Steven Spielberg chosen to direct Ready Player One

By Daniel Perez, Mar 26, 2015 7:45am PDT

A film adaptation of Ready Player One has been in the works for years, and today, we're learning Steven Spielberg has been selected as its director.


"I did not like that book, but it might work better as a film. MIGHT."

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Star Wars: Battlefront teaser video highlights Hoth, Snowspeeders, and AT-AT [Update]

By Daniel Perez, Mar 26, 2015 6:50am PDT

EA and DICE have released a new teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront that features the Battle of Hoth, Snowspeeders, and an AT-AT.


"aww i was hoping for a new vid. just part of the video from last year"

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StarCraft 2 Legacy Of The Void GDC 2015 Interview

By Shack Staff, Mar 25, 2015 5:30pm PDT

At GDC 2015, Blizzard Entertainment revealed the new Protoss unit as well as new maps scheduled to release with the upcoming Legacy of the Void expansion.


Shack's Arcade Corner - NBA Jam

By Shack Staff, Mar 25, 2015 3:00pm PDT

Boom shakalaka! This week's Shack Arcade Corner looks back at a basketball classic.


"Vancouver Menz: The vintage store F As In Frank on Broadway and Main Street (between Broadway ..."

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Shack Reels: Batman's Weird History in Gaming

By Shack Staff, Mar 25, 2015 2:00pm PDT

Newer gamers are used to Batman's high-quality Arkham series. But Batman's gaming history has been somewhat checkered. Check out some of the Dark Knight's strangest forays into video games.


"I always thought the Sega CD Batman game was super weird. ..."

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Stardock brings 2001's The Corporate Machine to Steam

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 25, 2015 1:45pm PDT

Stardock is digging into its old-school library and bringing the 2001 real-time economic strategy game The Corporate Machine to Steam for the first time.


My_Goggle and ZombiUnicorn discuss how Twitch has pushed gaming forward

By Shack Staff, Mar 25, 2015 1:00pm PDT

During our time at PAX East, Shacknews caught up to Twitch Partners My_Goggle and ZombiUnicorn to discuss their Twitch channels, their audiences, and how Twitch has pushed the gaming landscape forward.


Cities: Skylines - 6 mods to give your city extra polish

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 25, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Yesterday, Shacknews offered up some Cities: Skylines mods to help builders get their cities off the ground. Today, it's time to look at some mods to offer some visual flair, including a few mods based on Mirror's Edge and Stargate.


"Yeah true. I usually stick them in offices near residential so they are very walkable. Footpaths ..."

- mrazzino see all 18 comments

Co-Optimized: Dragon Age: Inquisition

By Steven Wong, Mar 25, 2015 11:00am PDT

In today's Co-Optimized, we check out Dragon Age: Inquisition's multiplayer mode. Four agents of the Inquisition come together in this cooperative dungeon crawler. Although, the game might be painfully slow going at first, working as a team, and combining abilities to greate...


Heroes of the Storm college tournament finals will air April 26 on an ESPN network

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 25, 2015 10:45am PDT

Blizzard is holding its massive "Heroes of the Dorm" eSports tournament for Heroes of the Storm over the next month, with Grand Finals set to take place on April 26.


Paperbound enters the PlayStation 4 fold next week

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 25, 2015 10:30am PDT

The time to cut up your friends is nearly at hand. Dissident Logic's local multiplayer paper-cutting fest, Paperbound, is set to arrive on PlayStation 4 next week.


Broken Age comes to PlayStation 4 and Vita in full on April 28

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 25, 2015 9:47am PDT

The full Broken Age story has been given a release date on PlayStation 4 and Vita. So naturally, PC users should expect to see Episode 2 on that same day. Right?


Orcs Must Die Unchained beta enters second phase

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 25, 2015 9:25am PDT

The free-to-play multiplayer tower defense, Orcs Must Die Unchained, is entering Phase 2 of its beta and that brings along a lot of changes.


Report: YouTube Live relaunching at E3 2015 to take on Twitch

By Daniel Perez, Mar 25, 2015 9:05am PDT

Google has its eyes set on the livestream and eSports scenes, and it's expected to relaunch YouTube Live to attempt to dethrone Twitch.


Expect two more years of Payday 2 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One

By Daniel Perez, Mar 25, 2015 8:25am PDT

Overkill has signed a deal with 505 Games to deliver two more years of content for Payday 2. You hear that? It's the hype train a-comin'!


"IDK, I've never had an issue with the movement in the game but that’s just me."

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