Warcraft movie shows off Orgrim Doomhammer

By Tad Huempfner, May 18, 2015 1:10pm PDT

The Warcraft movie from Legendary Pictures has released its first look at the warchief leader Orgrim Doomhammer.


"Tad is our promising young upstart and new Shacknews intern for the summer. He might pop into ..."

- SporkyReeve see all 3 comments

Shack Reels: The Witcher 3: How To Play Gwent

By Shack Staff, May 18, 2015 10:05am PDT

Want to know how to play The Witcher 3's card-based mini-game, Gwent? Then you've come to the right place.


Ex-Mass Effect director joins Microsoft HoloLens project

By Daniel Perez, May 18, 2015 8:45am PDT

Casey Hudson has joined Microsoft to work on HoloLens, Xbox, and more.


"Good riddance. I feel he was the sole reason why I disliked me3 so much. I ..."

- k1ld0r see all 6 comments

Rocket League preview: gas-powered goals

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

Psyonix is working hard to optimize its follow-up to Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle Cars. Shacknews recently had a chance to check on the status of Rocket League, the unique mixture of racing and soccer.


"Huge fan of the first one, so much fun, chaotic, but enough skills based to make it challenging ..."

- radula see all 2 comments

Doom 4 gameplay trailer will be shown during Bethesda E3 2015 Showcase

By Daniel Perez, May 18, 2015 7:55am PDT

Bethesda has confirmed Doom 4 will be making an appearance during its first-ever E3 showcase.


"You're acting like it's a surprise that they announce Fallout 4. C'mon now. It's just a matter ..."

- Xulu see all 15 comments

The Bard's Tale 4 launching on Kickstarter on June 2nd

By Daniel Perez, May 18, 2015 7:25am PDT

InXile Entertainment has announced The Bard's Tale 4 will be heading to Kickstarter on June 2.


"1. They did fine but why not get part of the budget from Kickstarter? They said they were adding ..."

- Mecha Tofu Pirate see all 10 comments

Civilization: Beyond Earth first expansion Rising Tide coming in fall 2015

By Daniel Perez, May 18, 2015 6:45am PDT

The first expansion for Civilization: Beyond Earth has been announced and will allow players to colonize both the skies and seas, includes additional diplomatic options, and more.


"Hopefully this will fix all the glaringly bad problems with the game. It's boring as shit right ..."

- deadbeatsaint see all 3 comments

Weekly Game Release Highlights, May 18-25

By Ozzie Mejia, May 17, 2015 8:00am PDT

Geralt of Rivia has finally returned. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt arrives this week, along with a few other games.


"I for one, am excited for The Witcher 3: Colonial Marines. :P"

- lighttemplar see all 2 comments

Shack Reels: Top 10 Movie Based Games

By Shack Staff, May 15, 2015 4:00pm PDT

There are a lot of games based off of movies, but just how many of them are worth your time? Greg's here to share his top ten movie-based games.


"Would Alien Isolation be considered for this list? Just curious. That was a good one."

- Ghostman2k78 see all 19 comments

Developer Spotlight: Shovel Knight

By Shack Staff, May 15, 2015 4:00pm PDT

In this video interview, we chat with Shovel Knight programmer David D'Angelo about Battletoads, Kratos, and the Plague Knight expansion.


Shack Reels: Splatoon weapons breakdown

By Shack Staff, May 15, 2015 2:30pm PDT

Learn the basics of the different weapons you'll be given access to in Splatoon from our latest video.


Chattycast 46: Four's a Crowd

By Steve Watts, May 15, 2015 2:15pm PDT

In which technical difficulties make for wild swings from too few panelists to too many.


"True. But that doesn't mean that every blind person could type right!"

- Joshua Hawkins see all 19 comments

Sony Flash Sale marks down Mass Effect Trilogy to under $5

By Daniel Perez, May 15, 2015 1:51pm PDT

You officially have no excuse not to play the Mass Effect trilogy.


"It has the most content, but is the worst version apparently."

- Fred Garvin see all 19 comments

Oculus announces PC requirements for retail Oculus Rift

By Josh Hawkins, May 15, 2015 1:45pm PDT

Oculus has taken to their blog to release the newest details surrounding the Oculus Rift. The Retail version will require quite a beefy computer to run, and gaming laptops just don't make the cut.


"You're rendering two screens at once, and it needs to be done at a consistently high frame rate ..."

- Peanut Fox see all 10 comments

Sony announces date and time for PlayStation E3 press conference

By Daniel Perez, May 15, 2015 12:50pm PDT

We now know the day and time Sony's E3 press conference will be happening.

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