Weekend console download deals: The Order: 1886, Bloodborne, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, May 29, 2015 4:00pm PDT

As May comes to an end, Sony is offering up some great deals on some must-have PS4 games.


Shack Reels: Top 10 Sidekicks

By Ozzie Mejia, May 29, 2015 3:30pm PDT

Sometimes, heroes can do the job on their own. Other times, they need a little help from their friends. For this week's Top 10 video, we take a look at the 10 best sidekicks in video games.


"Not only are the videos consistently getting better in production value, it is continually ..."

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Fight your shadow in the Killer Instinct update hitting Xbox One

By Tad Huempfner, May 29, 2015 3:15pm PDT

New DLC for the arcade fighter introduces Shadows Mode to the franchise.


"I thought this was some sort of test post where someone just banged on the keyboard in the ..."

- underground banana plantation see all 5 comments

Weekend PC download deals: Chivalry free weekend and more

By Ozzie Mejia, May 29, 2015 3:00pm PDT

There isn't a whole lot, following the Memorial Day weekend and before the Steam Summer Sale, but we've compiled as many good deals as possible, led by a free Chivalry weekend.


Rumor: Microsoft resurrecting Silent Hills as an Xbox One exclusive

By Tad Huempfner, May 29, 2015 2:30pm PDT

An anonymous industry source reports Microsoft is "hungry for exclusives" and Silent Hills could be next on the plate.


"Would have loved to have seen this game made when it was still being headed by Kojima/Del Toro."

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Tour Lego Jurassic World in new trailer

By Tad Huempfner, May 29, 2015 1:30pm PDT

Warner Bros. Interactive and Traveler's Tales released a new trailer for Lego Jurassic World that gives us a short tour of the park.


Opinion: How Google Cardboard Could Usher In the VR Era

By Steven Wong, May 29, 2015 1:15pm PDT

When you hear virtual reality, big headsets like the Oculus Rift or Sony Morpheus probably come straight to mind. But even though these devices represent the pinnacle of technology, the true pioneer of the VR Era might actually be an unassuming cardboard box with a smar...


The Witcher 3 Xbox One patch 1.03 coming today; full patch notes released

By Daniel Perez, May 29, 2015 12:10pm PDT

Xbox One owners won't have to wait long for their version of The Witcher 3's patch 1.03 to become available, which will lock the game at 30fps and will fix save file issues.


""caps the framerate at 30 fps" And this is next gen? Lawl This game is so sick on pc, ..."

- k1ld0r see all 3 comments

The Best Witcher 3 Mods

By Josh Hawkins, May 29, 2015 11:00am PDT

We round up the best Witcher 3 mods available to players right this second.


"I was able to wager more as I progressed further in the game. Places like Novigrad, Skellige, ..."

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Watch Chattycast 48 live at 2PM ET/ 11AM PT

By Josh Hawkins, May 29, 2015 10:40am PDT

Join Ozzie Mejia, Steven Wong, and Joshua Hawkins as they dive deep into this week's topics.


"On account of the audio issues in this episode, we've decided not to convert it to the podcast ..."

- SporkyReeve see all 30 comments

SOMA brings machines to life in September

By Ozzie Mejia, May 29, 2015 10:02am PDT

Frictional Games is back to doing what they do best: scaring the living daylights out of its audience. Their next effort, SOMA, now has a release date and the studio is accompanying this announcement with 12 minutes of gameplay footage.


"Anything by the Amnesia crew is guaranteed to be interesting and engaging "

- Amusatron see all 3 comments

Guild Wars 2 kicks off 24-hour Stronhold PvP beta on Tuesday

By Ozzie Mejia, May 29, 2015 9:30am PDT

Those looking to get a taste of Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns' new PvP mode will be able to do so with a public beta set to kick off this Tuesday.


Shacknews Live: Dirty Bomb with Splash Damage

By Shack Staff, May 29, 2015 8:30am PDT

We're going to be shooting each other in the face in Dirty Bomb for a few hours today, so come join us!


"Yep! I'm trying to have show important be a place where we can interact with devs and guests on ..."

- staymighty see all 16 comments

Rumor: Microsoft will launch Halo 5 and other Xbox exclusives on PC

By Daniel Perez, May 29, 2015 8:25am PDT

There may not be a reason for PC gamers to purchase an Xbox One to play Halo 5 as a recent rumor claims Microsoft will be releasing Xbox exclusives onto the PC.


"I still feel that they shot themselves in the foot ever since over promoting their console and ..."

- shakybonez31 see all 55 comments

Ultra Street Fighter 4 PS4 will miss 2015 Capcom Tour due to bugs

By Daniel Perez, May 29, 2015 7:25am PDT

Capcom has acknowledged the PlayStation 4 version of Ultra Street Fighter 4 has a buggy start, which is why they're pulling it from the 2015 Capcom Pro Tour.

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