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By Shacknews Promotions   //   December 19, 2014 5:00 PM

Nvidia Shield Game Spotlight: Half-Life 2: Episode One

Half-Life 2: Episode One is now available exclusively for the Nvidia Shield Tablet. It's one of the best games in PC gaming history, and now fans can play it from almost anywhere.

By Ozzie Mejia   //   December 19, 2014 4:00 PM

Weekend PC download deals: Winter savings bonanza

Steam isn't the only retailer with a giant holiday sale. Deals are also available on Amazon, Humble, Green Man Gaming, and many other online retailers throughout the holiday.

By Shacknews Promotions   //   December 18, 2014 3:30 PM

Top 10 Best Free-to-Play Android Games

When it comes to price tags, you can't beat free, especially when they're optimized for Tegra. Here are 10 games that will keep you hooked but won't cost you a cent to play.

By Steven Wong   //   December 18, 2014 11:30 AM

The Order: 1886 Impressions: Don't Get Caught

We get hands-on with The Order: 1886, and make our way across a giant airship. Check out how well we do as Victorian-Era Aurthurian knights in our impressions.

By Shack Staff   //   December 17, 2014 2:00 PM

Shacknews Spotlight: Remasters - Sour or Sweet?

Remasters have been around since the early ages of gaming. With new systems come new ideas and notions, and even new possibilites to make the games we love even better, but does this idea of "remastering" help or hurt the gaming industry? Shacknews Staff members Ozzie Mejia, Steven Wong, Daniel Perez, and Joshua Hawkins decided it was time to dig a little deeper into what remasters mean to them.

By Ozzie Mejia   //   December 16, 2014 12:00 PM

The Borderlands Robo-lution: A Claptrap retrospective

The Borderlands series recently celebrated its 5th anniversary, so Shacknews is taking some time to look back at the series' most beloved (and also its most annoying) character: Claptrap. Read on as we look back at his contribution to video games, alongside Gearbox lead writer, Anthony Burch.

By John Gaudiosi   //   December 16, 2014 10:30 AM

Recoil Games: Rochard Isn't Your Typical Platformer

Developer Recoil Games is giving mobile gamers a taste of old-school side-scrolling platform action game, Rochard, which stars the humorous John Rochard as an unlikely action hero.  Jan Achrenius explains what makes Rochard unique in this exclusive interview.

By John Gaudiosi   //   December 15, 2014 10:30 AM

The Stranger Returns On Mobile Devices

One of the most original Xbox exclusives, Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath, now looks and plays better on mobile.

By Shacknews Promotions   //   December 13, 2014 6:00 PM

Nvidia Shield How-Tos and Tips: Streaming PC Games

One the Nvidia Shield Portable or Tablet's best features is the ability to stream games directly from your desktop or notebook computer to your Shield device via WiFi or cellular LTE. Here are the steps to get you set up, and some tips to get the most out of your GameStream experience.

By Shacknews Promotions   //   December 12, 2014 3:45 PM

Nvidia Shield Game Spotlight: Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath

Today's spotlight focuses on Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath. A classic game, updated with HD graphics, and backed by Nvidia's Tegra technology. Best of all, you fire living critters at enemies!

By Nathaniel Hohl   //   December 12, 2014 1:45 PM

Opinion: Broken Games and the Growing Importance of Early Access

This fall has been rough going for many high profile games, including Driveclub, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, and Assassin's Creed Unity. What's going on with this year's games, and how can developers help ensure next year won't be as bug and glitch-ridden? Nate Hohl looks for answers.