PSA: Stealth Inc. 2: A Game of Clones is free from the Humble Store until August 31

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2015 5:34pm PDT

Developer Carbon's 2D stealth game is getting its steepest discount to date, as the Humble Store is offering a whole 100 percent off the regular price until Monday.


"Thaks for the info! Just snagged a copy. Must have bombed hard."

- baron calamity see all 3 comments

Minecraft: Story Mode allows players to choose main character appearance

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2015 10:15am PDT

Minecraft: Story Mode will represent some major firsts for Telltale Games. Another one was announced today at PAX Prime, as Telltale revealed that players would be able to select their main character's appearance.


"Not sure why the voice would need to change just because the model they select happens to wear ..."

- Haxim see all 3 comments

XCOM 2 release date pushed back to February 2016

By Daniel Perez, Aug 28, 2015 9:32am PDT

The upcoming sequel to 2012's XCOM: Enemy Unknown needs a little more time to be developed, so 2K and Firaxis have announced XCOM 2 is getting delayed.


"Oh, well. this holiday season was getting crowded anyways. Shadowrun hong kong, one piece ..."

- mobab see all 14 comments

Lionsgate working on Borderlands film

By Daniel Perez, Aug 28, 2015 8:27am PDT

Lionsgate revealed today they are currently working on a Borderlands film with the producers behind Iron Man, Spider Man, and more.


"1. I believe Sir Calamity was making a funny. 2. Sorry, but Dinklage was awful in Destiny. The ..."

- waxthirteen see all 7 comments

Cities: Skylines After Dark trailer shows towns still function at night

By Daniel Perez, Aug 28, 2015 8:00am PDT

A new trailer for Cities: Skylines' upcoming expansion, After Dark, shows that towns actually still do work once the sun goes down. Crazy!


"Oops, 46seconds https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=46&v=bUzFUfPkYxU"

- aethyr see all 5 comments

Cliff Bleszinski's LawBreakers gets its first gameplay trailer

By Daniel Perez, Aug 28, 2015 7:05am PDT

The first gameplay trailer of LawBreakers has been released. In it, we learn of some of the character classes we can expect to play as when it's released.


""Skirmisher"? That's when you know you're out of unique and catchy class names. Skirmisher ..."

- shyguy74 see all 31 comments

'Super violent' Castlevania animated series is currently in the works

By Daniel Perez, Aug 28, 2015 6:38am PDT

Producer Adi Shankar has announced a 'super violent' animated series based on Castlevania is currently in development.


"You mean this, right? Castlevania is just a name ..."

- UnatcoTelephone see all 5 comments

Disney Infinity 3.0 Review: Building an Empire

By Steve Watts, Aug 28, 2015 12:01am PDT

Disney Infinity 3.0 retains its striking collectible quality in a package that's inching ever-closer to Skylanders' gameplay fundamentals turf. Our review.


"Oh right.. I think that's the reason I didn't do it. I went to TRU's site and it said "not ..."

- waxthirteen see all 9 comments

PAX Prime 2015: The Nindies@Night indie trailer roundup

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 27, 2015 11:20pm PDT

Nintendo took Thursday evening to celebrate the indie gaming scene and Shacknews has rounded up the trailers for each of the games featured at tonight's event.


"I don't know how the WiiU's store is supposed to work with so little storage in the thing. :/"

- ThomW see all 4 comments

Kerbal Space Program will blast off on Wii U in early 2016

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 27, 2015 10:06pm PDT

Kerbal Space Program is all about exploring the unknowns of space, but it's about to explore another type of unfamiliar territory when it comes to Wii U early next year.


"Agreed, it's proc heavy though. Will be interesting to see if some sort of gpgpu stuff goes on ..."

- one random winner see all 7 comments

Shovel Knight gets his own Amiibo as Nintendo hints at inevitable sequel

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 27, 2015 9:52pm PDT

Shovel Knight has dug into a new milestone, as the character will be the first from the indie gaming space to receive his own Amiibo figure.


"Nice that is pretty rad, I really hope they make 2, its seems pretty much guaranteed. Man it ..."

- valcan_s see all 2 comments

HTC Vive demos at PAX Prime include Fantastic Contraption and Final Approach

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 27, 2015 4:30pm PDT

The HTC Vive will be at PAX Prime this year and Valve is rolling out its lineup of playable demos.


"Will be looking forward to hopefully some awesomesauce video content around the new Vive."

- spazzium see all 3 comments

Mirrativ is a new Android livestreaming app from DeNA that broadcasts whatever is on-screen

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 27, 2015 4:20pm PDT

DeNA has had a busy year in the world of mobile development and its latest app is a potential game-changer, as Android users will be able to livestream and broadcast whatever is on their device's screen.


"This seems to backup my idea that Nintendos NX is a handheld that can stream to a TV, or in this ..."

- kenclopz see all 3 comments

Analysis: Activision Blizzard Being Added to the S&P 500

By Asif Khan, Aug 27, 2015 3:00pm PDT

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is being added to the S&P 500 Index on Friday after the close, in a move that solidifies the company's dominance as a 3rd party developer.


"Cool article Asif, keep on writing these type of articles I enjoy them, thanks."

- valcan_s see all 82 comments

Sword Art Online: Lost Song Hands-On Impressions: Taking to the Skies

By Steven Wong, Aug 27, 2015 2:15pm PDT

Shacknews gets lost in the virtual world of Sword Art Online: Lost Song, the upcoming action role-playing game based on the popular light novel and anime series.

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