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Preview: Dragon Quest Builders: Minecraft Meets the JRPG

By Cassidee Moser, May 27, 2016 12:30pm PDT

Dragon Quest Builders appears intersting on the surface, but its shallow way of blending different game types leaves much to be desired. 

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Civilization 6 Preview: A Tale of Many Cities

By Cassidee Moser, May 25, 2016 7:00am PDT

It's the same old Civ, but with a handful of new tweaks. 

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"The civics system was in Civilization V too. Sounds like they work pretty much the same way."

- Mr. Goodwrench see all 4 comments

The Turing Project Preview: Exploring Europa

By Cassidee Moser, May 18, 2016 2:00pm PDT

Explore, solve puzzles, and learn the secrets of a space station on Europa in The Turing Test. 

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Planet Coaster Preview: The Roller Coaster Sim Reborn

By Cassidee Moser, May 16, 2016 9:00am PDT

Mechanically deep and largely entertaining, Planet Coaster is shaping to be a promising successor to Roller Coaster Tycoon. 

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"not yet... roller coasters aren't done yet in the Alpha. You have to enable them with a ..."

- Shadowdane see all 7 comments

Lawbreakers Hands-On Preview: Return of the Arena Shooter

By Steve Watts, Apr 22, 2016 6:00am PDT

Lawbreakers is a fast, frenetic throwback to old-school arena shooters, and we've tried it out for ourselves.

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"I don't. Arena shooters are great fun. I don't have the time or desire to play anything more ..."

- Visceral Monkey see all 11 comments

Song of the Deep Preview: Under the Sea

By Cassidee Moser, Apr 20, 2016 12:02pm PDT

Insomniac Games' upcoming Metroidvania adventure takes us into the mysterious depths of the ocean. 

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The Unspoken Preview: Urban Magic Fight Club

By Cassidee Moser, Apr 19, 2016 1:00pm PDT

Insomiac's upcoming VR game The Unspoken pits you against other urban spellcasters in a unique PvP experience. 

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Preview: Edge of Nowhere Is a Frozen Lovecraftian Horror Game

By Cassidee Moser, Apr 18, 2016 10:30am PDT

Insomniac's Edge of Nowhere is using many of VR's unique advantages to make a tribute to the work of H.P. Lovecraft. 

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"Uh, are you sure you have the right screenshots to go along with this article?"

- isochronous see all 4 comments

Doom Multiplayer Preview: Bloody Freakin' Good (BFG)

By Brittany Vincent, Apr 05, 2016 8:00am PDT

After a weekend spent with the Doom closed multiplayer beta, how does it stack up?

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"If there's a variant mutator with Haste 100% of the time, it fixes that."

- TaintedSyringe see all 22 comments

Going Hands-On Inside Valve's The Lab

By Asif Khan, Mar 16, 2016 3:30pm PDT

Valve goes back to The Lab for some much-needed humor. 

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"Yeah, I had never considered that before: Instead of physically walking through a portal, you ..."

- Mad Brahmin Disease see all 17 comments

Dead & Buried Impressions: A Lively Demo at GDC 2016

By Asif Khan, Mar 16, 2016 8:15am PDT

Ten paces, turn, and fire with the Oculus Touch.

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"How did it compare with hover junkers? Besides being able to drive around in HJ"

- CptPlankton see all 6 comments

Eagle Flight: Taking Flight at GDC 2016

By Asif Khan, Mar 16, 2016 8:00am PDT

Four words: competetive eagle dive-bombing.

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"Asif Khan is such a cool fucking name, I'm jealous, everyone is named Dave."

- HL3dsx see all 12 comments

Offworld Trading Company: Taking Stock in Space

By Steve Watts, Mar 02, 2016 2:00pm PST

Offworld Trading Company defies easy categorization. We take a closer look at this RTS with a stock market twist, and talk to studio head Soren Johnson about the inspiration behind it.

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Hypercharge: An Exclusive Look at the Action Figure Shooter

By Steve Watts, Jan 20, 2016 11:30am PST

Digital Cyber Cherries has just taken the wraps off its first official game release, and shares exclusive details with Shacknews on its co-op mode, environmental hazards, and more.

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"Haha, "wearing a bright pink wetsuit while being pelted with dung." Brilliant."

- LEDC03 see all 5 comments

Unravel Hands-On Impressions: Unwinding on a Wilderness Walk

By Steven Wong, Oct 12, 2015 2:10pm PDT

Shacknews plays Unravel and gets all tangled up with Yarny.

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