This week's Twitch highlights start with a Shackbattle and ends with multiplayer of a different sort.
We celebrate the big Extra Life weekend by offering you a selection of discounted games to pick up.
Starting on 10/25, we'll be playing games for a full 24 hours in order to raise money for Extra Life. Come join us and be sure to donate!
Nintendo has a lot in store for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, so Shacknews got a brief taste of what's to come.
A new slate of superhero movies, starring characters like Wonder Woman, Cyborg, and Shazam, are on the horizon. The DC Comics universe has a rich collection of heroes and villains, but why aren't they featured in games more often? Perhaps these upcoming films will help bring these underused characters into the spotlight.
Time for another episode of Shack Snack! All the gaming news you need in a nice digestible chunk of video deliciousness.
It's been over 10 years since Firaxis Games placed turn-based strategy fans inside an unknown science fiction world to battle for victory. Now they've finally made their return to the stars, but has their mission been as successful as they hoped, or are we all left shaking our heads thinking "Houston... we have a problem."?
Horror comes in many dark shades. Like chilly fingers creeping up your spine, here is a look at five horror categories that will keep you up at night.
Civilization: Beyond Earth leaves behind humanity's homeworld with the hope of creating a better future. How does this epic sci-fi Civilization game stack up against its earthbound historic predecessors? Our review.
Bots have infiltrated Hearthstone, frustrating players and compromising the game's integrity. Here's how you can tell if your opponent is less-than-human, and how to beat their cold, calculating strategies.
This was supposed to be a banner year for Harmonix, with Dance Central Spotlight and Disney's Fantasia leading the way, before Microsoft pulled the rug out from under them. In spite of that, the Boston-based studio is poised to bounce back.
We go hands-on with Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris and get a first look at the game's overworld and four-player cooperative gameplay.
There's no denying that the gaming climate has been a hostile one, as of late. But the tragic story of PushaTee and the outpouring of support from friends, competitors, and fans show that gaming culture can still be a tremendous force for good.
This is the week to venture into the future with Civilization: Beyond Earth, while the musical set can feel the rhythm with Disney's Fantasia: Music Evolved and Just Dance 2015 and Platinum raises hell with Bayonetta 2.
It's a special edition of the Twitch roundup, where we take a look at next week's Sunset Overdrive and help determine whether this Xbox One exclusive is worth the hype. Also,
Put down your new fall release, because there are many games to jump into this weekend from Steam and 10 of those are free!
Sony brought along many of their most anticipated indie games to IndieCade over the weekend. Here are a handful of the games Shacknews got to try out.
The interstallar 4X strategy game Galactic Civilizations 3 enters a new Early Access phase with the patch that introduces diplomacy. Additionally, a new race enters the competition to become the biggest empire in the galaxy. We speak to lead game designer Paul Boyer to get all the details.
There are some big-time dangers to look out for in The Evil Within. Shacknews takes a quick look at them, while also checking out some early concept art.
Does The Evil Within have what it takes to activate the nostalgia of the games it tries so hard to imitate?