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With the Switch, Nintendo May Be the New Mobile King

By Cassidee Moser, Oct 22, 2016 10:00am PDT

The Switch is more than just a new system; it's Nintendo's continued effort to dominate the more casual market. 


"They haven't released a statement on that as they still have 3DS games coming out. They don't ..."

- 'flip' see all 21 comments

Why We Haven't Posted a Civilization 6 Review... Yet

By Josh Hawkins, Oct 21, 2016 5:00pm PDT

What's the deal, Shack?


"I wouldn't say slept... Just had other things that were required of me "

- Joshua Hawkins see all 6 comments

Shack Ten: Nintendo Switch Wish List

By Shack Staff, Oct 21, 2016 2:15pm PDT

The Shack Ten is back, this time with our favored features for Nintendo's upcoming console/portable hybrid.


How Pokemon Sun and Moon hopes to be the most accessible Pokemon to date

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 21, 2016 2:00pm PDT

After 20 years, it's easy to dismiss another main Pokemon title as just more of the same. But Pokemon Sun and Moon are making a couple of changes that are worth paying attention to.


Why the NES Classic Edition may be best suited to small spaces

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 21, 2016 12:00pm PDT

The NES Classic Edition looks to deliver every promise of 8-bit retro goodness in a small package. But there may be something prospective buyers should know first. Shacknews goes hands-on.


"I'm planning on keeping mine on my desk and hooking it to a second monitor. Having the little ..."

- RevRaven see all 9 comments

9 Burning Questions We Have About the Nintendo Switch

By Cassidee Moser, Oct 21, 2016 9:00am PDT

Now that we know what it is, there's still a lot we have to find out. 


"Don't let Dr. Mario touch your testicles, HE'S NOT A REAL DOCTOR."

- RevRaven see all 11 comments

Nintendo Switch: Everything We Know

By David Craddock, Oct 20, 2016 12:30pm PDT

From third-party publishers to control options, here's all the info Nintendo let out of the bag this morning. 


"This ad from them back in April made me a customer for life: ..."

- MetaSaval see all 41 comments

Battlefield 1 Review in Progress - The War That Ended the War

By Josh Hawkins, Oct 20, 2016 9:00am PDT

Battlefield 1 takes the series in a new direction. But is it enough to save the series and bring it back to its former glory? Our review.


Dark Souls 3: Ashes of Ariandel - How to Access The Painted World of Ariandel

By David Craddock, Oct 20, 2016 7:00am PDT

Sharpen your best swords, attune your most damaging spells, and find the path into Dark Souls 3's first DLC zone. 


Mafia 3 Review: Beauty Tied Down To An Anvil

By Josh Hawkins, Oct 19, 2016 4:23pm PDT

Mafia 3 takes players back in time to the turbulent 1960s. But have the developers learned anything from the previous gameplay decisions of the series? Our review.


"Its been out since Oct 9th, so its been out for a while. I really like the game and think its ..."

- valcan_s see all 11 comments

10 Things We Want in Red Dead Redemption 2

By Cassidee Moser, Oct 18, 2016 4:00pm PDT

With the sequel officially confirmed, it's time to sit and talk about the stuff we'd love to see in RDR2.


"As a PC player wouldn't you want a simultaneous release as long as the port is solid? Not seeing ..."

- Redwall45 see all 18 comments

PlayStation VR Review: Comfort and Compromises

By Steve Watts, Oct 18, 2016 12:00pm PDT

The PlayStation VR shows Sony's strengths in hardware design as a comfortable, easy-to-use headset without as many frills as its more devoted PC competitors.


"My biggest issue with the PSVR so far is that the DualShock 4's controller tracking is abysmal. ..."

- RomSteady see all 2 comments

Review-in-Progress: WWE 2K17: Tactical Sports Entertainment

By David Craddock, Oct 17, 2016 5:03pm PDT

Though many of the changes it introduces are iterative, WWE 2K17 has improved in almost every way that counts.


"Is the pinning mechanic still stupid? I had around 70 hours in 2k16 and if the CPU pins me to ..."

- Crabs Jarrard see all 11 comments

Four Things We Learned About Obsidian's Tyranny

By Cassidee Moser, Oct 17, 2016 6:00am PDT

We played a demo of the grimdark fantasy RPG Tyranny recently and learned some new details about it. 


"Normal is the way to go for the first playthrough. I finished the game at 77 hours, fucking ..."

- Rehevkor see all 17 comments

Our Dream Nintendo NX Launch Game Lineup

By Cassidee Moser, Oct 14, 2016 4:15pm PDT

We consider  some of the games we'd really love to see launch on the NX, including F-Zero, Pokemon, and Metroid. 


"More like a list of things that we won't get. Except the HD Remakes, of course. "

- Mo__ see all 25 comments