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Interview: StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm director Dustin Browder

By Jeff Mattas, Jun 01, 2011 1:15pm PDT

We chat with StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm's game director, Dustin Browder, and ask him what new things the next chapter in the beloved RTS series has in store.


"I always took it that we'd have to ... to some extent ... re-zergify her in HotS. I was ..."

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Pulse: Volume One review

By Ozzie Mejia, May 31, 2011 6:00pm PDT

Indie developer Cipher Prime introduces a new music-rhythm game that takes full advantage of the iPad platform. Does it succeed in marching to its own beat? Check out the review.


"I bought the online version, works great, saves progress and all. As far as offline, they have ..."

- deceiver see all 10 comments

Metro: Last Light preview

By Garnett Lee, May 31, 2011 1:30pm PDT

Shacknews ventures underground into the dark, grim world of Metro: Last Light and emerges with a preview of the upcoming sequel to 2010's cult-hit game Metro 2033.


"One thing I love about Eastern Euro devs is that they dream big and don't become slavish to a ..."

- cell9song see all 22 comments

The video game release list of 5/30-6/5

By Alice O'Connor, May 28, 2011 11:00am PDT

Next week is relatively quiet for new releases, but we will see inXile's fantasy bloodbath Hunted: The Demon's Forge and portable fighter BlazBlue: Continuum Shift 2. Then there's whatever the heck The Rockin' Dead is.


"Looks a little like Enclave to me. (which was a lot of fun actually, pure action with ..."

- drj3rk see all 11 comments

Modern Warfare 3 First Look

By Garnett Lee, May 26, 2011 5:00am PDT

Our first proper look at the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 single-player campaign showed it certainly aims to deliver on the mantra of bigger, badder, better.


"It's a joint venture of Infinity Ward, Sledgehammer Games, and Raven Software. Treyarch has ..."

- goingcommando117 see all 71 comments

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings review

By Mitch Dyer, May 23, 2011 2:15pm PDT

Geralt, a hero that straddles the moral gray area with precision, returns in The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings. Shacknews returns to give you its final word on the PC-exclusive.


"The autopsy by a woman is not out of place at all in the world of The Witcher. I'm guessing you ..."

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The video game release list of 5/23-5/29

By Alice O'Connor, May 21, 2011 11:00am PDT

Dirt 3 screeches out next week, with D&D Daggerdale, Dead or Alive Dimensions, Duke Nukem: Critical Mass, and more in hot pursuit.


"I don't get it, I loved GRID and Dirt 1-2 but kinda meh with Dirt 3 coming, are there many ..."

- ClawHammR see all 26 comments

Brink review

By Garnett Lee, May 17, 2011 12:45pm PDT

We run up and slide through the world of Brink and come out on the other side with our final review on the new shooter from developer Splash Damage.


"This game was just terrible. I'm so glad I decided to rent it first. No amount of patching will ..."

- fauljosh see all 31 comments

The video game release list of 5/16-5/22

By Alice O'Connor, May 14, 2011 11:30am PDT

Next week's new releases include superstars L.A. Noire and The Witcher 2, plus Fable 3 on PC, Chrono Trigger on Wii, and more.


"gonna be playing witcher if anything but didnt know that was coming"

- bolneze see all 16 comments

The video game release list of 5/9-5/15

By Alice O'Connor, May 07, 2011 12:00pm PDT

Splash Damage's Brink headlines next week's new releases, supported by LEGO Pirates of the Carribean, MX vs. ATV Alive, and more.


"Brink is going to take a beating in PS3 sales. Even it's "singleplayer" is designed to be ..."

- ManiacalMoose see all 20 comments

The video game release list of 5/2-5/8

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 30, 2011 11:00am PDT

MotorStorm Apocalypse, Mount & Blade: With Fire and Sword, and the Cod Blops 'Escalation' DLC are among next week's new releases.


"Not sure if you care about errors so much since I've pointed them out a few times on these ..."

- Psydswipe see all 8 comments

The video game release list of 4/25-5/1

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 23, 2011 11:00am PDT

Next week is a quiet one on the whole, though we will get Ikaruga-y platformer Outland and the new IL-2 Sturmovik's long-overdue US release.


"Those total gits. It's been delayed so many times that now I always pause before actually ..."

- Alice O'Connor see all 17 comments

The video game release list of 4/18-4/24

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 16, 2011 11:00am PDT

Portal 2 and Mortal Kombat are next week's big releases, backed up by the HD Prince of Persia Trilogy, SOCOM 4, Cargo! and more.


"This. Most gamers outside of Japan have any idea what this is, though."

- aasyranth see all 19 comments

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