Killer Instinct introduces Ranked Leagues with 2.4 update

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 26, 2015 2:20pm PST

Killer Instinct is set to receive its 2.4 update tomorrow and it will usher in the game's new Ranked Leagues. Today, Iron Galaxy offers more details as to what these entail.


Mortal Kombat X bringing back Brutalities

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 26, 2015 1:40pm PST

NetherRealm has revealed Mortal Kombat X's newest alternate "-ality" during today's Kombat Kast stream, bringing back Brutalities from the old Mortal Kombat Trilogy.


"Pre-ordered for console. and plan to have people over on the friday night after release."

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PlayStation gets Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Havoc DLC; PC delayed

By Daniel Perez, Feb 26, 2015 12:25pm PST

The Havoc DLC pack is now available on PlayStation platforms, while the PC version has been delayed until next week.


We Happy Few is a new disturbing tale from the makers of Contrast

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 26, 2015 11:55am PST

We Happy Few is a new game from Compulsion Studios that sees players in an alternate 1960s England, where everybody is happy... or else!


NVIDIA announces Hearthstone World Pro/Am tournament

By Daniel Perez, Feb 26, 2015 11:50am PST

NVIDIA is announcing its own Hearthstone tournament will be taking place this spring with a $25,000 prize pool and SHIELDs to win.


Like a hurricane: A DuckTales timeline

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 26, 2015 11:00am PST

Yesterday, it was announced that Disney would reboot the beloved 80s animated series DuckTales for Disney XD in 2017. To commemorate this news, Shacknews is taking a look back at DuckTales' video game history, from the 1989 NES classic all the way to some of Scrooge's memora...


"Swimming around in gold coins has got to be hard on the elbows, though. ..."

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Final Fantasy Type-0 HD trailer offers gameplay overview

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 26, 2015 10:45am PST

Square Enix has offered plenty of looks at the Final Fantasy Type-0 HD story, but how will the gameplay work? A new trailer looks to answer this question.


"That trailer was horrible. Absolute garbage. 'You have special magic abilities; like the use ..."

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Guild Wars 2 getting new first-person, over-the-shoulder camera options

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 26, 2015 9:45am PST

With a lot of time to fill before the next expansion, ArenaNet is taking some time to fill some requested Guild Wars 2 features. First up, all-new camera options that include first-person perspective, over-the-shoulder views, field of view sliders, and more.


"You don't even encounter most of those currencies until you hit level 80. Gold and Karma are the ..."

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Far Cry 4 enters 'Valley of the Yetis' in March

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 26, 2015 9:35am PST

Far Cry 4 is about to get a yeti invasion in March with its latest piece of DLC, in which stranded pilot Ajay must make a harrowing escape from a cult out to kill him.


"haha. it would be funnier if that wasn't my experience with it on day one."

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PlayStation's Spring Fever 2015 kicks off next week with PS Plus discounts

By Daniel Perez, Feb 26, 2015 8:25am PST

A total of eight games will be released on various PlayStation platforms with PS Plus members receiving a 10% discount.


"Completely agree! I'm actually excited for almost all of these games. Bastion on vita sounds ..."

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Payday 2: Crimewave Edition releasing on PS4 and Xbox One in June

By Daniel Perez, Feb 26, 2015 7:46am PST

PlayStation 4 and Xbox One owners will finally get in on the mayhem of Payday 2 later this year.


"I totally missed this last generation so I am looking forward to giving it some time now."

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Final Fantasy: Record Keeper opening its books in North America this spring

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 26, 2015 7:30am PST

The free-to-play mobile RPG, Final Fantasy: Record Keeper, has been a big hit in Japan since its release in 2014. Today, Square Enix and DeNA have announced that the game will now make its way to North American shores for both iOS and Android.


"Actually, some Youtube videos make it look like the gameplay is focused on battles with famous ..."

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Super Mario amiibo - Gold Edition will be a Walmart exclusive on March 20

By Daniel Perez, Feb 26, 2015 7:00am PST

Those looking to purchase the Gold Edition Super Mario amiibo will need to head on over to Walmart next month.


"So if the demand for these things is high, and Nintendo logic is just off, that makes me wonder- ..."

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Fable Legends will be free-to-play on PC and Xbox

By Daniel Perez, Feb 26, 2015 6:31am PST

Lionhead Studios will be adventuring to the land of free-to-play for the first time when Fable Legends is released.


"Interesting experiment. I think if the game is SOLID and the its fair as he stated and FUN of ..."

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Shack's Arcade Corner - X-Men vs. Street Fighter

By Shack Staff, Feb 25, 2015 2:30pm PST

It was the "Versus" game that started it all for Capcom, bringing together two unlikely franchises to launch a juggernaut! (And also launch the Juggernaut!)


"by the way, do you guys remember the robocop arcade game? it was a sidescroller. I remember ..."

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