Enter our Hob: The Definitive Edition giveaway now

Five lucky winners will receive keys to Hob: The Definitive Edition on Nintendo Switch. Enter our giveaway now!


It's time for another Shacknews giveaway. We have teamed up with Runic Games, the creators of the Torchlight franchise, to give away five keys to Hob: The Definitive Edition on Nintendo Switch. You can enter using this handy dandy widget embedded below. Entrants should be over the age of 13.

Hob: The Definitive Edition giveaway

In Hob: The Definitive Edition, players will transform and traverse the game's mysterious world. The vibrant, atmospheric setting of the adventure is a brutal world in disarray. Players will delve into mysteries around them and find a planet in peril. The folks at Runic Games have highlighted some improvements and features only available in this new Nintendo Switch version.


  • UNCOVER THE MYSTERY: The world of Hob is full of mystery and wonder. Unravel the planet’s mysteries as you explore and interact with the strange lifeforms that inhabit it. 
  • TRANSFORM THE WORLD by solving puzzles and repairing the planet. The landscape will change before your eyes, opening new areas to uncover and explore. 
  • UNLOCK NEW POWERS: Upgrade your mechanical glove‐arm to reveal new abilities and grapple, punch, and warp your way through the world. 
  • ADVENTURE in an open world, explore ruins, befriend sprites, and battle the rogue creatures that threaten their extinction. 
  • THE ULTIMATE HOB EXPERIENCE: This all‐new version includes Nintendo Switch console‐exclusive features like HD Rumble and touch screen support, and refines the original game with increased camera control options, streamlined menus, and a reworked campaign that make discovering the world of Hob better than ever!

Our friends at Panic Button, winners of the 2017 Do it for Shacknews Award, ported the game to Switch. Thanks to the team at Runic Games for providing us with these keys to give away. Be sure to enter with the Gleam widget between now and 8:59PM PT on April 29, 2019 for a chance to win. We will select the five lucky winners at that time. Do it for Shacknews!


Asif Khan is the CEO, EIC, and majority shareholder of Shacknews. He began his career in video game journalism as a freelancer in 2001 for Tendobox.com. Asif is a CPA and was formerly an investment adviser representative. After much success in his own personal investments, he retired from his day job in financial services and is currently focused on new private investments. His favorite PC game of all time is Duke Nukem 3D, and he is an unapologetic fan of most things Nintendo. Asif first frequented the Shack when it was sCary's Shugashack to find all things Quake. When he is not immersed in investments or gaming he is a purveyor of fine electronic music. Asif also has an irrational love of Cleveland sports.

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