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by David Craddock, shacknews.com, May 1, 2013 9:00AM PDT

In part 1 of our Grand Theft Auto DNA, we dissect the driving system in GTA 3, Vice City, San Andreas, and GTA 4 to understand how driving evolved over the course of those series, and how it should work in the upcoming GTA 5. Read more

While music, films, or paintings from a century ago are as accessible as ever, video games' constant evolution means releases from even a decade ago can be frustrating to play. That's why Konami includes graphical novel adaptations of the first two Metal Gear Solid games in The Legacy Collection: so people who struggle with those quaint late-'90s controls can still "watch MGS." Read more

Konami has officially announced Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection, a PS3-exclusive compilation of Hideo Kojima's revered stealth series. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Apr 16, 2013 10:30AM PDT

Ron Gilbert's next game may be a puzzler for iOS, but he still gets nostalgic on occasion. For example, just how would he handle a new installment in the Monkey Island series? Hypothetically, mind you. Read more

Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories and Vice City Stories will be coming to PSN next Tuesday, for $9.99 apiece. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 22, 2013 9:00AM PDT

Square Enix may be making a sequel to a subsequel of a sequel, but there's still not enough Final Fantasy in this world. To help address this crippling deficit, it's working on "remastered" versions of PlayStation 2 FF games Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2, for release on PlayStation 3 and Vita later this year. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Mar 20, 2013 6:45AM PDT

Final Fantasy X's HD remastering will include X-2 on PlayStation 3. It will be based on the International Version, giving access to extra features previously unreleased in the US. Read more

With a new generation of consoles looming, what can Konami do to get its football game in top shape? Get help from Kojima Productions, of course. Read more

Remember the Final Fantasy X HD remake? Square Enix has finally shown off footage from the game, running on a Vita. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Feb 18, 2013 9:33AM PST

On April 2nd, Harmonix will no longer release DLC for its Rock Band games. Read more