Slow Down, Bull Review: Stress Management Through Art

By Steven Wong, Apr 21, 2015 8:15pm PDT

Slow Down, Bull - Insomniac Games' first PC game - features a running bull with a pure love of creating art, and major stress management issues. Players tilt the bull as he rushes through each level, bouncing off walls, and avoiding obstacles, so that he can collect enough p...


Encore! A Guitar Hero timeline (part 1)

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 21, 2015 12:00pm PDT

With the Guitar Hero series set to live again, Shacknews is going to take a look back at the series over the last ten years, from its meteoric rise to its calamitous fall with this three-part timeline series. Today, we look back at the origins of Guitar Hero and look at what...


"Quit it! You're not gonna make me go get the guitars out of the basement."

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Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron Pinball exterminates humanity today

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 21, 2015 10:30am PDT

Before his rampage reaches movie theaters next week, Ultron is spreading his machinations to the pinball table with the latest from Zen Studios.


"I enjoy these Zen/Pinball FX games, but I'm always torn on which platform to buy them on. ..."

- daggot see all 2 comments

Nintendo offers Splatoon Wii U bundle at Best Buy

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 21, 2015 9:30am PDT

Nintendo is very serious about Splatoon, so much so that they're giving their newest first-party effort its own Wii U bundle.


"Super Mario 3D World is definitely thr best game on the wii u"

- hanged_man see all 6 comments

Cartoon Network's Adventure Time investigates the Land of Ooo this fall

By Daniel Perez, Apr 21, 2015 8:30am PDT

Adventure Time: Finn and Jake Investigations stars Finn and Jake as they become professional investigators in an all-new story-driven graphic adventure game.


"I sure hope it is - I was extremely disappointed with Explore the Dungeon Because I Don't Know. ..."

- Dolemite see all 7 comments

King's Quest dev diary introduces us to The Odd Gentlemen's vision

By Daniel Perez, Apr 21, 2015 3:00pm PDT

King's Quest is making a comeback this year, and in Sierra's first dev diary from The Odd Gentlemen, we take a look at how the studio became the ones in charge of revitalizing this legendary franchise.


"Glad I wasn't the only scratching there head on what the gameplay will be."

- daggot see all 4 comments

Rock Band 4 will be co-published by Mad Catz

By Daniel Perez, Apr 21, 2015 7:25am PDT

Mad Catz isn't only working with Harmonix to deliver peripherals for Rock Band 4 when it releases, but they're taking their relationship to another level by becoming co-publishers.


"Somewhat - they were bought in 2007, 8 years ago. They X52 Pro was launched around the same ..."

- xsoulbrothax see all 8 comments

The Evil Within faces 'The Consequence' today

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 21, 2015 7:00am PDT

The Evil Within is getting its second piece of DLC content today, going into the second half of Juli Kidman's story with The Consequence.


Mortal Kombat X characters will receive free costumes with each DLC patch

By Daniel Perez, Apr 21, 2015 6:40am PDT

Expect your kostume kollection to get much larger with the release of each DLC patch.


DICE general manager discusses Star Wars Battlefront and working with the film archives

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 21, 2015 6:00am PDT

Shortly after checking out the Star Wars Battlefront reveal, Shacknews caught up with DICE general manager Patrick Bach to learn more about what folks can expect from the upcoming game and also learn more about the developer's relationship with Lucasfilm.


Gran Turismo 6 'GT Academy' competition begins tonight

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 20, 2015 3:45pm PDT

Sony and Polyphony Digital are looking for the next great professional racer and they will search through the best Gran Turismo 6, starting tonight.


"Because of the games you listed The Crew is the only one out on the PS right now and it's not a ..."

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Warhammer 40K: Regicide lands on Steam Early Access in May

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 20, 2015 3:35pm PDT

The next installment of the storied Warhammer 40K franchise will begin on Steam Early Access, with Warhammer 40K: Regicide set to launch on May 5.


"Nice. But it'd be also nice if we got an actual game like space marine 2 or fucking dawn of war ..."

- Dschinghis Khan see all 14 comments

Stuff That Sucks: The Amiibo Hunt Hits the Big Apple

By Shack Staff, Apr 20, 2015 3:30pm PDT

Greg's neverending search for Amiibo has taken him to the Nintendo World Store in New York for this week's Stuff That Sucks.


"The power to sit and collect dust? I have plenty of stuff with that power already. "

- BeowolfSchaefer see all 30 comments

Mario Kart 8 previews six new tracks ahead of April 23 DLC release

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 20, 2015 1:00pm PDT

Mario Kart 8's second DLC pack is set to arrive this coming Thursday. Nintendo would like to prepare racers by issuing new videos for six of its new tracks.


"Whoever's playing saxophone is incredible. I love nothing more than hot sax."

- OzzieMejia see all 6 comments

Shacknews Showcase 02: Another Word for Blood

By Shack Staff, Apr 20, 2015 12:30pm PDT

Joe Tirado and Andrew Zucosky bring you the second episode of Shacknews Showcase, in which our hosts discuss Mortal Kombat X, speak to reviewer Steven Wong, get an arcade overview from Greg Burke, and of course, take each other on in the MK arena.


"Agree with you on the worst controller. I just could never use one comfortably. "

- ant_hillbilly see all 18 comments
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