HTC Vive is a new VR headset made in collaboration with Valve

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 01, 2015 9:56am PST

HTC and Valve have joined forces to blast into the virtual reality market with the new HTC Vive, which is going a step further by removing the need for a controller.


"I dunno it totally depends on so many factors. I can see VR being huge for specific activities, ..."

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Weekly Game Release Highlights, March 2-8

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 01, 2015 8:00am PST

Spring releases are starting to come in and this looks to be the calm before the storm. So get ready to welcome in ScreamRide, Helldivers, OlliOlli 2, and more!


"Sign of the times: of the entire list of releases, all but two titles are available through ..."

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PSA: Rayman Legends goes free for Xbox Live Gold members a day early

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 28, 2015 4:15pm PST

Looking for something to play this weekend? If you're an Xbox Live Gold member, you'll be happy to find that Rayman Legends has gone free as part of March's Games with Gold lineup a day early.


Chatty Twitch Highlights 53: Time to go Homeworld

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 28, 2015 12:00pm PST

After an unexpected hiatus, the Chatty Twitch Highlights are back! And there's no better way to come back than by revisiting one of the greatest PC games ever made.


Shack Reels: Top 10 Disappointing Games

By Shack Staff, Feb 27, 2015 5:00pm PST

Some games simply don't live up to the hype. Today, Greg Burke breaks down ten of the most glaring instances of games that set a high bar and just couldn't clear it.


"You missed a great opportunity to use disappointed clips from other film and tv shows."

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Weekend PC download deals: Marching into GDC and PAX East

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 27, 2015 4:00pm PST

Next week is a big week for games, but before we venture into that rabbit hole, we take a look at the best in PC gaming deals for the weekend. That includes Amazon with fantastic EA deals, Green Man Gaming fighting off Aliens, and Steam celebrating with Disney Interactive.


"That $15 Humble bundle is a pretty fantastic price for many AAA games"

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Oblitus Review: An Unending Cycle

By Steven Wong, Feb 27, 2015 2:30pm PST

Oblitus is a challenging 2D platformer where you have a shield, a spear, and one life. Dying means restarting the game from beginning and doing everything all over. Is it possible to break the cycle? Our review.


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Shack Reels: 8-Bit Cuisine bakes us some World of Warcraft-inspired brownies

By Shack Staff, Feb 27, 2015 1:30pm PST

In the latest episode of 8-Bit Cusine, Chef Jen shows us how to cook up some Dalaran Brownies.


"These recipes are great even if you DO know how to cook. Knowing easy ways to make good, tasty ..."

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Chattycast 035: Live Long

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 27, 2015 12:15pm PST

It's the first episode of the Shacknews Chattycast without host Steve Watts, who is taking care of his first child. In the meantime, Ozzie Mejia is here to keep the party going with Steven, Daniel, and Josh, but not without first acknowledging and discussing the passing of s...


"Somehow I wound up with 3 more copies of Far Cry 2 PC after retail box purchasing one copy."

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Resident Evil Revelations 2: Penal Colony Impressions: It's a Trap

By Steven Wong, Feb 27, 2015 10:00am PST

Resident Evil Revelations 2's premiere episode throws you in prison with Claire Redfield and Moira Burton, who must work together in order to escape a hellhole full of mutants. However, cooperation and teamwork may be trickier than expected.


Humble Bundle highlights Japanese titles in Made in Japan bundle

By Daniel Perez, Feb 27, 2015 8:25am PST

A number of Japanese games are available in this week's Humble Weekly Bundle.


Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 slices its way to Xbox One this March

By Daniel Perez, Feb 27, 2015 7:55am PST

Get your arms in tip-top shape as Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 will be released on the Xbox One next month. HIYA!


"This has the potential to sell dozens if not hundreds of copies"

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Get a taste of the story of Mortal Kombat X in this trailer

By Daniel Perez, Feb 27, 2015 7:10am PST

Want to learn what exactly is going on in Mortal Kombat X? Then you have to watch this trailer.


"So confirmed characters: NEW -Jacqueline Briggs (daughter of Jax) -Takashi Takeda -Kung ..."

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Capcom responds to Resident Evil: Revelations 2's lack of local co-op on PC

By Daniel Perez, Feb 27, 2015 6:40am PST

Those who picked up the PC version of Resident Evil: Revelations 2 were rightfully upset to find it lacked local co-op. Capcom has since released a statement regarding the omission.


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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.

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