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By Ozzie Mejia   //   April 17, 2015 10:30 PM

Weekend PC download deals: Spring sales are blooming

Spring sales are starting to spring up at a number of online retailers. Meanwhile, Steam rolls through this weekend with the full Far Cry franchise and Amplitude libraries on sale.

By Steven Wong   //   April 17, 2015 5:00 PM

Play on the Grid: Risen 2: Dark Waters

Risen 2: Dark Waters is now on Nvidia Grid and ready to stream to your Nvidia Shield console, tablet, or portable. Adventure in an open world where monsters lurk in the water depths and your decisions shape the world around you.

By Daniel Perez   //   April 17, 2015 12:05 PM

Grand Theft Auto 5 for PC Impressions: Homecoming King

After several long months of delays, Rockstar Games' Grand Theft Auto 5 is now available on PC. How does it fare compared to its console counterparts? Check out our impressions.

By Daniel Perez   //   April 17, 2015 9:00 AM

InXile's Chris Keenan talks Wasteland 2's Xbox One and PlayStation 4 debut

InXile Entertainment is headed to both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 later this summer, so we decided to talk with the studio's project lead to discuss the improvements the RPG will receive and how PC owners will benefit from its upcoming release.

By Steven Wong   //   April 17, 2015 8:00 AM

Opinion: How You're Buying Locked Up Games

Mortal Kombat X may be the latest perpetrator, but there is an ongoing trend where games lock away content behind a vault, where only the most dedicated players are allowed access to it. It's a annoying practice that really must stop. 

By Steven Wong   //   April 16, 2015 12:00 PM

Top 5 Badass Video Game Weapons

When you're fighting for freedom, revenge, absolution, survival, or fun, you're going to need a weapon at your side. Here are five of the most powerful weapons in the video game world, ready to make a point whenever you need to.

By Steven Wong   //   April 16, 2015 9:00 AM

Opinion: Will Music Game History Repeat Itself?

The announcement of Guitar Hero Live has officially reignited the battle of the rock band games, a war that previously left mass toy instrument casualties and wallets devastated. Are fans ready for this rivalry to start again on a new generation of consoles? Here's a glimpse of what the future of musical warfare will look like to fans.

By Ozzie Mejia   //   April 15, 2015 4:00 PM

Godzilla preview: Return of the King

Bandai Namco is looking to bring the King of the Monsters back to video games in just the way that movie fans remember him. Shacknews recently had a chance to check out Godzilla on PlayStation 4.

By Ozzie Mejia   //   April 15, 2015 12:00 PM

Mortal Kombat X - 5 characters that missed the cut

Now that Mortal Kombat X is out, it's time to take a look at the roster as a whole and think about the unfortunate kombatants that didn't make the cut.

By Steven Wong   //   April 15, 2015 11:00 AM

Co-Optimized: Killing Floor

This week's Co-Optimized brings us to the horrific world of Killing Floor, where up to six players come together for the admirable goal of killing monsters for money. Helping humanity survive is a nice Perk too, but it's mostly about the shooting.

By Josh Hawkins   //   April 15, 2015 10:15 AM

Final Score: Mortal Kombat X

Is Mortal Kombat X really the greatest Mortal Kombat yet? We scour the internet for all the best reviews to help you make your decision in today's Final Skore.

By John Gaudiosi   //   April 14, 2015 4:00 PM

Interview: Bringing Knights of the Old Republic to Mobile

BioWare's epic RPG, Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic, is coming to Nvidia Shield devices from Aspyr. The massive Xbox game has been ported to Android and enhanced for Tegra technology. Check out this exclusive gameplay interview with Michael Blair.

By Steven Wong   //   April 14, 2015 1:30 PM

Guitar Hero Live Hands-On Impressions: Kicking Off a New Tour

Guitar Hero Live was announced this morning at the Best Buy Theater in New York City. We get our hands on the new guitar and show off our skills in front of a virtual live audience. Is the game enough to intense enough to induce stage fright? Check out our impressions to find out.

By Josh Hawkins   //   April 14, 2015 9:40 AM

Pillars of Eternity Review: Role-Playing Rebirth

Obsidian Entertainment’s return to the age of the Infinity Engine excels with a beautifully crafted story, and an exceptionally diverse and beautiful world.