« News Home

by John Keefer,, May 7, 2012 6:30AM PDT

Blizzard has been teasing one more special unveiling prior to the May 15 release of Diablo 3. They finally let us know of Diablo 3: Wrath, a 2D animated short to be unlocked once the game's reveal site hits 100 percent. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, May 6, 2012 7:00AM PDT

Next week will bring the launch of Starhawk, the spiritual successor to Warhawk, along with the PC edition of Street Fighter X Tekken, the Xbox 360 edition of Minecraft, fighter Phantom Breaker, and more. Read more

Join Garnett Lee on this episode of Shacknews Daily. Today’s stories: Elder Scrolls Online trailer debuts, Draw Something loses players and gains branded words, and the fate the befell Star Wars Battlefront 3 and the studio behind it. Read more

An upcoming Minecraft update will make multiplayer easier by imitating the style of the Pocket Edition, according to a new snapshot from Mojang. Read more

by John Keefer,, May 4, 2012 9:30AM PDT

Blizzard releases the fourth and final set of Diablo 3 class skill videos, showing off the killing power of the five classes. Read more

More unconfirmed details are coming to light about Bethesda's recently announced MMO, The Elder Scrolls Online, including 100 vs. 100 PVP combat and the need for 120 hours of play time to level cap your character. Read more

by Steve Watts,, May 4, 2012 8:00AM PDT

Blood Bowl: Chaos Edition is coming this September, with the addition of Chaos Dwarves, Daemons of Khorne, and Underworld outcasts. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, May 4, 2012 7:15AM PDT

Hot on the heels of The Elder Scrolls Online's announcement yesterday comes the first official trailer. It's all cinematic, with nary a glimpse of gameplay, but perhaps that old epic fantasy vibe is enough to get you jazzed. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, May 4, 2012 6:45AM PDT

With each successive annual installment of Call of Duty, naysayers rawl out of the woodwork to declare that the series is doomed. Early indications are that Call of Duty: Black Ops II will do just fine, setting pre-order records at Amazon. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, May 4, 2012 6:00AM PDT

Evolution is slow in the MOBA genre, but S2 Games is bringing in some changes to the classic DotA clone map layout with a new 'Mid Wars' mode, throwing all the players into one big team-fight-o-rama. Read more