Weekly Game release Highlights, May 4-10

By Ozzie Mejia, May 03, 2015 8:00am PDT

Star Wars Day and Cinco de Mayo are both this week, so there aren't too many games to look forward to. But you can return to Castle Wolfenstein with Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, taking place during one of the best games of the year.


Weekend console download deals: Star Wars celebration continues

By Ozzie Mejia, May 01, 2015 4:00pm PDT

Star Wars deals can be found across the gaming landscape and that includes digital shops for Xbox and PlayStation.


Shack Reels: Top 10 Star Wars games

By Ozzie Mejia, May 01, 2015 3:30pm PDT

Before celebrating Star Wars Day on Monday, Shacknews is taking a look back at the 10 best Star Wars games.


"If the gameplay of 2 was combined with the story of 1, it would have been a great game."

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Weekend PC download deals: May the 4th be with you, always

By Ozzie Mejia, May 01, 2015 3:00pm PDT

It's time to celebrate all things Star Wars, with much of the Star Wars gaming catalog on sale this weekend on both Steam and GOG.com.


"Republic commando was such a great game when it came out. It has aged poorly however."

- vertdang see all 6 comments

Shadowrun Chronicles: Boston Lockdown Review: Chummers and Chowda

By Steven Wong, May 01, 2015 2:30pm PDT

Shadowrun Chronicles: Boston Lockdown takes the Shadowrun experience - where magic works alongside high technology - and brings it online for players to play cooperatively. But it's hard to make a living in this dark cyberpunk fantasy when there are so many problems wit...


"So.....wait for Steam sale basically? Still, it's crazy that we're getting so many Shadowrun ..."

- Mecha Tofu Pirate see all 2 comments

Wolfenstein: The Old Blood Walkthrough, Collectibles, Tips, and Tricks

By Josh Hawkins, May 01, 2015 2:15pm PDT

A guide to every chapter in Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, including collectible locations.


Chroma Squad Review: It's Morphin' Time

By Daniel Perez, May 01, 2015 2:00pm PDT

Daniel gets to live his dream of managing a team of Power Ranger-like heroes in Behold Studios' Chroma Squad. He doesn't have the chops to be a real hero, though, just a manager.


Chattycast 44: The Live Edition

By Steve Watts, May 01, 2015 1:30pm PDT

In which the guys let you see their faces and hope you don't turn to stone. 


Watch Chattycast Live!

By Shack Staff, May 01, 2015 11:28am PDT

Our weekly Chattycast is getting a live upgrade. Come meet the Chattycasters and jump in the conversation!


H1Z1 discovers female survivors in latest update

By Ozzie Mejia, May 01, 2015 10:30am PDT

Are there seriously only men trying to survive the zombie apocalypse? That seems preposterous, so Daybreak has added female characters to the survival experience.


Project Cars full car list includes over 70 vehicles

By Daniel Perez, May 01, 2015 9:45am PDT

Bandai Namco and Slightly Mad Studios have revealed all of the vehicles we can expect to race with when Project Cars releases later this month.


"I've been interested in this game for awhile, do we know what the price is going to be? I ..."

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Powers and the Future of Console Entertainment

By Steven Wong, May 01, 2015 9:15am PDT

The first season of Powers, a comic book inspired PlayStation Network exclusive television show, concluded this week and it's difficult to say whether or not it left a lasting impression. However, it is the first step toward another front in the ongoing console battle: ...


"I watched about half of the episodes and just gave up. The main draw for me was Sharlto Copley ..."

- Ghostman2k78 see all 3 comments

Deception 4: The Nightmare Princess entraps PS4 players in July

By Daniel Perez, May 01, 2015 8:15am PDT

Get ready to trap your enemies all over again as Deception 4: The Nightmare Princess will be releasing on PlayStation platforms this July.


"I loved the first Deception way back on PS1, and actually just picked up IV from the PSN sale a ..."

- Iazu see all 2 comments

The Last of Us: Left Behind gets standalone release on May 12

By Daniel Perez, May 01, 2015 7:25am PDT

Naughty Dog will be making The Last of Us' Left Behind DLC available as a standalone download later this month on both PS3 and PS4.


D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die is heading to PC with Kinect-less controls

By Daniel Perez, May 01, 2015 7:02am PDT

Access Games D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die will be released on the PC. The PC version will have all of its Kinect inputs removed and will be controlled using a mouse.


"Fuck yeah! But please don't be like the Deadly Premonition port. That was inexcusable. "

- Alastayr see all 2 comments
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