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by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Apr 29, 2014 2:00PM PDT

Microsoft has lifted the fee to use group calling on its Skype service, allowing you to group chat with up to 10 people across PC, Mac, and Xbox One. Read more

Hearthstone production director Jason Chayes says the studio worked hard to make sure Hearthstone was genuinely free-to-play, with voluntary purchases instead of a monetization gate. Read more

FTL: Advanced Edition is now available on PC and iPad, giving the galactic roguelike new life. Unfortunately, save files can't be accessed both platforms, but according to a bold user, it does appear that there's a way to transfer save files from one platform to the other. Read more

A Blizzard survey is gauging interest in another expansion to Diablo 3. Read more

Remember when games like Banjo-Kazooie were pretty much all you could find at GameStop? The 3D platformer has waned in popularity since, but that... Read more

Chatty wraps up the month of April by offering up some memorable Twitch highlights. This week's batch is led by Sapiens taking a look through the Steam Early Access zombie survival game, Project Zomboid, as he literally tears through dozens of the undead. That's followed up with ChiefSquattingBear practicing his missile-firing skills in Battlefield 4 and zakk bailing repeatedly in Trials Fusion. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, Apr 26, 2014 11:00AM PDT

Having already removed tough stains from PC, PS3, and Vita, Dustforce is now moving on to clean up on Xbox 360. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, Apr 26, 2014 10:00AM PDT

Dota 2 is getting into the spring cleaning season with a new Spring Cleaning update, expected to drop alongside Gameplay Update 6.81 next week. Read more

Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty will take players back into the classic world of Abe's Odyssey when the remake arrives on PS4, PS3, and Vita on June 9 as a Cross Buy title. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, Apr 25, 2014 12:30PM PDT

Divinity: Original Sin is now scheduled to exit Steam Early Access on June 20 and Larian Studios has issued a bulky beta update to celebrate. Read more