PAX Prime 2015: Xenoblade Chronicles X Special Edition unveiled

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 29, 2015 3:46pm PDT

Nintendo and Monolith Soft showed off more of Xenoblade Chronicles X on the PAX Prime 2015 show floor, while also announcing that the game will receive a special edition.


PAX Prime 2015: Guild Wars 2 base game is now free; 10-person Raids coming soon

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 29, 2015 12:12pm PDT

Those that need to catch up before Guild Wars 2 releases the Heart of Thorns expansion will now find it easier to do so, since the base game will now be free to everyone.


"Here's a nice table that shows differences between free, core and HoT accounts. ..."

- Opticom see all 3 comments

Watch 15 minutes of Hitman gameplay as Agent 47 hits Paris

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 29, 2015 11:20am PDT

Square Enix and IO Interactive are showing off new footage of the latest Hitman, showing 15 minutes of Agent 47's latest assassination mission in the palaces of Paris.


"Huge sandbox environment and douchey assassination target. Looks promising."

- zpeed see all 3 comments

Shack Asks: Talk Battleborn with Gearbox Devs today at 9 AM PT / 12 noon ET

By Steve Watts, Aug 29, 2015 8:00am PDT

Gearbox Software is presenting its upcoming multiplayer shooter Battleborn at PAX Prime, but they're taking time out of their busy schedules to talk to the Shacknews Chatty directly. Come join the conversation!


"If you guys did a borderlands with more MMO type elements that were good in destiny (such as ..."

- Redwall45 see all 183 comments

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 multiplayer beta now open to all PC and Xbox One users

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2015 6:40pm PDT

The weekend is here and Treyarch is giving Xbox One and PC owners a new way to ring it in by opening up the Call of Duty: Black Ops III beta to the general public on those platforms.


"This thing installs slow as fuck on XB1. One hour in, on a 13 GB file, and I'm not even at 30%. WTF"

- OgrePalowakski see all 5 comments

Talking WWE 2K16 and gaming on the road with WWE Superstar Dolph Ziggler

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2015 5:00pm PDT

Life on the road can be tough for a WWE Superstar, but video games can go a long way to help make it a little easier. Shacknews spoke to WWE Superstar Dolph Ziggler to learn more about that, as well as more about WWE 2K16.


Weekend console download deals: Xbox and indies, PlayStation Retro Sale, and Nintendo Capcom sale

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2015 4:00pm PDT

This is the last weekend to take advantage of the monthly freebies from Xbox and PlayStation, but there are a handful of sales to go along with those games, too. Xbox is celebrating the best of the indies, PlayStation is offering a retro gaming sale, and Nintendo is offering...


Weekend PC download deals: Mad Max pre-order, Company of Heroes 2 free weekend, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2015 3:00pm PDT

As PAX Prime goes down this weekend, digital retailers are looking to say goodbye to summer in a big way with Green Man Gaming offering a Mad Max pre-order discount, Steam offering a Company of Heroes 2 free weekend, and the Humble Store kicking off its End of Summer sale.


ARK: Survival Evolved greets its free Steam weekend with feces-throwing monkeys

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2015 2:05pm PDT

ARK: Survival Evolved's latest update comes just in time for its free Steam weekend, so everyone will be witness to monkeys flinging poop!


"Yeah, what a bummer. Glad they're sorting out those issues though before release. These devs ..."

- Halen see all 12 comments

Tales of Zestiria Impressions: Shepherding a New Adventure

By Steven Wong, Aug 28, 2015 2:00pm PDT

Shacknews checks out Tales of Zestiria, the latest adventure in the longstanding Tales series of role-playing games. How well does this anime game series, with inspirations taken from classic literature, shaping up? Our impressions. 


Mortal Kombat X on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 officially cancelled

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2015 1:50pm PDT

Warner Bros. finally delivered the death blow to the previous-generation versions of Mortal Kombat X, announcing that the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 iterations of NetherRealm's fighter will not live to fight another day.


"I've never had any problems with it, online or off. 60FPS the whole time except for the ..."

- Druuge see all 8 comments

Marvel Heroes 2015 goes to battle with War Machine (Plus, a Shack Giveaway)

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2015 1:15pm PDT

War Machine is the latest to join the playable Marvel Heroes 2015 roster, headlining a slew of new additions. Plus, Shacknews has five copies of this one-man army to give away to our readers.


"War Machine dropped Friday, Kitty Pryde and Blade are coming up next."

- cerealSAM2 see all 55 comments

Guild of Wars 2: Heart of Thorns will rise in October

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2015 12:30pm PDT

The first public beta is over and it looks like ArenaNet liked what they saw, because Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns now has a release date.


"They are announcing the introduction of raids. Reddit thinks"

- Wisp! see all 5 comments

PSA: Stealth Inc. 2: A Game of Clones is free from the Humble Store until August 31

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2015 10:34am PDT

Developer Carbon's 2D stealth game is getting its steepest discount to date, as the Humble Store is offering a whole 100 percent off the regular price until Monday.


"Thaks for the info! Just snagged a copy. Must have bombed hard."

- baron calamity see all 4 comments

Minecraft: Story Mode allows players to choose main character appearance

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2015 10:15am PDT

Minecraft: Story Mode will represent some major firsts for Telltale Games. Another one was announced today at PAX Prime, as Telltale revealed that players would be able to select their main character's appearance.


"Not sure why the voice would need to change just because the model they select happens to wear ..."

- Haxim see all 3 comments
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