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Weekly Game Release Highlights, December 22-28

'Twas the week of Christmas And all through the house Not a blockbuster new release was stirring Not even...um...Ok, so I'm not a very good poet. My English degree has failed me.You get what I'm sayin...Today

Watch the opening cinematic for Resident Evil Revelations 2

Resident Evil Revelations is set to get its official sequel in 2015. Yesterday, Capcom released the first episode's opening cinematic, offering a look into the game's story prior to its release.The ga...Yesterday

Theatrhythm Dragon Quest gets first trailer, but no North American confirmation

As promised, Theatrhythm Dragon Quest has received a formal reveal and its first official trailer. What it does not have at the moment, however, is confirmation for a North American release.The traile...Yesterday

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD trailer accompanies Japan PS4 bundle announcement

Final Fantasy XV isn't the only new Final Fantasy game on the horizon. Square Enix also has the PSP remaster Final Fantasy Type-0 HD set to hit North American shores in 2015 and today saw the release ...Yesterday

Final Fantasy 15 trailer further blends fantasy and the modern world

There's still little information on what Final Fantasy XV's story is. Four friends will sure drive around in a car, that much is known. Today, Square Enix is shedding a little more light on the game's...Yesterday

Chatty Twitch Highlights 46: Chivalry for Christmas

Christmas vacations have started for many people, so that means it's time to start diving into full-blown gaming marathons. In the case of our Shacknews Chatty community, it's time to get back into we...Yesterday

Halo: The Master Chief Collection will add Halo 3: ODST campaign soon

Let's face it. The Halo: The Master Chief Collection launch could have gone a lot better. It was plagued by various online issues that threaten to put a bit of a damper on the upcoming Halo 5: Guardia...Fri, Dec 19th

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

Developed exclusively for the Nvidia Shield Tablet, Half-Life 2: Episode One puts players back into Gordon Freeman's hazard suit as he rejoins his companion, Alyx Vance, and her pet robot, Dog, in a r...Fri, Dec 19th

Weekend PC download deals: Winter savings bonanza

You'd almost expect for other online retailers to lay down while Steam is unleashing its juggernaut of a Winter Sale. You'd be wrong.Steam may have its mammoth sale happening right now, but Amazon, Ga...Fri, Dec 19th

Tropico 5 Waterborne Impressions: Tropico Expands Beyond Its Shores, But Not Too Far

With Waterborne, the first major expansion for Tropico 5, the cast happens on a startling realization: island nations are surrounded by water! Waterborne frees players from the real estate limitations...Fri, Dec 19th

Until Dawn Impressions: Horror Movie Survival Challenge

Before stepping into Until Dawn, I'm treated to a quick quiz that asks me what I'm afraid of the most. Three multiple choice questions ask whether I'm more scared of needles or suffocation, blood and ...Fri, Dec 19th

Shacknews Chattycast 25: A Long Winter's Nap

This week, the Chattycast gathers the usual crew for the last regular episode of the year. We finish up 2014 talking about present-peeking, space sims, short games, Oculus Rift acquisitions, how to re...Fri, Dec 19th

Kerbal Space Program gets educational with KerbalEdu

Kerbal Space Program has always had educational overtones, given how much goes into creating an effective spacecraft. Today, developer Squad is working with TeacherGaming to release KerbalEdu, a speci...Fri, Dec 19th

Hearthstone: Goblins vs Gnomes class combos to look out for (part 2)

Hearthstone's Goblins vs. Gnomes expansion has been out for a little over a week. With Android owners just starting to catch up with everything, the time seems ripe to break down some of the expansion...Fri, Dec 19th

Sportsfriends comes to PC today without Johann Sebastian Joust

Those looking to get more physical with their PC games can do so today with an acclaimed indie title that's making its way out. European developer Die Gute Fabrik has released Sportsfriends, which fea...Fri, Dec 19th

Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance enslaves PS4 in fall 2015

NIS America announced this week its upcoming strategy RPG, Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance, will be hitting the PlayStation 4 in fall 2015.Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance will feature a new cast of ...Fri, Dec 19th

Space Pirates and Zombies 2 reveals its zombie menace in new trailer

There are three things that we know Space Pirates and Zombies 2 will deliver, just as its predecessor did. We know it'll be in spaace, it'll have pirates, and you'll probably run into zombies. Today, ...Fri, Dec 19th

Grand Theft Auto 5 PC in 'final stages' of development

Grand Theft Auto 5 for PC is so close to its January 27th release, I’m sure many of you can already taste the excessive violence and foul language. Since we’re nearly a month away from its...Fri, Dec 19th

Minecraft 1.6.4. update includes new creeps, horses, and fireworks

Minecraft: Story Mode wasn’t the only bit of Minecraft-related news to come out yesterday as Microsoft has announced both Minecraft: Xbox One Edition and Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition have receive...Fri, Dec 19th

Grand Theft Auto Online has a 'Festive Surprise' today

Grand Theft Auto Online is ready to get festive with snow and stocking stuffers filled with deadly weaponry. Rockstar has announced the game's latest update, called Festive Surprise.The holiday additi...Thu, Dec 18th