6 Stealth Indie Games Worth Shining a Light On

By Steven Wong, May 21, 2015 2:45pm PDT

Stealth action is normally dominated by games like big names like Assassin's Creed and Splinter Cell, but indie games can offer the same kind of thrilling intensity as the heavy hitters. Here are six games that deserve being detected.


"I don't know that I'd count "cowering in paralyzing fear" as stealth gameplay. If I could go all ..."

- Hemtroll see all 6 comments

Watch Shacknews' new live show; it's Show Important

By Tad Huempfner, May 21, 2015 1:43pm PDT

Shacknews introduces it's own original program, Show Important, to debut tonight at 5PM EST.


"Stream quality is top notch Joe it looks boss and very pro nice work guys I dig the split screen ..."

- valcan_s see all 4 comments

The Witcher 3 Diaries: Looking for Ladies, Making a Killing, and Botching it All Up

By Steven Wong, May 21, 2015 1:15pm PDT

I continue my adventures as one of the worst Witchers on the planet, and discover what a botchling is.


Telltale's Game of Thrones fourth episode releasing next week

By Daniel Perez, May 21, 2015 11:00am PDT

The Sons of Winter episode of Telltale Games' Game of Thrones will be released next week across all platforms.


"I have to keep reminding myself that there will be six episodes of this instead of the usual five. "

- BlackCat9 see all 4 comments

Need for Speed coming fall 2015 with Underground vibe and nocturnal open world

By Daniel Perez, May 21, 2015 9:07am PDT

Need for Speed will be making its triumphant return to PC, Xbox One, and PS4 this year.


"i was like, oh great another prerendered teaser. but in game? interesting."

- vassili_zaitsev see all 5 comments

Techland sends Hellraid back to the drawing board; consolidates resources to Dying Light DLC

By Daniel Perez, May 21, 2015 9:00am PDT

Techland has sent Hellraid back to the drawing board and will be consolidating resources from the project to work on additional Dying Light content.


"Didn't see there was already a shacknewd post. Maaaaan I'm fucking bummed. Was REALLY looking ..."

- Disarray see all 7 comments

PlayStation E3 2015 press conference to be broadcast live to 75+ movie theaters

By Steven Wong, May 21, 2015 7:40am PDT

Sony will be broadcasting its E3 presentation live to movie theaters across the country. See how you can get in on the show to catch a glimpse of things to come.


"Plus attending gets you some free swag. Last year attendees got some beta keys for games being ..."

- SporkyReeve see all 14 comments

Batman: Arkham Knight live-action video has us channeling our inner Batman

By Daniel Perez, May 21, 2015 7:20am PDT

A live-action video for Batman: Arkham Knight has been released, and in the video, we get to see various people channel their inner Batman across a number of situations.


"Thats what gets me. I know what they are going for but those people are about to get their ass ..."

- baron calamity see all 14 comments

Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon coming to 3DS in winter 2015

By Daniel Perez, May 21, 2015 7:00am PDT

A new Pokemon Mystery Dungeon game is making its way to the 3DS later this year.


The Witcher 3 PC gets graphics and stability patch; console version coming soon

By Daniel Perez, May 21, 2015 6:45am PDT

The Witcher 3's PC version has receive a patch that improves a number of aspects for the game. Don't worry, console owners. Your version is coming soon.


"I was wondering if I was the only one that had issues with the font size on PS4. Guess not."

- punchdog see all 7 comments

Shack Reels: Shack's Arcade Corner: Robocop

By Shack Staff, May 20, 2015 3:30pm PDT

Enforce the law with some heavy firepower as Greg takes a look back at RoboCop this week in Shack's Arcade Corner.


"Ocean did the home console versions, which didn't come out until 1989 "

- GBurke59 see all 7 comments

Bandai Namco Celebrates Pac-Man's 35th Birthday

By Tad Huempfner, May 20, 2015 2:30pm PDT

Bandai Namco is commemorating Pac-Man’s 35th anniversary with updated mobile games and a birthday party for the yellow ghost buster.


Twitch video on demand finally reaches its iOS and Android mobile apps

By Tad Huempfner, May 20, 2015 1:40pm PDT

Twitch mobile users can now scratch their gaming itch now that video on demand is now supported.


The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Review-in-Progress - Drowners, Specters, and Griffins, Oh My!

By Josh Hawkins, May 20, 2015 1:30pm PDT

Geralt of Rivia returns for his final adventure in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. But is it the ending he's worthy of? Our review, still in progress.


King's Quest dev diary offers glimpse at its digitized hand-drawn art style

By Daniel Perez, May 20, 2015 1:20pm PDT

In this new developer diary, we learn about the process The Odd Gentlemen have to go to in order to transfer hand-drawn art into a video game world.


"Still want to know more about the actual gameplay. Keeps looking more and more like a ..."

- daggot see all 2 comments
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