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Our 2014 Favorites: Josh Hawkins

By Josh Hawkins, Dec 22, 2014 12:00pm PST

Our collective top 10 Games of the Year are coming next week, but first, we each chime in with some personal favorites. First up: freelance contributor Josh Hawkins.

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"Blasphemy Daniel. We forgive your misshapen gaming habits this time, but don't let it happen again."

- Joshua Hawkins see all 14 comments

2014 in review: Twitch

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 22, 2014 11:00am PST

Shacknews is looking back at some of the most notable news stories of the past year. Among the companies that made the most headlines is Twitch. Take a look back at some of their biggest headlines.

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"What to look forward from twitch... Maybe less buffering. Right now, if it is not a huge ..."

- mordaken see all 5 comments

Our 2014 Favorites: Friends of Shack

By Shack Staff, Dec 22, 2014 10:00am PST

Our official GOTY is on the way, but first, we asked Shacknews contributors to let us know some of their personal favorites of the last year.

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"You're more of a frenemy. We act all nice face-to-face but then we get catty behind your back. "

- SporkyReeve see all 6 comments

Weekly Game Release Highlights, December 22-28

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 21, 2014 8:00am PST

A Merry Christmas to all, and to all a few new releases!

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"* L O L ' D * I actually went to the post to find out more about it :P"

- planetfunk see all 7 comments

Chatty Twitch Highlights 46: Chivalry for Christmas

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 20, 2014 12:00pm PST

For the Christmas holiday, the Twitch roundup offers more Medieval Warfare, Euro Truck Simulator 2, and Uncharted: Drake's Fortune.

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Nvidia Shield Game Spotlight: Half-Life 2: Episode One

By Shacknews Promotions, Dec 19, 2014 5:00pm PST

Half-Life 2: Episode One is now available exclusively for the Nvidia Shield Tablet. It's one of the best games in PC gaming history, and now fans can play it from almost anywhere.

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"big f***ing deal. HL Episode 1 is , what, 15 years old? How about something new. FFS? The ..."

- MartyHowe see all 2 comments

Weekend PC download deals: Winter savings bonanza

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 19, 2014 4:00pm PST

Steam isn't the only retailer with a giant holiday sale. Deals are also available on Amazon, Humble, Green Man Gaming, and many other online retailers throughout the holiday.

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"Man I really wanted to get Batman 3 on the PS4 but that thing has never budged from $60 :|"

- ghost in my shell see all 4 comments

Tropico 5 Waterborne Impressions: Tropico Expands Beyond Its Shores, But Not Too Far

By Steven Wong, Dec 19, 2014 3:00pm PST

Tropico 5 Waterborne expands El Presidente's reach past the shores of his island nation, and out onto the water. Are the floating additions worth the national investment? Our impressions.

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Until Dawn Impressions: Horror Movie Survival Challenge

By Steven Wong, Dec 19, 2014 1:00pm PST

Wearing nothing but a towel, our character tries to survive Until Dawn. Do we have what it takes to outsmart a horror movie? Our impressions. 

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"Man, that looks pretty cool. Back when Heavy Rain came out, I really hoped others would follow ..."

- Vincent Grayson see all 4 comments

The Order: 1886 Impressions: Don't Get Caught

By Steven Wong, Dec 18, 2014 11:30am PST

We get hands-on with The Order: 1886, and make our way across a giant airship. Check out how well we do as Victorian-Era Aurthurian knights in our impressions.

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"I was quite interested in this game until they started with the "We aim for 30fps because it's ..."

- Nehvrook see all 4 comments

Shacknews Spotlight: Remasters - Sour or Sweet?

By Shack Staff, Dec 17, 2014 2:00pm PST

Remasters have been around since the early ages of gaming. With new systems come new ideas and notions, and even new possibilites to make the games we love even better, but does this idea of "remastering" help or hurt the gaming industry? Shacknews Staff members Ozzie Mejia,...

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"I think they're pretty great for the most part. The only recent one that seemed unimpressive and ..."

- Vincent Grayson see all 16 comments

Hearthstone: Goblins vs Gnomes class combos to look out for (part 1)

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 17, 2014 12:00pm PST

With Goblins vs. Gnomes out now, Shacknews begins examining some class-specific combos to look out for.

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Bloodborne Impressions: Dying to Fight Again

By Steven Wong, Dec 17, 2014 11:00am PST

I went into playing Bloodborne at a New York PlayStation Preview event knowing that I would die, and that it would happen often. The game lived up...

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The Borderlands Robo-lution: A Claptrap retrospective

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 16, 2014 12:00pm PST

The Borderlands series recently celebrated its 5th anniversary, so Shacknews is taking some time to look back at the series' most beloved (and also its most annoying) character: Claptrap. Read on as we look back at his contribution to video games, alongside Gearbox lead writ...

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Weekly Game Release Highlights, December 15-21

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 14, 2014 8:00am PST

PC owners can finally take to space with the final version of Elite: Dangerous. Meanwhile, fighting game fans, LET'S ROCK!

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