Nidhogg update addresses online multiplayer issues on PC

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 28, 2015 7:55pm PDT

It's been 18 months since Nidhogg first hit PC, where it went on to become a hit in spite of online issues. Those issues have now been addressed, thanks to a new update.


Just Dance 2016 Impressions: You Can Dance If You Want To

By Steven Wong, Jul 28, 2015 2:30pm PDT

Just Dance 2016 brings the funk by making the game more accessible than ever, but using mobile devices as controllers and launching the Just Dance Unlimited subscription streaming service. Is dancing with a phone in hand as much fun as a console motion controller? Our impres...


"How long until the first YouTube video is posted of someone hurling their smartphone while ..."

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Shack Reels: Rainbow Six Siege: Terrohunt Gameplay & Interview with Andrew Witts

By Shack Staff, Jul 28, 2015 2:00pm PDT

Let's hunt some terrorists in Rainbow Six Siege! In this developer interview, we chat with Andrew Witts about the Terrohunt game mode and what we can expect from it.


"I am so fucking hyped for this. Thanks for the video. Good stuff. :D"

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No Man's Sky may support Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus VR headsets

By Daniel Perez, Jul 28, 2015 12:56pm PDT

Get ready to journey through a never-ending universe with a VR headset strapped to your dome.


"Makes sense! Even the on foot stuff looks deliberately slow paced and manageable with VR. They'd ..."

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Shack Reels: NBA LIVE 16 - Talking game changes with Ryan Santos

By Shack Staff, Jul 28, 2015 10:25am PDT

Eric catches up with Ryan Santos to talk NBA Live 16's new shooting mechanics, the mobile face scanning app, and other treats for NBA Live players.


The Witcher 3 New Game Plus mode details revealed; Bad news for Gwent fans

By Daniel Perez, Jul 28, 2015 10:02am PDT

CD Projekt Red has revealed just some of the things we can and can't do in New Game Plus mode.


"Momot also notes playing in NG+ mode is the only way players can obtain the Death Match ..."

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Loot Crate announces Fallout 4 Limited Edition Crate

By Daniel Perez, Jul 28, 2015 9:11am PDT

Loot Crate is once again offering an exclusive crate, this time, focusing on Bethesda's upcoming Fallout 4.


"Somehow, everything inside the crate can also be used to craft a unique gun. "

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PlayStation 4 owners unable to play King's Quest due to bug [Update: Sierra responds]

By Daniel Perez, Jul 28, 2015 8:27am PDT

King's Quest is finally here, but if you're expecting to play the game on PlayStation 4, you could be in for quite the headache.


Xbox Live free games for August includes Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes and more

By Daniel Perez, Jul 28, 2015 8:09am PDT

Microsoft has detailed what Xbox Live Gold members can download for free starting in August as part of its Games with Gold promotion.


Dragon Quest XI announced for PS4, 3DS, and maybe Nintendo NX

By Daniel Perez, Jul 28, 2015 7:26am PDT

Square Enix has announced Dragon Quest XI for the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo 3DS. The publisher also said a Nintendo NX version is also under consideration.


"With a custom shader you can make the backgrounds look gorgeous "

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Mafia 3 Announced, First Trailer Coming Next Week

By Steven Wong, Jul 28, 2015 6:35am PDT

2K Games has announced that Mafia 3 is in development. More details coming next week.


"I thought Mafia 2 was unsuccessful in terms of sales? Anyway it was good, I'm glad they're ..."

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Summer Games Done Quick 2015: Day 2 Highlights and Day 3 Runs to Watch

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 28, 2015 6:00am PDT

A full week of amazing speed runs continued on Monday, as Summer Games Done Quick 2015 explored more of the best games across the annals of gaming history. Shacknews recaps the second day of the event, while offering a handful of runs to keep an eye out for later today.


"It was great. He died more because of the low life incentive. Either way I really enjoyed the run."

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Opinion: How Nintendo Can Move Forward

By Asif Khan, Jul 27, 2015 11:55pm PDT

After saying its fond farewells to Satoru Iwata, Nintendo must be looking to the future and preparing his successor. In making its choice, it has to find someone with the same reverence and respect for the company's culture.


"I can't see 3rd parties getting behind the gimmick. I feel like Microsoft tried that with the ..."

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Shacknews Showcase 07: Rocket Siege

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 27, 2015 6:00pm PDT

For this episode of Shacknews Showcase, Joe and Andrew pick up their guns with some of the developers of Rainbow Six Siege before getting into their car for a head-to-head game of Rocket League. All that, plus Chatty Asks!


"yeah, I honestly think it is going to be a great game, as long as you have some peoples to do it ..."

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Blizzard celebrates StarCraft 2's fifth anniversary with virtual and physical swag

By Daniel Perez, Jul 27, 2015 12:22pm PDT

StarCraft 2 is five years old today, and Blizzard has some special treats for fans of the game to enjoy both in-game and in the real world.


"Swag = secretly we are gay. Dunno which is worse: Swag or Bae. Cool tho about the added ..."

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