Rising Thunder technical alpha update issues fixes and adds variants

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 04, 2015 2:45am PDT

Radiant Entertainment did not take long to offer the first update for Rising Thunder's technical alpha, offering a good amount of fixes and some new variant moves to check out.


The Best Wii U Games to Play

By Shack Staff, Aug 03, 2015 3:00pm PDT

Tackle Nintendo's growing list of Wii U games with this handy list of some of the best games the system has to offer.


"Hmm...there's only two games on that list that I'd get whenever I own a Wii U - Bayonetta 2 and ..."

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NHL 16 Hands-On Impressions: Turning the Ice Into a Level Playing Field

By Steven Wong, Aug 03, 2015 2:30pm PDT

Shacknews goes hands-on with NHL16 to see if the visual trainer is enough to teach a hockey novice to a halfway decent player.


Shack Reels: NHL 16: EA Sports Hockey League, Precision movement, and more with Dean Richards

By Shack Staff, Aug 03, 2015 12:35pm PDT

Eric catches up with Dean Richards of EA Sports to talk all things NHL 16. From the EA Sports Hockey League, to the new beard mechanics in the game, its all here!


Inspired: Breaking down the Hearthstone 'Grand Tournament' cards (Part 5)

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 03, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Shacknews continues its look into the new cards that are about to hit Hearthstone's Grand Tournament expansion. Today, it's time to look at a pair of new Legendaries and some good news for Warlock users.


Opinion: Red Ash Shakes Trust in Kickstarter Process

By Steve Watts, Aug 03, 2015 11:30am PDT

Kickstarter should rightly be the ultimate free market democratization, but the strange story of Red Ash's campaign shows how campaigns have been drifting from that purpose, and now can undermine it entirely.


"Totally agree. There probably isn't anything KS can do, but it's going to put the gamer ..."

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare 'Reckoning' trailer prepares to wrap up 'Exo Zombies'

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 03, 2015 10:55am PDT

There's one more chapter in the Exo Zombies saga, which is set to deploy tomorrow. Activision and Sledgehammer are preparing players for the end with a new trailer.


Guitar Hero Live Trailer Runs Down Features and Introduces Singing

By Steven Wong, Aug 03, 2015 8:30am PDT

Guitar Hero Live is currently touring Gamescom, and FreeStyleGames has released a video detailing the game's many expected features. Best of all, players will be able to sing along with their favorite songs in addition to rocking it out with the guitar. 


Vega claws his way into Street Fighter 5

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 03, 2015 8:24am PDT

It's just not a Street Fighter party unless Bison brings along his Shadaloo cronies and it looks like Vega will be the first of those to make the jump into Street Fighter V.


"Honestly I was hoping for more SF3 characters if this game is an actual sequel an not an ..."

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Rock Band 4 Adds The Black Keys, Fall Out Boy, Rush and More to Setlist

By Steven Wong, Aug 03, 2015 7:20am PDT

Rock Band 4 announces a new setlist of 17 songs to round out its eclectic song collection.


Watch the 1st day of the Dota 2 International 5 Main Event here

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 03, 2015 7:00am PDT

The Main Event for the fifth annual Dota 2 International championships begins today. Check out the full live stream and catch up with what's been happening along with Shacknews.


"This will be epic. Navi needs to anti Mage or they are done That is all I know. Get anti Mage. ..."

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Gears of War Ultimate Edition Will Unlock Entire Gears of War Collection for Free

By Steven Wong, Aug 03, 2015 6:55am PDT

Microsoft just announced that fans who purchase Gears of War: Ultimate Edition and play it on Xbox Live this year will unlock the entire Gears of War Collection through backward compatibility. 


"Pretty sure it will just be the base games, as they are essentially unlocking the 360 versions ..."

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Twitch details plans to branch out event presence globally

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 03, 2015 6:01am PDT

Twitch is looking to branch out its major event coverage beyond E3 and Gamescom, detailing plans this morning to offer the same level of coverage for Tokyo Game Show, Electronic Game Show, and PAX Australia.


Rare Replay Review: Rare Game Preserve

By Steve Watts, Aug 03, 2015 6:00am PDT

Rare Replay is an easy recommendation for value-conscious gamers, but it has a surprising amount of historical heft as well. Our review.


"I wish one could zoom out more and the Backlash missions suck balls."

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Summer Games Done Quick 2015: Day 7 Highlights and final donation total

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 02, 2015 6:00am PDT

Summer Games Done Quick 2015 is officially over. Relive the final day along with Shacknews, as we look back at some of the best runs from the final day of speed runs.


"Ozzie, that $1.2 million is not "the most raised during a GDQ week" -- AGDQ this year was much ..."

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