Weekend console download deals: October PlayStation Plus freebies now available

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 09, 2015 4:00pm PDT

The October PlayStation Plus free games are now up for download, but there isn't a whole lot else going on this week with digital downloads on consoles.


Weekend PC download deals: The Telltale catalog gets a weekend Steam sale

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 09, 2015 3:00pm PDT

With a handful of Telltale series either still going or about to start, it's a good time to look through the studio's catalog and all of it is on sale this weekend on Steam.


Just Cause 3 Hands-On Impressions: The Freedom to Tear It All Apart

By Steven Wong, Oct 09, 2015 2:05pm PDT

Shacknews got a chance to play Just Cause 3 at the New York Comic Con, and it turns out, freedom has a price that's paid in bullets, explosives, and lots of grappling wire. This really is paradise.


Fallout 4 Loot Crate available for purchase again

By Daniel Perez, Oct 09, 2015 12:54pm PDT

The special Fallout 4 Limited Edition Crate from Loot Crate is once again available for purchase. If you missed your chance the first time it was available, you better act fast as we're sure they'll sell out quick.


Dark Souls 3 network stress test is now available for PlayStation Plus members

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 09, 2015 12:35pm PDT

Bandai Namco and From Software are testing out a few aspects of Dark Souls 3 and it looks like they need the player base's help, because a network stress test has just popped up for PlayStation Plus members.


"I suddenly became extremely excited (about this stress test) quickly followed by profound ..."

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Indivisible Hands-On Impressions: An Unstoppable Force

By Steven Wong, Oct 09, 2015 12:30pm PDT

Indivisible is a new side-scrolling action role-playing game being developed by Lab Zero (of Skullgirls fame) that recently started its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. We got to play the early prototype while at the New York Comic Con, and we're already hooked.


Rise of the Tomb Raider for Xbox One and 360 has gone gold

By Daniel Perez, Oct 09, 2015 12:04pm PDT

Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners will soon be able to experience Lara Croft's latest adventure as Microsoft has announced the game has gone gold.


"Oh, there's a 360 version? Is that why the trailer for the new one didn't look like a real step ..."

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Shack Reels: Taking on Burt the Bashful in Yoshi's Wooly World

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 09, 2015 11:30am PDT

An old foe has returned in Yoshi's Wooly World. Burt the Bashful is back from the original Yoshi's Island, but how much have things changed since that first encounter? Find out in this video.


Marvel Heroes 2015: Who Should Debut Next from the 'All-New, All-Different' Marvel Universe?

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 09, 2015 11:00am PDT

Marvel Heroes 2015 is rolling out new content today based on the 'All-New, All-Different Marvel' line of comics. But there are many more changes coming to the books, so today, Shacknews is asking what else from the ever-changing Marvel comic book universe should make it into...


"With them finally renaming Capt Marvel... She will be added sometime soonish I imagine. "

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Guitar Hero Live goes back to the past with latest song reveals

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 09, 2015 10:45am PDT

While Activision and FreeStyleGames are moving forward with the Guitar Hero series, they also recognize the songs that first made the series great, which is why they're revealing a handful of classic GH tracks for the upcoming Guitar Hero Live.


"I give you the best of AFI, before Davey destroyed the punk scene. ..."

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Chattycast 65: Remasters of the Universe

By Steve Watts, Oct 09, 2015 10:35am PDT

The Chattycast takes a look at game remasters in the wake of the Uncharted collection. 


Broforce muscles out of Steam Early Access next week

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 09, 2015 10:32am PDT

October is about to become Oct-bro-ber, because Broforce has become just too strong for Steam Early Access. The 2D shooter from Free Lives now has an official release date, as the bros prepare to face the lord of darkness himself.


"They've been releasing some Metal Slug games on steam with online play and all that. For a newer ..."

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Umbrella Corps Hands-On Impressions: Don't Fear the Dead

By Steven Wong, Oct 09, 2015 10:00am PDT

Shacknews goes head-to-head in Umbrella Corps, a competitive team based multiplayer shooter based in the Resident Evil universe. As expected, things can quickly get out of hand when zombies are wandering around nearby.


Minecraft: Story Mode launch event will be streamed on YouTube Gaming

By Daniel Perez, Oct 09, 2015 9:28am PDT

The Minecraft: Story Mode launch event is taking place on Monday evening, and Telltale Games has announced it will be streaming its Let's Play session on YouTube Gaming.


"Okay I wasn't really interested in this but that trailer looked kind of fun"

- ejectorpod see all 2 comments

Project Cars patch 5.0 makes big improvements to Oculus Rift support

By Daniel Perez, Oct 09, 2015 8:25am PDT

Slightly Mad Studios has released a new patch for Project Cars that will offer some big improvements to your Oculus Rift driving experience.

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