Oblitus Review: An Unending Cycle

By Steven Wong, Feb 27, 2015 2:30pm PST

Oblitus is a challenging 2D platformer where you have a shield, a spear, and one life. Dying means restarting the game from beginning and doing everything all over. Is it possible to break the cycle? Our review.


Shack Reels: 8-Bit Cuisine bakes us some World of Warcraft-inspired brownies

By Shack Staff, Feb 27, 2015 1:30pm PST

In the latest episode of 8-Bit Cusine, Chef Jen shows us how to cook up some Dalaran Brownies.


"Hooray you're back! Always loved these segments, was worried the feature got axed. I really hope ..."

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Chattycast 035: Live Long

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 27, 2015 12:15pm PST

It's the first episode of the Shacknews Chattycast without host Steve Watts, who is taking care of his first child. In the meantime, Ozzie Mejia is here to keep the party going with Steven, Daniel, and Josh, but not without first acknowledging and discussing the passing of s...


Resident Evil Revelations 2: Penal Colony Impressions: It's a Trap

By Steven Wong, Feb 27, 2015 10:00am PST

Resident Evil Revelations 2's premiere episode throws you in prison with Claire Redfield and Moira Burton, who must work together in order to escape a hellhole full of mutants. However, cooperation and teamwork may be trickier than expected.


Humble Bundle highlights Japanese titles in Made in Japan bundle

By Daniel Perez, Feb 27, 2015 8:25am PST

A number of Japanese games are available in this week's Humble Weekly Bundle.


Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 slices its way to Xbox One this March

By Daniel Perez, Feb 27, 2015 7:55am PST

Get your arms in tip-top shape as Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 will be released on the Xbox One next month. HIYA!


"This has the potential to sell dozens if not hundreds of copies"

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Get a taste of the story of Mortal Kombat X in this trailer

By Daniel Perez, Feb 27, 2015 7:10am PST

Want to learn what exactly is going on in Mortal Kombat X? Then you have to watch this trailer.


"So confirmed characters: NEW -Jacqueline Briggs (daughter of Jax) -Takashi Takeda -Kung ..."

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Capcom responds to Resident Evil: Revelations 2's lack of local co-op on PC

By Daniel Perez, Feb 27, 2015 6:40am PST

Those who picked up the PC version of Resident Evil: Revelations 2 were rightfully upset to find it lacked local co-op. Capcom has since released a statement regarding the omission.


"Given that most games are developed for one platform and then ported to others, this is extra ..."

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Killer Instinct introduces Ranked Leagues with 2.4 update

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 26, 2015 2:20pm PST

Killer Instinct is set to receive its 2.4 update tomorrow and it will usher in the game's new Ranked Leagues. Today, Iron Galaxy offers more details as to what these entail.


Mortal Kombat X bringing back Brutalities

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 26, 2015 1:40pm PST

NetherRealm has revealed Mortal Kombat X's newest alternate "-ality" during today's Kombat Kast stream, bringing back Brutalities from the old Mortal Kombat Trilogy.


"Now they just have to include animalities and babalities...and we good again. LOL!"

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PlayStation gets Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Havoc DLC; PC delayed

By Daniel Perez, Feb 26, 2015 12:25pm PST

The Havoc DLC pack is now available on PlayStation platforms, while the PC version has been delayed until next week.


We Happy Few is a new disturbing tale from the makers of Contrast

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 26, 2015 11:55am PST

We Happy Few is a new game from Compulsion Studios that sees players in an alternate 1960s England, where everybody is happy... or else!


NVIDIA announces Hearthstone World Pro/Am tournament

By Daniel Perez, Feb 26, 2015 11:50am PST

NVIDIA is announcing its own Hearthstone tournament will be taking place this spring with a $25,000 prize pool and SHIELDs to win.


Like a hurricane: A DuckTales timeline

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 26, 2015 11:00am PST

Yesterday, it was announced that Disney would reboot the beloved 80s animated series DuckTales for Disney XD in 2017. To commemorate this news, Shacknews is taking a look back at DuckTales' video game history, from the 1989 NES classic all the way to some of Scrooge's memora...


"Swimming around in gold coins has got to be hard on the elbows, though. ..."

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Final Fantasy Type-0 HD trailer offers gameplay overview

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 26, 2015 10:45am PST

Square Enix has offered plenty of looks at the Final Fantasy Type-0 HD story, but how will the gameplay work? A new trailer looks to answer this question.


"That trailer was horrible. Absolute garbage. 'You have special magic abilities; like the use ..."

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