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SDCC 14: First look at Escape Dead Island

You know how you get used to something that works for a game series, then something comes along that changes your perspective almost completely? We’ve seen that before with the likes of Metroid,...Yesterday

SDCC 14: First look at The Legend of Korra

Platinum Games works on some of the wildest action games on the planet. No, really, check through its line-up and you’ll find efforts like Bayonetta 2, Anarchy Reigns and Metal Gear Rising Reven...Yesterday

Watch a graphical comparison of the Destiny beta

The Destiny beta is set to conclude at the end of today. So with that in mind, Shacknews would like to offer up a graphical comparison across all versions of Bungie's latest adventure. Watch the video...Yesterday

The Walking Dead comic studio says Telltale will return for Season 3

Clementine's story is on the verge of coming to an end. Or is it? Telltale isn't ready to step away from the world of The Walking Dead just yet. Skybound Entertainment, the comic studio founded by TWD...Yesterday

New releases for July 28-August 3

For the last week of July, what's old is new again! It's time to re-discover some games you might have missed, thanks to some notable re-releases and DLC offerings. This week's new release list is hea...Yesterday

SDCC 14: First look: Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris

During our many stops at San Diego Comic-Con this week, we managed to hit up the Square Enix/Deep Silver Arcade, which is located the Whiskey Girl bar in the downtown area. This is a great place to ki...Sat, Jul 26th

SDCC 14: First look: Guardians of the Galaxy playset for Disney Infinity 2.0

Many comic book-oriented games are making a trip to San Diego Comic-Con this year, where attendees of all ages can get their hands on said titles and get even more excited for their release. One of th...Sat, Jul 26th

Chatty Twitch Highlights 27: WildStar, Kerbal Space Program, and Rocksmith 2014

Comic-Con weekend is upon us and there's plenty of news to catch up with. But if you have some extra time on you, then take a moment to behold some of Chatty's recent playthroughs on Twitch. Shacknews...Sat, Jul 26th

Halo: The Master Chief Collection video shows overhauled Halo 2 cinematics

Undoubtedly, one of the biggest draws of Halo: The Master Chief Collection is the full restoration that Halo 2 will receive. 343 Industries and Blur Studios have been hard at work to give the 2004 cla...Sat, Jul 26th

SDCC 14: The Assassin's Creed Experience

Oh, and if you hesitate on the leap of faith, don’t worry. You’re not the first. But be prepared for people to chant “Jump! Jump!” at the top of their lungs, and then begin a c...Sat, Jul 26th

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 ...Fri, Jul 25th

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...Fri, Jul 25th

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 ...Fri, Jul 25th

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...Fri, Jul 25th

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...Fri, Jul 25th

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...Fri, Jul 25th

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...Fri, Jul 25th

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...Fri, Jul 25th

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...Fri, Jul 25th

'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 ...Fri, Jul 25th