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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

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, May 29, 2014 5:00PM PDT

Sonic Boom is aiming to give Sonic the Hedgehog more of an Adventure Time-style aesthetic and that becomes more evident with the reveal of the newest cast member: Sticks, the jungle badger. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, May 29, 2014 1:00PM PDT

Mario and his buddies will be able to race around the Mushroom Kingdom in a Mercedes Benz this summer, thanks to some free promotional DLC releasing in Japan. The ad announcing the partnership is... different. Read more

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