Heroes of the Storm Founders Pack bundles heroes, gold, and closed beta access

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 20, 2015 1:15pm PST

Those that have yet to receive access to Heroes of the Storm will now have a more expensive option to take, though the Founders Pack will also include a slew of in-game goodies.


Shacknews Spotlight: The Rights and Wrongs of Survival Games

By Shack Staff, Jan 20, 2015 12:30pm PST

Shacknews Staffers Ozzie Mejia and Joshua Hawkins take a look at what survival games have done right and what they've done wrong.


"Besides Don't Starve I haven't invested much time in survival games. I love the difficulty of ..."

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Shacknews Deals: 30% Off TRNDlabs iPhone Smartphone Photo Bundle

By Shacknews Promotions, Jan 20, 2015 12:00pm PST

A 6-Piece Set for Photographers: 8X Telephoto, Fisheye & More.


New Nintendo 3DS XL available to try at PAX South

By Daniel Perez, Jan 20, 2015 12:00pm PST

Nintendo is bringing its New Nintendo 3DS XL and a few games to the PAX South party this week.


Human Element studio shuts down as game goes on hiatus

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 20, 2015 11:45am PST

With founder Robert Bowling unable to find a publisher for Human Element, developer Robotoki has shut down.


PSA: PlanetSide 2 for PS4 closed beta begins today

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 20, 2015 11:00am PST

Check your email, because invites for PlanetSide 2's PlayStation 4 closed beta are going out today.


"Looking forward to this one. Part of the reason I purchased a PS4. Hopefully this launch will ..."

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Final Fantasy 14 begins the march to Heavensward with 'Before the Fall' 2.5 patch

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 20, 2015 10:15am PST

With a new expansion set to release this spring, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is kicking off the conclusion of its main storyline with the latest 2.5 patch.


"That's not exactly true, most high level stuff can be started with ilvl 90 gear and it's not ..."

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Sunset Overdrive slashes price by 40% and adds 3 achievements starting today

By Daniel Perez, Jan 20, 2015 9:30am PST

Sunset Overdrive has been marked down starting today while adding a total of three new achievements.


"Max Payne 1 & 2 were the quintessential third person shooters and far better with a mouse and ..."

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State of Decay running amuck on Xbox One this April

By Daniel Perez, Jan 20, 2015 9:00am PST

Get ready to attempt to survive the zombie apocalypse all over again as State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition is heading to the Xbox One this April.


"i think i read that link just a few days ago. I couldn't help myself. "

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Sony apologizes for PSN downtime with 10% PS Store discount this weekend

By Daniel Perez, Jan 20, 2015 8:30am PST

Whether or not you experienced PlayStation Network's downtime during the holidays, Sony is apologizing with a 10% PlayStation Store discount this weekend.


"Don't be ridiculous, only a small gaming website would be that foolish. "

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GoG adds six new Star Wars titles to its catalog today

By Daniel Perez, Jan 20, 2015 7:30am PST

Six new Star Wars games have beamed up to GoG today, which includes new games from the X-Wing / TIE Fighter series and even KOTOR 2.


"So amazing to see X-Wing Alliance finally back in spotlight. Such a great game."

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ScreamRide preview: going for a ride

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 20, 2015 7:00am PST

ScreamRide is built on the three tenets of Create, Ride, and Destroy. Shacknews tries out each of these ideas by going hands-on with the game, which is now slated for a March 3 release on Xbox One and Xbox 360.


"Oh ffs. When will they stop making mobile drivel and throwaway junk things like this and just ..."

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Club Nintendo shutting its doors later this year

By Daniel Perez, Jan 20, 2015 6:35am PST

Nintendo of America has announced Club Nintendo will be no more later this year, so start cashing in your Coins!


"So good that they are finally ending it and thinking of something new globally. It was so ..."

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Ori and the Blind Forest preview: road to 'Ruins'

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 20, 2015 6:00am PST

Shacknews goes hands-on with Ori and the Blind Forest for the first time since E3 2014, while also learning that the game is now set to hit Xbox One and PC on March 11.


Borderlands: The Handsome Collection brings Jack's full story to Xbox One/PS4 in March

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 20, 2015 5:00am PST

Those looking to experience Handsome Jack's entire saga in full will be able to do so on next-gen consoles in March with The Handsome Collection, which will include Borderlands 2, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, and all of their DLC (including the Season Pass content that isn't...


"Hey guys remember the last time someone re-released a collection of games to tell a character's ..."

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