokemon TCG is coming to iPad this year from The Pokemon Company, marking the first time Nintendo has put out a full game on iOS devices.


"It is good to see this, but: Companies need to hurry up and adopt to trending devices. All ..."

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