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The Binding of Isaac being remade for consoles and PC

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 29, 2012 11:30am PDT

Edmund McMillen's cult hit The Binding of Isaac is being remade by a new team courtesy of a to-be-revealed publisher. The goal is to bring the remake to consoles and PC some time next year.

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"They're wording is clear, but I'm not sure of the intent. is it JUST to get people to re-buy? Is ..."

- vertdang see all 28 comments

Rock Band Blitz review: still standing

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 27, 2012 1:00pm PDT

While putting together stellar performances isn't as easy in Blitz as it is in Rock Band, it quickly proves to be just as fun.

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"I'm guessing that once you get into the devil's-head songs, you'll be suffering."

- Deathlove see all 9 comments

Happy Wars goes free-to-play on Xbox 360

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 24, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Xbox 360 is finally jumping into the world of free-to-play. The "large-scale multiplayer" action game, Happy Wars, will be launching as a free download to all Xbox Live Gold members.

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"Reminds me of Fat Princess, which was good in concept, but just kinda unfun to play. "

- pigvomit see all 6 comments

Trine 2 'Goblin Menace' expansion detailed

By Steve Watts, Aug 16, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Frozenbyte has shown off its upcoming Trine 2 expansion, titled the Goblin Menace, with a new trailer and details.

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"Great news! Trine in 3D Vision 2 is awesome and I'm looking forward to playing this in 3D as ..."

- tnyswonger see all 6 comments

Scott Pilgrim vs the World getting online multiplayer DLC

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 07, 2012 5:00pm PDT

Scott Pilgrim vs the World may be two years old, but that isn't stopping Ubisoft from making more DLC for the critically-acclaimed retro brawler.

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":: looks at username :: :: bows before the leader of the Broletariat ::"

- squigiliwams see all 12 comments

Tony Hawk HD opens opportunity for 'fuller game'

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 30, 2012 1:00pm PDT

The HD release of Tony Hawk may have opened up the doors to making new Tony Hawk games in the future.

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"I loved it so much I pushed through to getting all the achievements in one night. Not sure if ..."

- GreggD see all 4 comments

Double Dragon: Neon releases in September

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 18, 2012 2:00pm PDT

WayForward's take on the Double Dragon franchise will be ready September 11th on PlayStation Network, and September 12th on Xbox Live Arcade. The game will be available for $9.99 (800 Microsoft Points).

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"I loved double dragon and wayforward's batman game. I think I'll have to get this."

- Bull see all 6 comments

Sonic Adventure 2 HD coming to PS3 and Xbox 360

By Steve Watts, Jul 16, 2012 11:30am PDT

An HD version of Sonic Adventure 2 has been announced for PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade.

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"Hopefully they'll fix the poor camera and dodgy grind-rail swapping in this one"

- Saleck see all 2 comments

Free Summer of Arcade content coming to Minecraft and Trials Evolution

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 12, 2012 2:00pm PDT

Xbox Live's Summer of Arcade will have treats for Minecraft and Trials players--even if they don't purchase a single game during Microsoft's promo.

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Telltale's The Walking Dead to get second season, retail box

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 06, 2012 1:30pm PDT

Telltale has announced a follow-up to its currently ongoing adventure game based on The Walking Dead.

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"Loving the first season through episode 4. Lets see if they can finish strong and what they have ..."

- Psigun see all 16 comments

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD to add revert as DLC

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 03, 2012 3:00pm PDT

While Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD combines the first two games in the franchise in one high-definition mash-up, Activision has already announced plans to release content from THPS3 as DLC. The $5 add-on will also include the ability to revert.

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"I can't wait for this game. Probably the only game I'll jump on and buy DLC for."

- socom8271 see all 4 comments

The Expendables 2 Video Game coming to XBLA, PSN, and PC

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 28, 2012 11:30am PDT

Sure, there are tons of downloadable co-op arcade shooters on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network. But how many of them let you play as Sylvester Stallone, Dolph Lundgren, Terry Crews, and Jet Li?

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The Walking Dead: Episode 2 coming this week

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 26, 2012 12:00pm PDT

The next episode of Telltale Games' The Walking Dead is shambling onto digital services this week.

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"Whatever happened to the iOS version? I'm still waiting for that..."

- Smogrocker see all 10 comments

Haunt for Kinect is free for one week only

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 26, 2012 11:30am PDT

Want a free game for your Xbox 360--one that isn't quite as terrible as Yaris? You're in luck! From now until July 2nd, you'll be able to get the Kinect-exclusive XBLA game Haunt for free.

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"Why do I feel like the shacknews staff steals all of my gaming news posts? :-)"

- Masem see all 5 comments

Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD for Xbox 360 no longer happening

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 21, 2012 5:00pm PDT

Developer Just Add Water has been struggling to release the HD update of Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath on Xbox Live. It appears they've given up.

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"It's weird it wasn't on XBOX first to begin with...considering..."

- Draingored see all 13 comments