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Shack PSA: Dynasty Warriors Online Open Beta Launches Later Today

By Xav de Matos, Nov 02, 2010 11:10am PDT

After "successfully correcting" bugs present in the closed beta, Aeria Games and Tecmo Koei have revealed an open beta for the PC version of...

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Shack Giveaway: Killzone 3 Beta Keys

By Brian Leahy, Oct 26, 2010 11:00am PDT

[Update - 6PM] The contest is now closed. Winners are: ProdigyXL, JN25WIL, lordincubus, Reddog178, xheri17, blackMamba1187, Heffa246, eznark, nugget3p, KillaAssassin11, SolidGearZero, JMartNWA. [Original Story] Sha

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"I need thw code so I can test my Move controller!!! Thx Shacknews!!!"

- the912 see all 202 comments

Killzone 3 Beta Begins October 25; Find Out How to Get Access

By Brian Leahy, Oct 07, 2010 12:00pm PDT

The beta for Killzone 3 will begin on October 25, but access will be limited, according to the PlaySta

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"lol, woh woh, slow down their turbo. Im not going that far. I think Plus could be a better deal ..."

- VeshDrown see all 8 comments

Dawn of War: Retribution Uses Steamworks, Beta Incoming for DoW2 and Chaos Rising Owners

By Xav de Matos, Sep 15, 2010 11:45am PDT

Much like its upcoming third-person shooter Space Marine, Relic Entertainment has decided to adopt Steamworks for its upcoming Dawn of War 2:...

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"This. GFWL succeeds only in setting back the RTS genre by at least a decade. Absolutely ..."

- PrawnWonton see all 58 comments

Killzone 3 Beta Site Launches; Beta Test Likely

By Brian Leahy, Aug 09, 2010 3:00pm PDT

A website for a Killzone 3 beta has been spotted (via Joystiq) that likely means a beta test for Guerrilla's upcoming PS3 shooter is in the works....

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"I found it boring and it had the worst controls of a high-profiled shooter, ever! And to top ..."

- migz7 see all 13 comments

Giveaway: Zone 4 Fight District Beta Keys

By Xav de Matos, Jul 27, 2010 12:40pm PDT

Shacknews and OGPlanet are calling our community out to an all-out brawl. We're giving away five-thousand (5000) closed beta keys for the upcoming MMO fighting title Zone 4: Fight District.

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"Ok, so I bit, holy fuck DO NOT waste your precious bits and bytes downloading this. Let me ..."

- Fletcherhea see all 3 comments

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Steam Owners Get Medal of Honor Beta Access

By Brian Leahy, Jul 16, 2010 12:40pm PDT

Attention Steam users, do you own Battlefield: Bad Company 2? If so, you now have access to the Medal of Honor beta (Preview), which includes 2...

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"I enjoyed the beta of BC2 more than MoH but ya, im sure the final product could be different."

- technotica see all 36 comments

Spec Ops: The Line Xbox 360-exclusive Multiplayer Beta Registration Opens

By Xav de Matos, Jul 16, 2010 9:15am PDT

Another multiplayer beta is on its way to the Xbox 360, this time for the sand-covered shooter Spec Ops: The Line.Registration is now open on the...

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"I would disagree. While WW2 games are very much bound by real life historical events, these ..."

- UMG see all 2 comments

Final Fantasy XIV PC Beta Phase Begins Saturday

By Xav de Matos, Jul 08, 2010 1:20pm PDT

Last week, Square Enix revealed Final Fantasy XIV would hit stores in late-September but would not lock down a date for the anticipated PC beta...

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"Really looking forward to this. I hope they pick me for the beta :)"

- TheStoneCastle see all 3 comments

Need for Speed World Open Beta Begins, Is Extremely Short

By Xav de Matos, Jul 02, 2010 2:40pm PDT

Grab your scarves and driving gloves, ladies and gentlemen, an open beta for Need for Speed World shifted into gear, earlier today. The extremely...

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"most wanted is a fairly old gamed and it has been scaled down? wtf"

- anal justice see all 15 comments

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Closed Beta Begins

By Brian Leahy, Jun 30, 2010 3:25pm PDT

Check your inboxes and Battle.net accounts, World of Warcraft players. The closed beta test for the next expansion to Blizzard's...

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"i like how you can say that on shack and not get deleted id like an invite too, pls"

- landaishan see all 27 comments

Mytheon Open Beta Begins April 28th

By Jeff Mattas, Apr 21, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Mytheon, the Petroglyph-developed "online, multiplayer Action/RPG with strategic game play," will enter its first open beta phase at the end of...

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"How similar is it to Diablo2 in terms of items? Is there an economy and lots of trade games?"

- kingmofo see all 5 comments

Shack PSA: Blur Multiplayer Beta Open to All on Live

By Brian Leahy, Apr 06, 2010 11:20am PDT

Last week, Bizarre Creations revealed that the Blur multiplayer bet

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"wow, this game is fun and came out of nowhere for me. Played with some friends and its a blast"

- X-GOUKI see all 2 comments

Xbox 360 Blur Beta Will Open to All; No PC or PS3 Beta

By Brian Leahy, Apr 02, 2010 2:40pm PDT

Speaking on Kotaku's podcast, Bizarre Creations' lead designer Gareth Wilson revealed that the currently-underway Xbox 360 multiplayer beta for the...

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"That's so weird. Aren't the PC and PS3 always the ones to get the open betas instead? (see: Bad ..."

- Shadsy see all 3 comments

Heroes of Newerth Enters Open Beta Tomorrow

By Brian Leahy, Mar 30, 2010 5:30pm PDT

Heroes of Newerth has been in closed beta for a long time now, but that all changes tomorrow. The "Defense of the Ancients (DOTA)" hero-arena game...

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"No, there are a lot of horrible players. I couldn't play a game without having 10 years bitch ..."

- estevancarlos see all 23 comments