Xbox One Elite console releasing in Nov. with 1TB SSHD and Elite Controller

By Daniel Perez, Aug 31, 2015 7:01am PDT

Microsoft has revealed it will be launching an Xbox One Elite console this September as well as a new wireless controller.


"I hadn't realized that SSHD just meant hybrid drive. I took it as a funny way to write SSD. ..."

- Peanut Fox see all 65 comments

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided release date and dynamic pre-order bonuses announced

By Daniel Perez, Aug 31, 2015 6:35am PDT

Square Enix has announced Deus Ex: Mankind Divided will be released early next year, but in the meantime, fans can take part in a special pre-order campaign that we've never seen before.


"But again, Steam refunds are a thing. If it ends up having issues, you're not out anything."

- Conan see all 35 comments

Weekly Game Release Highlights, August 31-September 6

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 31, 2015 5:00am PDT

A generation grew up on Hideo Kojima and the Metal Gear Solid series, but with the arrival of The Phantom Pain this week, it's time for Kojima and Snake to officially go their separate ways.


Marvel Heroes 2016 PAX Prime panel recap - Secret Invasion, Kitty Pryde, controller support and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 30, 2015 3:40pm PDT

As Marvel Heroes 2015 prepares to transition to Marvel Heroes 2016, the folks at Gazillion held a PAX Prime panel, where they revealed new story instances, new characters, Team-Ups, costumes, visual updates, and controller support.


"He's not rude. Dave Brevik is just direct. Read any of the quotes from him in Stay Awhile and ..."

- David Craddock see all 11 comments

PAX Prime 2015: King's Quest is 'Rubble Without a Cause' this fall

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 30, 2015 1:11pm PDT

The first details on the second chapter of King's Quest was revealed earlier this weekend at PAX Prime, which will go by the title 'Rubble Without a Cause' and take place five years after the events of 'A Knight to Remember.'


Vs. Excitebike will motor onto the Wii U Virtual Console tomorrow

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 30, 2015 12:11pm PDT

Nintendo's Builders Week event is over and that means Vs. Excitebike is about to release on the Wii U Virtual Console. It's actually coming out tomorrow, in fact!


PAX Prime 2015: Final Fantasy 15 confirmed for 2016 release

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 30, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Square Enix held a panel for Final Fantasy XV during PAX Prime 2015 yesterday and among the reveals were that the game would indeed hit in 2016, with a special March event set to be host to the game's official release date.


Shack Asks recap - The Battleborn Closed Technical Test, inspirations, balance, community, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 30, 2015 9:00am PDT

Members of Battleborn's development team stopped by Shacknews on Saturday morning to talk about their upcoming FPS/MOBA hybrid. For those that missed the Q&A with the Chatty community yesterday, here's a recap.


PAX Prime 2015: Dragon Age: Inquisition will wrap up with 'Trespasser' DLC

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 29, 2015 5:57pm PDT

EA and BioWare have announced the final piece of DLC for Dragon Age: Inquisition at PAX Prime 2015, a story that will take place after the events of the main game.


"I was at this panel at PAX and it was awesome!!! To bad you can't hear me yell out Sandal ..."

- DandySlayer see all 13 comments

PAX Prime 2015: Xenoblade Chronicles X Special Edition unveiled

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 29, 2015 3:46pm PDT

Nintendo and Monolith Soft showed off more of Xenoblade Chronicles X on the PAX Prime 2015 show floor, while also announcing that the game will receive a special edition.


"I couldn't sit through the whole thing, did they mention when it was being released?"

- rtricoche see all 2 comments

PAX Prime 2015: Guild Wars 2 base game is now free; 10-person Raids coming soon

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 29, 2015 12:12pm PDT

Those that need to catch up before Guild Wars 2 releases the Heart of Thorns expansion will now find it easier to do so, since the base game will now be free to everyone.


"Here's a nice table that shows differences between free, core and HoT accounts. ..."

- Opticom see all 3 comments

Watch 15 minutes of Hitman gameplay as Agent 47 hits Paris

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 29, 2015 11:20am PDT

Square Enix and IO Interactive are showing off new footage of the latest Hitman, showing 15 minutes of Agent 47's latest assassination mission in the palaces of Paris.


"Huge sandbox environment and douchey assassination target. Looks promising."

- zpeed see all 3 comments

Shack Asks: Talk Battleborn with Gearbox Devs today at 9 AM PT / 12 noon ET

By Steve Watts, Aug 29, 2015 8:00am PDT

Gearbox Software is presenting its upcoming multiplayer shooter Battleborn at PAX Prime, but they're taking time out of their busy schedules to talk to the Shacknews Chatty directly. Come join the conversation!


"If anyone would like cheap games or controllers, this is the perfect place, Black Ops III for ..."

- StefanBoom see all 185 comments

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 multiplayer beta now open to all PC and Xbox One users

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2015 6:40pm PDT

The weekend is here and Treyarch is giving Xbox One and PC owners a new way to ring it in by opening up the Call of Duty: Black Ops III beta to the general public on those platforms.


"This thing installs slow as fuck on XB1. One hour in, on a 13 GB file, and I'm not even at 30%. WTF"

- OgrePalowakski see all 5 comments

Talking WWE 2K16 and gaming on the road with WWE Superstar Dolph Ziggler

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2015 5:00pm PDT

Life on the road can be tough for a WWE Superstar, but video games can go a long way to help make it a little easier. Shacknews spoke to WWE Superstar Dolph Ziggler to learn more about that, as well as more about WWE 2K16.

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