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Rockstar offers free game and in-game cash for Grand Theft Auto 5 pre-orders

By Daniel Perez, Jan 16, 2015 9:00am PST

Have you yet to pre-order Grand Theft Auto 5 and would like to receive a free game with your order? Well, Rockstar has that very deal available right now.


"Unless you get it from steam, you'll buy a t rckstar social club key"

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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons now belongs to 505 Games

By Daniel Perez, Jan 16, 2015 8:30am PST

Starbreeze AB sold the rights to Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons for a total of $500,000 to 505 Games.


"I would be interested in a conceptual sequel called Sisters. Exploring a feminine take on ..."

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Civ: Beyond Earth and Saints Row franchise free to play on Steam this weekend

By Daniel Perez, Jan 16, 2015 7:45am PST

Both Civilization: Beyond Earth and the Saints Row franchise are available to play for free this weekend on Steam.


"Ah, good, it's not like I don't have other games to play this weekend"

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Double Dragon Trilogy to Support GOG Galaxy

By Steven Wong, Jan 15, 2015 5:00pm PST

The Double Dragon Trilogy releases today, but as an added suprise, it was revealed that its two-player online multiplayer supports GoG Galaxy, enabling cross-play with the Steam version.


"GOG Galaxy is a great idea, I just hope GOG can actually pull it off. Hearing about things like ..."

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Resident Evil: Revelations 2 delayed by one week

By Daniel Perez, Jan 15, 2015 9:45am PST

Each episode, as well as the final retail product, of Resident Evil: Revelations 2 has been delayed by a week.


World of Warcraft may be going free-to-play

By Daniel Perez, Jan 15, 2015 8:45am PST

A new Veteran Edition of World of Warcraft has been unearthed, which may hint at a free-to-play future for the popular MMO.


"Yeah, but that feeling lasts about 20 minutes before I've figured out how it all works again."

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Adventures of Pip evolves to a May 2015 release

By Daniel Perez, Jan 15, 2015 7:45am PST

Tic Toc Games' upcoming action platformer now has a release date window.


Dark Souls 2 patch will offer tons of improvements and a new character on Feb 5

By Daniel Perez, Jan 15, 2015 7:00am PST

From Software will be making lots of changes to Dark Souls 2 to prepare for its re-release, so let's see what they have up their sleeves. Praise the sun.


"Yeah it was something something framerate issue on the PC, I don't remember exactly what. ..."

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Kitana and Kung Lao join Mortal Kombat X trailer

By Daniel Perez, Jan 14, 2015 1:30pm PST

A new gameplay trailer for Mortal Kombat X has been released, and in it, we learn both Kitana and Kung Lao are joining the game's roster.


"I'm getting this for my son, but fuck this! I'm getting this for me as well!"

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Smite Preview: Smiting Foes on Xbox One

By Shack Staff, Jan 14, 2015 12:00pm PST

Smite is coming to Xbox One, bringing a little more of the popular PC MOBA genre to consoles with a tournament focus. Shacknews talked with Hi-Rez developer Andy Anderson about how the studio has adapted the PC game to a console interface.


"All those pointless questions, and none of the important ones. Such as, "Will you be able to ..."

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Watch us interview Smite championship players

By Steve Watts, Jan 14, 2015 11:15am PST

Shacknews recently visited the Smite World Championship in Atlanta. In this set of exclusive interviews, you can see Shacknews interview team COGnitive Gaming on the rise of eSports in general, and Smite in particular.


Upcoming Battlefield Hardline beta will be open to all platforms

By Daniel Perez, Jan 14, 2015 10:00am PST

EA has announced details regarding the upcoming beta for Battlefield Hardline, the most noteworthy being its availability across all platforms.


"I think this will be the first battlefield I skip in a long while. As long as I can still find ..."

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Pix the Cat levels up to PC release in late January

By Daniel Perez, Jan 13, 2015 9:45am PST

Pastagames' Pix the Cat will be making its way to PC later this month.


The Sims 4 Outdoor Retreat takes us to the great outdoors starting today

By Daniel Perez, Jan 13, 2015 8:30am PST

EA has released The Sims 4's first game pack, Outdoor Retreat, today on PC. Get ready to partake in a number of camp-like activities in this expansion pack.


Grand Theft Auto 5 for PC delayed to March 24

By Daniel Perez, Jan 13, 2015 7:25am PST

Sorry, Rockstar fans. You're going to need to wait a few more months for the PC version to finally become avaialble.


"March? Fuck that. It should have been released along side the One and PS4 versions. I know ..."

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