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By Steven Wong   //   October 30, 2014 12:00 PM

Dreamfall Chapters: Reborn Impressions: Past is Prologue

After an eight-year cliffhanger and a crowdfunding campaign, Dreamfall Chapters is out and continues The Longest Journey saga. Does the story of Zoe Castillo, Kian, and the fate of two parallel worlds still hold up? Our impressions of the first episode: Reborn.

By Robert Workman   //   October 29, 2014 2:00 PM

NBA Live 15 Review: Can't Buy a Bucket

Still aching to even come close to the technical assuredness of NBA 2K15, NBA Live 15 does fare much better than last year's debacle. However, crucially flawed gameplay, lackluster commentary and a shortage of worthwhile modes leave this player coming up weak on the court. Our review.

By Steve Watts   //   October 29, 2014 11:30 AM

The Legend of Korra Review: Chi Blocked

Between the show's inventive premise and Platinum's development skill, The Legend of Korra could have been something truly special. That potential makes it all the more disappointing that this game is so aggressively mediocre. Our review.

By Steven Wong   //   October 28, 2014 2:15 PM

Dungeon of the Endless Review: Die and Retry

Dungeon of the Endless is a new rogue-like role-playing and tower defense game hybrid set in the Endless universe. Is endless death really as fun as it sounds? Our review.

By Josh Hawkins   //   October 27, 2014 11:30 AM

Final Score: Sunset Overdrive

Thinking about taking on the nasty mutants of Sunset City? Check out the Final Score and see if the game is really as good as they say.

By Ozzie Mejia   //   October 27, 2014 11:00 AM

Trick-or-Treat! A brief guide to Halloween 2014 in games

There are a whole lot of games taking time out from their usual routine to celebrate Halloween. Here's a brief guide to games that have Halloween events happening right now.

By Steve Watts   //   October 27, 2014 12:01 AM

Sunset Overdrive Review: Blitzkrieg Romp

It's the rebellious teenager of the Insomniac library. It doesn't always work the way you want it to, and sometimes it's trying entirely too hard, but Sunset Overdrive is ultimately a good kid when you meet it on its own terms. Our review.

By Joe Tirado   //   October 24, 2014 3:30 PM

Shacknews Plays: Extra Life 2014

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!

By Nathaniel Hohl   //   October 24, 2014 10:05 AM

Opinion: Underused Superheroes and Going Beyond Batman

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.

By Steve Watts   //   October 23, 2014 5:30 PM

Shack Snack: October 23, 2014

Time for another episode of Shack Snack! All the gaming news you need in a nice digestible chunk of video deliciousness.