H1Z1 dev team talks Airdrops, wildlife, and Early Access

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 19, 2014 4:00pm PDT

Sony Online Entertainment is working hard to get H1Z1 ready for Early Access. Shacknews had a chance to talk to the dev team about some of the game's newly-revealed features.


Alone In the Dark and Haunted House being rebooted at Atari

By Robert Workman, Aug 19, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Yes, this is following the previous reboots that both franchises went through.


"Doubt it, that would make the game interesting and we can't have that. They've already rebooted ..."

- Mecha Tofu Pirate see all 4 comments

Fantasia: Music Evolved getting special pre-order bundle

By Robert Workman, Aug 19, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Are you prepared to "Let It Go" with Demi Lovato?


Shacknews Live: Hohokum

By Steve Watts, Aug 19, 2014 1:15pm PDT

Sam gets a heavy dose of whimsy with Honeyslug's indie game.


Syfy actress crowd-funding virtual reality movie

By Robert Workman, Aug 19, 2014 11:30am PDT

Madness would explore the deeper aspects of artificial reality.


PlanetSide 2 lead designer talks squad mentorship, Battle Islands, and Orbital Strikes

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 19, 2014 11:00am PDT

PlanetSide 2 on PC is set to get some major updates in the coming months, including some new boosts for squad leaders, Battle Islands, new vehicles, and more. Also, the Giant Communist Robots are dying to know... will Orbital Strikes ever return?


"Remember before Hossin came out and everyone was saying there was a new main base type like the ..."

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Super Time Force Ultra arriving on Steam later this month

By Robert Workman, Aug 19, 2014 10:30am PDT

Get your hands on a bunch of new content. Relax, you'll have plenty of time to do it.


Reddit app launches on Xbox One

By Robert Workman, Aug 19, 2014 10:00am PDT

Attend those celebrity chats and drum up the community, all from your console.


Gamescom 2014 sees 335,000 attendees

By Robert Workman, Aug 19, 2014 9:30am PDT

Not as large as last year's attendance, but still pretty crowded.


"last year's show was before the launch of the new consoles. that could explain the drop (spike) ..."

- cptstern see all 4 comments

Grand Theft Auto Online gets Flight School mode

By Robert Workman, Aug 19, 2014 9:15am PDT

Update adds new land and air vehicles, new challenges, and better payouts for tough missions.


"as usual, fucking awesome trailer........pc releeeeeeeeeeeees plssssss"

- niceguynick see all 7 comments

Ubisoft done making mature games for Wii U

By Robert Workman, Aug 19, 2014 9:00am PDT

CEO Yves Guillemot says Nintendo customers just aren't interested in mature games like Assassin's Creed and Watch Dogs.


"Nintendo don't have to fix anything. As long as they rely on mid 30 year olds sappy nostalgia ..."

- -=kodiak=- see all 73 comments

Activision won't likely introduce paid Early Access program

By Robert Workman, Aug 19, 2014 8:45am PDT

Despite EA's recent move, Activision isn't likely to follow suit.


"I think he means to say we will watch EA fuck it up like every thing they do."

- Twin--Sword see all 10 comments

Watch 35 minutes of The Witcher 3

By Steve Watts, Aug 19, 2014 8:15am PDT

A lengthy new gameplay video for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt picks up right where the last one left off: with Geralt riding into town with a griffon head in tow.


"im going nuts waiting for this game. Sitting in my steam list unable to be played.. taunting me. "

- technotica see all 7 comments

Freedom Wars coming to Vita in October

By Steve Watts, Aug 19, 2014 7:30am PDT

Sony has announced the release date for Freedom Wars, along with how to snag pre-order goodies both at retail and digitally.


Madden NFL 15 EA Access trial limited to six hours

By Steve Watts, Aug 19, 2014 7:05am PDT

The early access to Madden NFL 15, which will be offered 5 days before release, will be limited to six hours of gameplay, according to the company.


"It's not a big deal. People wanted the full five days so they could power through most of the ..."

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