Our 2014 Favorites: Steve Watts

By Steve Watts, Dec 26, 2014 12:00pm PST

Our collective top 10 Games of the Year are coming next week, but first, we each chime in with some personal favorites. Now it's Editor-in-Chief Steve Watts' turn.


2014 in Review: Technology

By Daniel Perez, Dec 26, 2014 11:00am PST

Shacknews takes a look back at some of the most notable news stories in tech.


"This isn't a bad article Daniel but talking about the rise of the smart watch and not mentioning ..."

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Our 2014 Favorites: Steven Wong

By Steven Wong, Dec 25, 2014 12:00pm PST

Leading up to our collective Top 10 Games of the Year, Managin Editor Steven Wong is here to tell you about some games he felt should get your attention this year.


PSA: Duck Hunt hits the Wii U Virtual Console today

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 25, 2014 8:00am PST

We first learned of Duck Hunt's imminent arrival to the Wii U Virtual Console back in November. Today, the NES classic arrives. Merry Christmas!


"the xmas that i got my nes, my mother stayed up for hours playing duck hunt. i didn't get to ..."

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Our 2014 Favorites: Ozzie Mejia

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 24, 2014 12:00pm PST

Leading up to our collective Top 10 Games of the Year, Senior Editor Ozzie Mejia is here to tell you about some games he felt should get your attention this year.


"Threes and bravely default were on my list too. Great mobile games this year. "

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Report: Far Cry 4 PC patch 1.6.0 introduces major save glitch [Update]

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 24, 2014 11:28am PST

Reports on Far Cry 4's forums and our own Chatty community indicate that the latest PC patch for Far Cry 4 has introduced a major save bug. If your character is at Karma 8, you are advised to proceed no further. (Update: A fix is incoming.)


"Real bad timing for sure. Who the fuck wants to burn the midnight oil to fix some dumb bungs on ..."

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Shacknews Wishes You Happy Holidays

By Steve Watts, Dec 24, 2014 9:00am PST

The Shack staff is preparing for a well-deserved break, but not before we made some special goodies for you to look forward to as we head into the new year.


"The offices are closed until after New Years. Christmas and New Years Day are both holidays, so ..."

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What Shacknews is Playing this Winter Holiday

By Shack Staff, Dec 23, 2014 1:15pm PST

A long holiday means plenty of gaming opportunities. See what the Shacknews staff is up to!


"It's acceptable though because of the show choice. We forgive you."

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Double Fine plays through The Lion King with commentary from the original developers

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 23, 2014 12:30pm PST

Let's Play videos have become all the rage on the internet, but Double Fine is going a step further. They're playing the games alongside the original creators for a whole new perspective.


"Yep I remember loving both :) Really awesome videos, hope we get more even past the planned ..."

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Our 2014 Favorites: Daniel Perez

By Daniel Perez, Dec 23, 2014 12:00pm PST

Leading up to our collective Top 10 Games of the Year, News Editor Daniel Perez is here to tell you about some games he felt should get your attention this year.


"Broforce and Transistor... Those both owned! I can't get enough Broforce, so much 80s and 90s ..."

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2014 in review: PT and Silent Hills

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 23, 2014 11:00am PST

One of the biggest stories of the year came from a franchise many had left for dead. Silent Hill came back in a big way and in a manner that nobody expected.


"I missed out on this Shack review also. I'm a junkie when it comes to horror. PT was one of the ..."

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Killer Instinct Classic gets online play tonight

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 23, 2014 10:00am PST

Merry Christmas to all Killer Instinct Ultra Edition owners, who are about to see the original arcade classic get online play.


"It's probably not the SNES version. I would hope it's the original arcade version, which had ..."

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection adds Spartan Ops in latest patch

By Daniel Perez, Dec 23, 2014 9:00am PST

Halo 4's Spartan Ops game mode has been added to Halo: The Master Chief Collection, as well as a number of notable updates.


"I guess 342 can't win at all after the messy launch. I, for one, will forgive them if they add a ..."

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Telltale Games Collection on Xbox One offers 5 seasons for $55

By Daniel Perez, Dec 23, 2014 8:00am PST

Xbox One owners have been treated to a special Telltale Games Collection this holiday season that combines five seasons for just $55.


"I have played most of them and most of them are not enjoyable. TWD season 1 had a save game ..."

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Temple Run VR offers first-person thrills on Samsung Gear VR

By Daniel Perez, Dec 23, 2014 7:00am PST

Imangi Studios' Temple Run has entered the realm of virtual reality now that Temple Run VR is availble for the Samsung Gear VR. Watch out for that tree!


"Time for Santa briefcase to gift the office a Gear VR. Also check out this game for Dk2 ..."

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