Cities: Skylines adds European maps and buildings for free today

By Daniel Perez, May 19, 2015 7:40am PDT

Cities: Skylines first major update is now available, and with it, players will be able to use European maps, buldings and more for free


"Is this game about building cities, or good will? ...I'll see myself out"

- Peanut Fox see all 5 comments

Life is Strange's co-director discusses the episode 2 ending fallout, Max's powers, and friendship

By Ozzie Mejia, May 19, 2015 7:00am PDT

With Life is Strange's third episode releasing this week, Shacknews took the opportunity to speak with co-director Michel Koch from Dontnod Entertainment about how the ending from episode two will affect the story going forward. He also talks about Max's powers, her friendsh...


Nintendo World Championships qualifying event locations announced

By Daniel Perez, May 19, 2015 6:50am PDT

Nintendo has announced the eight Best Buy locations that will host the Nintendo World Championships qualifying events.


"I know it's not ideal but it's also much more of a spectacle that way and simply increases the ..."

- one random winner see all 20 comments

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – White Orchard Side Quests: On Death's Bed, Twisted Firestarter

By Shack Staff, May 19, 2015 12:00am PDT

Find and complete all of the side quests available in the White Orchard area for maximum crowns and experience points.


Shack Reels: Stuff That Sucks:

By Shack Staff, May 18, 2015 3:30pm PDT

Should Nintendo reform its copyright practices? Greg puts his 2 cents in on the matter.


"Pro-tip: time your cuts to coincide with your game footage clips."

- HyperionAlpha see all 7 comments

WWE 2K16 and NBA 2K16 releasing this fall

By Tad Huempfner, May 18, 2015 2:25pm PDT

Take-Two announces NBA 2K16 for a fall release and WWE 2K16 for a firm date in October.


Need for Speed 2015 to be revealed this week

By Daniel Perez, May 18, 2015 1:40pm PDT

This year's Need for Speed is expected to finally make its debut prior to the start of E3, EA announced today.


"From https://www.youtube.com/user/NeedForSpeed looks like a mobile game?!?"

- rms see all 7 comments

Warcraft movie shows off Orgrim Doomhammer

By Tad Huempfner, May 18, 2015 1:10pm PDT

The Warcraft movie from Legendary Pictures has released its first look at the warchief leader Orgrim Doomhammer.


"Tad is our promising young upstart and new Shacknews intern for the summer. He might pop into ..."

- SporkyReeve see all 3 comments

Shack Reels: The Witcher 3: How To Play Gwent

By Shack Staff, May 18, 2015 10:05am PDT

Want to know how to play The Witcher 3's card-based mini-game, Gwent? Then you've come to the right place.


Ex-Mass Effect director joins Microsoft HoloLens project

By Daniel Perez, May 18, 2015 8:45am PDT

Casey Hudson has joined Microsoft to work on HoloLens, Xbox, and more.


"Good riddance. I feel he was the sole reason why I disliked me3 so much. I ..."

- k1ld0r see all 6 comments

Rocket League preview: gas-powered goals

By Ozzie Mejia, May 18, 2015 8:00am PDT

Psyonix is working hard to optimize its follow-up to Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle Cars. Shacknews recently had a chance to check on the status of Rocket League, the unique mixture of racing and soccer.


"Huge fan of the first one, so much fun, chaotic, but enough skills based to make it challenging ..."

- radula see all 2 comments

Doom 4 gameplay trailer will be shown during Bethesda E3 2015 Showcase

By Daniel Perez, May 18, 2015 7:55am PDT

Bethesda has confirmed Doom 4 will be making an appearance during its first-ever E3 showcase.


"You're acting like it's a surprise that they announce Fallout 4. C'mon now. It's just a matter ..."

- Xulu see all 15 comments

The Bard's Tale 4 launching on Kickstarter on June 2nd

By Daniel Perez, May 18, 2015 7:25am PDT

InXile Entertainment has announced The Bard's Tale 4 will be heading to Kickstarter on June 2.


"1. They did fine but why not get part of the budget from Kickstarter? They said they were adding ..."

- Mecha Tofu Pirate see all 10 comments

Civilization: Beyond Earth first expansion Rising Tide coming in fall 2015

By Daniel Perez, May 18, 2015 6:45am PDT

The first expansion for Civilization: Beyond Earth has been announced and will allow players to colonize both the skies and seas, includes additional diplomatic options, and more.


"Hopefully this will fix all the glaringly bad problems with the game. It's boring as shit right ..."

- deadbeatsaint see all 3 comments

Weekly Game Release Highlights, May 18-25

By Ozzie Mejia, May 17, 2015 8:00am PDT

Geralt of Rivia has finally returned. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt arrives this week, along with a few other games.


"I for one, am excited for The Witcher 3: Colonial Marines. :P"

- lighttemplar see all 2 comments
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