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.


"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.


"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.


"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.


"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


"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.


"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.


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.


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.


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.


"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.


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.


"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.


"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.


"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.


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

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