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The video game release list of 4/11-4/17

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 09, 2011 9:00am PDT

Next week's new releases include Patapon 3, tower defense-FPS Sanctum, RTS Elements of War, and the Magicka: Vietnam DLC. Come see!

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"Angry Bird Rio is JUST amazing and great on Andriod app for phones."

- commanderxp90 see all 6 comments

The video game release list of 4/4-4/10

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 02, 2011 11:00am PDT

Nazi dinosaurs, a samurai dishwasher, greedy dragons, free-to-play Battlefield and more are arriving in next week's new releases.

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"fairly certain you're right. also fairly certain the game looks like garbage."

- waxthirteen see all 7 comments

Nintendo 3DS Review

By Garnett Lee, Mar 31, 2011 9:30am PDT

The Nintendo 3DS handheld arrived in stores around the rest of the world outside of Japan. At higher price than any of its predecessors, our review takes a long look at what you get for your money.

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"My older brother bought it. I played it and top screen 3D hurted my eyes on Street Fighter 3DS!"

- commanderxp90 see all 51 comments

The video game release list of 3/28-4/3

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 26, 2011 9:00am PDT

Shift 2 Unleashed, PGA Tour 12, Dynasty Warriors 7 and The 3rd Birthday are among next week's new releases. Jump in for the full list.

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"After the new design, the video game release list is the only reason I visit shacknews / once a ..."

- DjiXas see all 8 comments

Crysis 2 Review

By Xav de Matos, Mar 25, 2011 1:00pm PDT

Shacknews gives its final word on the Xbox 360 and PC version of Crysis 2, examining everything from its strategic underbelly to its stunning 3D visuals...

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"You can literally walk past every enemy in the game. It's stupid as shit."

- Gvaz see all 85 comments

Interview: Deus Ex Human Revolution game director Jean-Fran├žois Dugas

By Xav de Matos, Mar 23, 2011 3:00pm PDT

Shacknews discusses the upcoming revival of the Deus Ex franchise with Eidos Montreal game director Jean-Fran├žois Dugas...

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"Guys guys, I think he's trying to make a joke about in-house... just a long shot here"

- mystifier see all 37 comments

Interview: Portal 2 project lead Joshua Weier and writer Erik Wolpaw

By Xav de Matos, Mar 21, 2011 2:00pm PDT

Shacknews talks corporate culture, the process of effective storytelling, and making changes to a a fan favorite with Portal 2 project lead Joshua Weier and writer Erik Wolpaw from Valve Software...

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"If someone had told me 11 years ago that the guys who wrote Old Man Murray would be working at ..."

- azshack see all 23 comments

The video game release list of 3/21-3/27

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 19, 2011 9:00am PDT

Nintendo's new handheld, the 3DS, arrives next week with 17 launch titles, plus we'll also get Crysis 2, Swarm, and heaps more.

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"I didn't even realize this game was coming out this soon. I felt like it just got announced a ..."

- Nerdsbeware see all 28 comments

Warp Preview (and video of the complete demo)

By Xav de Matos, Mar 18, 2011 2:45pm PDT

Shacknews briefly details its experience with Warp from developer Trapdoor Inc., an experience you can watch play out in full in video form...

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"I was finding the art style too close to splosion man right up until that first human got ..."

- tehwalrus see all 9 comments

Fallen Frontier Preview

By Xav de Matos, Mar 17, 2011 11:15am PDT

Shacknews goes hands-on with a hidden gem from PAX East 2011: Fallen Frontier from developer Moonshot Games, a team made-up of ex-Bungie developers...

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"Coming to Steam. Nice. Chair who keeps teasing how they'd love to bring Shadow Complex to iOS, ..."

- HisDivineOrder see all 13 comments

Mortal Kombat Preview

By Xav de Matos, Mar 16, 2011 2:30pm PDT

We sign waivers and put our bodies (and blood) on the line to check out the latest additions to Mortal Kombat, from NetherRealm Studios...

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"In your opinion maybe :) I've played SSF4 and it was fun. I think I'm going to like this MK game ..."

- phipple see all 43 comments

Portal 2 Preview

By Xav de Matos, Mar 12, 2011 7:00am PST

At PAX East 2011, Valve shows off some character moments in the upcoming puzzle-adventure, Portal 2. Shacknews has the scoop, cake references no longer included...

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"Agreed! I don't want spoilers.. But I will say that I'm really excited about this game! Loved ..."

- Techno2000 see all 33 comments

The video game release list of 3/14-3/20

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 12, 2011 6:45am PST

Homefront, Total War: Shogun 2, Yakuza 4, Trackmania for Wii and more are due to arrive next week. Come see!

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"Homefront already has a price drop on Amazon and Walmart.com. Down to $42. "

- jbug617 see all 46 comments

L.A. Noire Preview

By Xav de Matos, Mar 11, 2011 1:30pm PST

Shacknews is on the case, previewing a case in the upcoming cop-thriller L.A. Noire from developer Team Bondi. Grab your hat and polish your shield, it's time to do some detective work...

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"Is this going to be like Blade Runner where the story, puzzles or sequences are mixed up each ..."

- spcjohnson see all 54 comments

Gunshine.net Preview and Interview with developer Supercell

By Xav de Matos, Mar 11, 2011 11:15am PST

We take a look at Gunshine.net, a browser-based MMO with Syndicate among its inspirations, and chat with developer Supercell.

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"Yeah, that might take some getting used to... but this is a different thing. The gameplay is ..."

- XAVdeMATOS see all 5 comments