Weekly Game Release Highlights, April 13-19

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 12, 2015 8:00am PDT

"Get over here!" This week, Mortal Kombat returns and the long wait for the PC version of Grand Theft Auto V is over.

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"You got it right on PC(Titan Souls) but PS4 and Vita weren't so lucky( Titan Sould) funny how ..."

- aSheepamongWolves see all 3 comments

Weekend console download deals: Xbox Spring Sale, Nintendo bounces back, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 10, 2015 4:00pm PDT

Microsoft is kicking off the big Xbox Spring Sale this weekend, but they're facing some stiff competition from a resurgent Nintendo slashing prices on some of its biggest games and Sony rotating in the latest round of PlayStation Plus freebies.

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"Whoa, Killzone Mercenary for free on the Vita! Go grab it, you lucky bastards!"

- Mad Brahmin Disease see all 3 comments

Shack Reels: Top 10 Hardest !@#$! Games

By Shack Staff, Apr 10, 2015 3:30pm PDT

Everyone enjoys a good challenge, but sometimes those challenges are so tough you can't help but scream some obscenities. Today, Shacknews recalls the Top 10 Hardest !@#$! Games.

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"Hated Zelda 2 when i first played it. Too hard.. Went back when i was a little older and ..."

- technotica see all 12 comments

Weekend PC download deals: Rockstar and NetherRealm are coming

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 10, 2015 3:00pm PDT

With Mortal Kombat X and Grand Theft Auto V coming to PC next week, online retailers are capitalizing by offering the best from both Rockstar and NetherRealm.

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Rainbow Six: Siege Closed Alpha Impressions: What Hostage?

By Steven Wong, Apr 10, 2015 1:30pm PDT

The Rainbow Six: Siege closed alpha event features one map where two teams face-off against each other over a hostage. Teamwork and skill are paramount, which pretty much means we're screwed, whether attacking or defending. Check out or impressions, or the hostage gets it.

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"Oh, Global Operations had a great VIP mode where the VIP was an AI NPC and both sides fought ..."

- Sailor of Fortune see all 7 comments

Chattycast 41: Mortal Kombat Spoilers

By Steve Watts, Apr 10, 2015 1:00pm PDT

In which the gang steps in vats of gelatin to make realistic gore sounds.

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"Ed Boone can actually do the "levitate your guts out" move, as one unfortunate NetherRealm ..."

- SporkyReeve see all 10 comments

BioShock creator's next project will focus on the wants and needs of its characters

By Daniel Perez, Apr 10, 2015 12:40pm PDT

The player's interaction with characters within Ken Levine's game will play a major role.

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"System Shock 2 is a watered down System Shock. Bioshock is a homoeopathic System Shock."

- Stimpak Chopra see all 15 comments

Team Ninja developing next Dissidia Final Fantasy game

By Josh Hawkins, Apr 10, 2015 12:20pm PDT

Dead or Alive developer, Team Ninja, has taken the reigns of the next Dissidia Final Fantasy arcade game, and it could be exclusive to arcades for over a year before hitting console.

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"I always confuse Team Ninja with Ninja Theory - I thought we were going to get a DMC style FF ..."

- bolneze see all 3 comments

Path of Exile: Awakening will expand Wraeclast while adding major skill tree additions

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 10, 2015 9:00am PDT

Path of Exile's Act IV expansion, Awakening, is adding a slew of new features that includes a major new addition to the game's skill trees. It's so major that the expansion will require a beta that will kick off on April 20.

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"This is the correct PoE. Pillars is awesome but PoE is already taken."

- Wombat Woo see all 4 comments

Bound by Flame dev announces cyberpunk RPG, The Technomancer

By Daniel Perez, Apr 10, 2015 8:05am PDT

The Tecnomancer will be Spiders Games' next RPG hitting the PC, PS4, and Xbox One in 2016.

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"Nice, I really like Spiders Games they make real cool games, this looks awesome "

- valcan_s see all 5 comments

Mortal Kombat X Brings the Pain with Jax, Jacqui Briggs, and Goro Variations

By Steven Wong, Apr 10, 2015 8:00am PDT

Yesterday's Mortal Kombat X livestream revealed the fighting variations of Jax, Jacqui Briggs, and Goro. We break down each character's variations to see how each one intends to bring the pain.

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Apple Watch-exclusive RPG, Runeblade, launches later this month

By Daniel Perez, Apr 10, 2015 7:30am PDT

With today's Apple Watch Launch, Everywhere Games has announced its debut title, Runeblade, will offer a simple RPG experience for players to enjoy while they're on the go.

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"Yea I can see some of the games being interesting. Time will tell. "

- cruncht1me see all 11 comments

Xbox 360 now supports 2TB external drives

By Daniel Perez, Apr 10, 2015 7:10am PDT

Need more storage for your Xbox 360? Microsoft has announced the console now supports 2TB hard drives, as long as you're a Preview Program member.

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"It's been frustrating to watch Microsoft slow increase the size over time. The limitation is ..."

- Peanut Fox see all 6 comments

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt trailer gives us a taste of Geralt's grand adventure

By Daniel Perez, Apr 10, 2015 6:22am PDT

There's a lot of stuff to do in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and today's gameplay trailer is only the tip of the iceberg.

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"Gonna have to give this a try. I couldn't get into the combat system of the first two, but maybe ..."

- Geoffrois see all 17 comments

Shack Reels: Indie Shout-out - Affordable Space Adventures

By Shack Staff, Apr 09, 2015 4:45pm PDT

Andrew dives into why Affordable Space Adventures should be on your must-have list for Wii U games.

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"Awesome I am going to get this for sure had a eye on it since it first was announced thanks for ..."

- valcan_s see all 2 comments
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