Mastiff News


Renegade Kid to regain Moon rights in 2014, planning sequel

By Steve Watts, Jul 01, 2013 5:00pm PDT

Renegade Kid co-founder Jools Watsham says that the studio will regain rights to its DS first-person shooter Moon in 2014, opening the doorway for a sequel they always planned to do.


"Very cool game, a hidden gem. Will be interested to see what they do for a sequel."

- snubble100 see all 3 comments

BandFuse: Rock Legends announced for Xbox 360

By Steve Watts, Feb 24, 2012 5:00pm PST

Developers Realta Entertainment and Relativity announced BandFuse: Rock Legends today, a music game that uses animated tabs and mentors to teach you how to play rock songs.


Dementium Developer Reveals Moon

By Aaron Linde, Mar 14, 2008 3:00pm PDT

Dementium: The Ward (NDS) developer Renegade Kid is currently at work on Moon, a new sci-fi action adventure title for the Nintendo DS, publisher...


"Agreed, the dig was pretty much the only adventure game I really was able to get into."

- hillemania see all 7 comments

Mastiff Secures Major League Eating License

By Aaron Linde, Feb 07, 2008 3:30pm PST

San Francisco-based publisher Mastiff has announced a partnership with Major League Eating to create competitive eating games. The first product...


"Sounds like that quote from the Simpsons: "Carnies built this country, the carnival part of ..."

- deadhorse see all 17 comments

Dementium Developer's 'Project M' Gets Publisher

By Carlos Bergfeld, Oct 31, 2007 2:53pm PDT

Though indie developer Renegade Kid's creepout first-person horror title Dementium: The Ward (DS) just retailed today, the small studio already has...


"Gameplay is quite good, actually, but some of the boss combat is difficult - maybe too ..."

- Conan see all 2 comments

Late Night Consoling

By Alec Matias, Jun 30, 2005 8:00pm PDT

The other day, I stumbled upon this article that breaks down the ergonomics of game controllers, going all the way back to the Atari 2600 and even...


"what's different about the new xbox 360 controller? other than removing those lame black and ..."

- grindking see all 81 comments

Late Night Consoling

By Alec Matias, Feb 14, 2005 8:00pm PST

According to rumors on the Internets, the Xbox 2/Xenon/Xbox Next/Xbox 360 will definitely be released "late October, early November." This has spun...


"...which you can do on the DS. Also, the touchscreen would be a much better input method for ..."

- Judicus see all 37 comments

Shacknews Giveaway Winners

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 25, 2004 11:12am PST

The moment you've all been waiting for; here are the winners of this year's game giveaway. Once again we thank the contributing publishers. - One...


"Doh! Didn't win... maybe next time.... Congrats all you Winning Fockers!"

- prowlinger see all 156 comments

GOTY & Free Games!

By Steve Gibson, Dec 20, 2004 8:43am PST

So heading into the weekend we had a couple of things going on that you girls may have missed. Our GOTY poll and our holiday giveaway where you...


"Indeed. If websites were holidays shacknews would be talk like a pirate day."

- bcyde see all 48 comments

Shacknews Holiday Giveaway

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 18, 2004 12:00pm PST

It's the season of giving, that means it's time for our third Holiday Giveaway. Our North American readers can win the following games, many thanks...


"Thanks for this, sTeve! Wow, Battle for Middle Earth, Full Spectrum Warrior, CoD:United ..."

- jrock see all 169 comments

Late Night Consoling

By Alec Matias, Nov 12, 2004 8:00pm PST

The Master Chief isn't the only guy, er... person making waves as the lead of a hot console FPS. Samus is set to rock everybody's world with...


"I'd hardly call it a stretch. Going from MP to Halo on the same TV using both Svideo and ..."

- Judicus see all 76 comments

Late Night Consoling

By Alec Matias, Aug 30, 2004 8:00pm PDT

While some of you out there see Acclaim's impending closure as good riddance to bad rubbish, it is always a bit disheartening to see one of the...


"Damn, they got Jack Nicholson as a kid in that game. Check out the cover art!"

- famine101 see all 87 comments

Late Night Consoling

By Alec Matias, Jun 18, 2004 8:00pm PDT

This is definitely what you would call a slow news night, but the sites didn't disappoint in the media category. If you haven't got around to...


Late Night Consoling

By Alec Matias, Jun 08, 2004 8:00pm PDT

Tonight's story about Take-Two publishing SEGA's sports series at value pricing is one that really catches my interest. Forever now, gamers have...


Late Night Consoling

By jason bergman, Feb 18, 2004 8:00pm PST

I've been sort of dividing my gameplay time between Fallout (and now Fallout 2) and Beyond Good & Evil, but I definitely am enjoying BG&E....