Metroid Prime: Blast Ball Impressions: Like Soccer, But With More Death

By Steven Wong, Jul 27, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Shacknews goes hands-on with Metroid Prime Federation Force's sports game, Blast Ball. With two full 3v3 matches, is Blast Ball enough to win us over?


"I nominate Iggy's wrecking balls for the ballziest game that I loved that shouldn't have been as ..."

- one random winner see all 5 comments

The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt getting New Game Plus mode as final free DLC

By Daniel Perez, Jul 27, 2015 11:34am PDT

CD Projekt Red has announced The Witcher 3's final piece of free downloadable content will be a New Game Plus mode.


"If you're able to overlook how dated Witcher 1 is, you're going to love 2 and 3. I wish I was as ..."

- SnakeIRye see all 27 comments

Inspired: Breaking down the Hearthstone 'Grand Tournament' cards (Part 3)

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 27, 2015 11:00am PDT

A new week means it's time to break down some more cards for Hearthstone's upcoming Grand Tournament expansion. Today, Shacknews takes a look at more minions that play around with Hero Powers, as well as a weapon that may pique a few Warriors' interest.


Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare faces a 'Reckoning' next week

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 27, 2015 10:16am PDT

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is set to receive its final DLC pack in the form of 'Reckoning,' with Xbox owners set to get it first next week.


Razer acquires Android microconsole Ouya

By Daniel Perez, Jul 27, 2015 8:36am PDT

Ouya has been sold to Razer, according to Ouya's founder Julie Ohrman.


"I'm talking about ERyu, he has a great crouching medium kick."

- snot3353 see all 19 comments

Dragon Quest XI logo leaks ahead of Square Enix's big reveal

By Daniel Perez, Jul 27, 2015 8:10am PDT

Square Enix is preparing to announce a new Dragon Quest title, but it looks like the cat may be out of the bag now that the logo for Dragon Quest XI has leaked.


"Lemme see if I still have the game. Willing to part with it for a 'sane' price."

- daggot see all 7 comments

WWE 2K16 welcomes Schwarzenegger's Terminator to its fighter roster

By Daniel Perez, Jul 27, 2015 7:36am PDT

No, this isn't April Fool's Day. 2K really is including The Terminator in WWE 2K16.


"This entrance not included: https://youtu.be/_v6qGfZj14k"

- OzzieMejia see all 4 comments

Splatoon's August update adds new game modes, weapons, and more next week

By Daniel Perez, Jul 27, 2015 6:55am PDT

Nintendo has announced Splatoon will be receiving a "massive" update next week.


Summer Games Done Quick 2015: Day 1 Highlights and Day 2 Runs to Watch

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 27, 2015 6:00am PDT

Summer Games Done Quick has begun, bringing together the best speed runners to race for charity. Shacknews is watching this year's streams and has gathered the previous day's highlights, along with the best streams to watch today.


"Now: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Next: Bioshock Infinite Then: Borderlands: The ..."

- TroZ see all 78 comments

Weekly Game Release Highlights, July 27-August 2

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 27, 2015 5:00am PDT

Things build towards an epic climax in the fourth episode of Life is Strange and King's Quest returns in this week's new releases.


Nintendo TVii service will end on August 11

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 24, 2015 4:07pm PDT

Nintendo has announced that it is ceasing its Nintendo TVii service after nearly three years.


"Nintendo needed to refine this. Also you couldn't take proper screenshot and share on the ..."

- rtricoche see all 19 comments

Weekend console download deals: Consoles celebrate QuakeCon

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 24, 2015 4:00pm PDT

PC owners aren't the only ones getting QuakeCon deals, as console makers are also getting in on the fun. Also, Microsoft is offering up discounted Dark Souls II, Sony is slashing Transistor and Bastion, and Nintendo is continuing its Ubisoft sale.


"It's also worth noting that some of these deals are even better if you look into the bundles. ..."

- ragingdwarf see all 2 comments

Hulk Hogan has been removed from WWE 2K16

By Daniel Perez, Jul 24, 2015 3:14pm PDT

2K has confirmed Hulkamania will not be running wild in WWE 2K16.


"i don't think anyone short of 80 fits into that category. hell, my grandma grew up as a white ..."

- NeoSmeers see all 10 comments

Weekend PC download deals: QuakeCon 2015 edition

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 24, 2015 3:00pm PDT

It's QuakeCon time and that means a whole lot of retailers are selling any and everything with the Bethesda name on it, including The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Quake, Doom, and more.


"You guys have Witcher 3 incorrectly labelled as a Steam key on GMG. It is in fact a GOG key :("

- scary_monster see all 5 comments

Skylanders SuperChargers Impressions: Nintendo Characters Help Attack by Land, Sea, and Air

By Steven Wong, Jul 24, 2015 2:00pm PDT

Shacknews goes hands-on with Skylanders: SuperChargers for Wii U to see how well Bowser and Donkey Kong can throw down with the rest of the Skylanders crew.

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