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Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions preview: Retro still evolving

By Bryan Dawson, Sep 17, 2014 10:00am PDT

This isn't your old man's Geometry Wars. Dimensions offers a whole new take on a beloved shooter.

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"Still fucks me off that Geometry Wars 2 never came to PC. I had a fucking blast playing that on ..."

- Creepin_Jeezus see all 9 comments

Hyrule Warriors review: The legend of dynasty

By Daniel Perez, Sep 17, 2014 7:00am PDT

Hyrule Warriors takes Koei Tecmo’s Dynasty Warriors mechanics and mixes it with The Legend of Zelda. But is this fusion yet another Zelda spin off time will forget? Check out our review.

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"I would hope so, although I think most Wii U kiosks should have Hyrule Warriors to play. Just ..."

- Daniel_Perez see all 37 comments

Halo: The Master Chief Collection preview - anniversary plans

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 17, 2014 6:01am PDT

343 Industries shows off more of Halo: The Master Chief Collection, with Shacknews able to go hands-on with the upcoming compilation. We also learn more about the steps 343 is taking to update Halo 3 and 4, as well as some new details about the Halo Channel.

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"Last of Us on the PS4 was pretty great. Halo at 60fps will be awesome."

- LoioshDwaggie see all 16 comments

Assassin's Creed Unity Co-Op hands-on: this ain't Ocean's Eleven

By Robert Workman, Sep 16, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Bring friends and get some heisting done in Unity's new co-op missions.

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"This is the issue I have with 99% of "preview" articles. All of these outlets get/see the same ..."

- Vincent Grayson see all 6 comments

Destiny review: Ambition versus execution

By Steve Watts, Sep 16, 2014 1:00pm PDT

Destiny, Bungie's ambitious space opera, has vision in spades and is mechanically sound--but it falls short of its lofty goals. Our review.

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"This is the first game in a 10-year game franchise. I understand that some people would rather ..."

- adamp117 see all 2 comments

Does Destiny live up to the hype? - The Chatty debate

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 16, 2014 12:00pm PDT

There's been a lot of hype behind the blockbuster effort from Activision and Bungie. We ask the Chatty community if they feel Destiny has lived up to all the hype.

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"Yes PS4 people love it, but Xbone people know the truth; WE GET HALO. Shill much?"

- midgetherder see all 30 comments

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS - Who missed the cut?

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 15, 2014 1:00pm PDT

Now that the initial roster for the new Super Smash Bros. has been confirmed, all that's left is to break down the characters that didn't end up making it into the game.

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Gauntlet hands-on impressions: Wealth, power, and extra helpings of turkey

By Steven Wong, Sep 15, 2014 12:00pm PDT

We cut loose with an early look at Gauntlet - the game where friends come together to watch each other's backs... just long enough to stab them in it. 

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"if you don't mind carting your PC back and forth or buying a 2nd gaming pc. meh"

- dantastic see all 7 comments

New releases for September 15-21

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 14, 2014 8:00am PDT

We take our first post-Destiny break with Theathrhythm: Final Fantasy and Wasteland 2.

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"Whoa - is Wasteland 2 out *this week*? Dammit - inExile still hasn't sorted out their 'if you ..."

- NickDelios see all 5 comments

Chatty Twitch Highlights 34: The Destiny edition

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 13, 2014 12:00pm PDT

This week, we celebrate with three Destiny streams and a couple of streams that are NOT Destiny, namely dael's XCOM Enemy Within playthrough and this week's Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Shackbattle.

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Dark Souls 2: Crown of the Old Iron King Walkthrough Guide [Part 1]

By Shack Staff, Sep 13, 2014 1:00am PDT

Fight your way to the Fume Knight and powered up Smelter Demon in the latest update to Dark Souls 2.

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Dark Souls 2: Crown of the Old Iron King Walkthrough Guide [Part 2]

By Shack Staff, Sep 13, 2014 1:00am PDT

Fight your way to the Fume Knight and take down the Smelter Demon in the newest update for Dark Souls 2.

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Weekend PC download deals: Steam celebrates Capcom

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 12, 2014 3:00pm PDT

There are some great PC gaming deals to be found this weekend, including Steam celebrating Capcom by offering discounts on the publisher's library. And that includes games that are brand new to Steam, like Resident Evil 5 and Dead Rising 2.

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"thought it was kinda boring, until the later stages, when things really start to come together ..."

- technotica see all 24 comments

Destiny Diary #4: The Littlest Guardian

By Steve Watts, Sep 12, 2014 9:30am PDT

The Destiny Diaries are preparing for the finale, but first we take a little time to grind out levels using Vita's Remote Play.

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Costume Quest 2 preview: a sweet escape

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 12, 2014 9:00am PDT

Double Fine's sequel to the 2010 original is looking even sweeter than before.

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"Same here. Cannot wait to play this. Going to go play through the first one next week sometime, ..."

- Nerdsbeware see all 3 comments