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  1. Destiny 2 Launch Trailer Shows All Out War With the Red Legion

    08.21 / 22:27 shacknews.com Shacknews.com - Games
    Despite all the hype and publicity, Destiny 2 has snuck up on us. The console version is out in two weeks, one of the last major AAA games coming in the summer launch window. For the forgetful among us, Bungie and Activision have released a launch trailer showcasing the remaining Guardians making what could be a futile stand against the Red Legion. The Legion, led by bad guy Ghaul, has eliminated most of the Guardians in a sudden and effective precision strike. The trailer includes the…
  2. EA Original Fe is Coming To Consoles, including Nintendo Switch, In 2018

    08.21 / 22:27 shacknews.com Shacknews.com - Games
    Electronic Arts’ EA Originals puts indie-style video games at the forefront and, during Gamescom 2017, the revealed their latest Original outing: Fe. The sound-driven “wordless platformer” will be coming to all major platforms, including the Nintendo Switch, in early 2018. Where a game like the recently reviewed Hellblade leans heavily on dialogue for an immersive experience, Fe is a wordless platformer than will instead lean on all the other sounds in its world. "We wanted to create a ga…
  3. Xbox One S Minecraft Limited Edition Bundle: What's in It and How to Pre-Order

    08.21 / 22:27 shacknews.com Shacknews.com - Games
    Are you interested in Microsoft's upcoming Xbox One X console but more interested in putting that extra $100 toward games? Check out the Xbox One S Minecraft Limited Edition Bundle, a package that includes a slimmer Xbox One complete with a 1TB hard drive as well as Minecraft, everyone's favorite blocky builder. This guide will tell you everything you need to know about the Xbox One S Minecraft Limited Edition Bundle: how much it costs, when you can get it, and the hardware perks of…
  4. Fortnite Celebrates 1 Million Players With Survival Mode

    08.21 / 22:27 shacknews.com Shacknews.com - Games
    Epic Games recently reached a Fortnite milestone with 500,000 players but it came and went without much fanfare. This time, Epic is celebrating the new achievement of one million players by rewarding those players with the much-desired Survival mode. The news comes by way of a tweet let loose from the official Fortnite Twitter account: Thank you to the first one million players! We heard you wanted a Survival mode. It’s coming Aug. 29.  pic.twitter.com/NreakE7rvr — Fortnite (@For…
  5. New Sims 4 Expansion Promotes Dogs & Cats Living Together! Mass Hysteria Ensues

    08.21 / 22:27 shacknews.com Shacknews.com - Games
    At a Gamescom event held today in Cologne, Germany, Electronic Arts and Maxis announced the Cats & Dogs expansion for The Sims 4. You should be able to find it in stores and online starting November 10, 2017, with an MSRP that apparently has yet to be determined. As the pack’s title suggests, The Sims 4 Cats & Dogs will allow players to take care of virtual pets, along with the virtual people they already manage. A “Create A Pet” tool allows them to design their purr-fect pet, while choos…
  6. PlayStation Twitter Hacked, PSN Database Possibly Compromised

    08.20 / 23:01 shacknews.com Shacknews.com - Games
    While Microsoft is busy kindling the Xbox flames to start Gamescom, it looks like Sony is going to have to put out a social network fire. Originally spotted by the RPGSite twitter account, Sony's official PlayStation twitter seems to be under the control of OurMine. This tweet contains a screenshot of the tweet that speaks of a potential breach: PlayStation maaaaay have gotten hacked again pic.twitter.com/1R9Ar5dsSU — RPG Site (@RPGSite) August 20, 2017 OurMine is the same group th…
  7. ReCore Definitive Edition and New Free Expansion Unveiled at Gamescom 2017

    08.20 / 23:01 shacknews.com Shacknews.com - Games
    ReCore was a game that had some potential as a new franchise, but it felt a bit incomplete. It was somewhat surprising to see Microsoft trot out a new and shiny ReCore Definitive Edition with a new free expansion for folks who have already purchase the game. Check out the trailer that they showed off today during the Xbox Gamescom 2017 live stream. ReCore: Definitive Edition releases on August 29 and will be available to Xbox Game Pass subscribers for the month of September. Check …
  8. New Assassin's Creed Origins Trailer Shown at Gamescom 2017

