The Madden Machine: Recapping the last five years of Madden NFL Super Bowl picks

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 01, 2015 9:00am PST

EA is ready with a Madden NFL simulation for every Super Bowl, but just how reliable have these simulations proven? Shacknews looks back at the last five Super Bowls to find out.


"lol at Andrew's commentary on his prediction video"

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Weekly Game Release Highlights, February 2-8

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 01, 2015 8:00am PST

It's a bit of a slow week for new releases, but there are a couple of notable games on this one: #IDARB, which will comes as a free Games with Gold offering, and Apotheon, which will come to PlayStation Plus members for free.


Chatty Twitch Highlights 50: Heroes of the Shack

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 31, 2015 12:00pm PST

For the 50th edition of the Chatty Twitch Highlights, our Shacknews Chatty community takes their recently-distributed Heroes of the Storm beta keys and jump into some 5v5 battles for glory!


"Technically speaking you've already been doing this for more than a year but let's say two weeks ..."

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Dying Light: Locate the Korek Machete Blueprint

By Shack Staff, Jan 30, 2015 5:00pm PST

A quick guide to help you find the hidden Korek Machete Blueprint in Dying Light.


Weekend PC download deals: In memoriam

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 30, 2015 4:10pm PST

We get into this weekend's PC gaming deals, but not before acknowledging those we've lost in the past day.


Dying Light: How to Find a Gun

By Shack Staff, Jan 30, 2015 2:30pm PST

Tired of searching endlessly for a gun? Let us help.


Indie Shout-out: Eldritch

By Steven Wong, Jan 30, 2015 2:00pm PST

In our premiere episode of The Indie Shoutout, we shine a light on Eldritch, a action adventure game based on Lovecraftian lore. 


"Hey keep these Indie Shout-outs coming! Would love to see more indie game spotlights on stuff I ..."

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Opinion: How Heroes of the Storm and Infinite Crisis Shakes Up the MOBA World

By Nathaniel Hohl, Jan 30, 2015 1:00pm PST

Despite (or perhaps because of) their popularity, Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) games like League of Legends and DOTA 2 have gained a reputation for being difficult to learn, which is exacerbated by an often toxic player community. However, Heroes of the S...


"Just got the Beta thanks to Shacknews key giveaway. I'm normally not a MOBA player due to many ..."

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AOL to shut down gaming blog Joystiq

By Daniel Perez, Jan 30, 2015 12:50pm PST

After several years of publishing gaming-related content, AOL is in the process of shutting down Joystiq.


"Really tired of hearing more and more people losing there jobs, despite what Obama Claims the ..."

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Chattycast 31: Go West, Young Man (And Hide)

By Steve Watts, Jan 30, 2015 12:30pm PST

In which the crew formulates its escape plan for once they betray humanity to the alien overlords.


"My wife and I were more trying to figure out what circumstance would lead to the hypothetical. ..."

- SporkyReeve see all 4 comments

Square Enix Action and Stealth Triple Packs heading to NA in March

By Daniel Perez, Jan 30, 2015 11:20am PST

Square Enix's Triple Packs will be coming to the US starting in late March.


"A $10, $5, and $2 game for $30 doesn't seem like a very good deal."

- Junktown see all 4 comments

Watch Swoozie and Sam battle It Out With Dead or Alive Trivia

By Steven Wong, Jan 30, 2015 10:00am PST

Swoozie is a professed Dead or Alive fanatic, who has logged countless hours playing the fighting game series. We push the true limits of his DOA knowledge with a trivia test. 


"Thanks Mobab! I'm going to continue to try and provide more streams like the one yesterday along ..."

- xosammyjoe see all 5 comments

Get the Axe Throwing Details in Our Exclusive Total War: Attila Interview

By Steven Wong, Jan 30, 2015 9:00am PST

We get a early look at Total War: Attila in our exclusive interview with Creative Assembly Battle Designer Simon Mann. He even provides some tips on how to get by during the violent dawn of the medieval age. 


"Kind of weird that he is talking about hordes, walls falling down in sieges and really unique ..."

- Dessicator82 see all 2 comments

#IDARB scores an early release on Xbox One

By Daniel Perez, Jan 30, 2015 8:50am PST

Xbox One owners won't have to wait much longer to get in on #IDARB as the game has just been made available prior to its official release.


Destiny's heavy ammo bug fix coming soon

By Daniel Perez, Jan 30, 2015 8:30am PST

Guardians who have been suffering from their Heavy Ammo magically disappearing will be getting a fix sooner rather than later.

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