Bloodborne Impressions: Born in Blood

By Daniel Perez, Mar 23, 2015 7:00pm PDT

From Software's Bloodborne is yet another punishing action RPG, although the developer has made a few tweaks to make each fight a little more fair this time around.


"I'm struggling with this one lol. Didn't have anywhere near as many problems in dark souls 1/2 ..."

- f4lln see all 54 comments

Stuff That Sucks: No GameCube controller support for Wii U

By Shack Staff, Mar 23, 2015 5:00pm PDT

Did you search high and low for a GameCube Controller Adapter for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U? Well, that'll be the only game it'll be good for. Greg breaks down this misstep in the latest edition of Stuff That Sucks.


"I'm guessing they don't want to expend extra time trying to make yet ANOTHER control scheme work ..."

- Peanut Fox see all 7 comments

Valve's HTC Re Vive is a Formidable Opponent to Oculus Rift

By Asif Khan, Mar 23, 2015 4:00pm PDT

Hands-on time with Valve's entry to the VR marketplace shows that Oculus' early start wasn't enough to fend off competition.


"Nope, but I am pretty conditioned to VR. There was no judder so that helps."

- the man with the briefcase see all 61 comments

Twitch user info breached, users prompted to change passwords

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 23, 2015 1:05pm PDT

Some unsavory types have breached Twitch and may have accessed user account information. Users are being prompted to change their passwords.


"Keyfile, back-up your DB offline, single use password for your PW DB, "

- MercFox1 see all 47 comments

Chatty Q&A: Cities: Skylines

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 23, 2015 12:00pm PDT

While Paradox Interactive and Colossal Order have a long road ahead of them for Cities: Skylines, they did take a moment to answer a couple of questions from the Shacknews Chatty community about their city builder.


"Awesome. I've been quite busy lately. I regret I couldn't spend enough time playing and coming ..."

- mobab see all 5 comments

Splatoon online modes detailed

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 23, 2015 11:40am PDT

With Splatoon set to paint the town red in a few months, Nintendo is detailing a few more of the game's online modes.


"I'm torn about this game. I've been through different cycles. From not caring, to excited and ..."

- rtricoche see all 2 comments

Telltale's Game of Thrones episode 3 releases this week

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 23, 2015 10:20am PDT

Telltale's venture into Game of Thrones will continue this week with the third episode, "The Sword in the Darkness," set to release tomorrow on PC, Mac, and PlayStation.


"Damn they picked a bad week to release, same as Life is Strange episode 2..."

- StriderNL see all 3 comments

Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition coming this summer with five playable characters

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 23, 2015 9:25am PDT

Now that DMC: Devil May Cry is out the door, Capcom is now focusing on the original series' final installment, offering the first details on Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition.


"LMFAO! You gotta laugh man, I mean I can see it now. (sitting around the board room table) ..."

- rtricoche see all 6 comments

Ride Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate's Gore Magala at Six Flags Magic Mountain this summer

By Daniel Perez, Mar 23, 2015 9:20am PDT

Forget trying to hunt the Gore Magala and give it a ride at Six Flags Magic Mountain this summer!


"Caravan was at PAX East, they also had Monster Hunter brand jarred Pickles. Still haven't ..."

- N301 see all 4 comments

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Claptastic Voyage Review

By Steven Wong, Mar 23, 2015 9:15am PDT

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel's fourth and final DLC, Claptastic Voyage, takes Vault Hunters to a world of pure imagination. Yes, it's time to dive straight into Claptrap's head and see what messy memories you can dredge up. How much therapy will we need after playing thi...


Report: DriveClub developer expected to lose half its staff

By Daniel Perez, Mar 23, 2015 8:30am PDT

Things have gone from bad to worse for Evolutiuon Studios as it's being reported they may lose half of their staff.


"it's too bad how this worked out. if they had launched the game as promised (including the ps+ ..."

- gokart. see all 3 comments

Xbox One's April system update includes improvements to party chat, achievements, and more

By Daniel Perez, Mar 23, 2015 7:35am PDT

Microsoft has detailed what it plans to make available in the Xbox One's April system update, which includes improvements to party chat, achievements, and game hub links.


"Good to hear they are improving the Party system. It's got a lot of annoying quirks. "

- Fred Garvin see all 5 comments

Batman: Arkham Knight hit with a three week delay

By Daniel Perez, Mar 23, 2015 6:55am PDT

Those expecing Arkham Knight to be released in early June will now have to wait until late June. No biggie.


"Don't know what would be different from the PC releases though :p"

- freakynipples69 see all 29 comments

Halo 5: Guardians gets teaser trailer and website hinting at Master Chief's future

By Daniel Perez, Mar 23, 2015 6:38am PDT

What could Master Chief's future hold in Halo 5: Guardians?


"Weird that the shell casing comes out the end of the barrel along with the bullet."

- Tincan see all 3 comments

Weekly Game Release Highlights, March 23-29

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 22, 2015 8:00am PDT

Another big week of new releases is highlighted by From Software's Bloodborne and Obsidian Entertainment's Kickstarter success story, the throwback RPG known as Pillars of Eternity.


"Pillars of Eternity is releasing and I STILL don't have my codes. So much for kickstarting it. ..."

- rtricoche see all 3 comments
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