Disney Infinity 3.0 debuts with Star Wars this fall

By Ozzie Mejia, May 05, 2015 5:58pm PDT

After a leak late last week, Disney Infinity 3.0 looks to be happening, with Star Wars content and a whole lot more set to release this fall.


Mortal Kombat X PC patch addresses online stability and crashes

By Ozzie Mejia, May 05, 2015 10:39am PDT

With today's Kombat Pack arriving, Warner Bros. and NetherRealm are hoping to alleviate some nagging issues on Mortal Kombat X's PC version with a new patch.


Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 confirms a return to the series' roots

By Ozzie Mejia, May 05, 2015 4:50pm PDT

The latter days of the Tony Hawk franchise introduced a lot of gimmicks, most recently introducing a heavy, expensive skateboard peripheral. All of those gimmicks are now a thing of the past, as Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 is a return to the series' classic gameplay style.


"All im going to say is, what the fuck is happening to gaming? Im playing the same ol' games with ..."

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GOG Galaxy hits open beta today

By Ozzie Mejia, May 05, 2015 4:30pm PDT

GOG.com's bold new client has exited its closed alpha. GOG Galaxy is now in its open beta stage for public consumption.


Black Mesa re-imagines Half-Life with Valve's Source today

By Daniel Perez, May 05, 2015 9:15am PDT

The team at Crowbar Collective have released their re-imagining of the original Half-Life using Valve's Source, called Black Mesa, on Steam Early Access today.


The Simpsons, Portal, Jurassic World inclusion in Lego Dimensions leaked

By Daniel Perez, May 05, 2015 7:40am PDT

A number of new Lego Dimensions packs have been leaked by Walmart, which incudes The Simpsons, Jurassic World, and more.


"how was it leaked, there were obvious hints in the video they posted a month or two ago. "

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Goat Simulator gets DayZ-inspired DLC this week

By Daniel Perez, May 05, 2015 7:00am PDT

Coffee Stain Studios has announced it will be released a DayZ-inspired DLC for its Goat Simulator called GoatZ.


"GUYS! Brace yourselves for GOAT-ZE !!!!111 "as many bugs as all the other survival games""

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Wolfenstein: The Old Blood launch trailer explores the paranormal

By Ozzie Mejia, May 05, 2015 7:00am PDT

Before The New Order, BJ Blazkowicz embarked on another mission against the Nazi menace. Today's Wolfenstein: The Old Blood launch trailer takes a glimpse at his mission against Hitler's paranormal division.


"We're working to get our review out. We just received the game today, but we have our top man on ..."

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Portal Pinball launching on May 25 for science

By Daniel Perez, May 05, 2015 6:30am PDT

Zen Studios has announced a new pinball table based on Valve's Portal series.


Stuff That Sucks: Pre-orders and DLC

By Shack Staff, May 04, 2015 4:00pm PDT

When done right, pre-orders and DLC can help stretch a standalone experience in interesting ways. Unfortunately, it all too often is not done right and that leads into this week's Stuff That Sucks.


"Yeah, but when you look at the exponential increase in the size of teams to create games like ..."

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Shack Reels: Let's Play Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy

By Shack Staff, May 04, 2015 3:30pm PDT

Happy Star Wars Day, everyone! To celebrate today, Andrew and Joe S are playing through the 2003 classic from Raven Software, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy.


Twitch updates appeals process for copyright claims

By Ozzie Mejia, May 04, 2015 2:20pm PDT

Twitch has acknowledged that its appeals process for copyright claims isn't entirely perfect, so they've updated their appeals process to be slightly more user-friendly.


"This stills seems retarded... why don't they do the Youtube thing and leave stuff alone *unless* ..."

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Was Force Unleashed Better for Star Wars Lore?

By Steven Wong, May 04, 2015 2:00pm PDT

In celebration of Star Wars Day, we take a look back at The Force Unleashed, which promised to introduce Darth Vader's secret apprentice (Starkiller) to the franchise lore. The game was meant to embrace video games as a storytelling medium for Star Wars before it got pushed ...


"I think Star Wars Rebels is doing a good job filling in the same period of time, but yeah, I ..."

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Madden NFL 16 cover athlete finalists revealed as vote opens to Madden owners

By Ozzie Mejia, May 04, 2015 1:45pm PDT

There are four finalists for the honor of being named the cover athlete to Madden NFL 16. The vote has opened up, with Madden NFL 15 and Madden NFL Mobile users able to vote via their respective games.


"Also, Niners fans can breathe a sigh of relief. The Madden Curse says their team has suffered ..."

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

By Shack Staff, May 04, 2015 12:30pm 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.


"How much of a bump in resolution do you think we need? Recent chatter on the oculus reddit ..."

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