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  1. News Bot

    PSA: BlizzCon 2018 Tickets Go On Sale Tonight

    Looking to attend BlizzCon this year? The annual convention for everything Blizzard Entertainment is set to return to the Anaheim Convention Center on November 2 and 3. For those who may have forgotten, tickets go on sale tonight! Photo credits: Blizzard Entertainment Tickets are set to go...
  2. News Bot

    PSA: 'Stairway to Badass' Now Available in EPUB and MOBI Formats for Mercury Subscribers

    Stairway to Badass: The Making and Remaking of Doom 2016, my book about the development of 2016's Doom reboot/sequel and a deep dive into the maps, weapons, and modding community for classic Doom titles, is now available in complimentary MOBI and EPUB editions for our Shacknews Mercury...
  3. News Bot

    PSA: Demon's Souls Servers Go Offline Tomorrow, Feb. 28, at 3am EST

    Servers for Demon's Souls, FromSoftware's spiritual successor to its King's Field series of first-person RPGs, go offline tomorrow, Wednesday, February 28, at 3am EST / 12am PST. Demon's Souls launched in Japan on February 5, 2009. The termination of the game's online services brings to an end...
  4. News Bot

    PSA: 'Rocket Jump' Book Now Available in EPUB and MOBI Formats for Mercury Subscribers

    Rocket Jump: Quake and the Golden Age of First-Person Shooters, my 500-page feature that delves into the FPS franchise that sent tremors through id Software and the gaming industry, is now available in MOBI and EPUB formats for Shacknews Mercury subscribers. To download Rocket Jump, you must...
  5. News Bot

    PSA: The SNES Classic is In Stock at Walmart This Week

    For those who are still looking for an SNES Classic, the time is nearly here to pick one up. On Tuesday, Walmart sent out notifications indicating that the diminutive version of Nintendo's classic 16-bit console would be restocked on their website on Wednesday at 11AM PT. And if that supply...
  6. Shiny

    PSA: Halloween event ends when Alexstrasza patch comes out

    So tuesday 11/14 in NA, and I imagine wednesday 11/15 in EU. Craft the stuff you want before then since it wont be available again until next year
  7. News Bot

    PSA: Golden Hearthstone Pack Available to All Twitch Prime Members Today

    The buzz in Hearthstone is mainly surrounding the upcoming Kobolds & Catacombs expansion. That's not set to release until December, but in the meantime, Twitch has a little something to help tide over its Twitch Prime members. Starting today, Twitch Prime members can pick up a Golden Classic...
  8. Doiri

    PSA: Home Base Reset

    Your home base has been reset in this update. What this means is that when you return to your specific Storm Shield you will notice everything has been reset and all your structures are gone. Yes you will have to rebuilt but everything that was present before the reset has been stored in your...
  9. News Bot

    Shack PSA: Diablo 3 DLC Rise of the Necromancer is Now Live

    Diablo 2's Necromancer has risen from the dead as new DLC for Diablo 3. The Rise of the Necromancer pack is now available for download after today's server update. In addition to the dark spellbinder, Blizzard has also pushed out the 2.6.0 patch, which is available for all, even if you didn't...
  10. News Bot

    PSA: Nintendo Switch Has No Emulator; FTC Warns of Scams

    When the Federal Trade Commission gets involved with gaming, you might cock an eyebrow as to how informed it is on the topic. In this case, it is 100% right. There is not emulator for the Nintendo Switch, so avoid anything stating otherwise. Lisa Weintraub Schifferle, an attorney for the FTC's...
  11. News Bot

    PSA: Overwatch's Uprising Expansion is Live, Certain Features Disabled Due to Technical Issues

    Update (12:39pm) Blizzard is experiencing technical issues stemming from the Uprising patch. As a result, the company has disabled custom game saves, 3v3 Elimination, and and 6v6 Capture the Flag until the issues can be resolved. Original Story Following yesterday's leak of the Overwatch...
  12. News Bot

    PSA: Overwatch's Uprising Expansion is Live

    Following yesterday's leak of the Overwatch: Insurrection trailer and gameplay details, Blizzard rolled out the game's Uprising expansion earlier today. Uprising will last from today through May 1. In addition to more skins and items, the expansion premieres a cooperative Brawl mode where...
  13. News Bot

