Homebrew Smackdown: Episode 1 the Pilot

By Shack Staff, Aug 14, 2014 12:00pm PDT

In the pilot episode of Homebrew Smackdown we will see (hear) Nintendo's Wii Fit Trainer go up against Nightmare from the Soul Calibur series in a 1v1 match of the century.

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"I listened to it yesterday and it it was pretty fun. I like when you can take something like D&D ..."

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Novel Approach: Video games based on books

By Steve Watts, Aug 14, 2014 11:30am PDT

As the film adaptation of The Giver approaches, we remember some games that have looked to novels for their own source material.

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"True, but even though Bioshock is inspired heavily by Rand's works, it's not based on her books. ..."

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StarCraft 2 games available on the cheap

By Robert Workman, Aug 14, 2014 11:15am PDT

Right now you can grab both Heart of the Swarm and Wings of Liberty at a discounted price.

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"It's still a decent value for the re-playability. But $20 should be the new price for these ..."

- daggot see all 10 comments

Azure Striker Gunvolt from Mega Man creator coming this month

By Robert Workman, Aug 14, 2014 10:45am PDT

The creator of Mega Man has a 2D action game coming later this month to the Nintendo 3DS.

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"Looks cool. Can't find it on the eshop though. Does it not have upcoming releases?"

- EnhancedInterrogator see all 2 comments

World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor cinematic trailer unleashes Hellscream once more

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 14, 2014 10:25am PDT

Amidst much fanfare, Blizzard released the new Warlords of Draenor cinematic trailer for World of Warcraft

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"So this is back in time during the good old days? That's pretty sweet."

- Sephiras see all 27 comments

Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions set to go 3D

By Robert Workman, Aug 14, 2014 10:15am PDT

The core twin-stick shooting mechanic will remain the same, but it's definitely getting a visual overhaul. It's set to release this holiday season.

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"If its anything like the first 2... it'll for sure be a productivity killer."

- Madwacker see all 3 comments

Assassin's Creed: Unity gameplay revealed in Gamescom trailer

By Robert Workman, Aug 14, 2014 10:09am PDT

Check out eleven minutes of action, as guided by creative director Alex Amancio.

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Sony to announce more games at Tokyo Game Show

By Robert Workman, Aug 14, 2014 9:30am PDT

Sony couldn't fit all the announcements into its Gamescom conference, so it saved some for TGS.

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WWE Supercard wrestles its way to mobile

By Robert Workman, Aug 14, 2014 9:10am PDT

Players can create their own wrestler decks and expand their WWE universe on iOS and Android devices.

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Obsidian Entertainment working on Pathfinder games for mobile devices

By Robert Workman, Aug 14, 2014 9:00am PDT

The team behind South Park: The Stick of Truth is hard at work on its next project.

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"I am so excited about this! I have wanted the mobile Pathfinder card game for so long! It's ..."

- _Ipecac_ see all 5 comments

Sonic Boom Gamescom trailer has the hedgehog biting the dust

By Robert Workman, Aug 14, 2014 8:50am PDT

Sonic gets buried but manages to live to run another day.

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Alien: Isolation Gamescom trailer tries improv

By Steve Watts, Aug 14, 2014 7:45am PDT

A new trailer from Gamescom shows off cinematics of Amanda Ripley figuring out solutions on the go.

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"I really do like the fact that the main character is not a total babe, but looks more like a ..."

- aaarrrgh see all 4 comments

Pinball FX 2 now available for Xbox One

By Robert Workman, Aug 14, 2014 7:15am PDT

It releases alongside several tables including Deadpool, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Star Wars packs.

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"That's likely more on the platform holder's side of things. If these companies don't want to ..."

- Younanomous see all 5 comments

Xbox One and Xbox 360 games being sold digitally on Amazon

By Robert Workman, Aug 14, 2014 6:30am PDT

Various titles are available for direct purchase for both systems.

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"Id have to agree on this. It was better back in the day. Im STILL waiting for Murdered to go ..."

- rtricoche see all 5 comments

Might & Magic Heroes 7 announced for PC

By Robert Workman, Aug 13, 2014 2:38pm PDT

The adventure returns, and Ubisoft is looking for feedback from fans.

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"Agreed! 2 was easily the best of the series, each one has been lesser than the last. 6 was total ..."

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