PC, PS4 / RPG / Release: 2014 / ESRB: U

Shacknews Community Top 5 Games of 2014 (so far)

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 01, 2014 9:00am PDT

Hard to believe, but 2014 is already halfway over. With the summer months starting to roll in, Shacknews feels it's a good time to take a look at some of the best games of the year, so far. But before looking at the staff's picks, we'd like to give the spotlight to our loyal...


Transistor: Our favorite Functions

By Steve Watts, May 30, 2014 7:00am PDT

Transistor's Function combo system is mind-bogglingly flexible, so we've put together four of our favorite ability combinations to put the hurt on The Process.


Chatty Q&A: Supergiant Games discusses the making of Transistor

By Ozzie Mejia, May 29, 2014 10:00am PDT

After playing through Supergiant's latest, Shacknews' enthusiastic community of Chatty posters had some questions for the Transistor creators. Creative director and game writer Greg Kasavin was happy to comply and provide some valuable answers.


Transistor review: a fresh voice

By Steve Watts, May 20, 2014 9:00am PDT

Transistor is Supergiant's stylish follow-up to it impressive debut effort Bastion. Is it a worthwhile successor? Our review.


Transistor sets the vibe with a launch trailer

By Robert Workman, May 18, 2014 11:00am PDT

The latest from Supergiant Games is very close, and a launch trailer has been revealed.


Shack Snack Evening Edition: May 15, 2014

By Steven Wong, May 15, 2014 7:20pm PDT

End your day with a Shack Snack, a short recap of three big stories you should know. It's like a CliffsNotes for video games! If you enjoy, don't forget to subscribe to us on YouTube.


Transistor studio details new game plus 'Recursion Mode'

By Steve Watts, May 15, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Supergiant Games has detailed Transistor's "Recursion Mode," a new game plus feature that lets you keep your levels and items while battling new enemy combinations.


Transistor coming to PC and PS4 on May 20

By Steve Watts, Apr 10, 2014 9:20am PDT

Transistor is coming to PC and PS4 on May 20 for $19.99, Supergiant Games announced today.


Most Anticipated 2014: Steve's Picks

By Steve Watts, Jan 10, 2014 11:20am PST

The editorial team at Shacknews outlines their most anticipated games of 2014 individually. Next up, we've got Steve Watts with his list of 2014 titles.


How Transistor uses the PlayStation 4 light bar to form a connection

By Steve Watts, Oct 04, 2013 9:30am PDT

Transistor uses the DualShock 4's light bare to emulate the way the titular weapon talks to the protagonist.


Transistor didn't always have Bastion's isometric viewpoint

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 04, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Supergiant's next game, Transistor, looks a lot like their previous game, Bastion. But that wasn't intentional, Supergiant's Greg Kasavin revealed at PAX. In fact, the team experimented with many other options before settling on the familiar isometric view the studio is beco...


Titanfall takes record six E3 Game Critics Awards

By John Keefer, Jul 02, 2013 9:00am PDT

The winners in the annual Game Critics Award have been released for E3 2013, with Titanfall taking the top spot in all six of the categories it was nominated in, including Best of Show.


Sony unveils more indie titles coming to PS4

By John Keefer, Jun 10, 2013 7:27pm PDT

Sony has been keen to point out how indie-friendly it is with PS4. At its E3 press conference, the company blurted out a a large number of indie titles, with some making a debut as exclusives to the PlayStation 4.


Transistor to have Dark Souls-like multiplayer

By Steve Watts, Apr 03, 2013 1:20pm PDT

Transistor, Supergiant's follow-up to Bastion, will sport a form of multiplayer that lets you see traces of other players' movements, but isn't fully co-op.


Transistor preview: finding a new voice

By Steve Watts, Mar 27, 2013 7:45am PDT

We get hands-on with Transistor, and talk with Supergiant co-founder and studio director Amir Rao about its sophomore effort.