Xbox 'Games with Gold' for November includes Viva Pinata

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 30, 2014 10:50am PDT

Xbox celebrates some of its lesser-known titles with November's Games with Gold.


"@StayMighty... PLAY THIS!!!!! stream you playing it... I want to see you feeding your ..."

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Far Cry 4 goes gold with multiplayer trailer

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 30, 2014 10:20am PDT

Far Cry 4 has gone gold and will make its November 18 release date. Here's a multiplayer trailer to celebrate.


Star Wars: Galactic Defense uses the force on iOS and Android today

By Daniel Perez, Oct 30, 2014 10:00am PDT

iOS and Android owners will now be able to play a new Star Wars tower defense game that includes a number of iconic characters across all of the films.


DriveClub PlayStation Plus edition postponed indefinitely

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 30, 2014 9:45am PDT

Though DriveClub is seeing gradual improvements to its server issues, the PlayStation Plus version is nowhere near ready for release.


"Wonder if they will take advantage of the gaffe by some sort of plus offer"

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U will bring pre-loading feature to console

By Daniel Perez, Oct 30, 2014 8:40am PDT

Pre-loading is finally coming to Nintendo platforms as Super Smash Bros.for Wii U will launch with this feature.


Microsoft Band is a wearable that wants to improve your health and productivity

By Daniel Perez, Oct 30, 2014 8:15am PDT

Microsoft announced its first wearable, the Microsoft Band, overnight that aims to improve the user's health and productivity. For $200, it can do a lot for your every day life, but what about your gaming?


"I'm a Apple Fan Boy so shoot me.... but that looks like a cool device. I don't need all those ..."

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Crusader: No Remorse available for free on Origin

By Daniel Perez, Oct 30, 2014 7:30am PDT

EA's Origin service has discounted Crusader: No Remorse to 100% off. In other words, FREE!


Shape your Dragon Age: Inquisition world now using Keep

By Daniel Perez, Oct 30, 2014 6:25am PDT

Dragon Age Keep allows those who are planning to play Dragon Age: Inquisition the ability to shape their world prior to its events.


Shacknews Deals: NYOP Game Design Bundle for charity

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 29, 2014 4:00pm PDT

Shacknews Deals is offering a Name Your Own Price online game design bundle, with proceeds going to charity.


Shack Snack: October 29, 2014

By Daniel Perez, Oct 29, 2014 4:00pm PDT

Another day has come and gone, but the Shack Snack is here to catch you up with all of the gaming news you need to know.


"I really hope Dying Light is solid too. I've grown very tired of the overused genre (I guess you ..."

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Remedy Entertainment CEO talks mobile gaming, Alan Wake, and Quantum Break

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 29, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Remedy Entertainment CEO Matias Myllyrinne recently sat down with Shacknews to talk about several topics, including the future of mobile gaming, the legacy of the Alan Wake franchise, and the upcoming Xbox One-exclusive Quantum Break.


YouTube rolls out 60fps video support for Chrome

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 29, 2014 2:30pm PDT

A day after deploying direct YouTube uploads for PlayStation 4, YouTube is now supporting 60fps videos on Chrome browsers.


"Can anyone 60fps? It wasn't working when I did it the other day"

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NBA Live 15 Review: Can't Buy a Bucket

By Robert Workman, Oct 29, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Still aching to even come close to the technical assuredness of NBA 2K15, NBA Live 15 does fare much better than last year's debacle. However, crucially flawed gameplay, lackluster commentary and a shortage of worthwhile modes leave this player coming up weak on the court. O...


"Doesn't matter how high or low the score is. If it's worse than 2k it automatically fails"

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Team Fortress 2 Halloween update opens the Carnival of Carnage

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 29, 2014 1:15pm PDT

Team Fortress 2's annual Scream Fortress update kicks off later today and it'll take the mercs to a playful carnival... OF DOOM!


"See, I get so excited for this update, I forget to put my name on it."

- OzzieMejia see all 10 comments

Elite: Dangerous 'Beta 3' adds multiple ship ownership and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 29, 2014 1:00pm PDT

Those looking to collect a fleet in Elite: Dangerous can now do so with the new Beta 3, which launches today.


"Apparently you can get close enough for it to kick in and then just stop. It takes longer but ..."

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