Amplitude's multiplayer mode shown off in its first gameplay trailer

By Daniel Perez, Mar 02, 2015 10:38am PST

Harmonix has published a new gameplay trailer for Ampltidue as well as announcing the game will contain various multiplayer modes.


Leonard Nimoy being honored in Elite Dangerous with memorial station

By Daniel Perez, Mar 02, 2015 9:00am PST

A new memorial stations will be created to honor Leonard Nimoy, who passed away this past week.


"Star Citizen is doing the same thing. But they haven't said if it will be a station, research ..."

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ClayFighter Remastered shapeshifts onto PC in 2016

By Daniel Perez, Mar 02, 2015 8:15am PST

Ready or not, a new ClayFighter is coming to PC next year that will include over 20 characters and new fighting mechanics.


"I remember having fun with it but it never felt that great. Bizarre it's getting this treatment."

- r_picmip 5 see all 19 comments

Mortal Kombat X performs fatalities on Android and iOS in April

By Daniel Perez, Mar 02, 2015 7:20am PST

Mortal Kombat X is heading to a mobile device near you as a free-to-play card-battle fighting game.


"Quasi card collecting game like Injustice mobile? That was fun for a week or two. "

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Battlefield Hardline Premium includes all expansions and more for $50

By Daniel Perez, Mar 02, 2015 6:50am PST

EA and Visceral Games wants to dig a bit deeper into your pocket by offering a premium edition of Battlefield Hardline. With all digital expansion packs, exclusive features, and game-altering masks, this could be a pretty good deal.


"There are plenty of servers that have all the maps, I just have trouble finding servers with ..."

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HTC Vive is a new VR headset made in collaboration with Valve

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 01, 2015 9:56am PST

HTC and Valve have joined forces to blast into the virtual reality market with the new HTC Vive, which is going a step further by removing the need for a controller.


"Power isn't the main problem to solve to get rid of the tether. It's getting the video signal to ..."

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Weekly Game Release Highlights, March 2-8

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 01, 2015 8:00am PST

Spring releases are starting to come in and this looks to be the calm before the storm. So get ready to welcome in ScreamRide, Helldivers, OlliOlli 2, and more!


"Sign of the times: of the entire list of releases, all but two titles are available through ..."

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PSA: Rayman Legends goes free for Xbox Live Gold members a day early

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 28, 2015 4:15pm PST

Looking for something to play this weekend? If you're an Xbox Live Gold member, you'll be happy to find that Rayman Legends has gone free as part of March's Games with Gold lineup a day early.


Chatty Twitch Highlights 53: Time to go Homeworld

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 28, 2015 12:00pm PST

After an unexpected hiatus, the Chatty Twitch Highlights are back! And there's no better way to come back than by revisiting one of the greatest PC games ever made.


Shack Reels: Top 10 Disappointing Games

By Shack Staff, Feb 27, 2015 5:00pm PST

Some games simply don't live up to the hype. Today, Greg Burke breaks down ten of the most glaring instances of games that set a high bar and just couldn't clear it.


"I did not love but I enjoyed it, like Hawke's character and voice acting"

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Weekend PC download deals: Marching into GDC and PAX East

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 27, 2015 4:00pm PST

Next week is a big week for games, but before we venture into that rabbit hole, we take a look at the best in PC gaming deals for the weekend. That includes Amazon with fantastic EA deals, Green Man Gaming fighting off Aliens, and Steam celebrating with Disney Interactive.


"That $15 Humble bundle is a pretty fantastic price for many AAA games"

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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.


"Aw. The map itself not being procedural is disappointing. That's the ONLY problem I had with ..."

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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.


"These recipes are great even if you DO know how to cook. Knowing easy ways to make good, tasty ..."

- yukichigai see all 8 comments

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...


"Somehow I wound up with 3 more copies of Far Cry 2 PC after retail box purchasing one copy."

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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.

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