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Scarf down Kirby's super spicy chili

8-Bit Cuisine is back this week, with a recipe served to a character most famous for eating everything in sight. Kirby may not have the most discerning of palates, but he knows good food when he ...Yesterday

Weekend PC download deals: Comic-Con 2014 Edition

Comic-Con is underway! But let's face it. If you aren't in San Diego right now, you probably aren't going to be there. So why torture yourself by reading tweets and looking at Instagrams from the Conv...Yesterday

Fallen Enchantress: Legendary Heroes 'Adversaries' patch addresses buggy AI

Fallen Enchantress: Legendary Heroes, the standalone expansion for the turn-based strategy game Elemental, is getting a bit of an overhaul with its latest update. The 'Adversaries' 1.7 update is said ...Yesterday

Shacknews Chattycast 05: The Doctor Is In

The Chattycast welcomes our first guest this week, friend of the show Dr. Bryan Carr. He's an avid gamer, a college professor, and the only person we know of to have written a professional paper about...Yesterday

Tekken 7 Comic-Con trailer reveals more story

Bandai Namco and Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada offered a first look at Tekken 7 during Evo 2014 a few weeks ago, promising more details at San Diego Comic-Con. That time has arrived, with Harada un...Yesterday

Why The Walking Dead: Season 2 is bogged down by a weak cast

My original intention for this article was to write out a character recap for The Walking Dead: Season 2. The plan was to recap where the story's characters have gone over the course of the season's f...Yesterday

SDCC 14: Laser tag with Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

The San Diego Comic-Con floor is jumping enough as it is, but for those of you who don’t have a badge, the Nerd Machine’s goings-on at the nearby Petco Park is the next best thing. Here, f...Yesterday

Firaxis lead designers discuss Civilization: Beyond Earth's desert-like arid biome

Humanity will continue to thrive in Firaxis' futuristic take on the Civilization franchise. So far, we've seen one type of biome in Civilization: Beyond Earth and, appropriately enough, it's the one m...Yesterday

Halo: Master Chief Collection revised Zanzibar map showed at Comic-Con

343 Industries highlighted new details about Halo: The Master Chief Collection at San Diego Comic-Con today, including an early look at artwork for the newly revised multiplayer map Zanzibar. Zan...Yesterday

'You've Been Chosen' trailer teases new BioWare game

BioWare is teasing a new game with a mysterious new trailer. And though it's live action with no gameplay or in-engine assets in sight, it appears to be unlike anything the studio has made so far.The ...Yesterday

LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham trailer flies into Comic-Con

This year's San Diego Comic-Con kicked off with two of the biggest geek franchises in the world: LEGO and Batman. The latest trailer for LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham released earlier today, revealing ...Yesterday

Skylanders: Trap Team getting premium 'Eon's Elite' line

Skylanders: Trap Team is getting another new addition to the mix in addition to the toy traps. At San Diego Comic-Con, Activision announced "Eon's Elite" figures, limited edition versions of the ...Yesterday

Mobile game The Room releasing on PC next week

The mobile puzzle game The Room is getting ready for its HD debut on PC next week.Fireproof Games has announced that the HD version will launch next Monday, July 28. It will support both mouse and the...Yesterday

Entire Firefly cast coming back for Firefly Online

The cult hit TV show Firefly is getting a comeback of sorts. Firefly Online, the social RPG announced last year for PC and mobile, will have the entire original cast reprising their roles.io9&nbs...Yesterday

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor moved up a week

Warner Bros Interactive has announced that Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor will release a week earlier than previously planned.Originally slated for October 7, it's now scheduled to hit on September 30...Yesterday

Shack Snack: July 24, 2014

Kick back and treat yourself to a Shack Snack, a short recap of the big stories you should know. It's like a CliffsNotes for video games! If you enjoy, don't forget to subscribe to us o...Thu, Jul 24th

Report: Google acquires Twitch for $1 billion

Google has reportedly reached a deal to buy twitch, after months of rumors regarding an acquisition. Venture Beat reports that the sticker price on the video game streaming service...Thu, Jul 24th

Hyrule Warriors trailer offers character recap

Nintendo and Tecmo Koei continue to make a strong push for the upcoming action-fest Hyrule Warriors. One of the longest trailers to date has been released, recapping the game's playable characters and...Thu, Jul 24th

How to beat Hearthstone Naxxramas' Heroic Arachnid Quarter

Completing Hearthstone's Arachnid Quarter, the first part of the Curse of Naxxramas expansion, is simple enough for most seasoned players. Finishing Heroic, on the other hand, can be a real struggle. ...Thu, Jul 24th

Wargame: Red Dragon gets free Millionth Mile DLC

Eugen Systems has plenty of reason to celebrate today, having sold the millionth copy of a Wargame title. With the franchise running stronger than ever, the studio is thanking its fans with a free bat...Thu, Jul 24th