Shack Snack: June 3, 2014

By Steven Wong, Jun 03, 2014 7:30pm PDT

Kick back and treat yourself to a Shack Snack, a short recap of three big stories you should know. It's like a CliffsNotes for video games! If you enjoy, don't forget to subscribe to us on YouTube.

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Sony preparing to discontinue PlayStation Portable

It's hard to believe that Sony's PlayStation Portable has been out nearly ten years – but, alas, in the face of the PlayStation Vita, its time has come. A report from Time Magazine indicates that Sony is discontinuing the handheld, with shipments ending this month in Japan and later this year in Europe.

HUNT: Horrors of the Gilded Age is the first game from Crytek USA

Even in the late nineteenth century, the spectre of the dead coming to life looms large. So it's time to pick up some rusted weapons and put them back in their place. Crytek has unveiled a the debut game from their U.S. branch, a brand new IP titled HUNT: Horrors of the Gilded Age.

E3's Greatest and weirdest moments

The Electronic Entertainment Expo is conference that is known for high points that shake up the gaming world, along with low points that can't be shaken from memory. Not to say all the conferences are triumphant or memorable, but each stood out in their own way.

Here are some of our favorite highlights over the years from the big event, and maybe we'll add on a few more after next week.

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