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XCOM 2: Building the Resistance

By Shack Staff, Jan 07, 2016 5:00am PST

XCOM 2 marks this year's first triple-A PC game release, with a focus on fidelity and mod tools afforded by the hardware. In this Shacknews Select, we talk with the game's lead designers about its origins, art, and enemies. Plus, we get an extensive hands-on.


"I bought it for PS3 and put in nearly 200 hours. Bought it again for OSX and put in another 100 ..."

- focusdaily see all 68 comments

Rise of the Tomb Raider PC Release Date Confirmed

By Steve Watts, Jan 05, 2016 6:15am PST

Square Enix has finally put an official date on Rise of the Tomb Raider for PC, and it's closer than you may think.


Final Fantasy 9 coming to PC, iOS, and Android in 2016

By Daniel Perez, Jan 04, 2016 9:31am PST

One of our favorite Final Fantasy games is finally getting a re-release and will be released on PC and mobile.


"Yeah, the new one Prima published is terrible. The formatting is better, but it still has all ..."

- IndigoAK see all 55 comments

Xbox One-exclusive ReCore is also coming to PC; now releasing in '2016'

By Daniel Perez, Jan 04, 2016 8:05am PST

Microsoft is changing when and how ReCore is released this year.


"Considering that developer hasn't shipped a single of it's 3 announced games this does not ..."

- melkore see all 6 comments

Shacknews Game of the Year 2015: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

By Shack Staff, Dec 31, 2015 2:00pm PST

This week Shacknews is counting down its top ten 2015 Games of the Year, as tabulated by both staff votes and input from our own Chatty community. The Shacknews Game of the Year is The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.


"A million times yes. I've been heavily disappointed with the Elder Scrolls after Morrowind. In ..."

- deadbeatsaint see all 17 comments

Kojima Productions' First Game Will Land on PC After Debuting On PlayStation 4

By Brittany Vincent, Dec 16, 2015 6:50am PST

"We are those who play."


"Did he have a say in what it got branched off to? Could've been him demanding PC ports?"

- Redwall45 see all 5 comments

Just Cause 3 Review: Explosive Homecoming

By Josh Hawkins, Nov 30, 2015 4:01pm PST

Just Cause 3 is Avalanche's explosive return to the Just Cause formula. But are new gadgets, fancy explosions, and a massive world to explore enough to keep the formula from growing stale? Our review.


"Maybe I missed it... but which platform did you play the game on?"

- Gwyndion see all 3 comments

Star Wars: Battlefront Review - Faithful But Flawed

By Josh Hawkins, Nov 23, 2015 11:00am PST

Star Wars: Battlefront released last week, and we’ve spent the last several days crashing X-Wings, and battling the Imperials on Hoth. But is the Star Wars name enough to keep Battlefront alive? Our review.


"I found it to be absolutely visually impressive, but I found it to be the least enjoyable to play. "

- Mrc32 see all 9 comments

Disgaea headed to PC in February 2016

By Daniel Perez, Nov 16, 2015 10:36am PST

Over 10 years later, Disgaea is finally making its way to PC.


"I wonder if this means they'll bring them all to PC. Otherwise, it'd be a shame, since Disgaea 5 ..."

- Vincent Grayson see all 6 comments

How to Repair Power Armor in Fallout 4: X-01 Power Armor Location

By Josh Hawkins, Nov 16, 2015 9:00am PST

Need to repair your Power Armor after your last clash against the dangers of the Commonwealth? We've got you covered.


CLANNAD releases on Steam on November 23

By Daniel Perez, Nov 13, 2015 12:57pm PST

We hope you've stocked up on tissues for this one.


"I've never experienced the VN, but I'd assume it'd follow the anime since it was adapted from ..."

- Daniel_Perez see all 5 comments

Fallout 4: All Perk Magazine Locations - Grognak the Barbarian, Guns and Bullets

By Josh Hawkins, Nov 11, 2015 10:00am PST

Find all of the magazines hidden throughout the Commonwealth in Fallout 4.


How to Wait in Fallout 4

By Josh Hawkins, Nov 10, 2015 9:05am PST

Learn how to wait in Fallout 4.


Hearthstone 'The League of Explorers' Adventure announced, starting next week

By Steve Watts, Nov 06, 2015 11:40am PST

Today during Blizzard's 2015 BlizzCon keynote, the company announced a new Hearthstone adventure called The League of Explorers.


"I'm with you. I'd much rather earn them through normal gameplay."

- Captain Loco see all 3 comments

Street Fighter 5 prepares for combat in February 2016 (Update: Dhalsim has arrived!)

By Daniel Perez, Oct 27, 2015 9:05am PDT

Capcom has announced Street Fighter 5 will be released on PC and PlayStation 4 in February 2016.


"Cool, thanks. I think the biggest challenge for Capcom will be to make sure the netcode can ..."

- EnhancedInterrogator see all 9 comments