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.


"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.


"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.


"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.


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.


"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.


"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.


"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.


"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.


"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.


"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.


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.


"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.


"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.


"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.


"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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