Street Fighter 5 invades Six Flags parks this summer with playable demos, tournaments

By Daniel Perez, Jul 01, 2015 8:26am PDT

Capcom is teaming up with Six Flags Entertainment Corp. to allow park attendees the chance to play Street Fighter 5 prior to its release in spring 2016.


"I know people complain about companies having their users beta test... but I like that they are ..."

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Minecraft getting free update in time for Minecon 2015 across all console version

By Daniel Perez, Jul 01, 2015 3:00pm PDT

Microsoft is releasing a free update today for Minecraft across all console versions that adds a number of tweaks and additional content, such as the Minecon 2015 Skin Pack.


Into the Stars enters Steam Early Access next week

By Daniel Perez, Jul 01, 2015 2:22pm PDT

Fugitive Games' debut title, Into the Stars, raised over $100,000 in its Kickstarter campaign, so many are looking forward to this open-world space survival sim's release.


Fallout 4's Preston Garvey is now available in Fallout Shelter

By Daniel Perez, Jul 01, 2015 1:57pm PDT

Want to add a little more Fallout 4 into your Fallout Shelter vault? Well, now you can as Preston Garvey is now available as a dweller.


Nintendo Miiverse redesign coming this summer

By Daniel Perez, Jul 01, 2015 6:23am PDT

Nintendo has announced it's redesigning its Miiverse service to include a screenshot album, play journal, and more.


Ultra Street Fighter 4 registration for Evo 2015 passes 2,000; Smash Bros. participation doubles

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 01, 2015 12:45am PDT

The registration numbers are in for Evo 2015. Ultra Street Fighter 4 leads the way with over 2,000 entrants, but the number of Smash Bros. entrants across both of its represented games has exploded.


"Amazing how much staying power SF4 series has. I still really enjoy watching tourneys. "

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Ronin Review: Bitter Revenge

By Steven Wong, Jun 30, 2015 3:05pm PDT

Ronin puts you the role of a motorcycle helment wearing ninja, who can dodge bullets and deliver death with every leap. However, the game's unforgiving nature tends to sap much of the fun out of vengeance. Our review.


"Kinda reminds me of Gunpoint or U R Not A Hero with better graphics though. I do NOT welcome our ..."

- AxeMan808 see all 3 comments

Shovel Knight retail version announced as Plague Knight update nears

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 30, 2015 1:45pm PDT

A retail version of Shovel Knight has been announced for an October release. It is confirmed to include the Plague Knight 'Plague of Shadows' campaign, which means this free add-on's arrival is imminent.


"Wonder if it will have an old-school instruction booklet with black and white drawings and and ..."

- EnhancedInterrogator see all 2 comments

E3 2015: Bungie discusses Destiny: The Taken King's story, subclasses, and more

By Shack Staff, Jun 30, 2015 1:00pm PDT

During our time at E3, we met with Bungie programmer Luke Timmins to discuss Destiny's upcoming expansion, The Taken King.


"There is lore behind the game, but that's the problem. It's really behind the game off on the ..."

- Wombat Woo see all 4 comments

Shack Reels: Shacknews Showcase: E3 2015 Hangover

By Shack Staff, Jun 30, 2015 12:30pm PDT

This this edition of the Shacknews Showcase, the guys run down all the happenings from E3 like Battlefront 3, Star Fox Zero, Mega Man & more! Also got an appearance from David Vonderhaar from Treyarch! 


"oh! Didn't see this post. I gave my gratitude to you guys for making videos and resurrecting ..."

- drunk tank see all 6 comments

Top Games of 2015 (So Far): Steven Wong

By Steven Wong, Jun 30, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Steven Wong, Shacknews managing editor, makes his picks for the 5 best games from the first-half of 2015.


"While I know that the list is completely subjective, I was a little disappointed to not see ..."

- galewind see all 2 comments

Now Leaving Gotham City: Where does Rocksteady go next?

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 30, 2015 11:00am PDT

The Arkham series of games that started with Batman: Arkham Asylum is now officially over. So where does Rocksteady Studios go from here? Shacknews takes a look at some options, assuming the developer decides to continue its relationship with Warner Bros and DC Comics.


"These guys are talented, but dropped the ball something fierce with Arkham Knight. That being ..."

- rtricoche see all 60 comments

Sorcerer King powers out of Steam Early Access in July

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 30, 2015 10:35am PDT

Stardock is preparing the Doomsday Counter, as the 4x fantasy game, Sorcerer King, is set to leave Steam Early Access and officially release in July.


"Just play Fallen Enchantress: Legendary Heroes, it 10000% than this."

- rtricoche see all 2 comments

Heroes of the Storm Eternal Conflict now available with new character, battleground, and more

By Daniel Perez, Jun 30, 2015 10:20am PDT

Blizzard has released the Eternal Conflict expansion for Heroes of the Storm. Find out what you can expect the next time you log into the game.


Civilization: Beyond Earth dives into the Rising Tide with E3 walkthrough video

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 30, 2015 10:05am PDT

Civilization: Beyond Earth is months away from getting its first expansion. With that in mind, 2K and Firaxis have released the full E3 2015 walkthrough video to show off some of its new features.

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