Shack Snack: October 31, 2014

By Daniel Perez, Oct 31, 2014 5:45pm PDT

Sometimes I feel like, Shack Snack is watching me!


"Almost did a spit take with that Simpsons reference. Bravo Sam. Bravo"

- RikiTiki2 see all 3 comments

Weekend PC download deals: Halloween edition

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 31, 2014 4:00pm PDT

It's Halloween and your favorite digital game retailers are offering some great deals on the best Halloween games.


Shack Reels: Top 10 Scariest Creatures

By Shack Staff, Oct 31, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Happy Halloween! Shacknews celebrates the holiday with our own Greg Burke offering the 10 Scariest Creatures in Video Games!


"These all have scripts before they go into production, so that wouldn't be too hard to make ..."

- SporkyReeve see all 8 comments

Volume adds Andy Serkis to its cast

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 31, 2014 2:00pm PDT

The latest game from Thomas Was Alone creator Mike Bithell has pulled in an all-star talent for his upcoming stealth game, Volume.


Battlecry beta will begin in Australia/New Zealand

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 31, 2014 1:15pm PDT

Bethesda has brought a new Battlecry trailer to PAX Australia, along with the announcement that the game's beta would debut in the Oceania region first.


"Which was a fun, janky novelty at the time for TF2. An entire game like that? No thanks."

- Sephiras see all 4 comments

Shacknews Chattycast 18: Sarcastic Chewbacca

By Steve Watts, Oct 31, 2014 12:30pm PDT

In which the podcast would have gotten away with it, too, if it weren't for you meddling kids.


"Some of the worst sound quality I have heard in weeks, and you guys didn't addreess the elephant ..."

- the man with the briefcase see all 7 comments

Facing Mortality: The 2014 Survival Horror Game Round-Up

By Steven Wong, Oct 31, 2014 11:00am PDT

2014 has been an incredible year for survival horror fans. In the spirit of Halloween, check out our round-up of this year's games that will test your will live.


Evolve 'Big Alpha' postponed on PlayStation 4

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 31, 2014 10:48am PDT

2K and Turtle Rock have encountered issues with the PS4's new 2.00 firmware update, forcing them to postpone this weekend's Evolve 'Big Alpha' for that platform.


Going ahead dauntlessly: A Ghosts 'n Goblins timeline

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 31, 2014 10:00am PDT

In honor of today's Halloween holiday, Shacknews looks back at a series filled with the supernatural: the unforgivingly difficult Ghosts 'n Goblins.


"I assumed the more generous spawn and armor system in the PSP game was to prevent players from ..."

- Sideways Bob see all 7 comments

Rumor: Guitar Hero returning on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

By Daniel Perez, Oct 31, 2014 8:00am PDT

Activision's Guitar Hero franchise may be making a comeback on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, if an ongoing rumor is to be believed.


"They did it to themselves -- really I blame Activision for running Guitar Hero into the ground, ..."

- ThomW see all 28 comments

PlayStation 4 sells 3.3 million units in just three months

By Daniel Perez, Oct 31, 2014 7:15am PDT

Sony released some impressive sales figures for its PS4, but not so much of its other products, including the PS Vita and PS TV.


"And you keep smashing the lol button. I don't need to tell myself that, I need to tell you that. ..."

- Entity see all 47 comments

Shadow of Mordor 'Lord of the Hunt' DLC detailed

By Daniel Perez, Oct 31, 2014 6:30am PDT

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor's first piece of downloadable content has finally been detailed. Find out what Talion will be up to in Lord of the Hunt.


"Either more content (another map to justify the $25) or cheaper. "

- ThomW see all 12 comments

Prey 2 officially canceled, says Bethesda vice president

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 31, 2014 6:00am PDT

Bethesda confirms the world's worst-kept secret, officially acknowledging that Prey 2 has been canceled.


"Assuming it's the same thing they showed at PAX, it looked quite playable, if not complete. ..."

- yukichigai see all 22 comments

Humble Bundle celebrates Halloween with 'Halloweekly' sale

By Daniel Perez, Oct 31, 2014 5:30am PDT

Humble Bundle has a Halloween-themed sale going on that discounts a number games, including Among the Sleep, Five Nights at Freddy's and Home.


Valkyria Chronicles for PC releasing this November

By Daniel Perez, Oct 31, 2014 5:00am PDT

Sega followed up on their Valkyria Chronicles for PC tease earlier this week by supplying some additional details, including a release date.

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