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Shacknews Plays: Extra Life 2014

On October 25th, 2014, we'll be part of a huge international celebration of the social impact of gamers with Extra Life, and it's our sincere hope that you'll find it in your heart to support us.Start...Today

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U preview: elbow room

Nintendo revealed what they have in store for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U during a dedicated Nintendo Direct presentation yesterday. As it turns out, their plans are quite extensive. The Wii U version...Today

Costume Quest 2 hits PlayStation on October 28

Halloween is nearly upon us, and no game embrodies the spirit of trick-or-treating like Costume Quest 2. Until recently, a only all the sugary fun has been on Steam, but not anymore. Costume Quest 2 i...Today

Shacknews Chattycast 17: Space Gandhi

This week the Chattycast is down to three members. Steven Wong and Steve Watts are joined by video producer Greg Burke, for a spirited discussion on Halloween candy, Civilization stories, favored game...Today

New Bloodborne trailer sure has a lot of enemies in it

Sony released a brand-new trailer for its upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive title developed by Demon's Souls and Dark Souls developer, From Software.The trailer for Bloodborne shows off some impressive...Today

PlayStation 4 2.0 system update releasing on Oct. 28

The PlayStation 4's 2.0 system update is coming much sooner than we originally anticipated as Sony announced it'll launch on next Tuesday, October 28.System update 2.0 will include a number of im...Today

Opinion: Underused Superheroes and Going Beyond Batman

Last week, Warner Bros. announced a slew of upcoming DC superhero movies slated to launch between 2016 and 2020. Among the planned releases are two different Justice League movies, a Suicide Squad mov...Today

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt opening cinematic released

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is releasing on February 24 on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4, and to help make the time pass a little bit quicker, CD Projekt RED has just released the title’s opening...Today

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Amiibo trailer keeps things simple

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s Super Smash Bros. for Wii U-focused Nintendo Direct, Nintendo has released a new trailer focusing on how its Amiibo figures will interact with the title.The over ...Today

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Xbox 360 re-releasing on October 26

Rockstar Games has confirmed they’re re-releasing a high-definition version of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas on the Xbox 360 platform on October 26.The announcement follows a leak of the title&r...Today

Outlast 2 confirmed to be in development

Red Barrels Games’ co-founder Philippe Morin has confirmed the studio is currently developing Outlast 2, the sequel to its first-person survival horror game.Outlast 2 will take place within the ...Today

PSN receives season pass feature for video content

The world of gaming has been going nuts over season passes. It seems like most AAA games have some kind of season pass offered prior or after the game is released, and today, Sony is offering season p...Today

Shack Snack: October 23, 2014

Time for another episode of Shack Snack! All the gaming news you need in a nice digestible chunk of video deliciousness.Assassin's Creed Unity PC specs releasedAssassin's Creed Unity PC spec...Yesterday

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U: The Nintendo Direct recap

Now that Super Smash Bros. for 3DS is available to all, Nintendo would like to dispel the notion that the Wii U version is simply that version on a bigger console. While the idea of beating up Nintend...Yesterday

Wildstar Dev, Carbine Studios, Faces Layoffs

Carbine Studios, creators of Wildstar, an sci-fi themed MMORPG is reportedly experiencing a round of layoffs today, as confirmed by an official statement by publisher NCsoft. Although no official...Yesterday

Watch: Super Smash Bros Wii U Nintendo Direct Stream

Nintendo is broadcasting a new Super Smash Bros for Wii U Direct this evening at around 6pm ET (3pm PT), and it promises to reveal about 50 things you might not know about the game. Unless t...Yesterday

Assassin's Creed Unity PC specs released

Ubisoft has released the official system specs for Assassin's Creed Unity. Check out the minimum and recommended requirements below to see if your PC has the right stuff to play in Ubisofts French rev...Yesterday

Team Fortress 2's previous Halloween events released

It’s been a year since anyone has played a Team Fortress Halloween map, and even though we haven't received this year's Scream Fortress update all hope isn’t lost as Valve has ju...Yesterday

Paris is yours in new Assassin's Creed Unity trailer

Solve murders, hunt for treasure, and take on co-op heist missions throughout Paris during the French Revolution. If you’re not too busy taking down the local thugs of the city visit the Caf&eac...Yesterday

Final Score: Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth

For many fans Civilization is their go to 4X game, and for the last four years they've been chugging along nicely ruling their empires in the fifth installment of Sid Meier's Civilization building mas...Yesterday