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By Ozzie Mejia   //   February 10, 2016 5:00 AM

Hitman preview: Target Acquired

Over 15 years of contract kills and mercenary hits are leading to Agent 47's most dangerous outing to date, as he steps into a world of assassination. Shacknews goes hands-on with the latest entry in the Hitman series.

By Ozzie Mejia   //   February 9, 2016 10:00 AM

Assassin's Creed Chronicles: Russia review: Marx of the Ninja

Assassin's Creed Chronicles: Russia captures the atmosphere of the Bolshevik Revolution-era, but inconsistent stealth mechanics and a flurry of cheap fail states means this game doesn't quite live up to its lofty premise. Our review.

By Josh Hawkins   //   February 5, 2016 1:00 PM

ShackCOM Mission Log: Operation Wolf Hawk

One of our hidden Data Tap locations has been identified and is currently under attack by the enemy. Squad X is deployed to secure the package, and remove all enemy forces from the surrounding area.

By Ozzie Mejia   //   February 4, 2016 12:00 PM

Hearthstone's Year of the Kraken: The Big Winners

With Hearthstone set to introduce Standard mode, the meta is about to undergo a seismic shift. Today, Shacknews takes a look at the cards that are left standing and looks at which of those cards are poised to gain the most from this change.

By Ozzie Mejia   //   February 3, 2016 12:00 PM

Hearthstone's Year of the Kraken: The Big Losers

With Hearthstone set to introduce Standard mode, the meta is about to undergo a seismic shift. Today, Shacknews takes a look at the cards that are left standing and looks at which of those cards took the biggest hit with this change.

By Ozzie Mejia   //   February 2, 2016 1:00 PM

Wondershot preview: One Shot, One Kill

A year after releasing its debut bullet hell platformer, Leikir Studios is looking to get a little friendlier with its sophomore effort, which is a couch multiplayer game called Wondershot. Shacknews goes hands-on.

By Steve Watts and Ozzie Mejia   //   February 2, 2016 12:00 PM

10 Hearthstone Staples About to Go Missing from Standard

Hearthstone's upcoming format change means all the cards from Naxxramas and Goblins vs Gnomes will be eliminated from tournament play. We take a look at the ten expiring cards that will hurt the most.

By Ozzie Mejia   //   February 1, 2016 12:00 PM

Shacknews Close-Up: Scott Manley, the Astronogamer

For this week's Shacknews Close-Up, we profile Scott Manley (a.k.a. The Astronogamer) and take a look at his YouTube channel, which blends together the gaming and real-world science of games like Kerbal Space Program, Star Citizen, Elite: Dangerous, and more.

By Josh Hawkins   //   February 1, 2016 5:00 AM

XCOM 2 Review: Mass Extinction Event

Humanity turns revolutionary in Firaxis' follow-up to the celebrated action-strategy game, but do the new additions make it better or just bigger? Our review.

By Ozzie Mejia   //   January 29, 2016 4:00 PM

Weekend console download deals: Far Cry, Square Enix, and more

Before Far Cry Primal takes the series into the Stone Age, Xbox and PlayStation are offering the rest of the series at a discount. All that plus Square Enix games, Grand Theft Auto, the Nintendo Winter Warm-Up sale, and more.

By Shack Staff   //   January 29, 2016 1:00 PM

Shack Reels: Top 10 Funniest Games

We like to laugh, loud and long and clear and this week's Top 10 list will help us do that all weekend long.