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Shacknews Classic Mini T-Shirt Now For Sale on the Shack Shop

By Asif Khan, Mar 13, 2017 8:00pm PDT

Do it for Shacknews in a less flashy manner. Briefcase tested, Dognose approved!


"Ordered. Hopefully this arrives sooner than my 20th anniversary shirt that I'm still waiting for :P"

- LilCrypto see all 64 comments

GDC 2017: Tim Sweeney talks about Unreal, Duke3D and the future of gaming

By Asif Khan, Mar 07, 2017 4:50pm PST

We caught up with Tim Sweeney, head of Epic Games, at the Game Developers Choice Awards to talk about receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award and the finer points of doing it for Shacknews.


"It's nice to see that kind of stuff, except now I want to play some UT. And it's 5:42am and I ..."

- mafu5150 see all 12 comments

Exclusive Interview with the Elephant in the Room at Oculus Connect 3

By Asif Khan, Oct 26, 2016 12:20pm PDT

Asif Khan, the intrepid CEO of Shacknews, scored one of the biggest interviews of the year!


"This is the interview from Facebook we need right now."

- DinK see all 60 comments

Shacknews Classic T-Shirt Now For Sale on the Shack Shop

By Asif Khan, Sep 23, 2016 5:45pm PDT

Do it for Shacknews with a logo that gets you chicks.


"fuck me dead USD $61.00 for 2 shirts to Australia (one of each) thats $81 Dollerydoos damn. ..."

- CoRDS see all 50 comments

What is going on with Nintendo's stock?

By Asif Khan, Jul 25, 2016 4:20pm PDT

The Big N's stock price has vacillated between $17 and $38 over the last month. Asif Khan, our financial expert and CEO, tries to explain the stock's ongoing volatility.


"Mr. Briefcase needs to analyze the CAPM of Nintendo. That will scratch it real good. "

- Downforce see all 29 comments

Shack Shop is open for business!

By Asif Khan, Jul 15, 2016 1:30pm PDT

Shacknews is launching our own store today. Please take a look.


"too busy rolling around in piles and piles of well earned cash"

- Horn see all 133 comments

How Much Money is Nintendo Going to Make off of Pokemon Go?

By Asif Khan, Jul 12, 2016 5:45am PDT

We know the app is a smash hit, but there are other companies involved in the joint venture. Asif takes a look at exactly how much Nintendo could benefit financially from Pokémon Go.


"Thanks for the break down. But you missed an important piece and that is the margins on ..."

- glenrivard see all 66 comments

Nintendo's Stock Mega Evolves 10% Higher With Pokemon GO's Super Mega Success

By Asif Khan, Jul 08, 2016 2:30pm PDT

Now you are playing with power, mobile power!


"looks like my Fidelity account allows trades on NTDOY ..."

- Shadowdane see all 36 comments

Meet Wascot, Super Monday Night Combat's obsessed fan turned fighter

By Xav de Matos, Dec 28, 2011 1:00pm PST

Developer Uber Entertainment and Shacknews have teamed up to introduce gamers to Super Monday Night Combat's cast of characters. Meet Wascot--a dishwasher from North Rhode Island who is obsessed with Monday Night Combat's mascot Bullseye.


Meet Captain Spark, Super Monday Night Combat's mer-eel-raised superhero

By Xav de Matos, Dec 27, 2011 1:00pm PST

Developer Uber Entertainment and Shacknews have teamed up to introduce gamers to Super Monday Night Combat's cast of characters. Today, we meet Captain Spark--a superhero raised by mer-eels, after his parents met an untimely demise.


"this character is tons of fun to play.....cant wait for official release"

- Voradors see all 3 comments

Meet Sir Cheston, Super Monday Night Combat's renowned gorilla

By Xav de Matos, Dec 26, 2011 1:00pm PST

We get out hands on new biographies for the characters in Uber Entertainment's Super Monday Night Combat. First up this week is Sir Cheston, a clone of the world-famous, award-winning gorilla actor.


"Most likely not....at least there havent been in the beta. but the game will be free to play ..."

- Voradors see all 4 comments

THQ's Danny Bilson discusses possible Dark Millennium Online business models

By Xav de Matos, Oct 13, 2011 5:00pm PDT

THQ executive VP of Core Games, Danny Bilson, discusses the business models that could go with Dark Millennium Online and thoughts on SOE president John Smedley is accurate about the end of the subscription model.


"Titan Warhound. Haven't seen much of the Titans at all in the 40k games."

- VictoriouSecret see all 7 comments

Space Marine sequel faces 'creative overlap' with Dark Millennium Online

By Xav de Matos, Oct 13, 2011 12:45pm PDT

Interviewing THQ's executive VP of Core Games, last night, I asked whether or not Relic's Space Marine sold well enough to "deserve" a sequel. According to Danny Bilson, there's an "issue" with that happening.


"Forget about that MMO man, and get to work on that sequel. You need a fan base and for a lot of ..."

- rtricoche see all 16 comments

Firefall adds pets, ability to 'despawn' enemy companions

By Xav de Matos, Sep 19, 2011 11:45am PDT

Red 5 founder and CEO Mark Kern reveals to Shacknews that Firefall will feature pets, but the feature comes with a special twist.


"OMG what if there were a Shacknews Firefall beta invite? What a novel idea. All those ..."

- Lightzout see all 601 comments

Introducing Karl from Super Monday Night Combat

By Xav de Matos, Sep 13, 2011 2:30pm PDT

Uber Entertainment introduces Super Monday Night Combat fans to Karl, the cyborg, exclusively on Shacknews.


"Dammit Xav, you've got me refreshing the news feed almost as much as I refresh the chatty!"

- Haxim see all 23 comments