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Best of 2010 Awards: Action-Adventure

By Shack Staff, Dec 28, 2010 12:00pm PST

Action-Adventure: Red Dead Redemption It seems like beating a dead horse, but we keep coming back t

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"i dont know why they have alan wake on almost everything. It was ok but there were many better ..."

- Damann66 see all 6 comments

Best of 2010 Awards: Shooter

By Shack Staff, Dec 28, 2010 10:00am PST

Shooter: Halo: Reach Bungie's final Halo game is arguably its best, representing all of t

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"1.) I'm speaking of console gaming. 2.) Half Life wasn't "cinematic" (HL is my favorite ..."

- cell9song see all 88 comments

Best of 2010 Awards: Role-Playing

By Shack Staff, Dec 28, 2010 9:00am PST

Role-Playing: Mass Effect 2 In the far reaches of space, one man (or woman, if you'd prefer) holds

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"I think it's because none of the Shack staff spends considerable time on handhelds. And with ..."

- Walterbennet see all 101 comments

Best of 2010 Awards: Racing

By Shack Staff, Dec 28, 2010 8:00am PST

Racing: Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Ribbons of twisty highways offered up the perfect venue for running the world's most desirable high...

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"It does own with a good FF wheel. Unfortunately, most people aren't going to be able to play it ..."

- Frank_Mackey see all 22 comments

Best of 2010 Awards: Sports

By Shack Staff, Dec 28, 2010 7:00am PST

Sports: NBA 2K11 Yearly sports game franchises often get accused of being little more than roster updates coupled with some subtle are often so...

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"even the pc version was good this year. holy wow. actually pes was good on pc aswell this year, ..."

- verminer see all 12 comments

Best of 2010 Awards: New Face We Hope to See Again

By Shack Staff, Dec 27, 2010 4:00pm PST

New Face We Hope to See Again: Red Dead Redemption Though it is a spiritual successor to Red Dead Revolver, John Marston is most certainly a new...

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"Sorry, thought I was hiding the spoiler, but with no preview nor edit or delete, it just looks ..."

- Odacom see all 13 comments

Best of 2010 Awards: Story

By Shack Staff, Dec 27, 2010 3:00pm PST

Story: Red Dead Redemption In most cases, Rockstar has a knack for getting us to

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"what do you think should have won? I think that for this catagory, they had pretty good selections."

- Damann66 see all 15 comments

Best of 2010 Awards: Plays Well With Others

By Shack Staff, Dec 27, 2010 2:00pm PST

Plays Well With Others (Best Multiplayer): StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Blizzard's latest real-time strategy game, StarCraft II: Wings of...

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"You realize it's not out on PC yet, right? So the DRM isn't getting in anyone's way."

- Quaunaut see all 14 comments

Best of 2010 Awards: Audio-visual Experience

By Shack Staff, Dec 27, 2010 1:00pm PST

Audio-visual Experience: Red Dead Redemption Among the truly respectable number of great-loo

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"Meant to counteract the steady stream of fancy-boy main characters that have plagued modern FF ..."

- daggot see all 30 comments

Best of 2010 Awards: Retro Redux

By Shack Staff, Dec 27, 2010 12:00pm PST

Retro Redux: Pac-Man Championship Edition DX Pac-Man Championship Edition DX is something akin to pure fun. It follows up on the great rebirth...

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"Pac man was really fantastic. Pure fun is the right description. "

- Monkey0111 see all 5 comments

Best of 2010 Awards: Unsung Hero

By Shack Staff, Dec 27, 2010 10:00am PST

Unsung Hero: Alan Wake So many games launch within a single calendar year that, sadly, many fantastic titles are left collecting dust on store...

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"BOO, BOO Alan Wake is a PC gaming traitor. Just go away Wake, just go away. "

- samduhman see all 35 comments

Best of 2010 Awards: Magic Moment

By Shack Staff, Dec 27, 2010 8:00am PST

Magic Moment: Mass Effect 2 We do lots of different things in video games but every so often we find ourselves, controller in hand, experiencing...

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"Probably the top five on my list would all be things from Just Cause 2. Despite having no ..."

- House see all 6 comments

Best of 2010 Awards: Introduction

By Garnett Lee, Dec 27, 2010 6:00am PST

We picked a good year to reboot the Shacknews "Best of" awards. Looking back over 2010 to put together the nominees reminded us that award-worthy...

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"Yes, we want to bring back Shacker's choice as well. Ran into a slight snag when we went to set ..."

- Garnett Lee see all 7 comments

Weekend Confirmed Episode 40: Best of 2010 Awards

By Garnett Lee, Dec 24, 2010 11:00am PST

In the first of two holiday specials, the Weekend Confirmed crew reminisces on the best video games and industry trends of 2010. Shacknews editor...

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"Hey, thanks. Are you offering to fly me out on a weekly basis?"

- XAVdeMATOS see all 211 comments