Guitar Hero Live - Andrew and Joe's Excellent Adventure

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 18, 2015 8:00am PDT

Guitar Hero is back! So who better to get a first look at Guitar Hero Live than Shacknews' resident rockers, Andrew and Joe? Join the Shacknews video crew, as they speak to director Jonathan Napier and rock out on stage.


Ultra Street Fighter 4 battles onto PlayStation 4 in May

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 17, 2015 11:00pm PDT

Ultra Street Fighter 4 will soon arrive on PlayStation 4, with Capcom offering up a May 26 date for the complete package to date.


"That's right, they did make that official, didn't they? That is going to suck for a lot of those ..."

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Weekend PC download deals: Spring sales are blooming

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 17, 2015 10:30pm PDT

Spring sales are starting to spring up at a number of online retailers. Meanwhile, Steam rolls through this weekend with the full Far Cry franchise and Amplitude libraries on sale.


Weekend console download deals: Grand Theft Auto on PlayStation and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 17, 2015 4:00pm PDT

Grand Theft Auto V is out now on PC, but PlayStation owners have had it for a while and now Sony's offering a full-blown Grand Theft Auto sale this weekend on the PlayStation Store.


"PC deals will be up later, whenever I get home. Sorry for the inconvenience."

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Shack Reels: Top 10 OMG/WTF Moments In Gaming

By Daniel Perez, Apr 17, 2015 3:30pm PDT

In our latest top 10 video, we highlight the most shocking moments in video games.


"I did the same. I was a little disappointed. Nice list otherwise."

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Grand Theft Auto 5 for PC Impressions: Homecoming King

By Daniel Perez, Apr 17, 2015 12:05pm PDT

After several long months of delays, Rockstar Games' Grand Theft Auto 5 is now available on PC. How does it fare compared to its console counterparts? Check out our impressions.


"So glad I went with a 4GB card. Looks gorgeous and runs really well on my system on the swift. ..."

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Star Wars Battlefront - the full Star Wars Celebration panel recap

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 17, 2015 11:10am PDT

As Star Wars Battlefront was revealed to the world, EA, DICE, and Lucasfilm held a special panel during Friday's Star Wars Celebration convention. Shacknews has the full recap.


"Too early to say. They made no mention of how specific versions match up, aside from noting that ..."

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Star Wars Battlefront awakens November 17, free 'Battle of Jakku' DLC on December 8

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 17, 2015 10:30am PDT

One month before Star Wars returns to movie theaters, Star Wars will return to video games. Star Wars Battlefront will hit PC and next-gen consoles on November 17.


"Well now I feel cheated. The less you know :P I had just assumed it was a less than optimal ..."

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Microsoft confirms Xbox Europe VP Phil Harrison's departure

By Daniel Perez, Apr 17, 2015 9:01am PDT

After three years of being the VP of Xbox Europe, Phil Harrison has officially left the company.


InXile's Chris Keenan talks Wasteland 2's Xbox One and PlayStation 4 debut

By Daniel Perez, Apr 17, 2015 9:00am PDT

InXile Entertainment is headed to both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 later this summer, so we decided to talk with the studio's project lead to discuss the improvements the RPG will receive and how PC owners will benefit from its upcoming release.


"Whoa, I got quoted: SN: No questions, but as an original backer I'll say huge kudos once ..."

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Opinion: How You're Buying Locked Up Games

By Steven Wong, Apr 17, 2015 8:00am PDT

Mortal Kombat X may be the latest perpetrator, but there is an ongoing trend where games lock away content behind a vault, where only the most dedicated players are allowed access to it. It's a annoying practice that really must stop. 


"This isn't the first case though. Sm4sh did the same thing. There is no way to obtain new custom ..."

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Skullgirls Encore smells what Beowulf is cooking today on PS3

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 17, 2015 7:00am PDT

Skullgirls Encore is getting one of its most unique combatants yet today, with the addition of pro wrestler extraordinaire, Beowulf.


Trine 3 launching on Steam Early Access next week

By Daniel Perez, Apr 17, 2015 5:50am PDT

Want to check out Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power prior to its release and possibly shape the final product? Then you're going to want to check out Trine 3's Early Access launching next week.


Mortal Kombat X players figures out how to fight as Rain, Baraka, and Sindel

By Daniel Perez, Apr 17, 2015 5:00am PDT

Do you have a favorite character in Mortal Kombat X that is unplayable? Thanks to some crafty players, you can play as them using a pretty simple trick.


"I was worried the devs wouldn't listen to the fans and make these characters playable. It's a ..."

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Surgeon Simulator dev announces spy-themed Apple Watch game

By Daniel Perez, Apr 17, 2015 4:22am PDT

Bossa Studios has announced they're working on a new game for the Apple Watch that will tap into the inner spy in all of us.

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