Indie Shout-out - Crypt of the Necrodancer

By Shack Staff, Apr 24, 2015 5:00pm PDT

Feel the rhythm in this week's Indie Shout-out, spotlighting Brace Yourself Games' musical roguelike, Crypt of the Necrodancer.


"Everyone, get this game. The full release added a ton of awesome stuff. Just do it."

- sogelegos see all 4 comments

Weekend console download deals: Call of Duty deals hit Xbox Live and PSN

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 24, 2015 4:00pm PDT

April is ending with some big time Call of Duty deals across both Xbox Live and PlayStation Network, with the latter offering Advanced Warfare and the former offering up Ghosts.


Shack Reels: Top 10 Games that Need to be Remade

By Shack Staff, Apr 24, 2015 3:30pm PDT

Sometimes, even the most beloved of classics could use a modern coat of paint.


"New Link, here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FYpFhpZaLQ&feature=youtu.be"

- GBurke59 see all 8 comments

Weekend PC download deals: Steam's roguelike sale and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 24, 2015 3:00pm PDT

April is ending in a big way, with Steam offering up roguelikes and a free weekend of Skyrim, GameStop kicking off its Spring Sale, UPlay and GamersGate wrapping up their spring sales, and Bundle Stars looking at the best of indies.


"Heavy Bullets and The Secret World are both cheap on Steam, two games I've always wanted to ..."

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Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain Heroic Guide: Razorgore, Vaelastrasz, Chromaggus, Lord Nefarius

By Steve Watts, Apr 24, 2015 2:00pm PDT

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft rolls on with its third wing, Blackwing Lair. Here's how to finish of Lord Victor Nefarius and his best dragon minions.


The Top 5 Best Call of Duty: Black Ops Multiplayer Modes

By Steven Wong, Apr 24, 2015 1:30pm PDT

Black Ops has introduced some of the most memorable and exciting multiplayer modes into the Call of Duty universe. Take some time to dive into some of them this weekend in anticpation of the official Black Ops 3 reveal this weekend.


"That sounded far more serious than I meant it. Play however you want but my god you won't ..."

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Chattycast 43: Return of the Chattmaster

By Steve Watts, Apr 24, 2015 12:30pm PDT

In which the gang's off-topic is oddly on-topic and yet they still find a way to talk quite a bit about movies.


"I blame the Internet for so many people putting that at the end of their names. If you were ..."

- SporkyReeve see all 11 comments

Xenoblade Chronicles X video takes an 8-minute tour of Mira

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 24, 2015 12:28pm PDT

Xenoblade Chronicles X will represent a new beginning for humanity and today, Nintendo offered a glimpse into the vast planet of Mira as part of a dedicated Nintendo Direct.


Knights of Pen & Paper 2 trailer continues its bickering

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 24, 2015 11:40am PDT

Paradox Interactive has released a new Knights of Pen & Paper 2 trailer, filled with adventure, whimsy, and a whole lot of in-fighting.


"I need to go back and play through the added (expansion?) content. I keep forgetting about it."

- daggot see all 4 comments

Mortal Kombat X: How to Perform Every Brutality

By Shack Staff, Apr 24, 2015 11:20am PDT

A complete guide to help you land every brutality move with every character in Mortal Kombat X


Submerged Announcement Trailer Surfaces From UpperCut Games

By Josh Hawkins, Apr 24, 2015 10:30am PDT

UpperCut Games is hitting the scene with their fourth game, Submerged, in an announcement trailer this morning. 


Opinion: 5 Marvel Dark Side Heroes That Deserve Games

By Nathaniel Hohl, Apr 24, 2015 10:00am PDT

The success of Netflix's Daredevil series is a sign that the Man Without Fear may be worthy of his own dark, gritty, and brutal video game. But he's not alone. The Marvel universe has quite a few characters willing to wade through the criminal underground, all willing to use...


"Agreed. I have no doubt he'll appear in the Netflix show... Eventually"

- GBurke59 see all 6 comments

Smash Bros Dev Criticizes Industry DLC Practices as a 'Scam'

By Josh Hawkins, Apr 24, 2015 9:10am PDT

Smash Bros director Masahiro Sakurai criticizes industry for selling unfinished products, and touches on authenticity of Smash Bros DLC.


"DOTA2 came out a year or two ago didn't it? Plus all the Skyrim mods they put out "

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Paid Skyrim Mod Removed Because of Controversy

By Steven Wong, Apr 24, 2015 8:25am PDT

A premium mod of Skyrim has been removed from listing due to concerns, starting what could be a long line of potential issues stemming from Steam's paid mod program. 


"Yes they can. That's one thing I really like about the Kerbal Space Programming modding ..."

- OverloadUT see all 10 comments

5 possible subjects for the Telltale Games and Marvel collaboration

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 24, 2015 8:00am PDT

Yesterday, Telltale Games and Marvel Entertainment announced a team-up for a 2017 project. The subject of this project is unknown, so Shacknews is going to throw out five possibilities.


"haha that's funny I was really restraining myself not to put The Thing on there"

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