Games: PC News


Shacker Creates Insanely Impressive Tactical Gaming Guide, Available Online or in Print

By Chris Remo, Jan 23, 2008 3:27pm PST

Shacker dslyecxi is well known among the Shack community for heading up the Shack Tactical online gaming group, better known as ShackTac, which...


"I remember hearing about this when you first mentioned it on here, dslyecxi. Never actually got ..."

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IGF Audience Award Finalists: Synaesthete

By Chris Remo, Jan 23, 2008 1:18pm PST

"The fire-breathing voxel king rules over a machine world made of funk and rhythm. The darkness in his heart has plunged his realm into an eternal...


"my god.. on a whim, I used those 360 controller drivers to get the Rock Band drums working on ..."

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Barkley Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden Finally Released

By Chris Remo, Jan 22, 2008 4:19pm PST

Nearly one year ago, I made mention in Late Night Consoling (RIP) of an indie RPG enticingly entitled Barkley Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden, then...


"This is pretty ubar. Reminds me of the Columbine game in it's cheese."

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The Video Game 65 Days in the Making

By Nick Breckon, Jan 21, 2008 1:58pm PST

God creates Dinosaurs. God creates Man. Man destroys God. Man creates Off-Road Velociraptor Safari. Get the Flash Player to see this...


"Feathered dinosaurs? The creators will surely burn for their heathen ways and support for ..."

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Stranger Invades North America March 3

By Nick Breckon, Jan 21, 2008 11:09am PST

Sudden Strike developer Fireglow Games' PC fantasy RTS/RPG is heading to the New World. Already released in Europe, Stranger will hit the...


"Remember kids, no matter what it says, this game does NOT have candy in the back of it's van!"

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Conflict: Denied Ops Preview

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 20, 2008 10:55am PST

bit-tech.net has posted a Conflict: Denied Ops preview, offering hands-on impressions of the first person shooter sequel.


Stargate Worlds Interview

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 19, 2008 5:28am PST

Stargate Worlds Explored is an IGN interview with the people at Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment, asking them about their plans for the MMORPG based...


Independent Game Festival Audience Award Voting Opens in Partnership with FileShack

By Chris Remo, Jan 17, 2008 11:48am PST

Game Developers Conference organizer CMP Media has opened up voting for the Audience Award component of its annual Independent Game Festival....


"Oh snap! The Shack's moving up in the world! Congrats! Now I've gotta check out some of these ..."

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StarCraft Patch 1.15.2 Released

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 17, 2008 10:29am PST

New patches for StarCraft and StarCraft: Brood War are now available updating both to v1.15.2. Neither games require the CD to play anymore now.


First Official Screens From GarageGames' Web-based Fallen Empires: Legions Released

By Chris Remo, Jan 16, 2008 11:13pm PST

Developer GarageGames has sent over the first official screenshots from its upcoming browser-based action game Fallen Empires: Legions. Alpha...


"I dont know it sounds like it will play in a browser window. I hope not. Why? Well even if ..."

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Stargate Worlds Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 15, 2008 8:31am PST

TenTonHammer has a new Stargate Worlds Q&A, asking the Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment folks about the game after seeing the first trailer.


Battleships Forever, Space Combat for Free

By Chris Remo, Jan 14, 2008 4:14pm PST

The Game Developers Conference is coming up, and along with it the Independent Games Festival. The other day I checked out one of the IGF...


"This is pretty cool. I like the Warning Forever-like art though I would have preferred more ..."

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You Wanna Be the Guy? This Game Will Kick Your Ass

By Chris Remo, Jan 10, 2008 2:18pm PST

Back when my buddies and I played Neversoft's classic Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 on Dreamcast all day, we had the Start-scroll-A button motion down...


"That cute little guy jumping around reminds me of that game Bangaio for the DC and N64 (which I ..."

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Valve Brings Extended Portal Demo to NVIDIA Gamers

By Aaron Linde, Jan 09, 2008 12:02pm PST

An extended PC demo of Valve Software's 2007 hit (and Shacknews Game of the Year by both readers and editors) Portal (PC, PS3, X360) will be made...


"I responded to this message when I got it. This is the response from customer support: I ..."

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Stargate Worlds Teaser Trailer

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 08, 2008 6:09am PST

The first Stargate Worlds teaser trailer, first shown on the Sci-Fi channel a couple of days ago, is now available online. No release date has been...


"There's a character in the trailer that proves that one wrong. The asgard. :("

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