Shack Snack: October 3, 2014

Heading into the weekend, the Shack Snack starts to get a little spooky.

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The Shack Snack keeps rising from its grave, just like the creepy-crawlies featured in today's daily news wrap-up. October means spooky games and updates, along with monkeys for some reason. Check it out below, and be sure to subscribe on our YouTube channel for the latest updates.

Far Cry 4 Limited Edition trailer runs down the perks with Hurk

Ubisoft announced a "Limited Edition" of Far Cry 4 today, which you score simply by pre-ordering the game. So what comes in the set? The studio promises more missions with the colorful character Hurk, a harpoon gun handy for taking down helicopters and bears, and most importantly: more. monkeys.

PlanetSide 2 update begins Nanite of the Living Dead event

Now that October is here, the time has come for games to begin preparing for Halloween. Among the games set to celebrate is PlanetSide 2, with a new "Nanite of the Living Dead" event. 

Alien: Isolation review: Live, die, repeat

Our own Steven Wong says Alien: Isolation is hard to beat if you're looking for a suspenseful experience. It's also hard to beat in that it's hard to beat, because that Alien really is the perfect murder machine. 

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