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by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, May 31, 2014 4:00PM PDT

How to Survive has been out in the wild and living off the land since November. But as it turns out, there's still another survivor on the island and she also has the skills needed to survive an onslaught of the undead. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, May 31, 2014 3:00PM PDT

Indie developer Nicalis has announced that the upcoming masochistic platformer 1,001 Spikes will indeed release simultaneously on all of its intended platforms this coming Tuesday. June 3 will see 1,001 Spikes release on PC, PlayStation 4, Vita, Mac, as well as on Wii U and 3DS with a few caveats. Read more

It's always been somewhat baffling that Pikmin 3 couldn't use their stylus and the GamePad touch screen to control their little helpers. That appears to have changed, thanks to a new 2.0.0 update that is now live, giving players the option to control their Pikmin with the Wii U GamePad and stylus. Read more

Shacknews and Chatty are ready to end May 2014 with the most epic of video game pasttimes: karts. If you think that means Mario Kart 8... you're mostly right. Indeed, Chatty got into Mario's return to the raceway, but the karting goes beyond Nintendo. Arma 3 got in on the kart action, as well, and Chatty wasn't about to pass that up. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, May 31, 2014 11:00AM PDT

This week, Shack Reels offers a tourist's guide to Chicago, as imagined by Watch Dogs. Read more

Information is power. When you're moving through the city of Chicago and hacking into its systems, you need all you can get your hands on. Get the download with our Watch Dogs walkthrough guide and hack your way from Hold On, Kiddo to Jury-Rigged. Read more

The highly-anticipated Mario Kart 8 is out today. But before you select your character or upload your clips to Mario Kart TV, Shacknews' Sam and Andrew want to talk some Mario Kart with GoNintendo's Kevin "rawmeat cowboy" Cassidy and weigh in on some of the game's features and improvements. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, May 30, 2014 9:00AM PDT

Mario Kart TV, the video sharing feature in Mario Kart 8, is now up on the web. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, May 30, 2014 7:30AM PDT

Comcept has released more footage of Mighty No. 9, showing off the stages of Mighty No. 2 and 5 (water and artillery-based, respectively). Read more

Information is power. When you're moving through the city of Chicago and hacking into its systems, you need all you can get your hands on. Get the download with our Watch Dogs walkthrough guide and hack your way through these Act I missions: Open Your World, Thanks for the Tip, Not the Pizza Guy, A Wrench in the Works, and Dressed in Peels. Read more

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