New Dragon Quest game will be announced on July 28; may be Dragon Quest XI

By Daniel Perez, Jul 24, 2015 7:11am PDT

Square Enix is preparing a presentation for a new Dragon Quest game next week, with many believing it will be the reveal of Dragon Quest XI.


"A reliable source at GAF has said every DQ game coming to a Sony platform is coming stateside."

- Vincent Grayson see all 11 comments

Destiny The Taken King weapons highlighted in Bungie weekly update

By Daniel Perez, Jul 24, 2015 6:35am PDT

Bungie has offered a small preview of some of the weapons we can expect to be available in Destiny's The Taken King expansion.


"Then you have about 2 months left to enjoy it. Grab Thorn and rule PvP!"

- Dolemite see all 13 comments

PSA: Street Fighter 5 beta begins on PlayStation 4 tonight [Update: beta extended]

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 23, 2015 5:00pm PDT

For PS4 owners that have pre-ordered their copy of Street Fighter V, their beta begins tonight at 6PM PT.


"Now if it does happen on launch day, then there's a huuuuuge problem."

- OzzieMejia see all 12 comments

Pac-Man Championship Edition DX munches onto mobile devices today

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 23, 2015 3:30pm PDT

The techno-riffic Pac-Man Championship Edition DX continues the Pac-Man 35 anniversary celebration by making its way onto iOS and Android.


"I have the original Pac-Man: CE for iPhone and yeah, when it speeds up it's unplayable. "

- pyide see all 12 comments

Hearthstone director on why Grim Patron nerf and new classes are not in the cards

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 23, 2015 2:30pm PDT

There's a lot of 'new' coming in Hearthstone's upcoming Grand Tournament expansion. However, there won't be a lot of change, as far as classes and nerfs go. Game director Eric Dodds talks to Shacknews about why new classes are not coming to Hearthstone and also why Grim Patr...


""That means there's sort of 81 possible matchups there" What? This guy is the Game director? ..."

- hakkum see all 2 comments

Persona 4: Dancing All Night shakes its groove thing in September

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 23, 2015 2:10pm PDT

It's time to dance! The Persona Investigation Team makes its return to Vita on September 29.


"Persona 5 is coming sometime in 2015. We just don't know when yet."

- Vincent Grayson see all 7 comments

Star Wars: Battlefront Impressions: Learning to Survive or Die Together

By Steven Wong, Jul 23, 2015 2:00pm PDT

In the Star Wars: Battlefront Survival mode, a team of two Rebels fighting to survive against 10 waves of Imperial Stormtroopers. Things heat up quickly, especially on Tatooine. We see if we have the skills to see this through to the end.


"They're heavily promoting the game for PS4. They're never going to show the PC version in ..."

- waxthirteen see all 8 comments

Rocket League Shackbattle kicks off tonight

By Joe Tirado, Jul 23, 2015 1:20pm PDT

Shacknews' officially sanctioned Rocket League Tournament gets going tonight. 


"So uh yeah... my recordings are 18 gigs. I'm uploading them to the TouYubes, so they should ..."

- fire00f1y see all 211 comments

Watch this Unofficial PlayStation 4 Remote Play PC client in action

By Daniel Perez, Jul 23, 2015 1:01pm PDT

We really hope this program ends up being released some time in the future. It looks like it could offer a great Remote Play experience for PlayStation 4 owners.


All Ether Chest Locations in Destiny

By Josh Hawkins, Jul 23, 2015 1:00pm PDT

A quick guide featuring the locations of every Ether Chest in the game.


Chattycast 54: No, Money Down!

By Steve Watts, Jul 23, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Watch the Chattycast crew tackle pre-order culture. Why do we keep pre-ordering games when the practice has proven so unreliable?


Fallout Anthology emerges from its vault on September 29 on PC

By Daniel Perez, Jul 23, 2015 11:52am PDT

Bethesda has announced it will be releasing a special Fallout Anthology collection in September.


"It wasn't bad. Kind of mindless, as all action RPGs tend to be, and the tone was slightly off, ..."

- .3NV7. see all 10 comments

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition celebrates going gold with opening cinematic

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 23, 2015 11:48am PDT

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition has been approved and is ready for pre-download, so Microsoft and The Coalition are celebrating by releasing the game's opening cinematic and a behind-the-scenes video.


Life is Strange sheds light on the 'Dark Room' on July 28

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 23, 2015 11:10am PDT

The fourth episode for Life is Strange is set to release next week and the tension is rising, if the episode's launch trailer is any indication.


"Awww yeah! Excited to see where it goes from that crazy last episode."

- Borzoi see all 2 comments

Inspired: Breaking down the Hearthstone 'Grand Tournament' cards (Part 1)

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 23, 2015 11:00am PDT

With Hearthstone's upcoming Grand Tournement expansion expected to introduce 132 cards, there could be some new staples coming to players' decks. Shacknews begins breaking down what's coming by examining the first batch of Grand Tournament cards.

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