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By Ozzie Mejia   //   May 28, 2015 6:00 AM

Disney Infinity 3.0 'Inside Out' Play Set - hands-on impressions

Disney Infinity 3.0's major addition is the Star Wars franchise, but that's not all that Disney Interactive has planned for the game. Shacknews recently got to go on with Avalanche Software's run at the upcoming Inside Out Play Set.

By Steven Wong   //   May 27, 2015 4:45 PM

Play on the Grid: FEAR 3

FEAR 3 is now available to play from the Nvidia Grid game streaming service. Experience the supernatural sibling rivalry, delivered straight to your Nvidia Shield tablet, portable, or console. Backed by the power of the Grid, you'll get to enjoy every blood spattered moment. 

By Steven Wong   //   May 27, 2015 2:00 PM

Galactic Civilizations 3 Review: Conquering the Final Frontier

Taking over the galaxy might not be as easy as it sounds, but Galactic Civilizations 3 gives you all the tools you need to head out into the stars. How well did our interstellar empire fare? Find out in our review.

By Ozzie Mejia   //   May 27, 2015 11:00 AM

Life is Strange - four burning questions after 'Chaos Theory'

Life is Strange's third episode has ended in another major cliffhanger and represents a potential turning point for the entire story. Needless to say, there are questions and we're looking at four of them today.

By Steven Wong   //   May 27, 2015 9:00 AM

Co-Optimized: Badland: Game of the Year Edition

Badland: Game of the Year Edition makes its PC, Mac, Linux and PSN debut this week, and these flappy furballs don't stand much of a chance when it comes to surviving a fairy tale forest full of deadly traps and machines. But maybe a little four player action is the thing that helps these creatures see their way through to the end. 

By Steve Watts   //   May 27, 2015 7:00 AM

Splatoon Review-in-Progress: A Splattering of Greatness

Nintendo steps outside its comfort zone with an online multiplayer shooter. While it has a wealth of creativity and playfulness, that praise has to be tempered with the acknowledgement that this first step is an awkward one. Our review. 

Note: This is a review-in-progress. It will be updated as our full review once we are able to try the full version in the wild.

By Steven Wong   //   May 26, 2015 9:00 AM

Game of Thrones: Sons of Winter Impressions: Fourth Verse, Same as the First

Game of Thrones: Sons of Winter is the fourth installment of the six episode game series. After being beaten down time and again, it might finally be time for House Forrester to strike back. Unfortunately, the world has a tendency to hit back harder. Check out how well we think the game of thrones is playing out in our impressions.

By Ozzie Mejia   //   May 26, 2015 6:00 AM

Disney Infinity 3.0 'Twilight of the Republic' Play Set - hands-on impressions

Disney Infinity 3.0 is set to receive a slew of new Play Sets, led by the debut of Star Wars into the toy-based franchse. Shacknews recently had the opportunity to try out the first of these new Play Sets, Twilight of the Republic, and witness Ninja Theory's contributions to the game in person.

By Steven Wong   //   May 25, 2015 9:00 AM

5 Strange Things to Love About The Witcher 3

The Witcher 3 may be one of the best role-playing games around, but it too is subject to certain strange quirks. But these weird features can end up being some of the best parts of the game. 

By Ozzie Mejia   //   May 24, 2015 8:00 AM

Weekly Game Release Highlights, May 25-31

There's a colorful slate of new releases coming up this week, led by the Wii U's paintballing multiplayer shooter Splatoon.

By Ozzie Mejia   //   May 23, 2015 1:45 PM

Weekend PC download deals: Memorial Day savings

Memorial Day weekend means some great deals this weekend, which includes the Bat-catalog from Steam, a fine pair of Warner Bros. bundles from Bundle Stars, and the revenge of the Humble Store Spring Sale.

By Steven Wong   //   May 22, 2015 4:30 PM

Top 5 Fantastically Weird Android Games

Looking for some Android games that are a little out of the ordinary? We've got you covered. Check out these 5 games that defy reality. As always, thing are amped up when playing on an Nvidia Shield device, including the tablet, portable, and console systems.

By Steven Wong   //   May 22, 2015 1:30 PM

5 Weirdest Foods You Eat in Video Games

It's Pac-man's 35th anniversary, and we're celebrating his insatiable appetite by ordering up some of the weirdest foods video game charcters can eat. Ghosts might be involved too.

By Steven Wong   //   May 21, 2015 2:45 PM

6 Stealth Indie Games Worth Shining a Light On

Stealth action is normally dominated by games like big names like Assassin's Creed and Splinter Cell, but indie games can offer the same kind of thrilling intensity as the heavy hitters. Here are six games that deserve being detected.

By Steven Wong   //   May 20, 2015 11:45 AM

Co-Optimized: Borderlands: The Handsome Collection

Looking for a co-op game that worthy of some Mad Max violence until the actual Mad Max game releases? We've got you covered. The Borderlands: Handsome Collection has tons of gameplay, character, and guns to keep you and your teammates going.