Shack Reels: NBA LIVE 16 - Talking game changes with Ryan Santos

By Shack Staff, Jul 28, 2015 10:25am PDT

Eric catches up with Ryan Santos to talk NBA Live 16's new shooting mechanics, the mobile face scanning app, and other treats for NBA Live players.


The Witcher 3 New Game Plus mode details revealed; Bad news for Gwent fans

By Daniel Perez, Jul 28, 2015 10:02am PDT

CD Projekt Red has revealed just some of the things we can and can't do in New Game Plus mode.


"Momot also notes playing in NG+ mode is the only way players can obtain the Death Match ..."

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Loot Crate announces Fallout 4 Limited Edition Crate

By Daniel Perez, Jul 28, 2015 9:11am PDT

Loot Crate is once again offering an exclusive crate, this time, focusing on Bethesda's upcoming Fallout 4.


"Somehow, everything inside the crate can also be used to craft a unique gun. "

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PlayStation 4 owners unable to play King's Quest due to bug [Update: Sierra responds]

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

King's Quest is finally here, but if you're expecting to play the game on PlayStation 4, you could be in for quite the headache.


Xbox Live free games for August includes Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes and more

By Daniel Perez, Jul 28, 2015 8:09am PDT

Microsoft has detailed what Xbox Live Gold members can download for free starting in August as part of its Games with Gold promotion.


Dragon Quest XI announced for PS4, 3DS, and maybe Nintendo NX

By Daniel Perez, Jul 28, 2015 7:26am PDT

Square Enix has announced Dragon Quest XI for the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo 3DS. The publisher also said a Nintendo NX version is also under consideration.


"got any proof? Their track record isn't great, the last like 3 or 4 DQ games they've told other ..."

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Mafia 3 Announced, First Trailer Coming Next Week

By Steven Wong, Jul 28, 2015 6:35am PDT

2K Games has announced that Mafia 3 is in development. More details coming next week.


"I thought Mafia 2 was unsuccessful in terms of sales? Anyway it was good, I'm glad they're ..."

- terylene see all 3 comments

Summer Games Done Quick 2015: Day 2 Highlights and Day 3 Runs to Watch

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 28, 2015 6:00am PDT

A full week of amazing speed runs continued on Monday, as Summer Games Done Quick 2015 explored more of the best games across the annals of gaming history. Shacknews recaps the second day of the event, while offering a handful of runs to keep an eye out for later today.


"You may as well scratch off the rest of your day, because Prime, MMX, Castlevania, and Ori will ..."

- OzzieMejia see all 20 comments

Opinion: How Nintendo Can Move Forward

By Asif Khan, Jul 27, 2015 11:55pm PDT

After saying its fond farewells to Satoru Iwata, Nintendo must be looking to the future and preparing his successor. In making its choice, it has to find someone with the same reverence and respect for the company's culture.


"I go back and forth on this. On the one hand, Nintendo has referred to the competition between ..."

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Shacknews Showcase 07: Rocket Siege

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 27, 2015 6:00pm PDT

For this episode of Shacknews Showcase, Joe and Andrew pick up their guns with some of the developers of Rainbow Six Siege before getting into their car for a head-to-head game of Rocket League. All that, plus Chatty Asks!


"yeah, I honestly think it is going to be a great game, as long as you have some peoples to do it ..."

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Blizzard celebrates StarCraft 2's fifth anniversary with virtual and physical swag

By Daniel Perez, Jul 27, 2015 12:22pm PDT

StarCraft 2 is five years old today, and Blizzard has some special treats for fans of the game to enjoy both in-game and in the real world.


"Swag = secretly we are gay. Dunno which is worse: Swag or Bae. Cool tho about the added ..."

- k1ld0r see all 2 comments

Metroid Prime: Blast Ball Impressions: Like Soccer, But With More Death

By Steven Wong, Jul 27, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Shacknews goes hands-on with Metroid Prime Federation Force's sports game, Blast Ball. With two full 3v3 matches, is Blast Ball enough to win us over?


"I nominate Iggy's wrecking balls for the ballziest game that I loved that shouldn't have been as ..."

- one random winner see all 5 comments

The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt getting New Game Plus mode as final free DLC

By Daniel Perez, Jul 27, 2015 11:34am PDT

CD Projekt Red has announced The Witcher 3's final piece of free downloadable content will be a New Game Plus mode.


"If you're able to overlook how dated Witcher 1 is, you're going to love 2 and 3. I wish I was as ..."

- SnakeIRye see all 27 comments

Inspired: Breaking down the Hearthstone 'Grand Tournament' cards (Part 3)

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 27, 2015 11:00am PDT

A new week means it's time to break down some more cards for Hearthstone's upcoming Grand Tournament expansion. Today, Shacknews takes a look at more minions that play around with Hero Powers, as well as a weapon that may pique a few Warriors' interest.


Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare faces a 'Reckoning' next week

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 27, 2015 10:16am PDT

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is set to receive its final DLC pack in the form of 'Reckoning,' with Xbox owners set to get it first next week.

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