Renowned Explorers: International Society Review: Fighting with Sticks, Stones, and Words

By Steven Wong, Sep 03, 2015 3:45pm PDT

Shacknews travels the world with Renowned Explorers: International Society, the adventure strategy game that requires intelligence along with might in order to succeed. See what it takes to become the best explorer in the world in our review.


Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain - All Music Tape Locations

By Josh Hawkins, Sep 03, 2015 3:45pm PDT

Find all the Music Tape Collectibles hidden throughout Metal Gear Soliv 5: The Phantom Pain.


Apple launches Twitter account dedicated to gaming; may hint at Apple TV for games

By Daniel Perez, Sep 03, 2015 2:12pm PDT

Apple has launched a Twitter account that will highlight its many games within its App Store, but could this move be a hint at things to come?


"I know about it but I still don't see what the rumor has to do with the Twitter account."

- Mad Brahmin Disease see all 5 comments

How to Unlock Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain's Secret Mission 46

By Josh Hawkins, Sep 03, 2015 2:10pm PDT

Find out how to experience the true "ending mission" in Hideo Kojima's latest Metal Gear Solid epic, The Phantom Pain.


Opinion: Four Features That Fallout 4 Should Have

By Nathaniel Hohl, Sep 03, 2015 1:30pm PDT

Fallout 4 is already shaping up to be a very good looking game, but there's always room from improvement. Looking back at the gameplay from Fallout 3 and New Vegas, here are some features that would make Fallout 4 even more impressive.


"I'd like the framework to be there at least for mod related things. The building stuff they've ..."

- Evan_C see all 12 comments

Chattycast 60: The La Li Lu Le Lowdown

By Steve Watts, Sep 03, 2015 12:00pm PDT

This week, as Metal Gear Solid 5 puts an end to the series as we know it, the Chattycast talks about all things Metal Gear and Hideo Kojima.


"Dumb idea: You guys should use overlays with your names/Shacknames. ManyCam works well and is ..."

- ThomW see all 9 comments

Grandia II Anniversary Edition gets 60fps battles, 4K support, and more in patch 1.03

By Daniel Perez, Sep 03, 2015 10:23am PDT

A new patch for Grandia II Anniversary Edition has hit Steam and it allows fans to fight their battles at 60fps and more.


"This was such a good game. Probably one my favorite JRPG's of all time. That and Skies of ..."

- Gwyndion see all 4 comments

Borderlands supports Xbox One Backward Compatibility; available today for Preview members

By Daniel Perez, Sep 03, 2015 9:16am PDT

The original Borderlands will support backwards compatibility when it launches in November, but Preview members can start playing it as early as right now.


Mortal Kombat X will add four new characters in early 2016

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 03, 2015 8:20am PDT

There are still more kombatants ready to enter the arena, with Mortal Kombat X now set to get some new kontent early next year.


Shower With Your Dad Simulator 2015 is all lathered up and ready to go on Steam

By Daniel Perez, Sep 03, 2015 8:05am PDT

Shower With Your Dad Simulator 2015 is now available for purcahse on Steam, and for $.99, we defy you to not pick it up.


"it's actually pretty funny, but yeah. it's a really dumb game."

- qwpeoriu see all 16 comments

QuakeCon 2016 location and dates announced

By Daniel Perez, Sep 03, 2015 7:31am PDT

Bethesda has announced both the dates and location of QuakeCon 2016. We hope you like Dallas again!


"I still wear my 2004 and 2005 grey Quakecon shirts all the time."

- dextius see all 2 comments

Battleborn contest rewards fans with a free copy of the game for their winning taunt

By Daniel Perez, Sep 03, 2015 7:13am PDT

Want to score yourself a free copy of Battleborn as well as have your unique taunt immortalized in a video game? Then this contest is for you.


Steam's Big Picture mode gets updated prior to Steam Controller and Machine launch

By Daniel Perez, Sep 03, 2015 6:45am PDT

The Steam Controller and Steam Machine will soon be here, and Valve is testing out some major updates to Steam's Big Picture mode.


"Sounds like a solid update. TBH it's about time, Big Picture has needed some lovin for a while. "

- BeowolfSchaefer see all 2 comments

WildStar locks and loads 'WildStar Reloaded' free-to-play update on September 29

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 03, 2015 6:00am PDT

WildStar now has a date for its free-to-play transition, as the MMORPG will make the jump to the new WildStar Reloaded update at the end of this month, with another beta test set to kick off this Friday.


"I will hop back on my characters and dick around, but I honestly don't expect it to have a huge ..."

- pixelat3d see all 9 comments

Destiny servers down for maintenance today; will last at least six hours

By Daniel Perez, Sep 03, 2015 4:00am PDT

Guardians will need to be patient today as Bungie has scheduled server maintenance for Destiny. The maintenance is expected to last for at least six hours.

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