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Dragon Ball FighterZ Beta Launches This Weekend

By Blake Morse , Jan 09, 2018 12:30pm PST

It's time to skip all the eyebrow twitches and exposition and get right to the brawling. 


Dragon Ball FighterZ Stream Reveals UI, Character Moves, and More

By Charles Singletary, Dec 18, 2017 12:40pm PST

Goku Black, Hit, and Captain Ginyu got some love during the recent surprise live stream of Bandai Namco's highly anticipated fighter. 


Bandai Namco Reveals Soul Calibur VI

By Chris Jarrard, Dec 07, 2017 7:05pm PST

The Unreal Engine 4-powered soul still burns.


"Soul Calibur 2 is imo the best 3d fighter and I'm definitely jonesin for a new one."

- Wikus Van De Merwe see all 4 comments

Namco Founder Masaya Nakamura Passes Away at 91, Here's Part of His Legacy

By Brittany Vincent, Jan 30, 2017 10:45am PST

Namco's enduring legacy is due in part to its founder Masaya Nakamura and its body of impressive games. 


Shack Reels: Shack's Arcade Corner: Splatter House

By Shack Staff, Apr 14, 2016 5:45pm PDT

This week Greg takes a look at a classic arcade beat em up.


"I remember this game from the TurboGrafx-16 version and don't remember seeing it in the arcades. ..."

- housecat82 see all 4 comments

Godzilla Review: A Natural Disaster

By Steven Wong, Jul 20, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Godzilla puts you into the destructive feet of the King of Monsters. Unfortunately, being the king is kind of boring.


"That Quicklook was amazing. He was fighting some high tier guy with 78 wins vs his zero and at ..."

- Nighteyes see all 4 comments

Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin DirectX 11 version will not support old saves

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 30, 2015 12:30pm PDT

Those that own Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin on PC have received the game's big Scholar of the First Sin update back in February. But those looking to make the jump to the DirectX 11 version will have a few drawbacks to worry about.


"did they follow up on the fragmented mp pool? initially they said something that sounded like ..."

- Hoax see all 19 comments

Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin trailer highlights upcoming additions

By Daniel Perez, Feb 04, 2015 8:10am PST

Need a crash course on what exactly is going on in Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin? Then you need to watch this trailer.


"Oh I forgot it was more visible like that (because I visit the front page so infrequently). "

- sleepytea see all 8 comments

Godzilla stomping on the PS4 and PS3 in 2015

By Steven Wong, Dec 05, 2014 8:20pm PST

A new Godzilla game is hitting the PlayStation 3 and 4 next summer.


Dark Souls 2 coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in April 2015

By Daniel Perez, Nov 25, 2014 7:30am PST

Dark Souls 2 is making the jump to current-gen systems in 2015. Be afraid. Be very afraid.


"Ah, the gameplay stuff will be in a patch, looks like the new DX11 version will cost extra. Not ..."

- pyide see all 13 comments

Dark Souls on PC shifts to Steamworks in November

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 21, 2014 11:45am PDT

Dark Souls on PC prepares to Steam in November, with Bandai Namco migrating the game's online services to Steamworks.


Dark Souls 2 'Sunken King' DLC guide: Cave of the Dead

By Shack Staff, Sep 04, 2014 12:00am PDT

Continue through Dark Souls 2: Crown of the Sunken King DLC with this handy walkthrough, giving you all the knowledge you need battle your way through. This section takes you through The Cave of the Dead.


Tekken 7 director wants feedback on new character

By Robert Workman, Aug 11, 2014 4:00pm PDT

Harada wants to know how fans feel about the new Arab character.


"AFAIK Tekken 4 is pretty much consistently considered the worst entry in the competitive scene."

- Fayk see all 12 comments

Tekken 7 Comic-Con trailer reveals more story

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 25, 2014 1:45pm PDT

Tekken 7 will close the book on the Mishima saga, once and for all. The latest trailer, unveiled at Comic-Con, shows a little more of the story that's about to unfold.


Shack Snack: June 4, 2014

By Steven Wong, Jun 04, 2014 7:30pm 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.