Theme Hospital is free on Origin

By Daniel Perez, Jan 21, 2015 8:15am PST

Ever wanted to run your own hospital, but don't want to deal with disease? Then head on over to Origin as they're giving away Theme Hospital away.


"So good. Played the first couple levels. Man if they re-released it with updated graphics I'd ..."

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Elder Scrolls Online drops subscription fees, Xbox One and PS4 versions announced

By Daniel Perez, Jan 21, 2015 7:20am PST

The Elder Scrolls Online is re-launching kind of as a free-to-play MMORPG, although you'll still need to pay for the actual game itself in order to partake in the adventure.


"This is exactly like Guild Wars 2 in they way they do it and I love it!!! I still spent money on ..."

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Plex now available on PlayStation consoles

By Daniel Perez, Jan 21, 2015 7:00am PST

Plex is now available on both the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 for all of your personal media-watching needs.


"Oh SWEEET!!! This is awesome news! I was hoping for this on the PS4 but didn't expect it to ..."

- Gwyndion see all 7 comments

Double Fine releases 'Devs Play' of Doom with John Romero

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 21, 2015 6:00am PST

Double Fine continues their look into the past with the latest in their Devs Play series. Today, it's a topic near and dear to our Shacknews audience, as Double Fine plays Doom with id Software co-founder John Romero.


"I just saw that up on the tweeter. I cannot wait to watch this."

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Destiny: Daily Bounty Guide - January, 20

By Shack Staff, Jan 20, 2015 4:00pm PST

The quickest and easiest ways to complete the Destiny daily bounties.


The Crew gets 'Extreme' with free Extreme Live Update

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 20, 2015 3:00pm PST

The Crew is getting some new mission content today with the free Extreme Live Update, deploying alongside the Extreme Car Pack DLC.


"Ill settle for a game that's fun and with soul. This is a VERY mechanically sound game that hits ..."

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Twitch outlines PAX South 2015 broadcasting schedule

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 20, 2015 2:30pm PST

Twitch has released their schedule for PAX South coverage throughout the weekend, including a few blocks set aside for games like H1Z1, DayZ, Pillars of Eternity, and more.


Dungeon Hunter 5 coming to iOS, Android, and Windows later this year

By Daniel Perez, Jan 20, 2015 2:00pm PST

The next installment of Gameloft's long-running Dungeon Hunter series will be upon us later this year.


Citizens of Earth Review: Citizens United

By Steven Wong, Jan 20, 2015 1:30pm PST

In Citizens of Earth, you play as the Vice President of the World, and one of your first acts in office is to save the planet from invasion. To do so, you must gather an army of everyday citizens to battle the menace. Does this retro RPG have the charm to keep citizens of th...


Heroes of the Storm Founders Pack bundles heroes, gold, and closed beta access

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 20, 2015 1:15pm PST

Those that have yet to receive access to Heroes of the Storm will now have a more expensive option to take, though the Founders Pack will also include a slew of in-game goodies.


Shacknews Spotlight: The Rights and Wrongs of Survival Games

By Shack Staff, Jan 20, 2015 12:30pm PST

Shacknews Staffers Ozzie Mejia and Joshua Hawkins take a look at what survival games have done right and what they've done wrong.


"Besides Don't Starve I haven't invested much time in survival games. I love the difficulty of ..."

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Shacknews Deals: 30% Off TRNDlabs iPhone Smartphone Photo Bundle

By Shacknews Promotions, Jan 20, 2015 12:00pm PST

A 6-Piece Set for Photographers: 8X Telephoto, Fisheye & More.


New Nintendo 3DS XL available to try at PAX South

By Daniel Perez, Jan 20, 2015 12:00pm PST

Nintendo is bringing its New Nintendo 3DS XL and a few games to the PAX South party this week.


Human Element studio shuts down as game goes on hiatus

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 20, 2015 11:45am PST

With founder Robert Bowling unable to find a publisher for Human Element, developer Robotoki has shut down.


PSA: PlanetSide 2 for PS4 closed beta begins today

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 20, 2015 11:00am PST

Check your email, because invites for PlanetSide 2's PlayStation 4 closed beta are going out today.


"Looking forward to this one. Part of the reason I purchased a PS4. Hopefully this launch will ..."

- RyDogg1 see all 3 comments
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