PAX 2013 News


The Last of Us' unused musical ending

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 26, 2013 10:45am PDT

At PAX Prime this year, Naughty Dog showed off an unused "alternate" ending for The Last of Us. It's quite special...


"So good, I could really use the $40 bucks if I sold it to get GTAV but i dont want to sell it"

- oldschoolbob-o see all 13 comments

RedShift brings nuclear meltdown to iOS and Android devices

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 10, 2013 3:00pm PDT

RedShift is a mobile game where you have to stop a nuclear power plant from exploding.


Watch Dogs allows tablet vs console play over 3G connection

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 06, 2013 3:30pm PDT

One of the nifty things you can do in Watch Dogs is set up a multiplayer match between someone playing the main game on the console, and someone on a connected tablet. And it can be done over a mobile 3G connection.


"Have you watched any of the videos that have come out about it over the last month? They do a ..."

- ColoradoCNC see all 6 comments

Peggle 2 producer explains exactly what's new for the sequel

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 05, 2013 11:15am PDT

Peggle 2 is, simply put, more Peggle. But lead producer Jared Neuss attempted to explain to Shacknews exactly what's new about the long-awaited sequel--and why it's debuting on Xbox One.


"Bur can you put them in your mouth? That is the $64,000,000 question. "

- Alpha Geist see all 4 comments

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare is multiplayer-only, will launch for $39.99

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 03, 2013 10:00am PDT

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare will debut as a budget title.


"that would be really cheap but yes i would rather they charge 15 bucks for the sequel and have ..."

- dantastic see all 26 comments

Octodad: Dadliest Catch adds PlayStation Move support

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 03, 2013 9:30am PDT

If Octodad movements still feel a little too conventional for controller users, Young Horses wants to introduce motion control to the equation, announcing PS Move support for the upcoming Dadliest Catch.


"haha yeah, i have it and it just sort of sits there... 2 of them too"

- Break see all 3 comments

Max: The Curse of Brotherhood preview: a gorgeous send-off for Xbox 360

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 03, 2013 8:30am PDT

My time with the upcoming Max: The Curse of Brotherhood for Xbox 360 and Xbox One featured gorgeous graphics, intelligent physics-based puzzles, and most surprising of all, worked great using a controller.


"Whoa, this looks really good and I've never heard of it before."

- Mecha Tofu Pirate see all 3 comments

VVVVVV floating onto Vita

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 03, 2013 8:00am PDT

Terry Cavanagh's VVVVVV is coming soon to Vita, in case you need more spikes in your gaming diet.


"I don't have a Vita so I'll say this: if you have a Vita please play this game."

- crummynz see all 2 comments

XCOM: Enemy Within has you punching aliens with mechs

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 03, 2013 7:30am PDT

The upcoming Enemy Within expansion for XCOM: Enemy Unknown adds a bevvy of new features for players to tinker around with. However, there's one primary takeaway fans have become fixated on: the ability to punch aliens with mechs.


This is how you play Fantasia: Music Evolved

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 03, 2013 7:00am PDT

Finally, actual gameplay footage of Harmonix's Fantasia: Music Evolved


"Looks like something the kids will enjoy. Though, I'd want to know what kind of music selection ..."

- daggot see all 3 comments

Jack Black reunites with Tim Schafer in Broken Age

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 03, 2013 6:30am PDT

Jack Black and Tim Schafer are reuniting for Broken Age. The two previously worked together on Brutal Legend, one of Double Fine's most divisive...


"yeah, it's not that there were RTS elements at all, it's that they were bad, boring RTS elements."

- DonkeyPopsicle see all 15 comments

Featured indies announced for this year's PAX 10

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 29, 2013 2:30pm PDT

This year's PAX 10, spotlight ten exception indie games, have been selected and include such Shacknews favorites as Gunpoint, TowerFall, and Ridiculous Fishing.