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Early Access Spotlight: Broforce

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 17, 2014 2:00pm PDT

We evalute the current state of Free Lives' Broforce


"Broforce is a hoot, but I agree with you -- changing bros is painful. Sometimes I'll leave a ..."

- ThomW see all 2 comments

Doing Justice: Superhero games that got it right

By Steve Watts, Jul 16, 2014 2:45pm PDT

We salute games that understand their heroes


"I won't deny it's improved, but releasing a new name like they have is only to manipulate review ..."

- Firefly1985 see all 24 comments

Uncovering Hidden Gems: PixelJunk Shooter

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

Q-Games' quirky twin-stick shooter is worth playing again.


"This is on Steam as well and PJS2 is supposed to come out sometime later this year, possibly in ..."

- vitek r see all 3 comments

H1Z1 producer discusses rain and snow

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 16, 2014 1:00pm PDT

Rain and snow will be a part of the H1Z1 experience, so we talked about it with H1Z1's producer.


"I really hope Sony can up the quality of this genre of games as I am a huge zombie fan and ..."

- axiomatic see all 2 comments

Opinion: Is the PC Gaming resurgence here to stay?

By Steven Wong, Jul 16, 2014 12:00pm PDT

PC Gaming is king of the hill again, but can it keep it through the fall?


"We are Borg, I mean PC users. We add all innovation to our gaming machines as they are created ..."

- Early_Grayce see all 141 comments

Shadowgate preview: your adventure begins again

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 16, 2014 6:50am PDT

Classic 80s adventure returns with a modern coat of paint


"Hmm... maybe it was a IIGS... the guy I'm thinking off did eventually get one of those."

- Gwyndion see all 11 comments

Can a Hearthstone player graduate to Magic 2015? Part 1

By Steve Watts, Jul 15, 2014 2:00pm PDT

The journey from Hearthstone to Magic


"Love Hearthstone's speed. I tried MTG on the iPad and it felt slow and boring. It really needs ..."

- iamcuddles see all 8 comments

Video Game Documentaries You Shouldn't Miss

By Robert Workman, Jul 15, 2014 1:15pm PDT

Get yourself a snack and enjoy these documentaries.


"Yes, that's a huge mistake in this article, the Tetris movie should be on this list."

- Kolzig73 see all 21 comments

Shacknews Live: Sniper Elite 3 [Update: Guacamelee! Also, it's over!]

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 15, 2014 11:45am PDT

Sam picks up her gun and jumps into the Shacknews Twitch channel. 


"i haven't played a ton of castlevania but i would think that this game is very metroidy with ..."

- dantastic see all 11 comments

Evo 2014: The indies played

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 15, 2014 10:45am PDT

Trying out a handful of indies at Evo 2014


Opinion: Hearthstone's Naxx expansion threatens impeccable balance

By Steve Watts, Jul 15, 2014 10:00am PDT

What a horrible night to have a curse


"i think a lot of the problem is that a good zoo/aggro deck is relatively cheap, while a midrange ..."

- Psigun see all 55 comments

Opinion: How DLC lost its way

By Steve Watts, Jul 14, 2014 2:00pm PDT

DLC is met with shrugs, but why?


"The reason descriptions are so short is because the same text that is written there, (DLC IS ..."

- staymighty see all 142 comments

Evo 2014: Re-visiting the final day of competition

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 14, 2014 10:00am PDT

Sunday was an intense day of fighting game madness, from top to bottom, as we look back at the day's dramatic events.


"Niiice. Hopefully others will follow suit. It's embarrassing seeing 12 place finishers in DOTA ..."

- jayacheess see all 13 comments

NHL 15 newb impressions: Shooting for the goal

By Steven Wong, Jul 14, 2014 8:15am PDT

Skating the ice with NHL 15 in the middle of summer.


"Thats surprising considering how amazing FIFA looks now in the Ignite engine. I only saw it ..."

- Skoal^Fyfan see all 4 comments

Evo 2014: Re-visiting the first two days

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

The first two days of Evo 2014 had their share of dramatics, which you can check out right now.


"Who here plays BlazBlue Chrono Phantasm? Looking for more people to play with besides smackpiece."

- bcyde see all 22 comments