    PSA: Scammers Offering Nintendo Switch Consoles at Half Price on Amazon

    Several third-party sellers on Amazon list Nintendo Switch for as low as $148, a price cut of more than half the console's retail price of $300 and change. Don't get your hopes up and your one-click-purchase trigger finger ready: it's a scam. A user on NeoGAF reported that his girlfriend jumped...
  14. News Bot

    PSA: Splatoon 2 Global Testfire Begins on Switch Today

    If you have been waiting to try Splatoon 2 on your Switch, now's your chance. The Global Testfire for the game (aka the beta) begins later today. You can already download the beta on the eShop, but it will only be accessible every four hour, and only four an hour. Here are the times: Today...
  15. News Bot

    PSA: Elder Scrolls: Legends is Now on iPad, and It's Pretty Good

    Good news, CCG fans. Elder Scrolls: Legends, Bethesda's take on the digital collectible card game, is available on iPad. You can find it on the App Store now. Like many of its competitors in the digital CCG space, it's free-to-play with optional packs to purchase. You can get three free packs...
  16. News Bot

    Shack PSA: Blaster Master Zero and Neo Geo Games Hit Nintendo Switch eShop

    If you just bought a Nintendo Switch, but still find yourself nostalgic for old-school NES or Neo Geo games, rejoice! Ninetndo latest additions to the eShop bring Blaster Master Zero and Arcade Archive Neo Geo Series for the handheld-console hybrid. Blaster Master was a blend of Contra and...
  17. News Bot

    PSA: Windows 10 Update KB3213936 Can Cripple Multi-Monitor Gaming

    The recent KB3213986 update for Windows 10 can make multi-monitor gaming impossible for some people. Users with multi-monitor systems who have installed the update can experience clipped screens and screen stuttering when running 3D applications. The only workaround so far, as suggested by...
  18. News Bot

    PSA: EA is giving away Mass Effect 2 for free on Origin

    EA is offering up the PC version of Mass Effect 2 "On the House," a promotion where the publisher gives away a free game through its Origin digital platform. You can snag your copy of Mass Effect 2 on the Origin website. Note that EA is giving away the standard edition of the game, which does...
  19. News Bot

    PSA: The latest Forza Horizon 3 update for PC can corrupt your save game

    Today's update to Forza Horizon 3 stands a high chance of corrupting your saved data, according to developer Playground Games. Members of the dev team have been tracking the issue all day on the game's forums. "PC players who completed the download of .37.2 and then started a new game save will...
  20. News Bot

    PSA: Downloading the latest Forza Horizon 3 for PC can corrupt your save game

    Today's update to Forza Horizon 3 stands a high chance of corrupting your saved data, according to developer Playground Games. Members of the dev team have been tracking the issue all day on the game's forums. "PC players who completed the download of .37.2 and then started a new game save will...
  21. News Bot

    PSA: Get Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2 for $35 each in Target's early Black Friday specials

    Target is selling Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2 for $35 each right now on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Both games are available in digital and physical packages. You can purchase digital copies through Target's storefront. You'll find links below. To get physical editions, add them to Target's...
  22. News Bot

    PSA: House of the Dying Sun, a game made by a Shacknews user, has left Early Access

    House of the Dying Sun, a game developed by Shacknews user Rampancy, has left Steam Early Access with today's release of version 1.0, titled "Dragon." A press release issued by developer Marauder Interactive runs down new features, including Dragon Difficulty, unlocked by finishing the campaign...
  23. News Bot

    PSA: Amazon will have more pre-orders for PlayStation VR at midnight

    Plenty of brick-and-mortar shops are holding midnight launches for Sony's PlayStation VR headset, but Amazon will be stocking more pre-orders on its store page beginning at midnight Eastern / 9:00 pm Pacific tonight. As of this writing, Amazon is fresh out of both the Core Headset and Launch...
  24. News Bot

    PSA: Gears of War 4 Cross Play Doesn't Support Versus Multiplayer Between PC and Xbox One

    Gears of War 4 is already available for those who purchased its Ultimate Edition, although the title will be available to play for everyone else in just a couple of hours. Gears of War fans are excited to experience the game on both their console and PC thanks to it being an Xbox Play Anywhere...
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    PSA: XCOM 2, formerly exclusive to PC, is out now on Xbox One and PS4

    You can now purchase XCOM 2 for Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The game's season pass, Reinforcement Pack, adds more units and missions and is available for $25. Firaxis intended to keep XCOM 2 on PC, optimizing the game for the platform where the franchise began back in 1994. Fan reception...