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Inaugural Shacknews World Championship at E3 2018 to Feature $50,000 Prize Pool

By Asif Khan, May 30, 2018 2:30pm PDT

128 gamers will descend on the Shacknews Battle Arena at E3 2018 to do it for Shacknews. Do you have what it takes to be a Shack Champion?


"You mpneed to come up with a handicap system that takes age and # of kids into account =p"

- S1ing B1ade see all 114 comments

Might & Magic: Elemental Guardians - Exclusive Trailer

By Asif Khan, May 30, 2018 9:00am PDT

Might & Magic: Elemental Guardians releases globally on May 31 on mobile platforms. Please take a look at this exclusive trailer reveal.


"Haha when she pulled out the purple crystal, my first thought was how much it costs for 50 of ..."

- pigvomit see all 6 comments

Epic Games' Tim Sweeney Talks AR, VR, UE4, Fortnite, and Switch at GDC 2018

By Asif Khan, Apr 11, 2018 7:45am PDT

Shacknews caught up with Tim Sweeney at GDC 2018 to talk about Unreal Engine 4 and much more.


"Champions was amazing IMO (except for a couple of needed weapon tweaks) before the update in May ..."

- phipple see all 30 comments

GDC 2018: Suda51 Gameplay Interview - Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes

By Asif Khan, Mar 26, 2018 1:20pm PDT

The legendary Suda51 sat down with us at the GDC 2018 Nindies event to talk about the latest adventure for Travis Touchdown.


"But does he think Lola is cute and needs to become an evil boss fight in NMH3?"

- Borzoi see all 5 comments

Game Trader: 4 Ways For Nintendo To Make Their Stock More Shareholder Friendly

By Asif Khan, Feb 21, 2018 10:30am PST

Nintendo's stock is on a tear over the past year, but there are some structural issues with the shares that need to be addressed to make the company more appealing to large and small shareholders in the U.S. and Japan.


"With vanguard it will let you get all the way through setting up your limit order, but the when ..."

- DinK see all 24 comments

Darkest Dungeon Developer Interview Live Stream [Update: Watch the Replay]

By Greg Burke, Jan 24, 2018 12:50pm PST

The folks at Red Hook Studios are joining us on the official Shacknews Twitch channel.


"Thanks for asking my question (cross platform cloud saves)! Answer is exactly what I ..."

- Nehvrook see all 7 comments

Game Trader: Video Game and Tech Stock Ratings - 1/24/18

By Asif Khan, Jan 24, 2018 9:00am PST

Our CEO and resident financial analyst, Asif Khan, is initiating coverage on the best tech and gaming companies. Which stock will be a Super Mega Buy?


"They're selling way more physical merch in their stores these days (clothes, figures, etc). I ..."

- Serpico74 see all 35 comments

Letter From the Editor: This is Shacknews

By Asif Khan, Dec 04, 2017 1:45pm PST

Please take a look at this message to our readers from the CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Shacknews.


"I was going to sign up yesterday, but i don't carry my wallet and was thwarted by lack of paypal."

- re-verse see all 41 comments

Super Mario Odyssey Nyko Giveaway Extravaganza

By Asif Khan, Nov 24, 2017 2:55pm PST

Nyko has teamed up with Shacknews to give away some of their brand new Nintendo Switch accessories.



By Lola the Pom, Nov 24, 2017 6:00am PST

It's that time of the year when you can do it for Shacknews at a discounted price!


"what ever you are into, the internet makes you free to be you"

- quazar see all 26 comments

PlayerUnknown Talks PUBG 1.0, Xbox, DJing, and Updates at TGS 2017 Interview

By Asif Khan, Sep 27, 2017 10:00am PDT

Shacknews chatted with PlayerUnknown, Brendan Greene, about the future of PUBG and how he is handling the games's massive success at Tokyo Game Show 2017.


"Haha. Dnagenomes fantastic driving skills on display! Good interview. Need Shackers shirts! "

- Kojak2000 see all 39 comments

19 Year Old's Key to Winning the Quake World Championships: Don't Practice

By Asif Khan, Aug 26, 2017 7:15pm PDT

Cinderella story of QuakeCon 2017, Team 2z, let us know the hilarious key to Clawz' Duels victory in this exclusive interview.


"Did you talk to Andre or Matt from Sabre? If I had known they were going to be out there this ..."

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NBA LIVE 18: The One Career Mode Gameplay - The Rise: All Chapters Including 2017 NBA Draft

By Asif Khan, Aug 11, 2017 6:50am PDT

Please take a look at this exclusive gameplay footage of NBA LIVE 18: The One career mode captured at EA Headquarters in Redwood City, California.


"not being able to skip really annoyed the fuck out of me. The cut-scenes better have that in the ..."

- deesoh see all 4 comments

Sign up for the Rocket League Tournament of Doom

By Asif Khan, Jul 24, 2017 4:20pm PDT

Shackers will battle it out in teams of 3 for a shot at Internet immortality, and some Space Bucks.


"Yeah it's weird right? But I guess it makes that finals match more intense."

- ninethlion see all 66 comments

Game Trader: The Nintendo Switch Launch Stock Trade is Over

By Asif Khan, Jul 12, 2017 8:00pm PDT

Stock traders, check out this video to find out why the fast money trade on the Nintendo Switch launch is over.


"Great stuff. I was out just after E3 (hit my target, $42.xx), but I agree I think it has longer ..."

- re4ctor see all 11 comments