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Here's what Nintendo needs to do to make the SNES Classic great 

Before Nintendo unveiled the Switch, its new hybrid game console, to the world, it re-released an old one. The NES Classic Edition was an adorably small box of nostalgia packed with some of the best games for Nintendo's original home console. Show More Summary

Agents of Mayhem: Meet the Bombshells

Today, Deep Silver introduces the trio of Bombshells from Agents of Mayhem. Jump inside for the trailer to meet the Master Programmer Joule, Rama and her Deadshot ability and Redcard who wields his Hooligan weapon. The game is launching Augsut 15th.

Our XB1 videos of TESO Morrowind

The Xbox Network also sent us a copy of The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind on Xbox One, so here are 2 videos of the game. If you're longing for a sixth episode in the series, this might be your only chance to ease the wait until Bethesda decides to officially announce it.

Our XB1 videos of Dreamfall Chapters

Dreamfall Chapters has been available on consoles for a little while, but since the Xbox Network sent us a code to share some gameplay footage with you, we're only giving you coverage now. For those who want to discover the beginning of the adventure on Xbox One, you know what to do.

Kyrie Irving Named Cover Star for NBA 2K18

The Cavaliers star point guard Kyrie Irving has been named the cover star for the upcoming NBA game, NBA 2K18. Read more on Gamers Game

Star Citizen Developer Addresses Rumors of Financial Struggles

Cloud Imperium Games co-founder Ortwin Freyermuth assuaged concerns from the Star Citizen community when fans noticed that the studio had taken out a sizable loan from UK banking institution Coutts. The studio’s principals offered Cloud Imperium as collateral on the loan, leading many to believe that coffers had run dry developing Star Citizen. Show More Summary

We Are Hiring

Shacknews has been around for 21 years. We began as a website dedicated to Quake, and then pivoted to cover broader gaming news. It is time for the Shack to make another move into a new coverage space. We are assembling a team to help bring our readers the very best gaming and technology content possible. Show More Summary

11 Games Missing from Nintendo's SNES Classic

I’m sitting at my computer today, writing about video games for a living, because of the NES. The formative experience of walking into a friend’s basement and hearing the peppy notes of Super Mario Bros.’ World 1-1 theme is forever burned into my brain. Show More Summary

SNES Classic Supply to be 'Significantly' Higher Than NES Classic

Nintendo promises that it will have more Super NES Classic units on store shelves, but its production is still only planned for a limited run so far. In a statement to Polygon, Nintendo said, “We aren’t providing specific numbers, but...Show More Summary

Arms 1.1.0 Update Adds Spectator Mode, LAN Support

Arms for Nintendo Switch has been a rather nice surprise for the console, and the development team had previously laid out a roadmap for what was in the works, including a Spectator Mode. True to its word, a new patch update adds the...Show More Summary

Xbox One X Will Download 4K Assets Automatically, Even if You Don't Need Them

The Xbox One X will give you wonderful 4K resolution for your games when it comes out November 7, providing you have the TV to support it. But, even if you don't, be prepared to use up a bit more of that 1TB hard drive, as the Xbox One...Show More Summary

Westworld showrunners talk season 2 ambitions, Anthony Hopkins, and why you shouldn't log onto Reddit

Looking forward to Westworld season 2? So are showrunners Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, by the sound of it

Nintendo's 'SNES Classic' Announced, Includes Star Fox 2 and 20 More Games

Nintendo has announced the SNES Classic Edition, another miniaturized plug-and-play console pre-loaded with a host of games from its 16-bit era. To sweeten the pot this time, the line-up includes some rare and never-released games. It...Show More Summary

The mini SNES Classic Edition is coming September 29 with the never-before-released Star Fox 2

Following up on the incredibly popular (and incredibly tiny) NES Classic Edition, Nintendo has announced the equally mini SNES Classic Edition

Sega Forever Emulation Is Pretty Bad, and Sega Knows It

Sega Forever was revealed with much fanfare, with the idea of bringing more of Sega's classic library to the masses either in remastered or different forms. In this case, that form was mobile, but the execution of the emulation has left...Show More Summary

These beautiful Zelda: Breat needed a Phrenic bow, 100s of screenshots, and a custom program

Even after dozens of hours in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, I still frequently pause on mountain bluffs or hillsides to appreciate the view

Dragon Ball Fighter Z Roster Adds Future Trunks

We've gotten a look at many of the characters that will be coming to Dragon Ball Fighter Z, but it looks like fan-favorite Future Trunks will be making an appearance as well, according to Japanese magazine Jump. A new spread revealsShow More Summary

Xbox One X Will Download 4K Patches, Regardless of TV

1080p assets will be downloaded for those with an Xbox One S.

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