LocoCycle is insane, gameplay trailer reveals

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 29, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Not much has been revealed about LocoCycle, Twisted Pixel's next game for Xbox Live Arcade. But nothing could have prepared us for this...


"Srsly? Who wouldn't want to be a sentient bike who can perform x80+ kung fu combos? All you ..."

- atomx_xmota see all 20 comments

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.


"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.


"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.


"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.


"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.


":: 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.


"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).


"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.


"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.


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.


"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.


"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?


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.


"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.


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

- Masem see all 5 comments