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Shack Snack: May 29, 2014

By Steven Wong, May 29, 2014 6:00pm PDT

End your day with a Shack Snack, a short recap of three big stories you should know. It's like a CliffsNotes for video games! If you enjoy, don't forget to subscribe to us on YouTube.


"the part where you say to check out the supergiant games interview should have a link in the ..."

- harold.johnson see all 3 comments

What do we want from a new Mortal Kombat?

By Robert Workman, May 29, 2014 3:00pm PDT

The new Mortal Kombat could be a huge step in the we've got some ideas for it.


"Also, fix online play. It was completely broken whenever I'd try and play on PSN, even shortly ..."

- shred. see all 13 comments

Mortal Kombat Rain DLC coming July 19

By Steve Watts, Jul 12, 2011 11:30am PDT

NetherRealm Studios has released a trailer for its upcoming Mortal Kombat DLC character, Rain. Check out the video to see him killing other kombatants with water.


"Damn, I wish I could play like that. Looks cool though, I may end up having to pick up this ..."

- josexnc see all 7 comments

Mortal Kombat 'Kenshi' due July 5

By Steve Watts, Jun 28, 2011 10:00am PDT

NetherRealm Studios announced that the next Mortal Kombat DLC character, Kenshi, will come on July 5 for Xbox 360, and July 6 for PlayStation 3. The announcement was paired with a trailer that shows Kenshi in action.


"i was never able to logon not even once to this game's online element if i sign in to psn and ..."

- doomed see all 6 comments

Mortal Kombat DLC 'Season Pass' coming to 360

By Steve Watts, Jun 17, 2011 9:45am PDT

Warner Bros. and Nether Realms have announced a Mortal Kombat "Season Pass" exclusive to the Xbox 360, which will grant you all four DLC characters for $15, rather than the $20 if bought individually.


"i love how so many of you ps3 lovers talk trash about 360. I have both systems because I am a ..."

- Dark Drakonis see all 24 comments

Mortal Kombat 'Skarlet' DLC due June 21

By Steve Watts, Jun 15, 2011 12:00pm PDT

Mortal Kombat will be getting its Skarlet DLC on June 21 for $5, followed sometime this summer by Kenshi, Rain, and an undisclosed fourth kombatant.


"im not sure what you are asking, but i'm pretty sure the answer is NO."

- purekillforce see all 19 comments

Mortal Kombat trailer introduces Skarlet

By Steve Watts, May 31, 2011 8:30am PDT

NetherRealm Studios released a new Mortal Kombat trailer today, this time teasing the DLC character Skarlet and showing off a few of her moves.


"Nice... but I can play street fighter 4 in front of my kids. I can't play this game in front of ..."

- Sxio see all 21 comments

Mortal Kombat 'Klassic Skins' DLC due June 7

By Steve Watts, May 27, 2011 9:00am PDT

Mortal Kombat is getting a 'Klassic Skins' DLC pack, which includes the original costumes and fatalities offered as pre-order bonuses for several of the ninja-type kombatants, for $5. It's due on June 7.


"Nope. I see an outline of the character but they're all white with text on them that says ..."

- rarshow see all 44 comments

Mortal Kombat 'Kombat Pass' waived on PS3 for a limited time

By Xav de Matos, May 20, 2011 7:00pm PDT

For the time being, NetherRealm Studios is waiving the required "Kombat Pass" for its new title Mortal Kombat on the PlayStation 3 as a temporary solution to the continuing PSN Store outage.


"still dumb. the ability to play the game online was purchased when the game was purchased new. ..."

- rtrson see all 15 comments

Mortal Kombat DLC due in 'the next few weeks'

By Steve Watts, May 18, 2011 8:20am PDT

Series creator Ed Boon has revealed that Mortal Kombat's Scarlet DLC will be hitting within the next few weeks, or a month at most. It will also include balance tweaks and "some free stuff."


"The past month has been nothing short of a total geek fest for me. Mortal Kombat captures my ..."

- tyler900 see all 10 comments

Mortal Kombat gets secret balancing updates

By Jeff Mattas, Apr 20, 2011 5:30pm PDT

NetherRealm has included new technology in Mortal Kombat that allows it to secretly adjust game balancing without user-end patches.


"I agree. But when has "only fix things that are a problem" ever kept someone from NOT overdoing it?"

- HisDivineOrder see all 43 comments

Boon wanted 360-exclusive Mortal Kombat character

By Steve Watts, Apr 20, 2011 8:45am PDT

Mortal Kombat developer Ed Boon reveals that he wanted an Xbox 360-exclusive character in Mortal Kombat, but plans fell through for undisclosed reasons.


"In other words Microsoft doesn't seem to own any real exclusive characters anymore!! I was ..."

- agentboolen see all 106 comments

Mortal Kombat 'King of the Hill' trailer showcases an adorable spectator mode

By Xav de Matos, Apr 14, 2011 3:30pm PDT

A new trailer that outlines the "King of the Hill" mode in the upcoming Mortal Kombat revival, as well as how spectating matches will work online.


"KotH looks awesome, but wait a tick. When reptile turned invisible you could still see a ..."

- whistletits see all 7 comments

Daily Filter: January 14, 2011

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 14, 2011 6:30pm PST

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upco


"Agreed! I'm definitely picking this up, though will likely wait for a sale since I'm backlogged ..."

- Epsilon Sector see all 8 comments

Daily Filter: September 2, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Sep 02, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcom