Shack Reels: Darkest Dungeon: How to Beat the Siren

By Shack Staff, Oct 06, 2015 3:00pm PDT

Having trouble with the Siren in Darkest Dungeon? Well sit down, roll a Will save and have a listen as Andrew gives you the rundown.


Rock Band 4 Xbox One standalone version with legacy adapter is unavailable at major retailers

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 06, 2015 2:20pm PDT

Rock Band 4 is out today and both long-time fans and newcomers are ready to pick up their plastic instruments and rock out. But there seems to be a problem with the Xbox One standalone version that comes with the legacy adapter that's supposed to connect to previous-generati...


Halo 5 Forge mode coming in December to offer biggest evolution since its debut

By Daniel Perez, Oct 06, 2015 1:51pm PDT

Halo 5: Guardians' Forge mode has been revealed, and boy, it looks like it's going to offer a lot of options for creators.


"Looks good. I figured they would have ditched Forge by now for more paid DLC. "

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ARK: Survival Evolved adds 'flying battleship dino' ahead of Steam sale

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 06, 2015 1:32pm PDT

The latest dinosaur has flown into ARK: Survival Evolved and it's both a massive beast and a massive mode of transportation. Learn more about the Quetzalcoatlus and this week's Steam sale.


Bob's Burgers will join Family Guy in upcoming Zen Pinball games

By Daniel Perez, Oct 06, 2015 1:21pm PDT

Zen Studios has announced Bob's Burgers will be receiving its own table, which will join Family Guy in the Balls of Glory Pinball pack.


Heroes of the Storm patch notes released; Lt. Morales reports for duty

By Daniel Perez, Oct 06, 2015 12:37pm PDT

The latest Heroes of the Storm patch has been released, and today, players can begin to play as Lt. Morales.


Strange Oddities: Remembering Rock Band's Most Bizarre DLC Songs

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 06, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Rock Band 4 is out today and of course, everyone is going to make a beeline for the conventional DLC and the stuff from the Billboard charts. But what about the stranger songs to hit the series over the years? Today, Shacknews looks back at some of Rock Band's weirdest DLC t...


"I think Still Alive is my favorite, but I'd play all those just for kicks. fun article Ozzie!"

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This War of Mine 1.4 update allows players to share scenarios

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 06, 2015 10:00am PDT

The last update to This War of Mine allowed players to craft their own scenarios. The newest update will allow them to share those scenarios with the world.


Far Cry Primal debut trailer released; coming Feb. 2016

By Daniel Perez, Oct 06, 2015 9:15am PDT

Far Cry Primal's debut trailer has been released as well as its release date.


"LOL you know when I first saw the footage that is exactly what I thought :) I wished they ..."

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How Soma Echoes Star Trek's Ethical Dilemmas

By Steven Wong, Oct 06, 2015 9:05am PDT

Soma is a survival horror game that has both monsters and a main character that's forced to deal with deep existential issues. Coincidentally, many of these issues were tackled in various Star Trek episodes, oftentimes more than once. So, it seems no matter how far you go in...


Microsoft Announces Surface Book [Updated]

By Steven Wong, Oct 06, 2015 8:26am PDT

Live from the Windows 10 device presentation, Microsoft announces the Surface Book laptop.


"Yeah, the article is definitely not correct. The Surface Book tablet portion is not just a ..."

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Microsoft Surface Pro 4 announced; available on Oct. 26 for $899

By Daniel Perez, Oct 06, 2015 8:01am PDT

Microsoft has announced a new Surface today during its Windows 10 event.


HoloLens dev kit price and release date announced; Project X-Ray introduces mixed-reality gaming

By Daniel Perez, Oct 06, 2015 7:30am PDT

Microsoft started its Windows 10 event by showing off a mixed-reality game called Project X-Ray as well as announcing the price and release date for the HoloLens dev kit.


"Not a consumer product, shows it using Minecraft at a video game trade show. "

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Star Wars Battlefront PC requirements revealed

By Daniel Perez, Oct 06, 2015 6:27am PDT

The PC system requirements for Star Wars Battlefront have has been released. Find out what you'll need to have installed on your PC in order to see Greedo shoot first.


"Still no confirmation of DX12/Vulkan/Mantle support. Would be kinda lame if BF4, BF Hardline, ..."

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Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain update adds Event FOBs and real-money FOB insurance

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 05, 2015 8:30pm PDT

Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain is getting a new update this Tuesday, adding some new Event FOBs from game developers and a good helping of new ways to blow real money.

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