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Weekend console download deals: The Order: 1886, Bloodborne, and more

It's the end of May, so that means that both the Microsoft Games with Gold and PlayStation Plus freebies are set to rotate out by next Friday. So grab them while you can. Meanwhile, there are some big...14 hours ago

Shack Reels: Top 10 Sidekicks

Many heroes are strong characters on their own. But there are some heroes that are made better by their #2. Sidekicks can often help heroes be at their best. They often don't get their due, but the da...15 hours ago

Fight your shadow in the Killer Instinct update hitting Xbox One

Your greatest foe is yourself in the free update for Killer Instinct released today.  The DLC offers gamers more leader boards and game modes, something our review said was lacking from the Xbox ...15 hours ago

Weekend PC download deals: Chivalry free weekend and more

We're hitting a bit of a lull with this weekend's PC gaming deals. It's the week before the rumored Steam Summer Sale and many other retailers are recovering from a long Memorial Day weekend. So as it...15 hours ago

Rumor: Microsoft resurrecting Silent Hills as an Xbox One exclusive

Rumors are circulating that Microsoft is in negotiations with Konami to revive Silent Hills. The game was officially canceled in April and the teaser, P.T., was pulled from the PlayStation Store short...16 hours ago

Tour Lego Jurassic World in new trailer

A new trailer for Lego Jurassic World was released by Warner Bros. Interactive today. The video gives us a tour of the park, a peek at the creation lab and some of the dinosaurs we'll come across, lik...17 hours ago

Opinion: How Google Cardboard Could Usher In the VR Era

Google Cardboard seemed like a sort of comical novelty when it was first introduced last year, but yesterday's Google I/O conference keynote showed that the tech giant is doubling down on the concept....17 hours ago

The Witcher 3 Xbox One patch 1.03 coming today; full patch notes released

CD Projekt Red released The Witcher 3 patch 1.03 on the PlayStation 4 this week, bringing with it a number of visual tweaks, enlarged text and icons when viewing the loot screen, and other improvement...18 hours ago

The Best Witcher 3 Mods

The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt hasn’t been out for a month, but modders have already been busy creating their own additions to the newest game in the series. These mods range from weather mod...19 hours ago

Watch Chattycast 48 live at 2PM ET/ 11AM PT

On this week’s Chattycast, Ozzie Mejia takes the helm once more, with Steven Wong and Josh Hawkins manning the sails. Join them at 2PM EST/ 11AM PST as they take to the high seas of the internet...20 hours ago

SOMA brings machines to life in September

Frictional Games has been aching to scare the living daylights out of its audience again. The makers of the Amnesia series of games have announced the release date for their next effort. SOMA is set t...20 hours ago

Guild Wars 2 kicks off 24-hour Stronhold PvP beta on Tuesday

One of the major additions to Guild Wars 2's upcoming Heart of Thorns expansion is the Stronghold PvP. The new competitive mode introduces elements of MOBA games into a Guild Wars 2 setting, with team...21 hours ago

Shacknews Live: Dirty Bomb with Splash Damage

Dirty Bomb is entering its open beta on June 2, but today, you’re in for a special treat as a number of us are going to participate in a livestream starting at 9am PT / 12pm ET. In addition to s...a day ago

Rumor: Microsoft will launch Halo 5 and other Xbox exclusives on PC

With the upcoming launch of Windows 10, Microsoft is expected to make it much easier for Xbox One owners to stream their games across a variety of devices. While this is certainly good news for Xbox O...a day ago

Ultra Street Fighter 4 PS4 will miss 2015 Capcom Tour due to bugs

Ultra Street Fighter 4’s PlayStation 4 launch went on with several hitches as users reported a number of issues with the game, such as input lag and delays and some severe bugs. Today, Capcom ha...a day ago

Report: Steam Summer Sale 2015 taking place on June 11

We hope you’ve been saving up since last year’s Steam summer sale as it appears this year’s sale will be taking place on June 11.According to reports, Valve has announced the Steam S...a day ago

Splatoon Beginner's Guide and Tips

Splatoon has launched, giving players a chance to try Nintendo's wacky, colorful crack at the multiplayer shooter. How are you going to get the paint-soaked edge on your Inkling competition? Check out...a day ago

Gods Will Be Watching: The Last Chapter Review: The Gods Have a Cold Sense of Humor

Even after multiple patches that significantly tone the difficulty down, calling Gods Will Be Watching is far from a forgiving game. It's nihilistic, cynical, and oftentimes infuriating, but that's al...2 days ago

Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions triangulates its way to iOS

Sierra announced today that Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions, the retro arcade shooter, is now available in the App Store for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.The iOS version will present the same action from ...2 days ago

How to Become a Better Gwent Player

Gwent is a card-based game featured within The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt. It tasks two people against each other, in an attempt to win the match by overpowering the other player. There are four possibl...2 days ago