Shack Snack: June 23, 2014

Kick back and treat yourself to a Shack Snack, a short recap of three big stories you should know. It's like a CliffsNotes for video games! If you enjoy, don't forget to subscribe to us on YouTube.

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Civilization Revolution 2 announced for mobile

2K has announced that it is putting out a sequel to Civilization Revolution, the simplified take on the classic strategy sim. Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution 2 will start with iOS devices next week on July 2, then later expand its territory to include the nation of Android.

Batman: Arkham Knight release date possibly revealed

Batman: Arkham Knight was among the spate of games delayed to next year. Warner Bros hasn't given us an revised official release date yet, but Microsoft may have slipped the news early.

Rolling out: the history of Transformers video games

With both Transformers: Age of Extinction and Rise of the Dark Spark arriving this week, the robots in disguise will be rolling out in force and arriving onto the new generation of consoles. The robots have found their niche as of late, thanks to High Moon Studios' recent releases on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, including the well-received Transformers: Fall of Cybertron. While we wait to pass judgment on this new adventure, we decided to look back on some of the Transformers games of old. Not every one was a success, and some were a downright pain in the gas tank, but they have come a long way over the years. Join us as we take a look back!