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Helldivers Review: To Hell and Back

Democracy is a powerful thing. A number of nations have been enjoying for hundreds of years, while some others would rather do things their own way. In the dystopian universe of Helldivers, ...Today

Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows centers an all-new quest around Plague Knight

It's been in the works for several months, with developer Yacht Club Games first revealing it to Shacknews back in November. Now the studio is ready to officially unveil the first add-on campaign...Yesterday

Shacknews Remembers Leonard Nimoy in Video Games

The world lost a cultural icon when Leonard Nimoy passed away last week at age 83. Not only did he contribute greately to TV shows and movies, and famously encouraged all to "live long and prosper," b...Yesterday

Unreal Engine Has Been Set Free

If you’ve ever dreamed about making a video game, or even learning more about how they’re made, then there's no better time than now to get on board. Not only are their several &ldquo...Yesterday

3D Realms Returns with Bombshell at GDC 2015

It's been a long while since 3D Realms and Interceptor Entertainment first announced Bombshell May of last year, but it looks like they've been hard at work. The top-down action RPG features a "B...Yesterday

World of Warcraft will allow players to buy game time using in-game gold

Blizzard has announced a new way for World of Warcraft players to gain game time without having to spend a single penny of real-world money, called the WoW Token.The WoW Token can be purchased th...Yesterday

Amplitude's multiplayer mode shown off in its first gameplay trailer

It’s been several months since we last heard from Harmonix regarding its fan-funded cult classic, Amplitude. With GDC going on this week and Pax East right around the corner, the developer thoug...Yesterday

Leonard Nimoy being honored in Elite Dangerous with memorial station

Elite Dangerous will be adding a Nimoy Memorial station in its upcoming Wings update (1.2) as a way to honor Leonard Nimoy, who passed away on Friday afternoon.The Nimoy Memorial station will be place...Yesterday

ClayFighter Remastered shapeshifts onto PC in 2016

ClayFighter will be making a comeback on PC in 2016, Interplay and Drip Drop Games have announced today.ClayFighter Remastered will include a number of iconic characters from the original game series,...Yesterday

Mortal Kombat X performs fatalities on Android and iOS in April

Mortal Kombat X will be heading to iOS and Android mobile devices this April, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced today.Mortal Kombat X on mobile will be a free-to-play fighting ...Yesterday

Battlefield Hardline Premium includes all expansions and more for $50

EA and Visceral Games have announced they’ll be releasing a premium edition of Battlefield Hardline.Battlefield Hardline Premium includes four super features, which includes masks that offer uni...Yesterday

HTC Vive is a new VR headset made in collaboration with Valve

Game Developers Conference week is set to be a busy one for Valve and it's already starting off with quite a bang. Electronics manufacturer HTC has announced their entry into the growing virtual reali...Sun, Mar 1st

Weekly Game Release Highlights, March 2-8

It's time to kick off the month of March and the Spring releases are starting to sneak up on everyone. This week, Resident Evil Revelations 2 gets it second episode, but there's also a handful of newe...Sun, Mar 1st

PSA: Rayman Legends goes free for Xbox Live Gold members a day early

Microsoft is set to kick off the new month's Games with Gold on the first of March, but one the free offerings has actually arrived early, just in time for the weekend. Rayman Legends on Xbox One...Sat, Feb 28th

Chatty Twitch Highlights 53: Time to go Homeworld

After last week's unexpected hiatus, it's time to return to doing what this weekly feature does best: taking Chatty's best playthroughs on Twitch and posting them for the Shacknews audience. With that...Sat, Feb 28th

Shack Reels: Top 10 Disappointing Games

Certain games don't always live up to the hype issued by developers, publishers, and yes, even the media. Sometimes, blockbuster games just fall short of expectations. Today, Shacknews is taking a loo...Fri, Feb 27th

Weekend PC download deals: Marching into GDC and PAX East

We bravely march into the month of... er... March, where both GDC and PAX East will take place in just the first week! And we do so with a list of some of the best PC gaming deals to be found this wee...Fri, Feb 27th

Oblitus Review: An Unending Cycle

In Oblitus, you are a mask-wearing warrior, armed with only a spear and shield, traveling across the dangerous world of Parvus. Fortunately, the there are various power-ups and weapon enhancements (li...Fri, Feb 27th

Shack Reels: 8-Bit Cuisine bakes us some World of Warcraft-inspired brownies

It’s been a few months, but 8-Bit Cuisine is back yet again, and this time, Chef Jen is treating us to a sweet treat that would even make the toughest Orc to say “Yummy!”In this epis...Fri, Feb 27th

Chattycast 035: Live Long

Fri, Feb 27th