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Gore Verbinski's Matter canceled

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 06, 2013 3:30pm PST

Matter, Gore Verbinski's planned Kinect game, has been canceled by Microsoft.


Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon rated

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 06, 2013 12:45pm PST

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon is looking to be a downloadable follow-up to Far Cry 3, as evidenced by a new rating.


"I loved the game, but i feel i am kinda done now storywise. And the multiplayer is shit. So i ..."

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BIT.TRIP Runner2 review: moving forward

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 27, 2013 12:00pm PST

If the first BIT.TRIP Runner was a confectionery treat, then Runner2 is simply the same treat with a different flavor. Both play similarly, but Runner2 takes everything about the first game that worked and added modern ideas without compromising what made it so much fun in t...


Star Wars Pinball bouncing onto everything this month

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 05, 2013 4:15pm PST

"Star Wars Pinball." It's pinball. But with Star Wars. And it will be available on pretty much every video gaming device imaginable later this month.


2012 Game of the Year: The Walking Dead

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 25, 2013 12:01pm PST

The Walking Dead for PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Mac, and iOS is Shacknews' 2012 Game of the Year


"That's well earned, Bought that game and enjoyed every bit of it. Very good game, hat's off to ..."

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Best of 2012: #9 - Mark of the Ninja

By Steve Watts, Jan 21, 2013 12:01pm PST

Mark of the Ninja for PC and Xbox 360 is #9 in our Best of 2012.


"Like the game, this article seems to be ignored, even though it deserves love. Steve, I'm ..."

- RaptorII see all 2 comments

Battleblock Theater beta applications open

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 16, 2013 3:45pm PST

It's been yonks since The Behemoth has released a game. However, you'll soon be able to get your hands on their next XBLA game, Battleblock Theater. You just have to jump through a lot of hoops first.


Trine 3 a 'no-brainer,' but will 'take a while'

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 14, 2013 1:45pm PST

Frozenbyte is definitely going to work on a new Trine game in the future. "As for the Trine franchise, it is clearly our most successful," a rep for the developer commented, "making a third installment a no-brainer."


"Yeah, everybody needs to check out the Goblin Menace DLC. All the levels are gorgeous and the ..."

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Capcom Arcade Cabinet coming to PS3 and Xbox 360, includes Black Tiger

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 11, 2013 10:00am PST

Capcom is throwing its hat back into the retro compilation ring. To celebrate the company's 30th anniversary, the publisher will release the Capcom Arcade Cabinet, a collection of "numerous classic Capcom games as digital downloads."


"If you're referring to Black Dragon/Black Tiger, here's the timeline: Ghosts'N Goblins-1985 ..."

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Retro City Rampage hits Xbox 360 and Wii in January

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 28, 2012 2:15pm PST

After a brief stint of exclusivity on PS3, Vita, and PC, Vblank Entertainment's retro throwback is finally coming to Xbox 360 and Wii.


"Is it really coming out on wii?! I kept thinking the Wii version would actually turn into a Wii ..."

- agentboolen see all 5 comments

The Walking Dead originally starred Clementine's brother

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 27, 2012 2:25pm PST

In a new feature detailing Clementine's inception, Telltale reveals that the game was always designed to center around her. And that you were originally going to play as her brother.


"Exactly how I feel, and I was totally burnt out after completing Episode 5. Playing it a ..."

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Capcom survey gauges interest in new Mega Man games, HD remixes

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 20, 2012 11:25am PST

How would you like a port of Resident Evil Remake for PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade? Maybe you'd like a brand new Street Fighter Alpha HD? Maybe you'd want a new 2D Mega Man game running in HD? Capcom is tossing around a number of digital game ideas, and they're a...


"I much prefer them bringing back Megaman X series. Ideally getting back to the way things were ..."

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God Mode announced for PC, PSN, XBLA

By Steve Watts, Dec 20, 2012 10:55am PST

Saber Interactive subsidiary Old School Games has announced God Mode, a 4-player co-op shooter that takes place in a desolate hellscape. It's due out in 2013.


"First health care, then hes going to take my guns, and now hes making me pay for god mode? ..."

- Sephiras see all 4 comments

Happy Wars has over 1.2 million players

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 18, 2012 10:15am PST

Microsoft's first foray into free-to-play on Xbox Live has become something of a success. Today, the developer has revealed that Happy Wars has reached over 1.2 million players worldwide.


"I wish there was some kind of criteria for what companies used to define as a player. It'd be ..."

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Minecraft: The Story of Mojang documentary free on Xbox Live

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 17, 2012 3:20pm PST

Minecraft: The Story of Mojang is a feature-length documentary that looks at Persson's rise to fame, and offers a detailed look at his new studio.