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.


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 ..."

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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.


"I love interviewing programmers. Dudes are always so enthusiastic and just generally awesome."

- staymighty see all 2 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! 


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.


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.


"Saints Row 4 is about half-way there. Several variations on several basic powers, but doesn't ..."

- Arcanum see all 59 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.


Destiny Iron Banner returns today at 10am PT with Skorri's Revenge pulse rifle reward

By Daniel Perez, Jun 30, 2015 8:08am PDT

Need a legendary pulse rifle? Then why not try to get the most legendary one of them all - Skorri's Revenge? Now you can in this week's Iron Banner event.


Another Splatoon mode rolling out July 1

By Steve Watts, Jun 30, 2015 7:35am PDT

You can get pushy with Tower Control starting tomorrow evening, as long as you've unlocked Ranked mode.


Minecraft developer scraps its collectible-card game, Scrolls

By Daniel Perez, Jun 30, 2015 7:34am PDT

Mojang's Scrolls is being scrapped, although the studio is allowing at least one more year of play for fans of the game.


"They are owned my Microsoft now... and somebody put it into a spreadsheet and saw it didn't make ..."

- Gwyndion see all 9 comments

Microsoft announces Gamescom 2015 details; Crackdown, Quantum Break, and Scalebound confirmed

By Daniel Perez, Jun 30, 2015 7:06am PDT

Microsoft has revealed its plans for Gamescom 2015, which includes the date and time of its Xbox briefing and some of the games we can expect to see during the show.


"Sunset Overdrive for PC? Halo Anniversary Collection for PC? Those would be awesome."

- kenclopz see all 22 comments

King's Quest begins its epic adventure in July with A Knight to Remember

By Daniel Perez, Jun 30, 2015 6:34am PDT

Sierra Games has announced the release date for the first episode of King's Quest, called A Knight to Remember.

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