Destiny community manager discusses competitive multiplayer and eSports

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2014 4:00pm PDT

Bungie community manager Eric Osborne took some time away from Gamescom to talk to Shacknews about Destiny's competitive multiplayer and whether it'll have any focus on the eSports front.


Killer Instinct: Season 2 balance changes coming September 23

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Killer Instinct: Season 2 won't officially launch until October, but the new features and balance changes will arrive earlier than that.


Xbox One September update rolling out now

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2014 2:30pm PDT

The September update for Xbox One is being rolled out a little bit early.


Payday 2 issuing open beta for money/XP changes

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2014 2:15pm PDT

Overkill Software is working to address one of Payday 2's most common criticisms.


Opinion: Publishers too reluctant to embrace new consoles

By Steve Watts, Aug 28, 2014 1:30pm PDT

The new generation has been an unquestionable success. So why are publishers so reluctant to embrace it?


Nintendo update brings Gunvolt, Steamworld, and Capcom discounts

By Robert Workman, Aug 28, 2014 1:00pm PDT

The latest from Mega Man Keiji Inafune is up for grabs, along with a new Phoenix Wright adventure and plenty of markdowns.


"I still have a box for Mega Man X3, forgot I had it until I went through my parents attic last ..."

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Shacknews Live: NES Remix with Andrew and Joe

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2014 12:40pm PDT

Sam's on her way to PAX Prime, so Andrew and Joe are sticking around to play some NES Remix. (And Shovel Knight, if time permits)


Shacknews Spotlight: The Walking Dead: Season 2

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Now that The Walking Dead: Season 2 has concluded, the time has come for a conversation about where we've been. Steven, Steve, and myself all take a moment to reflect on the highs and lows of Season 2 and where the series might be going next. (Warning: Spoilers within!)


Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney review: the odd couple

By Steve Watts, Aug 28, 2014 11:00am PDT

Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney takes the best parts of both franchises, but brings their shared baggage along for the ride.


Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire to get special editions in the U.K.

By Robert Workman, Aug 28, 2014 10:30am PDT

Nintendo of Europe has just introduced some fun new collectibles for Pokémon fans overseas, although there's no word if we'll get them here in the U.S. Keep those fingers crossed.


A City Sleeps is a musical 'bullet hell' shooter from Harmonix

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2014 10:22am PDT

Harmonix has unveiled their latest game, taking inspirations from bullet hell and anime. A City Sleeps will hit PC in October.


".... YAAAAAAAAAAY Only two of those got totally boned by the Kinect becoming optional! "

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Super Smash Bros. Music Tracks Released By Nintendo

By Robert Workman, Aug 28, 2014 10:00am PDT

Get a listen to what kind of soundtrack will be included in the brawling game when it releases later this year for 3DS and Wii U.


Xbox 'Games with Gold' for September includes Halo: Reach and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2014 9:25am PDT

A whole new slate of Games with Gold for Xbox One and Xbox 360 have been revealed, including Bungie's final installment of the Halo series.


"Yeah, the single player seemed very repetitive, but the multiplayer was great. I liked the new ..."

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Assassin's Creed Unity delayed to November

By Robert Workman, Aug 28, 2014 9:15am PDT

Ubisoft has delayed its forthcoming new-gen Assassin's Creed adventure, and it further assures that November is going to be a huge month for games.


"That's all fine. Campaign co-op is worth the wait. Make it good. "

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection gets Halo 2 Lockout map

By Robert Workman, Aug 28, 2014 9:00am PDT

The latest map will serve as the newest addition to Halo 2 Anniversary, which will play a crucial part in the forthcoming collection.

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