Shack Reels: Top 10 Robots in Video Games

By Shack Staff, May 22, 2015 3:30pm PDT

Whether you're fighting with or against them, robots are an inexorable part of video games. Greg sorts through the mechanical army to find out which one is the biggest mechanized menace.


"Cool! I'd put Robo higher, but this is actually one of those rare good top 10 lists. :D I think ..."

- skizl see all 4 comments

Bloodborne patch 1.04 set to release Monday

By Tad Huempfner, May 22, 2015 2:15pm PDT

From Software announces the latest update to Bloodborne and hints at an expansion to be released in the future.


Destiny: House of Wolves Review In Progress: Hungry Like The Wolf

By Daniel Perez, May 22, 2015 2:00pm PDT

The second expansion for Destiny, the House of Wolves, released this week to a cautiously-excited fanbase considering how much of a let down The Dark Below was. Bungie hopes to make up for it by adding an exuberant amount of content in House of Wolves, but is it too little t...


"I had the "pleasure" of going to prison this night at lvl 32, each round got harder and harder, ..."

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5 Weirdest Foods You Eat in Video Games

By Steven Wong, May 22, 2015 1:30pm PDT

It's Pac-man's 35th anniversary, and we're celebrating his insatiable appetite by ordering up some of the weirdest foods video game charcters can eat. Ghosts might be involved too.


"Slime mold. ..."

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Chattycast 47: A Smoking Crater

By Steve Watts, May 22, 2015 1:00pm PDT

In which the gang wishes their beautiful destruction would actually stay destroyed for once. 


"Technical difficulties. (Again.) I blame Josh because he's not here to deny it."

- SporkyReeve see all 10 comments

The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing 3 completes its trilogy today

By Ozzie Mejia, May 22, 2015 12:00pm PDT

NeocoreGames is saying goodbye to the Van Helsing bloodline today, releasing the final part of the Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing trilogy today, two years to the day that the first game debuted.


Payday 2 can't stop raving with Alesso Heist DLC

By Ozzie Mejia, May 22, 2015 11:40am PDT

It's a good night to hit the club and pick up some goodies with Payday 2's 23rd DLC pack, a collaboration with DJ Alesso.


Opinion: 5 Things Assassin's Creed Syndicate Needs to Do

By Nathaniel Hohl, May 22, 2015 11:00am PDT

Assassin's Creed Syndicate needs to be a big hit this fall. Here are 5 ways to help ensure that it will be one of the best Assassin's Creed experiences yet.


Ultra Street Fighter 4 hits PS4 next week with PS3 arcade stick compatibility

By Ozzie Mejia, May 22, 2015 10:05am PDT

Ultra Street Fighter IV will arrive on PlayStation 4 next week, but it won't be the exact same PS3 version. It'll be faster and stronger, but will also allow PS3 users to bring their arcade sticks for the ride.


The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt - Velen Side Quests: Forefather's Eve, Master Armorers

By Josh Hawkins, May 22, 2015 10:00am PDT

Take on every quest, small to large, with this complete guide to every available secondary quest available within the Velen area.


Minecraft 1.8.5 update should be downloaded 'as soon as possible' according to Mojang

By Daniel Perez, May 22, 2015 8:35am PDT

Mojang has released a patch for Minecraft it recommends its players download "as soon as possible."


Batman: Arkham Knight characters unmasked in latest video

By Daniel Perez, May 22, 2015 7:40am PDT

In this week's latest episode of Batman: Arkham Insider, we learn about three key characters from the game as well as the Batmobile's special abilities.


The Witcher 3 infinite money exploit discovered

By Daniel Perez, May 22, 2015 6:45am PDT

An exploit for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has been discovered that will give Geralt a ton of gold for very little effort.


"I beg to differ. Bravo Sector, Wave 6. Dumbfire missiles. Easiest money ever."

- Rice-Rocketeer see all 11 comments

6 Stealth Indie Games Worth Shining a Light On

By Steven Wong, May 21, 2015 2:45pm PDT

Stealth action is normally dominated by games like big names like Assassin's Creed and Splinter Cell, but indie games can offer the same kind of thrilling intensity as the heavy hitters. Here are six games that deserve being detected.


"Republique is a very cool game, especially on a tablet. I definitely recommend it. "

- Gwyndion see all 7 comments

Watch Shacknews' new live show; it's Show Important

By Tad Huempfner, May 21, 2015 1:43pm PDT

Shacknews introduces it's own original program, Show Important, to debut tonight at 5PM EST.


"Stream quality is top notch Joe it looks boss and very pro nice work guys I dig the split screen ..."

- valcan_s see all 4 comments
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