Shack Snack: July 7, 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.


Mighty No 9 studio teases animated series

Mighty No 9 isn't out yet, but creator Keiji Inafune is already moving forward on plans to expand the franchise beyond the game realm. The team is exploring an animated series, and animation studio Digital Frontier has put together a teaser of what we might expect from such a project.

Oculus VR acquires and open sources Raknet

The folks at Oculus continue their efforts to create an optimal gaming experience. So to that end, the company has announced the acquisition of C++ game networking engine RakNet. For those that own an Oculus Rift VR dev kit, they'll now be able to utilize the RakNet open source.

Destiny special editions announced

Grab your wallets, because things are about to get expensive for Activision's Destiny. The publisher has announced the details for the two forthcoming special editions for the game, a Limited Edition and a Ghost Edition, each with its own set of bonuses.


Destiny beta details, trailer revealed

We're just about two months away from the release of Bungie's sci-fi saga Destiny. Today, Activision revealed information on the forthcoming beta, along with a new trailer that's certainly eye catching.