Opinion: 5 Marvel Dark Side Heroes That Deserve Games

By Nathaniel Hohl, Apr 24, 2015 10:00am PDT

The success of Netflix's Daredevil series is a sign that the Man Without Fear may be worthy of his own dark, gritty, and brutal video game. But he's not alone. The Marvel universe has quite a few characters willing to wade through the criminal underground, all willing to use...


"Agreed. I have no doubt he'll appear in the Netflix show... Eventually"

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Smash Bros Dev Criticizes Industry DLC Practices as a 'Scam'

By Josh Hawkins, Apr 24, 2015 9:10am PDT

Smash Bros director Masahiro Sakurai criticizes industry for selling unfinished products, and touches on authenticity of Smash Bros DLC.


"DOTA2 came out a year or two ago didn't it? Plus all the Skyrim mods they put out "

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Paid Skyrim Mod Removed Because of Controversy

By Steven Wong, Apr 24, 2015 8:25am PDT

A premium mod of Skyrim has been removed from listing due to concerns, starting what could be a long line of potential issues stemming from Steam's paid mod program. 


"Yes they can. That's one thing I really like about the Kerbal Space Programming modding ..."

- OverloadUT see all 10 comments

5 possible subjects for the Telltale Games and Marvel collaboration

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 24, 2015 8:00am PDT

Yesterday, Telltale Games and Marvel Entertainment announced a team-up for a 2017 project. The subject of this project is unknown, so Shacknews is going to throw out five possibilities.


"haha that's funny I was really restraining myself not to put The Thing on there"

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Opinion: Money for Steam Workshop Mods Turns Hobby into Commerce

By Steven Wong, Apr 24, 2015 6:30am PDT

Valve announced that Steam Workshop creators can now charge money for their mods, starting with Skyrim. This could have serious, degrading, effects on the gaming community and should be stopped. Here's why.


"This outrage echoes the discussion when Garry's Mod started selling for $10. I feel the same now ..."

- crummynz see all 22 comments

Telltale Games and Marvel will collaborate on 2017 project

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 23, 2015 6:38pm PDT

Telltale Games has had a lot on its plate, as of late. But it's just added another marquee license, with a Marvel project announced for 2017.


"Hahaha, exactly. Doom's ego and pomposity would make him great in the game."

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Mortal Kombat X welcomes Jason Voorhees on May 5

By Daniel Perez, Apr 23, 2015 2:05pm PDT

NetherRealm Studios has announced Jason Voorhees will become available in Mortal Kombat X on May 5.


"Now all we need is Freddy K back and we can have a REAL family reunion."

- rtricoche see all 11 comments

Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China Review: The Art of War

By Steven Wong, Apr 23, 2015 1:00pm PDT

In Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China, players relive the memories of Shao Jun, the last living member of the Chinese Brotherhood during 1526 China. This 2.5D adventure has a great look, but does it capture the spirit of Assassin's Creed? Our review.


"My question too, as this is immediately what came to mind. I assume a xbox360 controller works ..."

- rms see all 7 comments

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years tells its tale on Steam May 12

By Daniel Perez, Apr 23, 2015 12:50pm PDT

Square Enix has announced they'll be releaseing Final Fantasy IV: The After Years on Steam next month with both trading card and achievements.


"Weird this was a mobile game? I never finished the remake - got to the moon I think. "

- bolneze see all 3 comments

Encore! A Guitar Hero timeline (part 3)

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 23, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Now that the Guitar Hero series had reached the top of the gaming world, all that was left was to watch it fall. And fall, it did. To wrap up our Guitar Hero timeline, Shacknews looks at the final Guitar Hero games and the depths that led to the series' four-year hiatus. The...


"Same, it's rock solid. Contrast that to the rock band 1 guitar I have which sucks. I sometimes ..."

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 teases Advanced Warfare-like futuristic setting

By Daniel Perez, Apr 23, 2015 11:35am PDT

A new teaser video has been released for Black Ops 3, and we're getting a serious case of Advanced Warfare deja vu.


"Well...the CoD franchise is not precisely the pinnacle of creativity effort; they started ..."

- Lobito see all 20 comments

Counter-terrorists win in Rainbow Six: Siege trailer

By Steven Wong, Apr 23, 2015 10:45am PDT

The newest Rainbow Six: Siege trailer introduces the British counter-terrorism unit, formed by elite soldiers from all over Europe. Meet the team, and see how they put their skills to work taking out terrorists around the world.


Steam opens door for paid mods to enter Steam Workshop, starting with Skyrim

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 23, 2015 10:35am PDT

Steam Workshop has allowed content creators to make money by contributing items to games, but now Valve is about to let them sell their mod work, too.


"Yeah, I like the idea. It may even result in higher quality mods because there's incentive to ..."

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Marvel Heroes 2015 gets Vision and other Age of Ultron tie-in content

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 23, 2015 10:21am PDT

As promised, Marvel Heroes 2015 is celebrating Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron, offering a slew of goodies that includes a new playable hero in the form of the mechanical marvel, The Vision.


"fuck. yes. I would kill you if that would guarantee me a new ultimate alliance game"

- Dravenport see all 7 comments

Overlord: Fellowship of Evil offers 4-player co-op mayhem in 2015

By Daniel Perez, Apr 23, 2015 9:05am PDT

A new Overlord game has been announced, but with the Overlord now good and dead, it's time for the Netherghuls to rise to the occasion as they attempt to spread evil once again.


"Open world third-person dungeon building sounds fucking fantastic."

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