Despite (or perhaps because of) their popularity, Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) games like League of Legends and DOTA 2 have gained a reputation for being difficult to learn, which is exacerbated by an often toxic player community. However, Heroes of the Storm and Infinite Crisis could be the games that can change things for the better.
Now that Microsoft is taking its step into the world of VR gaming, it's time to examine five of the Xbox franchises that are primed and ready to take advantage of the HoloLens technology.
Heroes of Might & Magic 3 HD Edition brings the 1999 strategy role-playing classic to modern system, complete with updated graphics and online multiplayer. Does the gameplay still stand up after fifteen years? Our impressions.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt environment artist talks lore, PC performance, and answers Chatty questions
During last week's hands-on with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, both Greg Burke and myself had the opportunity to talk to CD Projekt RED senior environment artist Jonas Mattsson about the game's lore, PC performance, and whether there's been any consideration given to remastering the first two Witcher games.
With the launch of Grim Fandango Remastered and the upcoming release of Day of the Tentacle Special Edition, the time has come for classic LucasArts games to make a big comeback. Here are five games that should be updated for a new generation of gamers to enjoy.
Aurelia Hammerlock makes her debut as the latest addition to Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. Can her deadeye shot, icy touch, and general sense of ennui stand against the low-class creatures of Elpis and Pandora? Our impressions of the Ice Queen.
Head mounted displays promise to either augment reality, or drop you into a completely virtual one. From the HoloLens to a cardboard box, we run down some of the top devices vying to capture your senses.
Nintendo is rolling out yet another hardware revision with the New 3DS. Is this latest version of the handheld worth upgrading from your old one?
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, one of the most acclaimed role-playing games of all time, is now available for your tablet. Michael Blair, senior product and sales manager at Aspyr Media, explains how the developers brought the game to mobile systems, enhanced using Nvidia K1 technology.
Following the recent PAX South announcement of a new expansion called Heart of Thorns, Shacknews reached out to Guild Wars 2 game director Colin Johanson to get more details on some of the new features that players can expect, while also attempting to nail down a more precise release window.
Shacknews went hands-on with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for the first time last week. And so came our chance to explore the story, venture across the world, and fight a massive griffin.
Did you all know that Grim Fandango is coming to PC, Mac, and Linux? Also, other games that aren't Grim Fandango, like Dying Light, Life Is Strange, Destructamundo, and more!
The Chatty convoy continues their drive across Europe with this week's Twitch roundup. And NyRanger66 sure does love his horn.
Shacknews does not consider the Pro Bowl to be a real football game. But somebody does, so for those people, they can check out this weekend's digital PC game sales, which we can only assume are in place to celebrate the Pro Bowl. Somebody has to celebrate it, right?
Nvidia released its GeForce GTX 960 graphics card yesterday. Shacknews recently went hands-on with the midrange card, as well as the Acer XB270HU monitor, to test it out on a couple of recent PC game releases.
Without any sense of nostalgia to back me up, I delve into Resident Evil HD Remaster and discover a new brand of horror.
We throw down with Dead or Alive 5: Last Round and see if a new fighter can stand toe-to-toe with the best.
Evo organizer Joey 'Mr. Wizard' Cuellar and Twitch's Mike Ross unveiled the Evo 2015 lineup during a live stream last night. Today, we look at the list of games, the surprises, and the surprising snubs for this year's tournament.
In Citizens of Earth, you play as the Vice President of the World, and one of your first acts in office is to save the planet from invasion. To do so, you must gather an army of everyday citizens to battle the menace. Does this retro RPG have the charm to keep citizens of the world interested? Our review.
Shacknews Staffers Ozzie Mejia and Joshua Hawkins take a look at what survival games have done right and what they've done wrong.