VR Chronicles Ep 06: Project Cars (with bonus 'Let's Play')

By Shack Staff, May 04, 2015 7:30pm PDT

Joe Tirado loves him some cars, so for this week's VR Chronicles, he's going behind the wheel for Project Cars. Check out the latest episode, as well as a bonus non-VR 'Let's Play' video.


"Nice driving, love that car. I'd rather have the graphics fidelity than the VR experience. I ..."

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5 Games That Expanded the Star Wars Universe

By Steve Watts, May 04, 2015 7:00pm PDT

Though Disney has essentially killed off the Expanded Universe to make room for its new trilogy, video games have played a major role in creating a vast playground of Star Wars fiction. We take a look at five of the most influential ones.


"Rebellion also made way for Empire at War, one of the greatest Star Wars games according to the ..."

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Star Wars: The Old Republic celebrates May 4 with 12x Epic Story XP Boost through this fall

By Ozzie Mejia, May 04, 2015 6:15pm PDT

Those that have logged out of Star Wars: The Old Republic are being given an enticing reason to return, with all Story XP getting a 12x boost starting today and ending this fall.


"I never played it, but I saw the banner page on your article with everyone running around with ..."

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Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire: a Shacknews retrospective

By Ozzie Mejia, May 04, 2015 11:00am PDT

Happy Star Wars Day, everyone! Today, Shacknews celebrates by looking back at a game that has proven as elusive as its main character, Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire.


"one of my favorite star wars games of all time. Boba Fett fight was fucking awesome."

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Rock Band 4 gets updated Vocals and Drums mechanics

By Ozzie Mejia, May 04, 2015 10:20am PDT

While there's still a lot that isn't known about Rock Band 4, Harmonix is shedding a little more light on some of the mechanics set to receive a face lift. Today, they revealed that Vocals and Drums are getting an adjustment.


"OMG the drumming sounds AMAZING! I can not wait for this. RB4 sounds like tis going to be ..."

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Dragon Age: Inquisition gets free multiplayer expansion Dragonslayer tomorrow

By Daniel Perez, May 04, 2015 9:15am PDT

Take down a dragon with friends and frenemies in Inquisition's upcoming multiplayer expansion.


Batman: Arkham Knight Season Pass will include Batgirl prequel expansion

By Daniel Perez, May 04, 2015 8:15am PDT

For the first time in the Arkham series, Batgirl will be a playable character with her own story in Batman: Arkham Knight.


"Well I'm not going to argue against you about it being vague and that it's probably best to wait ..."

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Amazon leaks Far Cry 4 Complete Edition

By Daniel Perez, May 04, 2015 7:25am PDT

Ubisoft is apparently working on a complete edition of Far Cry 4, and Amazon has just leaked its existence.


Watch Jason Voorhees kill again in new Mortal Kombat X trailer

By Daniel Perez, May 04, 2015 6:47am PDT

Jason Voorhees will soon be available as a playable character in Mortal Kombat X, and today, we catch a glimpse of what he's capable of thanks to a new gameplay trailer.


"I'm enjoying MKX, personally, so no one would blame you if you got it. But if you're still on ..."

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I Am Bread celebrates Star Wars Day with Starch Wars update

By Daniel Perez, May 04, 2015 6:20am PDT

It's Star Wars Day and Bossa Studios has released an update for I Am Bread that introduces us to Starch Wars.


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
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