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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!


"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.


"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.


"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.


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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.


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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!


"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...


"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.


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

- XAVdeMATOS see all 5 comments