This War of Mine 1.4 update allows players to share scenarios

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 06, 2015 5:00pm 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.


Destiny's Eververse Trading Company will introduce microtransactions

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 05, 2015 7:28pm PDT

Bungie is laying out plans for Destiny's second year and that includes the revival of Tess Everis and the introduction of new microtransactions.


Stuff That Sucks: Heroes of the Storm ranked matchmaking

By Shack Staff, Oct 05, 2015 3:30pm PDT

Heroes of the Storm has been a wonderful addition to the Blizzard library, but it's had some issues, as of late, and they mostly relate to ranked matchmaking. And that's the subject of the latest Stuff That Sucks.


"To your first point, gaining XP for kills is extremely low. You're much better off with soak in ..."

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Darkest Dungeon 'The Cove' video impressions: Under the Sea

By Shack Staff, Oct 05, 2015 2:30pm PDT

The newest expansion for Darkest Dungeon, titled The Cove, has been released. So our resident Darkest Dungeon enthusiast, Shacknews Showcase's Andrew Zucosky, is diving in head-first and offering his impressions of the game's latest content.


Far Cry Primal leak suggests series goes prehistoric

By Daniel Perez, Oct 05, 2015 1:34pm PDT

Ubisoft's next Far Cry game appears to be going prehistoric as Far Cry Primal has been leaked.


"This is every bro's dream come true. A chance to be savage back when when true Alphas ruled the ..."

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Destiny: The Taken King - How to get an Exotic Sword, A Sword Reforged

By Tyler Wood, Oct 05, 2015 1:00pm PDT

Earn your Exotic Sword with this easy to follow quest guide for A Sword Reforged.


Rocket League adds Halloween items on October 18

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 05, 2015 12:30pm PDT

It's time to celebrate Halloween and Rocket League is giving players a chance to create their own doom buggy with some free Halloween-themed items.


Weekly Game Release Highlights, October 4-10

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 05, 2015 11:00am PDT

It's time to rock out with the return of Rock Band this week, but for those ready to jump into adventure instead, this is also the week for Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection. All that, plus Civilization: Beyond Earth - Rising Tide, Transformers, Van Helsing, and more.

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