Shacknews Spotlight: What Makes a City Builder Strong?

By Shack Staff, Mar 19, 2015 12:00pm PDT

The gang discusses City Builders and what makes them strong.


The Crew Live Update adds Vintage Cars

By Steven Wong, Mar 19, 2015 11:55am PDT

The Crew releases its Vintage Car Pack today alongside an update that includes new missions, mods, and game mode.


"Only Ubisoft would release a driving game where the driving feels wrong."

- Alastayr see all 4 comments

Report: Kojima to leave Konami After Metal Gear Solid 5 Releases

By Steven Wong, Mar 19, 2015 11:20am PDT

An anoymous source claims that Hideo Kojima is likely to leave Konami after the completion of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain.


"Internal leak reveals Konami's near future plans: ..."

- HyperionAlpha see all 45 comments

Mortal Kombat X Hands-On Impressions: A New Generation of Kombatants

By Steven Wong, Mar 19, 2015 11:00am PDT

We play a few rounds of Mortal Kombat X with NetherRealm Studios' marketing and game manager, Brian Goodman. While doing so, we hit him up for details about the new generation of Kombatants and the game's Faction War feature.


"i can't wait for a proper ps4/x-bone version on MK. this one looks fun, but the graphics just ..."

- vassili_zaitsev see all 3 comments

Shower With Your Dad Simulator 2015 is exactly what it sounds like

By Daniel Perez, Mar 19, 2015 9:30am PDT

In the world of simulator games, Shower With Your Dad Simulator 2015 may be the greatest ever conceived.


"That would be pretty glorious. I've been looking forward to that sequel."

- RaptorII see all 31 comments

Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff boldly goes to space in Star Trek event

By Daniel Perez, Mar 19, 2015 9:00am PDT

Family Guy's mobile game will be injected with lots of Star Trek-related content over the next six weeks.


"Those games are great and all, but I REALLY want Full Throttle."

- David Craddock see all 3 comments

GoG adds Monkey Island 2, The Dig, Loom, and more Lucasfilm games

By Daniel Perez, Mar 19, 2015 8:25am PDT

A total of six new Lucasfilm games have been added to GOG today, which includes games like Monkey Island: LeChuck's Revenge and Loom.


Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition & Z team up for May 22 release

By Daniel Perez, Mar 19, 2015 7:35am PDT

Both Puzzle & Dragons 3DS games will be available in one bundle on May 22.


Evolve gets Behemoth, new Hunters, and free maps on March 31

By Daniel Perez, Mar 19, 2015 6:50am PDT

A slew of downloadable content is scheduled to be released later this month, so find out how much more poor you're going to be on March 31.


"They have to give the maps away or risk splintering the player base."

- capt tripps see all 11 comments

Shack Reels: Shack's Arcade Corner - Cruis'n World

By Shack Staff, Mar 18, 2015 5:00pm PDT

This week Greg takes a look at a fan favorite racing game, Cruis'n World.


"I don't think you guys shared this video enough...Come on! HYPE HYPE HYPE FACEBOOK! TWITTER! ..."

- GBurke59 see all 6 comments

Bloodborne demands blood from Denmark

By Daniel Perez, Mar 18, 2015 1:55pm PDT

Want to snag yourself a free copy of Bloodborne? Then you better have a lot of blood pumping through your veins.


"Not that I'm aware off, though I live in communist europe, but chances are they will be more ..."

- Hoax see all 9 comments

Omega Quintet takes the stage on PlayStation 4 April 28

By Daniel Perez, Mar 18, 2015 1:10pm PDT

Idea Factory has announced Omega Quintet will be available on the PlayStation 4 on April 28. Learn more about this JRPG / Idol Simulator below.


Co-Optimized: PayDay 2

By Steven Wong, Mar 18, 2015 1:00pm PDT

Welcome to Co-Optimized, where we highlight some great cooperative games worth rounding up your friends to play. Today, we celebrate the year of heists with Payday 2, the game where you team up with a crew, pull off elaborate jobs, and make off with the cash.


"Does this game have good sp option. I understand its coop based. Just asking if this is a viable ..."

- rtricoche see all 7 comments

StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void enters Closed Beta on March 31st

By Steven Wong, Mar 18, 2015 12:26pm PDT

StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void will start its closed beta on March 31st, giving participants the chance to try out the new units and experience the two-player cooperative Archon mode. 


"But given how different the single player units are to the MP units they can be developed ..."

- Horn see all 33 comments

Tales from the Borderlands - four burning questions after 'Atlas Mugged'

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 18, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Now that Tales from the Borderlands' second episode, "Atlas Mugged," is in the books, there are four major questions that have popped up. Shacknews breaks them all down, in an effort to prepare for the next episode of the Telltale/Gearbox collaboration.

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Be more excited, people!

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