    08.20 / 23:01 shacknews.com Shacknews.com - Games
    Assassin's Creed Origins is a hotly anticipated third party title coming to Xbox One later this year and Ubisoft stopped by the Xbox Gamescom live stream to show off this gorgeous new trailer. The video focuses on some very famiiar figures from ancient Egyptian history. Assassin's Creed Origins is due out in October. Keep checking Shacknews for more news from Gamescom 2017. When is Gamescom? Check out our guide on the show and how to buy …
  9. Sonic Mania PC Release Date

    08.20 / 23:01 shacknews.com Shacknews.com - Games
    When Sega’s new Sonic game was first revealed at Comic-Con 2016, you couldn’t hear much noise from whatever was left of the Sonic diehards due to indifference. Years of lackluster releases in the franchise left Sega’s flagship character a shell of its former 16-bit glory. In one of 2017’s biggest surprises, Sonic Mania has arrived and has restored the luster to the blue speed demon. You can check out the Shacknews Sonic Mania review here. Sonic Mania PC Release Date Sadly, for Sonic fans …
  10. Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition Pre-orders Announced at Gamescom 2017

    08.20 / 23:01 shacknews.com Shacknews.com - Games
    Rumors have been leaking all week leading up to Gamescom 2017 about the latest Xbox One X finally becoming available for pre-order. Those Microsoft leaks have proven to be correct as Microsoft's Major Nelson unveiled the Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition and announced that it is available to pre-order right now. The Xbox One X console will release this fall, but for now check out this awesome hype video. Are you definitely getting one? Don't worry we have you covered with a guide on…
  11. Gamescom 2017 Event Dates and Tickets

    08.19 / 22:10 shacknews.com Shacknews.com - Games
    Although it’s easy for Gamescom 2017 to fly under your radar after events like E3, and being wedged between SDCC and Pax West, it’s a huge gaming event that you should probably pay attention to. No doubt there will be news coming out of it about something you’re interested in, so make sure you’re up to speed on the event dates and how to get tickets if you’re in the area. The area being Cologne, Germany. When is Gamescom 2017? Gamescom 2017 runs from Tuesday, August 22 until Saturday, A…
  12. Modojo Rewind: Old-School Action And Big-Name Lawsuits

    08.19 / 22:10 shacknews.com Shacknews.com - Games
    This has been an interesting week in the mobile and portable gaming kingdom. Sonic Mania has released for the Nintendo Switch for the delightfully-low price of $20, meaning handheld players can catch up on some fresh-yet-old-school platforming action, and Pokemon Go has been featured in stories explaining some previously-unrevealed mechanics. Not everything has gone well for everyone, however, as both Nintendo and Disney are being sued for alleged wrongdoing. As always, we've got the…
  13. The Cartridge Family: Episode 001 - Nintendo Switch at the Gynecologist

    08.19 / 22:10 shacknews.com Shacknews.com - Games
    Calm down, buddy. We all know what you’re thinking. You’re desperate for a podcast that speaks to you—no, speaks to your soul. A podcast that feels like your mind is being opened like a cracked coconut, a podcast that infiltrates your very life-force. We get it because we’re all looking for that, too. As it happens, today’s your lucky day. The Cartridge Family has arrived on your podcast app’s doorstep and is ready to carry you away to another world—a world so ripe with good feelings and t…
  14. How to Unlock Debug Mode in Sonic Mania

    08.19 / 22:10 shacknews.com Shacknews.com - Games
    Now that Sonic Mania is in the hands of players on the PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch, gamers are busy trying to unlock all its features. Two of those, the Debug Mode and Level Select, are among the most sought after. Well, after figuring out how to unlock Super Sonic that is. How to Unlock Debug Mode Unfortunately, the first time you play Sonic Mania, Debug Mode will not be unlocked. Doing so requires that you play the game and complete Blue Sphere stages. These are accessed whenever…
  15. NCAA Board To Discuss Their Role In Esports This October

    08.19 / 22:10 shacknews.com Shacknews.com - Games
    In a report on Rocket League's new collegiate league, we wondered if the NCAA would consider an official collegiate esports union of their own. As reported by ESPN, it appears the conversation has at least started. "The majority of varsity programs have been built intentionally to stay separate of the NCAA's oversight, mostly due to the restrictions of operating under the NCAA's bylaws," says Michael Brooks, the Executive Director of the National Associate of Collegiate Esports, in a …