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Halo: Reach Screenshots Show Squadmates, Unlockable Perks Confirmed

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 20, 2010 5:50am PST

[UPDATE: An Xbox spokesperson contacted Shacknews to dismiss any notion of a "murder" mode being in Reach and told us the video is completely...


"Well there we have it: graphics are even WORSE than Halo 3's. Bravo!"

- Damarius101 see all 29 comments

Video Shows GRIN's Unreleased Final Fantasy?

By Chris Faylor, Jan 18, 2010 10:25am PST

Following the closure of Bionic Commando and Terminator Salvation developer GRIN, word emerged that the Sweedish studio had been working on a new...


"That was amazing...Sadly Grin is no more... It is sad how some amazing studios close down ..."

- nic40on see all 7 comments

Obsidian's Cancelled Aliens RPG Footage Leaks

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 12, 2010 8:30am PST

The very first gameplay footage of Obsidian's cancelled Aliens RPG has emerged from the depths of the Internet, spotted by superannuation and...


"Yes, at first I thought Aliens RPG? How does that work.. But, onlike level-based games such as ..."

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Xbox 'Game Room' Revealed in Leaked CES Vid, Project Natal's 2010 Launch Affirmed

By Chris Faylor, Jan 06, 2010 3:02pm PST

While Microsoft's Consumer Electronics Show 2010 keynote doesn't kick off for a few hours--6:30 PM PST / 8:30 PM CST--news is beginning to trickle...


"Haha! The day Dragon's Lair showed up at tech, the line of quarters went across the entire top ..."

- AxeMan808 see all 15 comments

First Halo Reach Screenshots, Details Leak?

By Chris Faylor, Nov 05, 2009 12:52pm PST

Update: A scribble-free set of the Halo Reach shots have been uncovered by NeoGAF, with indications that MLG Forums poster ToM MoReLLo was not the...


"Umm, I don't think Halo would ever be like CoD. Just because they are adding switchable armor ..."

- Khakimon see all 61 comments

Leaked Modern Warfare 2 Footage Reveals Controversial Terrorist Sequence (Updated)

By Chris Faylor, Oct 28, 2009 8:59am PDT

Update 2: Activision has released an official comment on the video, saying that the footage is "not representative of the overall gameplay...


"That mission was pretty disturbing, it's hard to tell if it was supposed to be or not. I felt ..."

- Lowim Gallasin see all 270 comments

Resistance 3 Revealed via Movie Set?

By Chris Faylor, Oct 12, 2009 10:00am PDT

It seems that word of Insomniac's extremely likely followup to Resistance 2 has emerged not from the gaming industry, but Hollywood. NeoGAF...


"I know I'm going to catch flack for this statement, but I just couldn't help but feel like the ..."

- FatboyThirsty see all 18 comments

Leaked Sega Doc Reveals Industry Workings: Exclusivity, Interoperability and Differentiation

By Chris Faylor, Sep 22, 2009 9:55am PDT

Sega's presumably accidental publication of a confidential talk with PlayStation maker Sony did more than just leak word of downloadable PS2 games...


"I doubt it. A high up rep at McDonalds corporate accidentally dumped/destroyed several ..."

- ZDPhoenix see all 45 comments

PS3 Getting Downloadable PS2 Games, Says Sega; Imports and Dreamcast Titles Possible

By Chris Faylor, Sep 22, 2009 7:31am PDT

Though Sony has definitively stated that PlayStation 2 backwards compatibility is "not coming back" to the PlayStation 3, an internal document that...


"What about the tons of ORIGINAL PS2 games i already own, i never touched pirate/copied games so ..."

- deksar see all 69 comments

First Footage of The Witcher 2 (Updated)

By Nick Breckon, Sep 18, 2009 3:28am PDT

Original: The debut trailer for the follow-up to CD Projekt's PC RPG The Witcher has cropped up on YouTube. Though the video is boldly marked for "internal use only," the slick presentation has many suspecting a coordinated release. Regardless of t


"Yep, no problems in Vista 64-bit SP2/SP1. Nor in Windows 7 64-bit."

- droveri see all 126 comments

Xbox 360 Price Drop Rumors Gain Credence

By Chris Faylor, Aug 25, 2009 9:56am PDT

With three more advance retailer fliers listing lower prices for the Xbox 360 Pro and Xbox 360 Elite hardware, it seems that an imminent price drop...


"HD cables will still be included. Component cables will be in the box. Only HDMI is being ..."

- WARLORD48 see all 38 comments

Concept of 'Next Tomb Raider' Game Leaks Out, Seemingly Combines Metroid and Resident Evil

By Chris Faylor, Jul 13, 2009 2:14pm PDT

Following indications that Eidos, now Square Enix Europe, would "need to look at everything as we develop the next [Tomb Raider] game," the first...


"part 3 is no longer being called first blood part III but simply Croft III"

- technotica see all 33 comments

Aliens RPG Still Alive, Colonial Marines Headed to DS

By Chris Faylor, Jun 15, 2009 2:44pm PDT

Though Obsidian's Aliens RPG was thought to be cancelled, Sega has confirmed that it still plans to release the title along with its other two...


"I cannot wait to play these games. It has been too long since I've visited the Aliens universe. ..."

- gibolas1234 see all 14 comments

Download-only PSP Redesign Confirmed via Leak, Getting Gran Turismo and New Metal Gear Solid

By Chris Faylor, May 30, 2009 10:16am PDT

Shacknews can confirm that the latest issue of Sony's downloadable PlayStation 3 video magazine Qore mysteriously appeared in the download history...


"i like th split design, but thats where it ends for me, never owned a psp before, looks like i ..."

- araczynski see all 138 comments

Secret of Monkey Island Coming to Xbox 360?

By Chris Faylor, May 20, 2009 8:34am PDT

Rumors and rating boards are at it again, with indications that Ron Gilbert and LucasArt's classic adventure title The Secret of Monkey Island is...


"that;s right.. people want to sound cool. MI is an example of a time when games were made with ..."

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